Serving Clients Throughout Middle Tennessee
Domestic Violence Solving Legal Matters

Franklin Domestic Violence Defense Attorneys

Customized Legal Strategies and Reliable Representation for Clients in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Beating domestic violence charges to preserve your reputation and freedom requires skilled legal representation. At Puryear, Newman & Morton, PLLC, we are committed to providing the clients we serve with the comprehensive legal services they need to fight the criminal charges filed against them. From losing your right to own a firearm to imprisonment and expensive fines, the consequences of domestic violence charges can be very serious and have long-lasting consequences. Reach out to our criminal defense team today if you have been arrested or accused of domestic violence so we can get to work defending your rights.

Our firm has more than 100 years of combined legal experience. Call (615) 933-2366 to schedule your case consultation to learn more about your options.

What is Considered Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence can take many forms, from violent assaults, to threats of violence, to financial or sexual abuse. Physical abuse that occurs among family members such as hitting, spitting, punching, and other types of violence can be considered domestic violence. Common examples of domestic violence include:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Economic Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse & Intimidation
  • Isolation
  • Control

Order of Protection

When police in Tennessee respond to domestic violence calls, they often ask the alleged victim if they want to obtain an order of protection against the alleged abuser. An order of protection prevents parties involved in the domestic violence dispute from contacting each other via telephone, email, or third persons. This can have unforeseen consequences if you are accused of domestic violence, including:

  • Being prohibited from entering your own home
  • Being prohibited from seeing your children
  • Extra vulnerability to arrest and possible incarceration for alleged violations of the order of protection

If a court issues an order of protection, then a hearing will be set within 15 days. During the hearing, a judge may dismiss the order of protection or extend it for up to a full year.

Dedicated Defense Attorneys in Your Corner

Defending the rights of clients and helping them pursue their case goals is our top priority. When you choose our legal team to represent you in your domestic violence case, you can count on us to use our extensive resources to devise a strong legal strategy. We know that these cases can be complicated and stressful. But with our guidance and reliable legal advocates on your side, you can feel confident that we will vigorously fight to protect all of your rights under the law.

Call (615) 933-2366 or contact us online to schedule your case consultation with a domestic violence lawyer at our firm. We proudly serve clients throughout Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

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  • To say I was impressed would be an understatement. If you need the best legal counsel and sound advice, and sometimes it’s advice you don’t want to hear but need to, then Phil Newman and the Puryear, Newman & Morton team deliver.

    “What I needed was a legal counsel to work with me through the divorce process, provide critical guidance, sound legal advice, and have a proven track record of expertise and results. Phil Newman ...”

    - Carl H.
  • I can’t say enough about this firm.  I am treated like family and have the utmost confidence in all of the attorneys and staff there.

    “I’ve been a client of Phil Newman since 2003; he calls me a repeat offender because I’ve used him and his office several times over the past 14 years. When I experienced divorce for the first time, I ...”

    - Brenda L.
  • With his expertise and the help of the Puryear, Newman & Morton firm, they did exactly that and I am extremely grateful to him and his firm.

    “Phil Newman was recommended to me by a colleague at work. Phil was the attorney representing my colleague’s former spouse – if this is not the highest recommendation a lawyer can receive, I don’t know ...”

    - Keith S.
  • Phil was my rock and my protector. I felt strong because I had Phil and Julie in my corner.

    “Phil was highly recommended to me by a long-time friend who had recently gone through a divorce and was in a very similar situation to mine. I have two young boys and was the breadwinner in my ...”

    - Tracy P.
  • Organized and diligent, Alisha was always one step ahead of those involved and made one of the most difficult times of my life a bit easier to stomach.

    “At our first meeting, I was impressed with Alisha Warner’s communication skills and professional demeanor. As we moved along, I found Alisha to be reliable, dedicated, supportive, patient, and ...”

    - Lauren L.
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Learn Why People Hire Us
  • Experience

    Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience.

  • Dedicated

    Our attorneys are dedicated to serving the needs of it's clients in a professional, ethical, and caring manner.

  • Diverse

    We are a full-service law firm with skilled attorneys who have years of experience handling specific areas of law.

  • Rooted In the Community

    Our firm has been serving the people of Franklin for over 20 years and have an excellent reputation within the community.

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