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Experienced Murfreesboro Divorce Attorney Serves Clients During Property Division Disputes

The guidance you need to walk away with your fair share

The decision to end your marriage is never an easy one – after sharing your life with someone, walking away can be difficult. When the decision to file for divorce has been made, it is important to begin planning for, and protecting, your future. One way to start your new life in the best position is to ensure that you receive a fair and equitable share of your marital assets. Without your fair share, you may be left in financial hardship that takes years to resolve.

At the Law Office of David L. Scott, we know how important it is for you to obtain a fair marital property division settlement or order. We also know that obtaining your fair share can be challenging, especially when your former spouse fights against an equitable division or attempts to hide marital assets from the court.

Experienced guidance during your search for a fair property division

Our Murfreesboro divorce attorney, David L. Scott, leverages nearly 20 years of experience to guide clients throughout the divorce process. Having helped countless clients traverse the process, Attorney Scott has gained the knowledge and insight needed to help you pursue a fair share of your property.

Working closely with you, we carefully address the varying steps in the property division process, including:

  • Inventory of marital assets: One of the first steps in the property division process is to identify and inventory all assets and funds that were purchased or earned during the life of the marriage. When conducting your own inventory, it is easy to overlook assets that you may be entitled to, including joint investments, pensions and retirement accounts. Our Murfreesboro divorce attorney has extensive experience inventorying marital assets, which helps you avoid overlooking your rightful property.

  • Appraisal of assets: Before your property division can be negotiated or ordered by the court, you may be required to obtain an appraisal of certain assets. Assets that must be appraised commonly include family businesses, real estate, art, vehicles and collectibles. By working with his network of trained appraisal experts, Attorney Scott assists in the appraisal process and ensures all items receive fair value.

  • Discovery of all assets: Far too often during contested divorces, one party will attempt to hide assets from the other, and from the courts. Attorney Scott has the skill and network needed to identify inappropriate actions by your former spouse and bring to light assets they may have taken steps to hide.

  • Negotiation: Once assets have been identified, you may wish to attempt to negotiate a fair division with your former spouse. If negotiation is possible, Attorney Scott will conduct these discussions to ensure you receive the property you are entitled to. Unfortunately, property division negotiation is not always a viable strategy and the court must be asked to divide your marital assets.

  • Enforcement: Following a divorce, it may be necessary to sell a home or other assets to divide the value as settled or ordered. Our Murfreesboro divorce attorney works with you to hold your former spouse accountable for their part of this process, and makes every effort to ensure you receive the funds or property you are legally entitled to.

Helping you make informed decisions throughout your divorce proceedings

One of our main goals is to provide the information and advice you need to understand your legal rights, and your options for pursuing an equitable division of assets in Tennessee courts. To meet this goal, Attorney Scott carefully reviews your situation before offering personalized and insightful advice. By providing this information, we help you to create realistic goals and make the most effective decisions possible on each aspect of your proceedings.

Schedule a consultation to discuss your property division concerns with an experienced Murfreesboro divorce attorney today

At the Law Office of David L. Scott, we work hard to reduce the confusion and stress you feel during divorce proceedings. Our efforts to reach this goal begin during your initial consultation with our Murfreesboro divorce attorney. By meeting with Attorney Scott, you have the opportunity to discuss your case, your goals and your worries. During initial consultations, Attorney Scott provides insight into how we can help you move on with your future in the best possible way. To schedule an appointment, call 615-896-7656 or contact us by email.




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722 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: 615-896-7656

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Nashville, TN 37205

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Based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, we are pleased to serve clients throughout Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Franklin, Brentwood, Nashville, Woodbury, McMinnville, Manchester, Shelbyville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet and other communities in Rutherford County, Williamson County, Cannon County, Bedford County, Davidson County, Wilson County and Coffee County.


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