Family Law

(901) 387-3000

Family Law Attorney Helping Families Navigate Challenging Legal Issues

Family law encompasses a broad range of topics including marriage , assisted reproduction, divorce, legal separation, parenting plans, custody and visitation plans, child support, alimony, establishing parentage (paternity) guardianship and parental rights. Family law can be complex and each case involves its own unique challenges. To be an effective family law attorney requires a range of knowledge and experience that encompasses all of these areas of the law and more. There is no substitute for knowledge and experience in family law.

A family law matter can affect other areas of life. A family law attorney can help you plan for the future and avoid stressful and costly legal battles.

Our law firm understands that marital conflict and dissolution can be traumatic and life-altering We are here to guide you through the legal process. We understand these disputes aren’t solely about money or property but rather picking up the pieces of a broken family. We understand family conflicts aren’t always suited for resolution in a courtroom. We will do all we can to resolve your case without the stress and expense of a trial.  

If a trial cannot be avoided,  our attorney will represent you aggressively and provide you with skilled advocacy to protect you and your children’s rights. With over 30 years of experience in the courtroom, attorney Phillip R. Walker is experienced in the full spectrum of family law issues. He is also knowledgeable in , other areas of law that family law affects such as estate planning and elder law. From your very first legal matter to important end-of-life decisions, our firm is here to guide you.

Our team is prepared to assist you in a wide range of family law matters, including:

  • Divorce and all related legal issues
  • Legal separation
  • Child support establishment, modification and enforcement
  • Paternity, parentage and legitimation
  • Parenting Plans, child custody and visitation rights
  • Prenuptial and premarital agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Mediation
  • Juvenile Court
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship

Attorney Phillip R. Walker Is Here To Guide You

When you are facing a family law issue, it is critical to hire a lawyer who is not only experienced in the courtroom but is also an effective negotiator. Most family law cases require mediation before a trial. A capable and prepared trial lawyer gives you an advantage in negotiations. Attorney Phillip R. Walker has substantial experience in both mediation and litigation. He is well-versed in alternative dispute resolution methods including mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law. If alternatives to trial fail to produce a reasonable result, Attorney Phillip R. Walker has the knowledge and skill to zealously represent you and your children’s interest in the courtroom.

A background that works to your benefit: As a former contract attorney for the Juvenile Court, Attorney Phillip R. Walker has a range of experience handling a high volume of family law cases. He has represented people from all walks of life and can help you. Contact a family law attorney in Tennessee today at the law office of Phillip R. Walker.

Contact Us For A Case Assessment

Just as every family is unique, every family law issue is unique. In family law cases, the results in the courtroom can be unpredictable. We will first walk you through a risk-benefit analysis and explain what your potential outcomes can include. 

We try to settle disputes quickly when possible, knowing that a sure outcome is often better than the unknown at trial. Our attorney, Phillip R. Walker, will provide you with the knowledge you need and guide you in making the important decisions each step in the legal process. 

With over 30 years of experience, Attorney Phillip R. Walker understands how much you have on the line in your case. Whether you are working through a divorce, resolving child support and custody issues, or are seeking a prenuptial agreement, we can help. 

We invite you to call our law firm, at 901-387-3000 for a free initial phone consultation. You can also email us about your case for a prompt reply. We are conveniently located in Bartlett, Tennessee and serve clients throughout Shelby, Tipton, and Fayette counties. Contact your family law attorney today.

Call For A Free Phone Consultation

Choosing the right Tennessee family law attorney for your legal matter isn’t easy. Many lawyers will not talk to you without scheduling an office visit.   Television and radio ads with their sales pitches and promises can be confusing. We take a different approach. We offer a free phone consultation so you can talk with a lawyer about your family law questions. We will discuss your situation, answer your basic questions and discuss your options, in general, so you can decide if our firm is right for you before invest your time and money. 

We are focused on your family and all aspects of the law that affect your family from the beginning of life to the end. We believe in building a long term relationship with you and being a trusted adviser you and your family can turn to for guidance when faced with any legal concern.

Give us a call at 901-387-3000 or contact us online. We will answer your questions and share how we will approach your family law matter.