Collaborative Family Law in Nashville

Irwin Kuhn was among the first group of Tennessee attorneys to be trained in collaborative divorce and family law practice which focuses on out of court divorce agreements. The training took place in Nashville at Vanderbilt University Law School. Irwin participated in additional training with Chip Rose during the summer of 2010 and the fall of 2011. Chip is one of the nation’s premier collaborative divorce trainers. Read More

Opinion on Overnight Visitors with Unmarried Parents

Many Tennessee courts and attorneys by reflex insert parenting plan provisions prohibiting residential parents from allowing overnight visitation by “paramours” or “members of the opposite sex to whom they are not married”. The Court of Appeals for the western section of Tennessee recently struck down a local rule in Gibson County requiring similar language in all permanent parenting plans. Barker v. Chandler Read More

Defining Terms used in Probate and Wills

A will is a document that directs the distribution of a person’s property after he or she dies. It is “admitted to probate” after death in order for the probate court to oversee the distribution in an orderly fashion that can be relied upon by others to establish property rights. A person who dies with a valid written will (and not having revoked it) is said to have died “testate.” A person who dies without Read More