Tennessee Alimony / Spousal Support

In Tennessee, in any action for divorce, legal separation or separate maintenance, the court may award alimony to be paid by one spouse to or for the benefit of the other, or out of either spouse's property, according to the nature of the case and the circumstances of the parties

Tennessee spousal support can be ordered by the court or agreed upon through negotiation of the parties involved.

Types of Alimony Awarded in Tennessee

Spousal support or maintenance in Tennessee can be awarded based on these factors:

Modification and Termination of Alimony in Tennessee

Tennessee statutes regarding alimony can be found here: Tennessee Code Annotated Title 36 Domestic Relations Chapter 5 Alimony and Child Support

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