Memphis Divorce Attorney

Family Law Lawyers Proudly Serving Families in Memphis, Tennessee

The team applies generations of experience, nationally recognized expertise, and up-to-date technology to lead their clients through negotiations, mediation, arbitration or litigation. The depth of the Rice Divorce Law’s personnel provides the ability to tailor representation to each client’s individual needs and goals. While the team is proud of courtroom success, its greatest satisfaction often comes from obtaining a quiet settlement favorable to the client.

Our Dedicated Legal Team

A Word From Our Clients...

  • “Things went very smoothly. He undid the damage caused by the first attorney.”

  • “I was in the best hands throughout the process.”

  • “Nick made every effort to work out my case at the lowest cost and time possible.”

  • “I would highly recommend Rice Law to anyone looking for legal advice!”

    Ran G.
  • “Mr. Rice is a very professional and employs a highly trained team of assistants who both assist him and keep the paperwork flowing to a quick conclusion of my case.”

  • “Without his help I would have never been able to raise my children.”

  • “I called Larry and I’m glad I did.”

  • “I appreciated he and his staff keeping me informed during the entire process.”

  • “During difficult times, they can be trusted to help you make the best decisions for your future.”

  • “They always made time for me and made me feel like a priority.”

  • “Larry, Erin, Susan & Linsey gained my trust quickly and my utmost respect.”

    Susan T.
  • “I am grateful that I had Larry to help me through that challenging period of my personal life.”

    Former Client
  • “Rice Law Firm believed in me enough that I am stronger today than ever!”

    Tina C.
  • “Very professional and puts his clients interest first”

  • “ My son and I met Nick and we were both very impressed by his easy manner of talking and his knowledge of the law.”


Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Martindale-Hubbell Highest Level 2019
  • NBTA
  • Distinguished High Achievement 2019
  • NAFLA 2019
  • 10 Best
  • The National Advocates Top 100
  • The National Advocates Top 100
  • NAFLA 2016
  • FLA
  • NAFLA 2017
  • Avvo 2017
  • ASLA
  • NAFLA 2018
  • Avvo 10
  • SuperLawyer

Why Rice Divorce Law?

  • our law firm wrote the book on divorce practice and are recognized by other lawyers as the standard in divorce and family law.

  • Three generations of family law experience, focused on your case

  • Certified Family Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

  • Highly Awarded and Specifically Qualified Legal Team

Are You Dealing With a Tennessee Divorce?

Let Our Memphis Family Law Attorney Guide You

Divorce brings with it a whole host of conditions, considerations, and conflicts. How should you handle child support and custody? Is legal separation the right choice for you and your spouse? What are your grounds for the divorce and how will you prove them? How do you prepare for a deposition and what should you expect?

Rice Law has compassionate, real-world advice and answers for all of these questions and more. Each Memphis divorce lawyer at our Tennessee law firm has extensive experience with and vast knowledge of the laws governing divorce in Tennessee.

Larry and Nick Rice wrote the book that is widely recognized as the national standard for divorce lawyers. Divorce is never pleasant, and it is often confusing and complex.

With Rice Law as your guide, you can get through it.

Personalized Attention and Tailored Solutions

Every divorce presents its own unique challenges, which is why the team at Rice Law is committed to providing strategies and solutions that are tailored to the individual needs of our clients. Whether you are seeking spousal support, requesting a child support modification or fighting for custody of your children, you can rely on our Memphis family law lawyers to walk you through every step of the process while protecting your interests.

In Tennessee, you can file for either a no-fault or a fault-based divorce. Our Memphis divorce lawyers can help you navigate whichever process you decide to move forward with.

Below are the state of Tennessee no-fault divorce options:

  • Irreconcilable differences
  • 2 years of separation without minor children

If you are seeking a fault-based divorce in TN, here are some of the grounds for divorce options:

  • Adultery
  • Attempted murder
  • Bigamy
  • Impotence
  • Conviction of a felony
  • Willful or malicious desertion for at least a year without reasonable cause
  • Cruel and inhuman conduct or treatment
  • Habitual drug abuse or drunkenness

Obtaining a fault-based divorce in Memphis, Tennessee can be difficult.

You will need evidence that proves fault, including video or audio recordings, eyewitness testimony, and financial documents.

Whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, you can feel confident that our highly experienced Tennessee divorce lawyers have what it takes to obtain the best possible results for your family law issues or divorce case. Our Memphis lawyers understand how emotionally taxing this experience can be, which is why we are dedicated to providing compassionate guidance and strong legal support. Our Memphis family law firm also provides mediation services for those who wish to settle their divorce amicably and without having to go to court. Through the mediation process, you and your spouse can negotiate the terms of your divorce, which will ultimately give you both more control over the outcome.

With more than 75 years of combined experience, you can rest assured your case is in good hands with us.

Rice Law

275 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: (901) 526-6701

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

We Wrote the Book on Divorce

Attorneys Larry Rice and Nick Rice authored The Complete Guide to Divorce Practice: Forms and Procedures for the Lawyer, originally published in 1992 and now in its fifth edition. This comprehensive resource is widely recognized as the national standard for divorce and family law attorneys. With Rice Divorce Law, when we say we have the extensive knowledge you need, we mean it.

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