Family Law Section

One of the goals of the Family Law Section is to bring practitioners together who share a common interest in family law. The section newsletter keeps practitioners abreast of changes in the law, as does the section’s annual CLE program.

Rogers Kamm & Shea
2205 State St
Nashville, TN 37203
Immediate Past Chair
Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
821 Houston St #203
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Shea Moskovitz Mcghee
530 Oak Court Dr, Ste 355
Memphis, TN 38117-3733

New Alimony Bench Book Available

The 13th Edition Alimony Bench Book is now available from the TBA Family Law Section. Produced by the members of the section’s Alimony Committee, the book is available for purchase in a loose-leaf format for $40 or a three-ring binder for $50. To order the book, visit the TBA’s online bookstore or contact TBA at (615) 383-7421. Members of the Family Law Section can download the new edition at no charge by logging in to and going to the Resources link on the Family Law Section's webpage.  

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge in Alabama ruled yesterday that same-sex couples have the right to marry throughout the state, but she put her ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue, WCYB reports from CNN. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile had issued a preliminary injunction in February prohibiting the state Attorney General Luther Strange and Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis from enforcing Alabama's laws, which prohibit same-sex marriage. But the ruling was challenged by probate judges who refused to abide by it, and their argument was bolstered by a conflicting opinion by the Alabama Supreme Court.

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