Tennessee’s Best Family Law Attorney

Family law is a complex and emotional legal practice area. However, our team has the experience to navigate you through the intricacies of family legal matters, such as divorce, Tennessee child support laws, adoption requirements and child custody. At Thompson Burton, our family law attorneys are your advocates and will represent you as you restructure your new family life.


Our Family Law Practice Areas



If you are going through the process of divorce in Tennessee, whether it is contested or uncontested, our divorce attorneys are available to support you now and in the long-run. We understand that divorce is challenging for everyone involved and will guide you through the mediation and litigation process and assist with any modifications needed after your divorce is finalized.  

Child Support

Tennessee child support laws require both parents to support their children financially. For parents that don’t have legal custody of their children, this involves paying child support until the child turns 18. Our child support attorneys explain all Tennessee Child Support Guidelines, including the financial amount that must be provided. We are also fully-equipped to represent any client who is not receiving adequate child support in the courtroom.

Child Custody

Whether your household is excellent at co-parenting or you need legal assistance to resolve a dispute, our child custody lawyers will provide your family with the legal counsel you need. We are experts in managing child custody arrangements and fully dedicate ourselves to each case. From obtaining full custody to creating an appropriate joint custody plan to altering an existing agreement, Thompon Burton’s family lawyers are here to guide you.

Contact Our Family Lawyers

Are you experiencing familial difficulties and need legal assistance? Don’t hesitate to contact our family law attorneys at Thompson Burton. We proudly serve families throughout Middle Tennessee with respect and integrity.

David Raybin Representing Prison Inmate Believed to Have Been Killed by Prison Guards

Nashville CBS Affiliate Channel 5 recently reported on the ongoing investigation into the death of Charles Toll, a prison inmate at Nashville Tennessee’s Riverbend Maximum Security Institution. Prison officials had previously reported that the 33 year old Toll had died of natural causes, but the State Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide. The inmate was believed to have died from “suffocation” and “asphyxia during physical restraint.” “Fighting for your rights” Contact David Weissman and the law firm of Hollins, Raybin & Weissman for a confidential consultation of your case today at 615-256-6666.

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