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A Knoxville Family-Owned Law Firm Providing High-Quality Legal Services

At Shipley & Swain, our attorneys are a husband and wife who work together to help Tennessee families of all kinds resolve family law matters. From blended families to same-sex couples and divorcees, we have clients from all backgrounds who seek us out for representation in their legal matter. Putting families first and advocating for their rights and safety are what we do best.

How We Help Families

We take on simple and complex family law cases and provide in-depth legal analyses to understand the full picture. Our family law services include assisting with:

Not every case is as straightforward as it may seem. When you hire us, you can be confident that we will invest in every opportunity that will advance your case, protect your interests and secure your rights.

We Can Support You Through An Adoption

If you are planning to adopt a child, our attorneys want to help you to start the next chapter and move forward with the adoption process. Depending on the circumstances, you may experience difficulties finalizing the adoption or completing the technical requirements. Our services include locating birth parents, fighting for termination of parental rights in contested adoptions and communicating with the Department of Children’s Services. In addition to assisting with domestic adoptions, including those involving stepparents, we can also represent you if you are adopting a child from outside the United States.

No Case Is Ever Too Complex. Schedule A Consult Today.

We know that family law issues can be time sensitive. We make same-day appointments for emergency situations so that you can get what you need as soon as possible to protect you and your family. If you cannot come to the office, we can come to you. We will work around your schedule to schedule an appointment and get you your answers fast. Meet with one of our experienced and compassionate advocates by calling 865-419-0480. You can also send us a message to attend a consult at our Knoxville office.