Shelbyville, Tennessee Family Lawyers
Mrs. Henderson is a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Upon...
I received my B.A. from Vanderbilt University and my J.D. from Belmont University College of Law. In 2016, I was admitted to practice law in the State of Tennessee. I am also admitted to the Federal Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Additionally, I am a...
In my life, I have been a stepchild and a stepfather; I endured a divorce, but am now married again with children of my own.
While at Hillsboro, I received the Ed Hessey award (ask me). After spending five great years in college during the Payton Manning years, I graduated from U.T. (Knoxville) in 1997, and went to work in Nashville and Charleston, South Carolina for the U.S. trucking division of one of the world’s largest international shipping companies.
After three years in the real world, I...
Marissa is a native of East Tennessee. She received her B.S. from the University of Tennessee, and her J.D. from the Nashville School of Law. Marissa is admitted to practice in the State of Tennessee and Federal Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.
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...
Hi, my name is Kristen. I’m a Nashville native mother of two and an attorney with my own private practice, but I’m probably not like most lawyers you know.
Before I earned my law degree, I was an officer and detective for 10 years with the Metro Nashville PD. I’ve worked on SWAT teams, search and...
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.
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