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About Rutherford County, TN
Rutherford County’s 2010 population was 262,604, which ranked it as the second highest Tennessee County in its rate of growth. Its county seat is Murfreesboro, which is located about 30 minutes southwest of Nashville, Tennessee. Other major areas of Rutherford Co. are the Town of Smyrna, the City of La Vergne, and the City of Eagleville. Murfreesboro was formerly home to the Tennessee state capitol (from 1819 to 1826). Also Rutherford County was the site of a major Civil War Battle of Stones River. Today there are many major companies and universities that call Rutherford County home.
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The family law, divorce, attorneys at Widrig Law PLLC have assisted hundreds of clients in Rutherford, Co., with their child custody/divorce cases. We are very familiar with the court processes and procedures, the local rules, and with all of the judges and magistrates. In Rutherford Co., it does not matter if you have an uncontested divorce or a contested divorce, if you are married then your divorce will be filed in either the Circuit Court or in Chancery Court. At the time the case is filed the case is assigned to one of the Circuit Court Judges or to Chancellor Robert E. Corlew, III. If you were married but now have a custody, child support, or post divorce case then your matter would also be filed in Chancery or in Circuit Court. Both the Circuit and Chancery courts are located at the Rutherford County Judicial Building, which is located at 20 Public Square North, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. This is not building in the square. There are still some court appearances located in the old courthouse in the middle of the public square but not many.
If you have a child but were never married to the other parent then you have the option of filing your case in the Juvenile Court of Rutherford Co. or in Circuit Court or in Chancery Court. Depending upon the circumstances of your particular situation the attorneys at Widrig Law PLLC can inform you of which court would be better for you to file your case in.
According to the Tennessee department of Health in 2011 there were 1,807 marriages and 1,295 divorces. Therefore, there were only 4 other counties in Tennessee that had more divorce cases filed then Rutherford County in 2011. In 2010 there were 1,643 marriages and 1,351 divorces in Rutherford County and again there were only 4 other counties that had more divorces filed in 2010 then Rutherford Co. Although there is always a number of divorces filed in Rutherford Co., but at Widrig Law PLLC you are not just a number. You will work with a lawyer who knows you by name and who will fight for what you want and what is important to you.
Contact Us Today for an Evaluation of Your Case
At Widrig Law PLLC we offer initial consultations. If you or a loved one has a child support/custody, divorce, legal separation, annulment, prenuptial agreement, or other family law related case then please call us at 615-417-7800 today.
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