Life Insurance to Secure Payment of Alimony Is Modified in Chattanooga, TN Divorce: Stratienko v. Stratienko

Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 24 years of marriage. Wife served as a stay-at-home mother while Husband worked in his medical practice. The trial court equally divided the marital property, with each party receiving assets totaling $3.4 million. After finding that Wife had suffered economic detriment for the benefit of the marriage, the trial […]

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Attorney’s Fee Lien Upheld in 2-1 Decsision in High Net Worth Divorce in Memphis: Coleman v. Coleman

Facts: Wife, a litigant in a pending divorce, retained a Washington, D.C. attorney ¬†(“Attorney”) to advise her on business issues related to the parties’ largest marital asset, an international business. Attorney’s contract¬†included a provision granting Attorney an attorney’s lien on any recovery Wife might obtain, in order to ensure the collection of the attorney’s fees […]

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