Franklin, Tennessee Family Lawyers

Jenna D'Agostino
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Tennessee Family Law Lawyer

Jenna is a native of New Jersey, who moved to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt University in 2009. She graduated from Peabody College at Vanderbilt, where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority’s Zeta Rho... Read More »
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Lisa B. Forberg
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience

Lisa B. Forberg, a Nashville TN area lawyer, is skilled and focused on using the best out-of-court alternatives to the traditional litigated divorce process. She helps her clients achieve their goals without the "unholy... Read More »
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James Lee Widrig Esq.
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Free Consultation! Personal Attention and Determined Representation! Call Now!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney. I am dedicated to fighting for the rights and interests of your family! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Tarsila Crawford Esq.
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Free Consultation! Experienced Family Lawyer in Tennessee! Aggressive Advocate!

I am committed to aggressive representation for those with family law matters. I will work diligently to obtain the results you need and deserve! Visit my website to see client reviews or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Turner
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(615) 274-9309 342 Main Street
Suite 202-B
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFranklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Virginia
Jonathan Turner is a former Virginia prosecutor and an experienced trial, criminal defense, DUI, and family law attorney. He has successfully handled a wide range of cases from DUI, drug offenses, probation violations, serious felonies like murder, kidnapping, aggravated assault, thefts, misdemeanors, child support, child neglect, and child custody cases. As a criminal prosecutor, he tried thousands of criminal cases and was known as an aggressive trial attorney. In Tennessee, he has successfully defended clients from being convicted ranging from serious felonies like especially aggravated kidnapping to drug dealing, to all types of misdemeanors, to...
Crystal M. Etue
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(615) 721-7983 202 4th Ave. S., Suite 202
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Entertainment & Sports and Estate Planning
Southern University Law Center
Crystal Etue focuses her practice in matters related to family law, Probate and Entertainment. These areas allow her to incorporate two of her biggest passions; Arts & Entertainment and helping families in distress. Her services in the area of family law and probate include divorce, child custody, post-judgment modifications, wills and estate administration. With her experience as a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and TN Air National Guard as well as time spent working as a high school teacher, Crystal is uniquely prepared to handle family law cases with empathy, objectivity, common sense, discipline, patience, and a proclivity...
Rebecca Elizabeth Byrd
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(615) 595-2991 317 Main St
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
Vanderbilt University
I have been practicing law for 20+ years, primarily in the area of family law. Nothing is more devastating or emotionally trying than going through a divorce or custody battle. My staff and I are here to answer your questions and help you through the process.
Lisa B. Forberg
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(615) 386-7047 2550 Meridian Blvd Suite #200
Franklin, TN 37067
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Lisa B. Forberg, a Nashville TN area lawyer, is skilled and focused on using the best out-of-court alternatives to the traditional litigated divorce process. She helps her clients achieve their goals without the "unholy nightmare" of litigation, for divorce and post-divorce cases, and for clients with or without children. Specific areas of expertise and services include: Alimony and Spousal Support; Division of Complex Assets; Post-Divorce Modifications; High Asset Cases; Residential Parenting Time; Child Support; Parental Decision-Making Responsibility; Unmarried Parenting Agreements; Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements; IRS Debt and Divorce; Special Needs Trusts and Alimony or Child Support; Autistic...
Jacob Thomas Thorington
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(615) 790-0982 109 Jennings St.
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Saint Thomas
I work exclusively on family law cases, including divorce cases, paternity cases, and post divorce issues such as alimony modification, child support modification, parenting schedule modifications, and enforcement of divorce decrees
John M. Milazo
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(615) 599-7719 Milazo Law, P.C.
109 Cleburne Street
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Mississippi
John M. Milazo has been practicing primarily in the area of Divorce, Family Law and Criminal Defense since July of 1999. If you are going through a Divorce, Child Custody or Post Divorce modification; or if you have been charged with a crime John Milazo and his staff can help you through the legal process. Both Contested and Uncontested Divorces are handled professionally and with personal care and attention to detail. Aggressive and Passionate legal representation can be expected from this firm.
Donna L. Green
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(615) 861-2304 751 Cool Springs Blvd
Suite 207
Franklin, TN 37067
Family and Divorce
Vanderbilt University Law School
William J. Bell
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 538-0746 407 Church Street
Suite 3
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
C. Diane Crosier
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney
(615) 645-1388 2000 Meridian Blvd. Ste 275
Franklin, TN 37067
Free ConsultationFamily and Juvenile
University of Tennessee College of Law
Diane Crosier earned her law degree at the University of Tennessee, College of Law. Shortly after receiving her law license in 1992, Diane worked in the 21st Judicial District Public Defender’s Office as a trial counsel. During this time, she tried countless cases in court and even successfully argued cases before the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. She developed a unique understanding of the courts and what it takes to be an effective trial lawyer. Diane is also a Rule 31 family mediator, which means she has received extensive training to effectively mediate cases.
Michael Stuart Saylor
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(615) 550-2800 509 New Highway 96 West, Suite 201
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Stuart Saylor provides effective representation in divorce, post-divorce, custody, child support, alimony, and all other types of family law cases. Aggressive when needed, and compassionate always, Mr. Saylor is there for his clients. Additionally, Mr. Saylor has extensive experience defending individuals accused of crimes. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Saylor knows how to use the law to your advantage.

Mr. Saylor is a Franklin native focused on providing quality legal services to the residents of his community and the surrounding areas. Following graduation from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. Saylor joined the United States...
Byron L. Pugh
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Tennessee Family Law Attorney

Byron Pugh is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. Byron represents individuals who are charged with a crime, the subject of a criminal investigation, seeking a divorce or engaged in a... Read More »
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Amanda Raye Thornton
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Free Consultation! Dedicated & Compassionate Tennessee Family Law Attorney!

I provide exceptional legal representation for those with family law matters. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family! Visit my website for more information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Nathan Luna
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(615) 794-3422 1031 Westhaven Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, DUI and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
Whitney Harrington
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(615) 716-8220 204 Fourth Ave s
Franklin, TN 37064
Family and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Ms. Harrington strives to preserve civility and respect during the divorce process. She educates her clients about the legal process, working closely with them to ensure they understand their options and rights so to empower them in making the best decisions for the future health of their family. Her goal is to serve each client individually, and find real-life workable solutions for the families she serves, realizing that a marriage might be over but a family still stands. Ms. Harrington has extensive trial and courtroom experience, but understands that the best approach sometimes requires taking the decision-making power out...
Bradley Michael Carter
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(615) 550-2802 509 New Highway 96W, Suite 201
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
John David Schwalb
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer
(615) 794-7100 741 Cool Springs Blvd
#104
Franklin, TN 37067
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
If you’re looking for distinction among attorneys in Franklin, TN, and surrounding areas, you’ll find it in John D. Schwalb, PLLC. Recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer by the Law and Politics Magazine, John D. Schwalb ranks among the top five percent of lawyers. His firm received and maintains an AV®-rating for providing exceptional legal services. After 30 years of experience in all aspects of the law, John D. Schwalb, PLLC, is qualified to supply superior legal knowledge and litigation skills to all in the Franklin, TN, area. We are prepared to assist you with family law cases, bullying...
Jason A. Talley
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer
(615) 790-0982 109 Jennings Street
Franklin, TN 37064
Family and Divorce
Nashville School of Law
Ross Matuszak
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney
(615) 926-5805 PO Box 682948
Franklin, TN 37068
Free ConsultationFamily, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
Nashville School of Law
I am a Lawyer in Franklin, Tennessee. If you have a legal issue, contact me immediately for a 100% free, no obligation consultation. I fight for my client's rights daily, and will not settle for anything less than exactly what my clients deserve. Call or email today for your free consultation!
Sean Ross Aiello
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(615) 550-2803 509 New Highway 96 W # 201
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Sean R. Aiello is a native of Franklin, Tennessee with a strong family history of the practice of law in Williamson County. Mr. Aiello’s law practice is that of a quintessential family lawyer, addressing all legal matters that can affect a family including most general civil and criminal litigation matters.

Mr. Aiello is a litigation attorney who primarily handles divorce, custody, and support issues at the trial court and appellate levels in addition to managing an extensive practice in wills, trusts, and estate planning and administration. Based in downtown Franklin, Mr. Aiello practices law in Williamson, Davidson, and the surrounding counties...
Dana Ausbrooks
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(615) 591-9111 The Factory at Franklin, Building 14
230 Franklin Road
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Adrian H. Altshuler
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer
(615) 977-9730 219 3rd Ave N
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Jill Marie Hudson
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(615) 790-1778 136 4th Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Megan Ross Bain
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Thorough and Dedicated Tennessee Family Law Attorney! Results Driven! Call Now!

I am a skilled and aggressive family lawyer. I am a fierce advocate for the rights and interests of those with family legal matters! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Marissa Keen
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Tennessee Family Law Attorney

Marissa Keen is an attorney at Freeman & Fuson. She is originally from East Tennessee and obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee. While attending Nashville School of Law she was elected to... Read More »
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Craig Brent
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Franklin, TN Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(615) 794-0804 224 1st Ave S
chbrent@craigbrentattorney.com
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Collections, Divorce and Personal Injury
Joshua Lee Rogers
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Franklin, TN Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(615) 550-2800 509 New Hwy 96 West Ste 201
Franklin, TN 37064
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
Connie Reguli
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(615) 661-0122 1646 Westgate Circle Ste 101
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Nashville School of Law
CONNIE REGULI is a mother, a grandmother, an attorney, a business owner, AND an advocate for change. Her law career started as a prosecutor of domestic violence and child abuse. In this capacity, she learned the tragic consequences of physical and emotional abuse in the intimate sphere of family relationships.
For over twenty years she has had a private practice defending the rights of parenting, families, and children against the intrusive interference of government entities. Her published case of Andrews v. Hickman County has been quoted many times as the Sixth Circuit’s clarification that the...
Benjamin Papa
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(615) 767-5900 1612 Westgate Cir
#220
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Michelle Fogarty
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 767-5900 1612 Westgate Cir
#220
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family, Business and Divorce
The University of Georgia School of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law
Andy Goldstein
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(615) 490-6020 750 Old Hickory Blvd
Building Two #202
Brentwood, TN 37027
Brentwood, TN Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
Family, Administrative, Business and Immigration
Belmont University College of Law
Andy Goldstein is an attorney practicing in Tennessee and in the Immigration Courts of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Andy focuses his practice on immigration law, family law, administrative law, business law, and civil litigation.

Before moving to Tennessee, Andy grew up near St. Louis, MO. After moving to Tennessee, Andy attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he gained a Computer Science degree and a Political Science degree. Intent on becoming a lawyer, Andy attended the Belmont University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree.

Andy advises his clients on numerous aspects of state and federal law....
Paul E. Tennison
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(615) 490-6020 750 Old Hickory Blvd
Building Two #202
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Military
Vanderbilt University Law School
Paul E. Tennison has significant experience in the U.S. Army and international experience. Paul's legal background affords him unique inside into many issues confronting his clients. Paul represents clients in a broad range of complex legal matters. Paul has experience working in cases involving military law, defamation, intellectual property, family law,contested divorces, business disputes, wills, trusts, and probate.

Paul's extensive military experience includes four years at West Point, five years on Active Duty in Korea and Germany and four years as an officer in the Tennessee Army National Guard. Paul honed his attention to detail and leadership skills during exercises overseas...
Scott Allen Rhodes
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(615) 309-0400 750 Old Hickory Blvd
Brentwood, TN 37027
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Insurance Defense
Florida State University College of Law
Markham T. Jackson
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(615) 933-5250 5115 Maryland Way
Suite 311
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family
The Nashville School of Law
Markham T. Jackson was born and raised in Middle Tennessee. After graduating from Franklin High School in 2009, he attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he was a brother of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and member/volunteer of the Camp Koinonia community. Mr. Jackson received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in May, 2013. Following undergraduate school, he returned to Nashville and began attending the Nashville School of Law in August, 2013. He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from NSL in May, 2017, and subsequently passed the Tennessee Bar Exam in February 2018. Throughout...
Parrish B. Stanton
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(615) 545-2891 205 Powell Place
Brentwood, TN 37027
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Carolanne R. King Esq.
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Experienced Family Lawyer! Providing Exceptional Legal Representation! Call Now!

I am a skilled and experienced family law attorney! am a dedicated to providing effective and compassionate legal advocacy to those in need. Visit my website to see testimonials and results, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Andy Goldstein
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Tennessee Family Law Attorney

Andy Goldstein is an attorney practicing in Tennessee and in the Immigration Courts of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Andy focuses his practice on immigration law, family law, administrative law,... Read More »
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John Leebron
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Brentwood, TN Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(615) 771-0874 111 Westwood Pl
Brentwood, TN 37027
Family, Business and Employment
Harold E. Rushton
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Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney
(615) 576-0071 102 Woodmont Blvd., Suite 230
Nashville, TN 37205
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Construction and Divorce
Nashville School of Law
Nashville based Attorney in general practice with focus on divorce, family law, consumer protection, construction and contract disputes.

Unfortunately, sometimes bad things happen to good people. Divorce, contract disputes and a multitude of other things can create a bump in the road that may require the expertise of an attorney to navigate. This is where I can personally assist you by representing your interests zealously and advocating for your rights. My life experiences and knowledge of the law will be put to work for you to assist in a successful resolution. I believe in personally serving you by keeping in...
Audrey Lee Anderson
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Nashville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(615) 244-3000 214 Second Avenue North
Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37201
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Audrey Lee Anderson has been practicing Family Law since 1998. Originally from Missouri, Audrey attended Washington University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1994. She then went on to Chicago-Kent College of Law in Illinois and received her Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1998. Audrey passed the Bar Admissions in both Illinois and Tennessee in 1998. In 2000, Audrey became a member of the Nashville Bar Association. Later in 2008, she became a member with the Williamson County Bar Association as well in Tennessee. Audrey's field of knowledge is with Family Law. She has helped many...
Matt Maniatis
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Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 366-1211 2874 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Loyola University New Orleans
Matt Maniatis is a partner at Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC, a Nashville, Tennessee law firm assisting the community in the areas of immigration and naturalization, criminal defense, divorce, family law, probate, and civil litigation. Matt graduated in 2008 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminology. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree in 2011 from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, with a certificate in international legal studies. Matt is licensed and admitted to practice in all Tennessee state courts, all U.S. immigration courts, the U.S. District Court for the...
James Lee Widrig Esq.
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Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(615) 417-7800 500 Church St
#250
Nashville, TN 37219
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney James L. Widrig, or more commonly known as “Jim Widrig”, was born in Upstate NY. in a small town called Yorkshire, NY. He went to college in east Tennessee at Carson-Newman College. After college Jim attended law school at Thomas M. Cooley in Lansing, Michigan.

Attorney Jim Widrig practices in all of Middle Tennessee and his main office is located in downtown Nashville. James Widrig founded the law office of Widrig Law PLLC in February of 2007 with the goal to fight for individuals during the most difficult times of their lives. In 2011 James L Widrig was voted one...
Lindsey Davis
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Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(615) 997-3741 116 29th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Juvenile
Belmont University College of Law
Establishing and maintaining trusting relationships with my clients is what I value the most in practicing family law. I believe I can make a difference in the lives of my clients, providing support and guidance during their time of need. Practicing family law allows me the opportunity to not only advocate for those in typically difficult situations but to also listen to their needs and protect their best interests.

I provide quality representation in a variety of areas of law, including: adoption, divorce, child custody, child support, guardianship, grandparent visitation, basic wills, and pre-nuptial agreements
Jim Higgins
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(800) 705-2121 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationNashville, TN Family Law Lawyer
Family, Elder, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Memphis
Mr. Higgins is a Nashville native. He attended the University of Tennessee where he graduated with honors and returned to home to work with a large insurance defense law firm. About 17 years ago Mr. Higgins left the defense practice and created a firm that only represents injured victims and their families. To better serve his clients the firm is broken down into specific litigation groups, such as the nursing home neglect division and serious injury division.

Mr. Higgins is a member of the million dollar advocates forum, recognized by Best Lawyers and is a board...
Tarsila Crawford Esq.
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Nashville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(615) 417-7800 500 Church St
#250
Nashville, TN 37219
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Mrs. Tarsila Crawford was born in Sao Paula, Brazil and grew up in Clearwater, Florida. She speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese and enjoys working with a diverse clientele in Tennessee.

Mrs. Tarsila Crawford attended college and law school in Florida. Mrs. Crawford attended the University of Florida where she was active in student groups serving as President of the Brazilian’ Student Association and earning the Presidential Award for Excellence in the study of Portuguese. In law school Mrs. Crawford competed with her school’s trial team winning a regional tournament in Las Vegas and securing a position in the Elite Eight in...
Jesse Morris
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Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(615) 386-9077 202 S 11th St
Nashville, TN 37206
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California - Berkeley
We strive to treat our clients like family, to make you feel at home and to know how greatly we respect and appreciate you putting your trust in us during one of the most difficult times of your life.

This is not just a business relationship. If I am your lawyer, I will be there with you every step of the way. I want to help you get through your legal issues and reclaim your life.

Focused on helping women, particularly those in abusive, dangerous, or unhealthy relationships.

Call for a free phone consultation now.
Joseph W. Fuson
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(615) 298-7272 2126 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
Nashville, TN Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Family, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Nashville School of Law
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Franklin Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.