How canI go about filing for divorce without having to pay very much?

I have tried everything I can to save my marriage but it has failed. I cannot do this anymore.

Asked on March 12, 2012 under Family Law, Tennessee


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your situation.  Do you mean not pay much to get divorced or not pay much in the divorce?  If your spouse is agreeable to the divorce then it will not drag on and if you can agree on distribution of the assets it will not cost anything to litigate.  Trials are expensive.  If it is the division of property that you are fearful of there are general rules and case law that supports them.  Seek legal help in you area.  Good luck.

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