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Franklin Fathers’ Rights

Two bills passed by the Tennessee legislature have drastically improved fathers’ rights in Franklin. The first, passed in 1997, states that “the gender of the party seeking to be the primary residential parent shall not give rise to a presumption of parental fitness,” which explicitly states that gender is not be used in a discriminatory fashion when determining custody.

This law helped eliminate the explicit bias against dads’ rights in Franklin, but the implicit bias remained. The second law, passed in 2011, requires judges to attempt to maximize both parents’ involvement in their children’s lives. 50/50 custody splits are not explicitly mandated, but they are certainly becoming more common and Franklin fathers’ rights are being respected to a greater degree.

Because of these enhancements to Tennessee family law it’s more important than ever for dads who wish to maximize their involvement in their children’s lives to seek attorneys who understand the challenges and biases fathers face in the courtroom and who can help them meet their goals.

Cordell & Cordell Is Dedicated To Franklin, TN Fathers’ Rights

Cordell & Cordell was founded in 1990 on the belief that men needed focused representation when attempting to fight an uphill battle in family law courts, which historically have been predisposed against fathers.

Men who come to Cordell & Cordell know that their interests and the interests of their children will be aggressively championed. Our Franklin dads’ rights attorneys are dedicated to providing you the best client care and service possible while fighting to ensure your rights are protected throughout the divorce process.

To schedule an appointment with a Franklin fathers’ rights divorce attorney, please call 1-866-DADS-LAW.

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Frank Murphy

Edited By Frank Murphy

Chief Compliance Officer
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy is the Chief Compliance Officer and an Executive Partner at Cordell & Cordell. His responsibilities include oversight of the Firm’s compliance with Legal and Ethical obligations as well as contributing to the day-to-day operations of the Firm as an Executive Partner.

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Men hire Cordell & Cordell because the firm’s entire focus is on aggressively championing the rights of men and fathers through divorce. Our attorneys understand how the deck is often stacked against guys in family law and are committed to leveling the playing field by providing the legal guidance and resources needed to give them a fair chance at success.