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Divorce Attorneys in Knoxville, Tennessee

When people in Tennessee divorce, they may face feelings of anger, stress and sorrow. Our Knoxville divorce lawyers at Wykoff & Sikes, PLLC work hard to make sure our clients know their rights so that they better understand the state’s laws and how they may affect them and their families.

Divorce is never an easy process. However, there are many different legal options available to you. We understand that you are going through a difficult time, and our divorce attorneys in Knoxville, TN, try our best to help you get through it.

We can help you with:​

  • Asset & Debt Division

  • Business Valuation & Distribution

  • Collaborative Divorce

  • Divorce

  • Legal Separation

  • Mediation

  • Property Division

  • Uncontested Divorce

We can help you understand these common divorce law questions asked in Tennessee :

What are the grounds for divorce in Tennessee?

We have two types of divorce in Tennessee: uncontested divorces, which usually stem from irreconcilable differences, and contested divorces, which require proving grounds for divorce.

How are assets & property divided in Tennessee?

During a divorce proceeding, marital property is divided; separate property is not – contact us to learn more.

What is the cost of a divorce in Tennessee?

Attorney’s fees can vary depending on the complexity of the case – please contact us to learn more.

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Who pays for divorce attorney(s) fees in Tennessee?

In a divorce, each party is responsible for paying its own attorney’s fees. However, one spouse may be ordered to pay the legal fees of the other spouse under certain circumstances.

How is alimony / spousal maintenance handled in Tennessee?

Alimony / Spousal Maintenance will also vary depending on your individual circumstance – contact us to learn more.

What is a parenting plan in Tennessee?

If you have children, a Permanent Parenting Plan is required for parents to get divorced in Tennessee. The Permanent Parenting Plan (or PPP) lists the rights and obligations of each parent.

When I divorce in Tennessee, can I change my name?

Yes, you may change your name at the time of your divorce decree.

In Tennessee, how long do you have to be separated before you can get a divorce?

In Tennessee there is no waiting period – you can file for a divorce anytime.

Contact a Knoxville Divorce Attorney for Help

At Wykoff & Sikes, PLLC, our Knoxville divorce lawyers seek outcomes tailored to your individual needs and goals. When we meet with you for the first time, we listen carefully to your side of the story and thoroughly explain the legal process. Legal problems can be difficult to talk about – we strive to provide a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere in our office where you can talk openly and honestly. We will be equally open and honest with you about your options for moving forward – we will personally guide you through the entire legal process.