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May 8, 2019

What Is a Guardian Ad Litem?

By |May 8, 2019|Family Law|0 Comments

There are many different types of guardians. In some cases, the guardian is a close family relative. A guardian ad litem, however, is a little different. A court, when necessary, appoints a guardian ad litem (GAL) for a child when divorce or parental rights are at stake. The guardian should be a neutral third-party, which [...]

Apr 24, 2019

Naturalization through U.S. Military Service

By |Apr 24, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you’re an immigrant who’s served in the U.S. armed forces, your service may make you eligible for expedited naturalization via your military service. We’re proud to give you information and guidance on the process for you and your family. In 2002, President George W. Bush signed an executive order speeding up naturalization through military [...]

Apr 10, 2019

Tennessee Legislators Consider Bill to Support Children with Disabilities

By |Apr 10, 2019|Estate Plan|0 Comments

In mid-March, Tennessee lawmakers filed a bill amendment aimed to provide more assistance to children with long-term disability and complex medical needs who live with their families, and aren’t currently on TennCare. This could help thousands of children and families financially by creating an easier path to the services offered by Medicaid. Currently, there is [...]

Mar 26, 2019

How to Prepare Your Children for Divorce

By |Mar 26, 2019|Divorce|0 Comments

Parents who divorce too often focus on their own anger, anxiety, and frustration. Too often, they forget that while they can move on with their lives after a divorce, the lives of their kids can be turned completely upside down. Children of divorce can lose a sense of stability. They often feel pressured to choose [...]

Jan 14, 2019

LaFevor & Slaughter Receives Two Years AIOFLA’S 10 Best Law Firm in Tennessee Client Award

By |Jan 14, 2019|Firm News|0 Comments

LaFevor & Slaughter has received prominent recognition from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) for outstanding performance with their “Two Years 10 Best Family Law Firm for Client Satisfaction” award. The Prestigious “10 Best” Award The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is an independent third-party law firm rating organization that develops and [...]

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