Why It Is Important to Confide in Your Divorce Attorney

Making the decision to end your marriage, or accepting that your spouse has made the decision, is not easy. Heightened emotions, including anger, despair, confusion, and depression, are common throughout the ensuing divorce process. Divorce is also a highly personal matter that is played out in a very public forum. If you are contemplating divorce, or have already been served with a Petition for Divorce, the next step you need to take is to hire an experienced Tennessee divorce attorney to represent you throughout the proceedings. Although it may be difficult to do, it will be very important to confide in your divorce attorney. Understanding why this is so important may help. The Divorce Process The divorce process begins when one spouse, known as the “Petitioner,” files a Petition for Divorce and serves the other spouse with a copy and a summons. The other spouse, known as the “Respondent,” then has a set number of days within which to file an official written Answer to the P


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