While we run a welcoming firm, we are skilled negotiators and powerful litigators, and our track record attests to the spirit we bring to each case. We have more than 30 years of combined experience in the following areas:
Whether you are facing the trauma of a contentious divorce or the bittersweet challenge of adopting a grandchild or stepchild, the issues that arise from family law matters can consume all of your focus. A Tennessee family law attorney can offer useful guidance about the process and help to mitigate the stress you may be feeling. At Hagar & Phillips, PLLC, we offer individualized support and unique solutions for each case we handle.
Whether through negotiation or litigation, our lawyers are prepared to advocate for your interests.
We can assist with the following:
Non-criminal cases are handled through civil litigation. In these cases, two or more parties (individuals or businesses) seeking money or other compensation for damages have the dispute settled through a trial, hearing, or an alternative form of dispute resolution such as arbitration or mediation.
For those seeking settlement who want to avoid the time and expense of going to court, mediation functions as an alternative dispute resolution method. As an impartial third party, the mediating attorney’s role is to guide the involved parties to a resolution of mutual satisfaction.
Whether through court action or mediation, the following types of disputes can be addressed with civil litigation:
If you are facing criminal charges, you may be unfamiliar with the law or your constitutional rights. Sadly, both police and prosecutors know this and will count on your inexperience. For any criminal charge, having a lawyer who knows how to protect your rights is always an advantage - even if the offense seems minor. Penalties for a criminal conviction are wide-ranging. Hiring a trusted advocate is important.
We often defend clients against charges relating to:
You obtained your license so you could practice medicine, not so you could deal with business matters. Nevertheless, you may find yourself struggling to understand the paperwork, regulations, compliance issues, and licensing matters you must deal with each day. Unfortunately, many operating in the healthcare field often find themselves facing charges of criminal wrongdoing because of a lack of attention to the critical rules that govern the many aspects of being a healthcare provider. Hagar & Phillips, PLLC has the expertise to advise you with all aspects of your practice so you never have to worry about compliance.
Our experience can benefit you if you are seeking guidance on any of the following and more: