Serving Families and Clients throughout Knoxville, Tennessee

Our areas of practice

The Law Offices of LaFevor & Slaughter is a small, personal law firm in Knoxville, TN. We focus our energies on easing the legal burdens of working-class families and military personnel. We are pleased to offer discounts to active duty military and law enforcement clients. Our areas of practice include:

  • Family law — litigation of all laws governing domestic relationships
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements — negotiation and drafting documents that safeguard assets in the event of a divorce
  • Guardianship and special needs planning — assistance with planning for minors, incapacitated adults and adults with special needs
  • Adoption — services to ensure that adoptions go smoothly and meet all the legal requirements of the State of Tennessee
  • Divorce — advice, negotiation and litigation related to marital dissolution
  • Legal separation — services to protect assets and parental rights without terminating a marriage
  • Alimony — negotiation and litigation of fair spousal maintenance awards
  • Child custody — representation in disputes over legal and physical charge of children during and after divorce
  • Child support — negotiation, modification and enforcement of payments to maintain children during and after divorce
  • Property division — representation through the process of equitable distribution of marital property during divorce
  • Post-divorce issues — representation on legal issues that arise after a divorce decree has been finalized, especially parental relocation, order modification and enforcement
  • Estate planning — asset protection services, including the establishment of trusts, in preparation for retirement and succession
  • Wills and powers of attorney — advice and drafting of testamentary documents for purposes of succession and instruments for exercising authority for the welfare of loved ones
  • Probate — services related to settling the estate of a deceased person and transferring the estate’s assets to beneficiaries
  • Immigration – counsel for clients seeking help with removal, asylum, permanent residency and visas from attorney Patrick Slaughter
  • Criminal defense – guidance from attorney Patrick Slaughter for those accused of drug, theft and property crimes, as well as youth facing juvenile court or seeking expungements
  • Military Family Law

Contact a dedicated and reliable Knoxville attorney

To discuss your legal issues with a qualified attorney in Knoxville, call LaFevor & Slaughter at 865-637-6258 or contact our office online.