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Full-Service Family Law Firm in Nashville, Tennessee

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the pain of marital conflict, Buddy will listen to your needs and help you reach solutions to your legal problems.L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. has served families in Nashville for 30 years. Buddy provides legal services in a wide spectrum of areas, including:
  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Child support modification
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial agreements
While adopting a child brings happiness to families, adoption can also result in substantial heartache when something goes wrong.  L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. assists families with the complex legal paperwork and procedures of adoption so you can feel confident that the process is handled accurately and your child’s well-being is secure.
Getting divorced is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. Buddy can help you establish fair and equitable spousal support, allowing you to continue to live as comfortably as before your marriage ended.
Child custody and visitation
For any parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Buddy will advocate for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.
Child support
Both parents share in the responsibility of raising a child. Buddy does everything possible to help your child receive the financial support they need for a healthy, happy upbringing.
Child support modification
Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or non-custodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, Buddy can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.
Buddy stand by you throughout your divorce. He obtains the best possible results in court or at the negotiation table, and has extensive experience handling issues such as the fair distribution of assets, the division of a marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.
Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
When Tennessee authorities interfere with your parent/child relationship, you need a compassionate advocate who understands the bureaucratic red tape.  Buddy is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Tennessee to protect your parental rights and your child’s future.
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and often provides more expedient, predictable results than court trials produce. Buddy can help you obtain a favorable divorce settlement.
Prenuptial agreements
When you marry your beloved, you may not foresee the potential problems that can lead to divorce. Buddy expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ interests. Having an agreement in place can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Contact a Nashville family law attorney you can trust

To schedule a free initial consultation with L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr., contact us online or call 615.800.4191. Buddy is your ideal source for compassionate assistance as you transition from one phase of your life to the next.
L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. is conveniently located in the historical district of Nashville, and serves clients throughout Davidson County and the State of Tennessee.