Family law is a legal practice that focuses on issues involving family relationships such as divorce or separation, child custody and adoption.
The attorneys at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN understand the concerns and anxieties involved in any family law situation. Having a trusted legal professional by your side can help you ensure your loved ones are properly represented and protected during any legal process. From parenting and visitation, asset and debt division, child support and spousal support, Brunelle | Conklin can help you navigate the legal issues, while focusing on the best possible outcome for you and your family.
Sometimes issues in marriage cannot be resolved. It is an emotional experience and misinformation about the process, which varies by jurisdiction, can severely impact the outcome. The attorneys at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN will thoroughly evaluate your concerns and provide sound, practical legal advice, guiding you every step of the way.
Disputes can arise early on in the process and may include issues such as financial support for you or your children, parenting visitation or the use of marital property and assets during the proceedings. Sometimes, disputes during a divorce or separation can be resolved through agreement between the parties, without litigation. We will help you weigh your options and determine what path is best for you.
Each situation is unique, and we take care to consider the needs of each client on an individual basis. We will advise, advocate, negotiate and litigate based on your goals and individual needs, in accordance with the law. It is important to work with an experienced attorney who can develop a personalized legal strategy to maximize your asset division, protect your rights, and keep the best interests of your children in the forefront during child support and child custody matters.
Whether you have a complex marital estate that will require a unique property division and distribution, or serious concerns regarding a parenting plan and child support, the process can be intimidating and complex. Our attorneys will make sure you are made fully aware of what to expect during each stage of the process.
Because how you handle these transitions can set the course for your lives for years to come, it is critical to partner with a skilled lawyer who brings compassion and experience to advocate on your behalf. Contact BRUNELLE | CONKLIN today to receive the focused and personal attention you deserve.
Tennessee state laws use the term “parenting” to promote the idea that both parents should be involved in their children’s lives. The best interests of the children are always paramount during parenting disputes, regardless of whether the parents are unmarried or going through a divorce.
We Excel at Resolving Complex Custody Disputes
Our experienced lawyers handle custody and visitation matters in connection with a variety of family and blended family issues. We have a successful track record in settling and litigating legally complex, high-conflict matters. We diligently work toward favorable outcomes for our clients, prioritizing your children’s needs and interests.
The attorneys at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN are well versed in the nuances of Tennessee parenting laws and know exactly what information needs to be included to ensure your parenting plan is approved by the Court and operates effectively. If you need to establish a workable parenting plan or modify an existing one that protects and promotes your child’s best interests, we can help.
As parents, we understand there is nothing more important to you than your children. Call today to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.
In Tennessee, child support is determined by a very specific set of guidelines that hold both parents accountable for the financial care of their children. If calculated improperly, the results can be financially devastating. It is important to have knowledgeable counsel and effective representation to make sure that your rights and needs are addressed during this process. To discuss your situation with an experienced lawyer at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN, schedule your initial consultation today.
The legal process of terminating a parent’s rights and adopting a child in Tennessee can be lengthy and at times confusing. The attorneys at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN have experience in these proceedings and are ready to help guide you through the process. Are you are a stepparent who would like to gain full legal rights to a child who is from a prior relationship or marriage? Are you a relative or foster parent who would like to legally adopt children whose parents have are unable or have become unfit to care for the child? We approach each family’s needs on a case by case basis, ensuring our clients are treated with compassion and respect. Contact us for a consultation to learn if adoption may be an option for you and your family.
In the absence of a declaration of parentage by the court, any custody dispute between unwed or same sex parents will favor the biological mother. In order to have enforceable parental rights the other parent must seek parentage to be held equally responsible for the care, custody, education, and support of the child. The lawyers at BRUNELLE | CONKLIN have successfully represented clients in paternity actions for years. If you need to establish paternity for child support or a parenting plan, contact us to schedule a consultation.