Do you want to relocate with your kids?

The Tennessee Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that effects whether or not the Primary Residential Parent is allowed to move with the child. The current Parental Relocation Statute (T.C.A. section 36-6-108) states as follows: (a) After custody or co-parenting has been established by the entry of a permanent parenting plan or final order, if…

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New ADR Inn of Court started in Memphis

Local Attorney Kimberly Schreiber, one of our Rule 31 Trainers and a Listed Mediator in Family, Civil and Specially trained i in Domestic Violence, recently founded the Memphis ADR American Inn of Court. The Inn will be the second ADR specialty Inn of Court in the United States. Retired Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice Holder,…

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New 4 Hour Parent Seminar Provider

Every divorcing parent in Tennessee is required to take a mandatory 4 Hour Parent Education Seminar.  Mid South Parent Resource Center was recently approved as a new option for divorcing parents in Shelby County, Tennessee.  The cost is $49 and the class is offered several evenings each month, as well as at least one Sunday.…

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Rule 31 Application Deadline Approaching

The Rule 31 Listing Application deadline for the October 2016 meeting of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission is AUGUST 18, 2016.  You will need to fill out the application, pay the appropriate fee, and have two references.  Please note that your references must mail or fax their Reference Forms separately – you cannot mail them…

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Change to TN Parenting Plan

An  important change for Family Law Attorneys and Rule 31 Family Listed Mediators in Tennessee went into effect on April 14, 2016.  The Parental Relocation Statute, which is referenced in the Tennessee Parenting Plan, was amended.  The following language was added to the beginning paragraph, “After custody or co-parenting has been established by the entry of…

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CLE at Sea

We are excited to announce our first annual CLE at Sea!  Join us on a Carnival Cruise and get up to 6.0 Hours of CLE or CME.  We will have 2 tracks, one for mediators and family law attorneys, the second track is for criminal law attorneys and private investigators.  For more information visit our Facebook…

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Elder Mediation

Do you work with elders?  Are you dealing with family conflict about making decisions regarding an elder family member?  Are you a mediator looking for new skills to serve the community?  If so, this class is for you!  Join us for this two day course in elder mediation. Elder Mediation training guides the participants to…

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Monthly Ethics Breakfast – August 22

Tired of boring Ethics CLE?  Join us for our monthly 1.0 Hour Breakfast on August 22, 2016.  This month we are discussing the changes to the Tennessee Parenting Plan as well as ethical and professional ways to deal with opposing counsel.  See you there!

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