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Russell L. Leonard, Attorney at Law

A Highly Experienced Attorney Serving Franklin County And South Central Tennessee

Family Law Overview

The office of Russell L. Leonard, Attorney at Law, provides comprehensive family law services. We help Tennessee families in a wide range of matters, not just divorce. Our focus includes:

  • Adoption
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Conservatorships
  • Domestic abuse
  • Divorce
  • Guardianship
  • Paternity
  • Property division
  • Temporary restraining orders

Guiding Families Through Procedural Complexities

Even if there is not an actual dispute requiring litigation, it is important to remember the value that an attorney can provide in family law matters. In the example of adoption, there is too much at stake to make a legal misstep. For example, Tennessee law requires prospective parents to complete a home study program. With an attorney on your side, you can be confident that your legal rights will be prioritized in any interactions with the child’s social worker or other state agency officials.

Contentious family law issues may also arise outside of divorce. In the example of paternity, Tennessee child support laws apply. If the biological father desires a relationship with the child, he will also have a legal right to custody and parenting time. If the parents were unmarried but living together, an attorney can also assist with their division of property.

Providing A Variety Of Legal Approaches In Your Divorce

Finally, the office of Russell L. Leonard, Attorney at Law, is committed to protecting your legal rights while pursuing the approach that is most appropriate to your circumstances. That means that a court battle in a contested divorce is not our default starting point. Attorney Russell L. Leonard is a skilled negotiator. With the attorneys present, parties may agree to mediate some or all of their family law issues. Even if only partial agreement is reached, you will have saved time and money. From aggressive divorce litigation to collaborative approaches outside of court, attorney Russell L. Leonard will pursue a favorable outcome.

How To Contact Us

The office of Russell L. Leonard, Attorney at Law, can help with your family law issue. Call our Monteagle, Tennessee, office at 931-444-5496 or complete our online contact form for a free initial consultation.