There is no standard way of raising and loving a family and the complexities of family law reveal that.  Family law courts address the myriad of ways courts step in to resolve issues involving your family.  These are generally highly stressful cases with emotion, frustration and fear running through everyone involved.  Success in your cases often depends on objective analysis’ of your case’s strengths and weaknesses, aggressive representation to accomplish your realistic goals, being accessible to updates throughout your case (clients have Mr. Bates IV cell and home phone number) and most of all, putting in the work your case demands to present your very best case at trial you can. 


Mr. Bates IV employs three very capable assistants to help you throughout this case in preparing documents, recordings, spreadsheets, and other necessary work to prepare your case for every hearing, negotiations and trial.  Mr. Bates IV will help you find experts to help assist your children through this difficult process if necessary. 


The following are cases in family law that Mr. Bates routinely handles:



  • Divorce (with or without children)                       
  • Parental Alienation Cases
  • Custody/Visitation in Children Born out of Wedlock         
  • Complex Marital Asset Divorce Cases
  • Parental Relocation                                                                    
  • High Conflict Custody Cases
  • Dependency and Neglect                                    
  • Termination of Parental Rights  
  • Grandparent Visitation                                                               
  • Adoption
  • Conservatorship/Guardianship                                                 
  • Orders of Protection



Mr. Bates has tried family law cases in many different judicial districts and juvenile courts throughout TN, including at least one in East, Middle and West TN. 

Contact the Bates & Bates Law Office.
The Bates & Bates Law Office serves clients in Centerville and throughout Tennessee. 

Call the Bates & Bates Law Office at (931) 729-4085 to schedule a consultation.

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Bates and Bates Law Office

406 W Public Sq

CentervilleTN 37033

931 729-4085 931 729-4085

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