What Documents and Supporting Information are Required to be Submitted with a Divorce Petition in Tennessee?

 In Tennessee, a complaint must set forth the statutory grounds for divorce, the full name of the husband, the full maiden name of the wife, their mailing addresses, dates and places of their birth, race or color of each spouse, number of previous marriages of each spouse, date and place of the marriage of the parties, the number of their children who are minors at the time of the filing of the complaint, and any other litigation concerning the custody of those children in this or any other state. Additionally, at the time a complaint or pleading is filed under this part, the filing party shall, simultaneously with the initial complaint or pleading filed by that party, file with the clerk a separate document that contains the full names and social security numbers, current mailing addresses and dates of birth of the husband, the wife, and all children born of the marriage. The filing party shall provide to the clerk one (1) eight and one-half inch by eleven inch (8½² x 11²) envelope labeled with the names of the parties, which shall be marked with the docket number. (Tennessee Code Title 36 Domestic Relations Chapter 4 Divorce and Annulment Section 106)

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