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Attorneys Marlene Eskind Moses, Brandon Tomlin Contribute to the International Comparative Legal Guide – Family Law 2021

September 1, 2020

Click here to read the chapter Attorneys Marlene Eskind Moses and Brandon Tomlin had contributed. You can also read the chapter online here.

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President’s Blog, June 2020

June 24, 2020

Many thanks to all of you for your vote of confidence as I ascend to the office of President of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. I appreciate the coronation I received. My crown, sceptre and badge will be placed in my bookcase in my office for all to see and admire. Joy Feinberg, Wendy […]

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Rotarian You Should Know: Marlene Eskind Moses

June 5, 2020

As it appeared on the Rotary Club of Nashville Rotarian Since: 2016 Day Job: Family law Trial specialist and Manager of MTR Family Law, PLLC | I am also a mediator, arbitrator and collaborative law practitioner. Fun Fact: In June, I become the President of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Hidden Talent: I can […]

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We scored 322 Divorce Lawyers in Nashville, TN and Picked the Top 21

May 26, 2020

As it appeared on Why These Divorce Lawyers? Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Nashville Divorce Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best. … MTR Family Law PLLC For more than 30 […]

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International Prenuptial Agreements

April 24, 2020

As it appeared in the Tennessee Bar Journal In today’s world, practitioners must be ready to handle a prenuptial agreement that has been prepared in a foreign jurisdiction and to prepare a prenuptial agreement that may later be enforced in a jurisdiction other than Tennessee. Knowledge of the best way to enforce the parties’ agreement […]

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Legal Separation Agreements and Their Effect on Divorce

February 2, 2020

The Tennessee Code provides, as an alternative to divorce, that parties may enter into a legal separation agreement. Specifically, the Code states “[a] party who alleges grounds for divorce from the bonds of matrimony may, as an alternative to filing a complaint for divorce, file a complaint for legal separation. Such complain shall set forth […]

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James Brandon Tomlin joins MTR Family Law

December 4, 2019

Nashville, TN – James Brandon Tomlin has joined MTR Family Law as an associate, announced Marlene Eskind Moses, founding manager at the firm. “Brandon is a capable attorney who will be an asset to the firm and our clients,” said Moses. “He brings business acumen, excellent client relationship skills and keen attention to detail to […]

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Ethics in Family Law Mediation

December 30, 2018

As is it appeared on the Tennessee Bar Association By Marlene Moses and Manuel Russ This column was updated April 25, 2019 – after its original publication, to reflect a change in the location of the forms. Ethics for lawyers is always an important topic. Ethics in mediation, particularly in divorce cases, is an area […]

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Changing a Life Insurance Beneficiary in Violation of an Injunction

September 1, 2018

As it appeared in the Tennessee Bar Association By Marlene Moses and Manuel Russ In the recent Tennessee Supreme Court opinion issued in June 2018, Coleman v. Olson, the court dealt with the issue of an alteration of the beneficiary of a life insurance policy during the pendency of a divorce. Family law practitioners should […]

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Merger Doctrine in Family Law

May 20, 2018

As it appeared in the Tennessee Bar Association When divorcing parties have agreed to a division of their estate, they will enter into a Marital Dissolution Agreement (MDA) that, as part of the finalization of the divorce, is submitted to the court for approval and signature. The divorcing court will then merge the MDA into […]

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