Sep 22

Collaborative Law 101: The Family Neutral

Kimery Irby and Susan Hinsley discuss the role of the Family Neutral in the Collaborative Process.

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Sep 13

BSHR Welcomes Rachel Simmons to the Team

 Ms. Simmons is a 2021 graduate of the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys school of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and was on the competitive Duberstein Moot Court travel team. 

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Jul 14

Guide to Guardianships and Conservatorships

the #FreeBritney movement culminated recently in an urgent plea in Los Angeles Superior Court, made by Ms. Spears herself, requesting an end to the conservatorship that has reportedly allowed Britney’s father to assume control of every aspect of her life for over a decade. 

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Jun 01
Feb 05

Hall and Fyke Prevail at Tennessee Supreme Court

BSHR attorneys Abigail Hall and Elizabeth Fyke again prevailed on behalf of their client at the Tennessee Supreme Court.  Justice Sharon G. Lee authored the unanimous opinion released today,  In re Mattie L. 


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Apr 15

Hall Secures Appellate Victory in Termination Case

BSHR Attorney Abigail Hall prevailed on behalf of her client this week when the Western District of the Tennesssee Court of Appeals issued its opinion, In Re Mattie L., restoring her client's right to parent his child following the termination of those rights at an October 2018 trial.

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Mar 24

BSHR Open To Provide Essential Services Per Safer at Home Order

The March 23, 2020 Safer at Home Order issued by Mayor Strickland  allows Butler, Sevier Hinsley and Reid to remain open in a limited capacity as an essential provider of legal services.

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Mar 07

BSHR's Newest Associate Expands Firm's Practice to Include Estate Planning and Probate

Tiffany Bowders joined the firm March 1, 2018. Tiffany concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and probate/estate planning, enabling her to provide comprehensive guidance and representation both during and after the divorce process.  Tiffany graduated summa cum laude from the University of Memphis in 2004 and earned her Juris Doctorate from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2008. ince her admission to the Tennessee Bar in 2008, she has participated in several organizations in the legal community including the Memphis Bar Association Leadership Forum and the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inns of Court.  She is active in the Memphis Bar Association, including the Memphis Bar Association Family Law Section, and the Association of Women Attorneys. Contact Tiffany at 901-578-8888 or by email at tbowders [at] bshrlaw [dot] com.

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Oct 19

Gail Sevier and Anne Davis Honored as Fellows of the Memphis Bar Foundation

Gail Sevier and Anne Davis were elected as fellows of the Memphis Bar Foundation this week. Both  Ms. Sevier and Ms. Davis were acknowledged for their commitment to the highest standard of professional ethics and personal conduct. Established in 1982, the Bar Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Memphis Bar Association and promotes social justice and legal education, as well as recognizing the outstanding and distinguished service of its members. Ms. Sevier and Ms. Davis join firm attorneys Susan Hinsley and Lara Butler, also fellows, in receiving this honor.

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Nov 25

Should I File for Divorce Before or After the Holidays?

The subject of whether to stay married frequently arises for our clients on the cusp of the winter holiday season. Measuring the benefits of waiting until after the holidays against any urgent need to file for divorce to protect an asset or obtain court orders concerning parenting time and temporary support is common. If you find yourself struggling with whether to file for divorce now or wait until the beginning of 2016, here are some practical considerations:

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