Kingsport, Tennessee Family Lawyers

Jim Williams
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(423) 230-0006 324 Cherokee Street
Kingsport, TN 37660-4336
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
The attorneys at Jim Williams & Associates are active members of the communities we serve. We value the long-term relationships we have established with our clients who come to us for a full range of ongoing legal services in the following areas of law: Accidents (car, truck, motorcycle, and slip and fall) | Adoption | Appeals (civil and criminal) | Bankruptcy | Child Custody | Child Support | Conservatorship | Contractor or Builder Disputes | Contracts | Criminal Defense | Debt Collection | Divorce | Estate Planning | Estate or Will Contests | Expungements | Family Law | General...
Robert Payne Cave Sr.
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(855) 228-3529 247 Broad St
#202 B,C,D
Kingsport, TN 37660
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Robert Payne Cave, Sr. was born in Kingsport, Tennessee in 1943. He received his license to practice law in the State Courts of Tennessee and the Federal Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1974. Mr. Cave earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 1967, his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1973, and his M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1974. He is the founding member and the Senior Partner of The Cave Law Firm, PLLC. In his 34 years of legal experience, Mr. Cave has personally worked on over 10,000 cases. In...
Julie Canter
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(423) 833-7881 117 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Appalachian School of Law
Julie grew up Mountain City, Tennessee and continues to reside in East Tennessee. It is of utmost importance that every client is treated with the personal attention they deserve while also having an agressive courtroom advocate. Julie understands that the legal system can be overwhelming and takes great care in listening and explaining the legal process to each client during his or her time of need.

Julie Canter focuses her practice on Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Divorce, and Criminal Defense. Julie has been lead counsel in over 40 Tennessee jury trials ranging from DUI to...
Alice Meade
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Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer
(865) 209-9786 215 East Sullivan Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family
Kingsport, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 246-3962 525 E Market St
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Kingsport, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 247-7164 410 Shelby St
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Kingsport, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 246-4500 111 E Market St
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Kingsport, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 246-3132 226 Wexler St
Kingsport, TN 37660
Family, Business, Divorce and Employment
McKenna Louise Cox
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(423) 434-4700 104 E. Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee College of Law
McKenna Cox is fluent in Spanish. She lived in Chile, South America and has traveled the world. After settling in Johnson City, Tennessee, Ms. Cox has practiced law there since 2005. A wife and mother of two, Ms. Cox knows how important family is to every case she handles. Ms. Cox focuses on Immigration, Family Law, LGBT issues, and Mediation. She also does Wills and has experience in elder law issues. She enjoys singing, scrapbooking, travel, and photography.
James R. Cook II
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(423) 390-1504 208 W. Fairview Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family and Divorce
Appalachian School of Law
2019 Best Law Firm - Kingsport Times News

Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers for 2017 & 2018: Mr. Cook was selected as the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) as Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyer for the State of Tennessee in 2017 and 2018.

Top 10 Under 40 Family Lawyers for 2018: Mr. Cook was named a Top 10 Under 40 Family Lawyers for Tennessee by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys for 2018.

10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction for 2017 & 2018: Mr. Cook was named a 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client...
Douglas J. Carter
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(423) 926-9193 100 West Unaka Ave
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Timothy Wayne Hudson
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BRISTOL, TN Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(423) 968-3106 131 8TH ST
BRISTOL, TN 37620
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Medical Malpractice
Experienced trial attorney in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia.
Russell Kloosterman
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(423) 926-8004 112 E. Myrtle Ave
Suite #508
Johnson City, TN 37601
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Professional! We actively pursue your case!! Need Help, call us today: (423) 926-8004
J. Wesley Edens
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Bristol, TN Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(423) 968-3155 900 Anderson St
Bristol, TN 37620
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Douglas J. Carter
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Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 926-9193 100 West Unaka Ave
Suite 1
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family
Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(510) 682-7905 306 W Locust St
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family and Divorce
UCLA School of Law
Bristol, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 764-1174 777 Anderson St
Bristol, TN 37620
Family, Civil Rights, Divorce and Estate Planning
Johnson City, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 928-6544 234 E Main St
Johnson City, TN 37604
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Aaron J. Chapman Esq.
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Morristown, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 254-5333 P.O. Box 1175
Morristown, TN 37816
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
East Tennessee General Practitioner with experience in Criminal Law, Family Law, Collections, and Juvenile Law. Has practiced in various Courts of Washington, Sullivan, Unicoi, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, and Knox Counties. Admitted to U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Tennessee.
Earl Ronald Hendry
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Roan Mountain, TN Family Law Attorney with 56 years experience
(423) 772-4710 312 West Street
P.O. Box 220
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Consumer and Divorce
University of Memphis
Now in his 46th year at the Bar, Mr. Hendry is the former Director of Legal Studies at Milligan College, TN, is the past President of the Carter County, TN Bar Association and served two years on the Board of Governors of the Tennessee Bar Association. His private practice has always been focused on consumer plaintiff's cases and he also served a four county circuit as Judge of the Thirteenth Chancery Division of the State of Tennessee for several years, where he was twice re-elected. In civic activities he served two years as President of the Elizabethton, TN...
David Scott Byrd
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MORRISTOWN, TN Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(423) 586-3083 1004 West First North Street
MORRISTOWN, TN 37816
Family, Collections, Divorce and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law


David was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and remained in Jefferson County where he attended Carson Newman College in Jefferson City and graduated Cum Laude in 1991.

After obtaining his law degree from the University Of Tennessee's College Of Law in 1994, he became associated with the law firm of Capps, Cantwell, Capps & Byrd, being named a partner in 1999. David is engaged in civil trial practice with emphasis in the areas of domestic relations and collections.

David is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Tennessee as well as the United States District Court for the...
Mark Albert Skelton
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Rogersville, TN Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(423) 272-4812 121 South Depot Street
Rogersville, TN 37857
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee College of Law
Since 1983, the Law Office of Mark A. Skelton has distinguished itself as a law firm serving consumer bankruptcy (chapter 7 and 13) and social security disability clients in East Tennessee. The law office also handles adoption/divorce/family law and estate planning/probate cases. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Mark Albert Skelton is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mark Skelton's daughter, Amy Kathleen Skelton, also graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law and joined the law office upon her graduation and admission to the practice of law in...
Elizabethton, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 542-4183 625 E Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Elizabethton, TN Family Law Attorney
(423) 543-5150 110 S Main St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Greeneville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 639-6881 125 S Main St
Greeneville, TN 37743
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Greeneville, TN Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(423) 639-1096 123 East Depot Street
Greeneville, TN 37743
Family, Consumer, Estate Planning and Juvenile
South Texas College of Law
Greeneville, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 639-5183 100 S Main St
Greeneville, TN 37743
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Mountain City, TN Family Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(303) 258-7087 303 W Main St
Mountain City, TN 37683
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Elizabethton, TN Family Law Lawyer
(423) 542-4183 625 E Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Bill Fix
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(865) 934-9239 408 North Cedar Bluff Road, Ste. 260
Knoxville, TN 37923
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Mary's University School of Law
I'm a solo general practice attorney, focusing on wills, probate, and estate planning, but I also handle family law cases and other various civil matters. I enjoy helping folks protect what they've worked hard to obtain, preserving their wealth for their families. I grew up in Maryville before my dad’s career relocated our family to Missouri while I was in high school. Prior to attending law school, I served as Assistant Communications Director and Director of Constituent Services for Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder, worked as a licensed investment rep for Edward Jones, and delivered marketing and communications results...
Jedidiah 'Jed' McKeehan
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(865) 588-1096 1111 N. Northshore Drive, Suite N-290
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Samford University
There is probably no worse feeling then the moment that this thought crosses your mind, "I think I need an attorney."

You are immediately thrust in to a world you know nothing about, relying on someone you don't know to help you through one of the most critical situations in your life. Scary stuff.

Or maybe you find yourself in need of an attorney on your side to take care of business so you can keep growing your business. Whether it is landlord-tenet disputes, legal contracts, or other sensitive situations, having someone you know and trust is essential in the current...
Benjamin T. Barnett
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(865) 474-0128 7417 Kingston Pike
Suite 203
Knoxville, TN 37919
Knoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
I practice primarily Divorce and Custody law throughout East Tennessee. This field allows me to make a real difference in the outcome of a client on a daily basis.

I give direct and realistic advice to each client based on their personal scenario and work very hard to ensure that each maximizes the circumstance they find themselves facing.

My attorneys and staff work as a team to tackle your issue. I help each client develop specific understanding of their legal issue to provide the knowledge to make an informed decision.

I am a native Tennessean and proud...
Jim Higgins
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(800) 705-2121 200 Prosperity Place
Knoxville, TN 37923
Free ConsultationKnoxville, 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...
John C Barnes
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(865) 805-5703 109 S. Northshore Drive
Suite 310
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee College of Law
We care about doing a great job and making sure our clients are well informed and well taken care of throughout the legal process. Being charged with a crime, suffering an injury, or getting divorced are stressful experiences. The last thing you need is to worry about what your lawyer is doing with your case. We promise to be responsive, open, and honest about every aspect of your legal matter. The Barnes Law Firm is committed to providing you a first class defense at a cost people can afford. We regularly practice in courts in...
Jennifer McKinnish
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Sevierville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(865) 774-5515 100 E. Main St.
BB&T Building; Suite 404
Sevierville, TN 37862
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Ms. Burton graduated with a Bachelors Degree from the University of Tennessee and received her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While in law school, she received the award for Best Oral Advocate in 2003 and was named the Associate Chief Justice of the University of Memphis law school as Moot Court Board. Also while in law school Ms. Burton was a National Environmental Moot Court semi-finalist and completed an internship with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, a clerkship in the Corporate Legal Division with Servicemaster, Inc. and...
James Cortney 'Cort' Sikes
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(865) 320-9444 135 Fox Road, Suite A
Knoxville, TN 37922
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
I am a trial attorney and Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator based in Knoxville, Tennessee. I represent clients in counties throughout East Tennessee and the Mid-State. I focus my practice on helping clients pursue their Social Security disability benefits, serious personal bodily injury cases (including car, motorcycle, truck, and premises liability), all areas of family law (child support cases, child custody, divorce cases, visitation cases, and family law mediation) bankruptcy, estate planning and probate, and criminal defense.

I began my practice in 2005 and since that time have fought for clients in jury trials, bench trials, and administrative hearings. I...
Camellia Saunders
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(865) 851-9314 5401 Kingston Pike, Suite 260
Building 1
Knoxville, TN 37919
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
I grew up in New York but I call Tennessee home. I came to Tennessee in 1994 for law school and have lived here ever since. I have practiced law in both the private and non-profit sectors for 20 years and have accumulated a wealth of legal knowledge and experience that I will use to advocate for you and your rights. I will apply my vast legal knowledge and experience to the specific facts of your case. Your case is unique to you. Your case is crucial to you. Your case will be...
Melanie Hogg
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(865) 637-6550 1522 Highland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Family and Divorce
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Melanie Hogg grew up being known for her diplomacy. Most parents know their kids are going to be lawyers because they argue with them. Instead, Melanie’s folks knew she was destined for a law career because she reasoned them to death.

A senior attorney at Held Law Firm, this Knoxville native is returning to her roots in Tennessee after she gained a national perspective on family law issues by practicing family law in Vermont, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and in Georgia where she was certified as a Family Law Specialist. A seasoned lawyer with more than 15 years experience in five...
Shelley Breeding
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(866) 919-0953 900 S. Gay St.
Suite 1950
Knoxville, TN 37902
Family, Business, Construction and Divorce
University of Tennessee College of Law
Shelley S. Breeding is prominent Knoxville family law, business law and civil litigation attorney with years of experience handling multi-million-dollar divorce and business cases in state and federal courts. She has argued numerous cases in front of the Tennessee Court of Appeals and cases in front of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Shelley represents individuals as well as corporations, handling everything from forming the corporation to drafting contracts to litigation for her business clients. Shelley's family law practice focuses on adoption and complex divorce cases, which often require expert witnesses for business valuations, commercial and residential property appraisals and frequently...
Denna F Middleton
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Knoxville, TN Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(865) 470-4288 9111 Cross Park Dr #200
Knoxville, TN 37923
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Tennessee College of Law
With more than 25 years of experience as a bankruptcy and family law attorney, attorney Denna Middleton, is a knowledgeable choice for Knoxville, TN clients who deserve quality attention and care during life’s rough legal transitions. Her experience working with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) bankruptcy division provided valuable insight in the area of bankruptcy. Over the years, attorney Middleton has helped countless individuals and businesses alike obtain financial assistance through debt consolidation and bankruptcy filing. Attorney Middleton is a caring attorney who also provides specialized support to families in need of legal assistance for Divorce in Knoxville....
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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.