Our mission at Butler, Sevier, Hinsley & Reid is to provide quality legal representation at a reasonable cost.  We treat our clients as partners, and make it a top priority to keep clients informed about the case. Quality legal representation must include availability, personal attention and absolute confidentiality in addition to knowledge of the law and effective advocacy for the client.

Our attorneys will take time to listen and understand your unique situation in order to determine the best manner in which to proceed.   When you consult with us, we will provide you with an honest assessment of your case, including information pertaining to procedure, time frames and cost, and we will include you on all decisions which affect you and your family.  Whether pursuing your case through mediation or aggressively advocating your position in a courtroom, the attorneys at Butler, Sevier, Hinsley & Reid will stay by your side throughout the entirety of your case.

Representing clients in Tennessee and Mississippi

Our attorneys are dedicated to providing clients in Tennessee and Mississippi with honest and professional legal advice. From our offices in east Memphis and downtown Memphis, Tennessee, we represent clients in divorce, child custody, child support and other family law matters. Schedule a consultation with us today.
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Practice Areas

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Divorce click this

The attorneys at Butler, Sevier, Hinsley & Reid have established a reputation for handling even the most complex and contentious divorce disputes with discretion and respect for our clients, the Court and our legal adversaries.
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Children click this

Legal issues that involve minor children include the parent-child relationship (decision-making and allocation of time between parents), child support, adoption and issues involving the delinquency of minor children.
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Mediation click this

Our attorneys have experience resolving litigation through the mediation process as advocates for our clients and as neutral mediators.
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Collaborative Law click this

Collaborative practice provides you with a different way to divorce or to resolve any other type of family dispute; and is a cost-effective, problem-solving approach that can minimize the impact of conflict on you and your children.
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Post-Divorce Modification click this

Following a divorce it may be necessary to change the terms of your parenting plan order or if possible amend your divorce settlement.
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Post-Divorce Enforcement and Contempt click this

If your spouse refuses to pay child support or refuses to honor the terms of your settlement, it may be necessary to involve the court by moving forward with petitions for contempt or enforcement.
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Prenuptial Agreements click this

In this day and age with the prevalence of divorce, prenuptial, it is wise to consider whether a prenuptial (also called antenuptial) agreement is necessary.
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Orders of Protection click this

An order of protection is a court order signed by a judge, that will prevent your spouse, partner, or other person related to you from abusing you, threatening to abuse you, or stalking you at home, at school or at work. This order can also be extended to your children in certain circumstances.
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Jan 19
Permanent Parenting Plans in Tennessee

When clients go through a divorce, they often resist change as it relates to their family traditions and instead cling to the idea that there must be some way to keep things as much the same as possible to create some sense of normalcy for children. It is common to hear "we can still have Thanksgiving dinner together” or “We can co-host the children’s birthday parties” when working through the details of an agreed post-divorce parenting schedule.

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Jan 06
What Not to Do During Your Divorce

The divorce process is not usually a simple one for most of our clients. Conflict is high, and cooperation is low at the beginning stages of a divorce. When two people separate there are many financial, practical and emotional issues that must be resolved before the divorce can be final. When faced with stressful decisions about these issues, some spouses make critical mistakes that actually create additional problems that must be solved before completion of the divorce.  To streamline your divorce and keep things as simple as possible, here are five things you shouldn’t do during your divorce:

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