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.

Legal Aid of East Tennessee
PO Box 391
Cleveland, TN 34364
Immediate Past Chair
Susan Mackenzie, Attorney at Law
2157 Madison Ave. #104
Memphis, TN 38104

Take Part in Survey to Help Eliminate Professional Privilege Tax

Tennessee lawyers today received a survey from the Tennessee Bar Association requesting they take part in a short survey regarding their practices. Information from the survey will be used in an effort to help eliminate the state Professional Privilege Tax. That effort has also been joined by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) and other organizations, who today joined the TBA in sending a letter to Gov. Lee and legislators. If you did not receive a link to the survey, you can access the survey here.

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Tennessee Legal Community Mourns Loss of Judge Tim Brock

Coffee County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Timothy R. Brock died over the weekend while attending a national judicial training in Nevada. Brock, 62, earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1982 and was first elected as general sessions judge in 1990. He later added juvenile court jurisdiction to his duties in 1998 and presided over the Coffee County Drug Recovery Court, Mental Health Court, Family Treatment Court, Juvenile Recovery Court and the Safe Baby Court at the time of his death. You can leave a remembrance or condolence for Judge Brock on the Tennessee State Courts website.

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