Keep up with the achievements and moves of your colleagues across the state and beyond with the TBA's new online Success! feature. The print edition of this service will continue in the Tennessee Bar Journal, however, the legal community and general public will now be able to find the same information online and search by Success type as well as the recognition by name and location. Attorneys and firm representatives also may now submit items for Success! through a new online submission form.

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The September issue explains why parents should not ask children what visitation they want, and how the concept of Supported Decision Making is becoming more a part of planning for clients with diminished capacity. TBA President Jason M. Pannu talks about the importance of effective government relations. A book about Prohibition is reviewed and columns cover tortfeasors, life insurance beneficiaries -- and a little-known fact about one Tennessee lawyer who turned down a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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The 15th Edition Alimony Bench Book is now available. TBA Family Law Section members can download the book free from the section's resource page after logging in. Others can purchase a loose-leaf printed version of this publication for $40 per book ($50 in a 3-ring binder) from the online TBA Bookstore or by contacting the TBA at (615) 383-7421. The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.



This year's annual forum will focus on hot topics affecting the LGBT community, including domestic law considerations for LGBT families, procedural process on legislative issues affecting LGBT persons and much more. Don't miss this chance to learn from seasoned practitioners while networking with professionals who share a similar focus. 


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