June 29th — Family, Divorce Mistakes, Divorce

​An Uncontested, Stress-Free Divorce in Tennessee

Tennessee law allows a process for divorce that significantly reduces the emotional burden and the expense of protracted litigation. You do not have to have an attorney to file for divorce. However, proceed with cauti...

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June 23rd — Family, Family Law, Parenting, Safety, Bullying

Parents’ Guide To Cyberbullying and the Law


What Is Cyberbullying

Bullying has always been an unfortunate part of the adolescent experience. Although discouraged by parents and teachers, most of us probably have memories of being intimidated by sc...

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May 5th — Family, Divorce Mistakes, Divorce

7 Ways to Save Money During a Divorce


Getting a divorce is expensive. I'm sure you have heard horror stories. We all have. As a divorce lawyer, I can tell you that unfortunately, those stories come true more often than you'd like to think. ...

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February 12th — Child Support, Family, Divorce, Safety

​How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody in Tennessee

Domestic violence is a very serious issue that causes lifelong trauma for victims. The state of Tennessee, like other states, considers domestic violence when making child custody and visitation rulings. Tennessee places...

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January 4th — Family, Parenting, Divorce

How to Talk to Small Children About Divorce


When two people decide to get a divorce, they often think about the impact the process will have on their small children. After all, divorce drastically alters the daily routines of any family. If you are going thro...

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December 7th — Family, Parenting

Tips For Bonding With Your Stepchild


Being a stepparent is often equal parts rewarding and challenging, particularly when it comes to establishing the initial bond with children in a newly blended family. By taking the time to get to know eac...

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November 18th — Family, Divorce Mistakes, Parenting

Avoiding The Guilt Traps Of Divorced Parents


Divorce is a difficult and trying life event, which can have a negative emotional impact on the couple splitting, as well as and, most importantly, their children. Although there may be no specific set of gui...

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September 3rd — General, Family

What Does "Conscious Uncoupling" Mean During Divorce?


In 2014, actress Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she and her husband of ten years were in the process of "conscious uncoupling" of their marriage. Few at the time understood what was meant by the phrase, causing some to...

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August 7th — Family

How to Blend A Modern Family

In today's modern world, more and more families are becoming blended. A blended family occurs when two separate families come together to form one stepfamily. As you can imagine, a blended family possesses its own unique s...

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