Middle Tennessee Auto Accident, Estate Planning, & Business Attorneys
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Law Firm OverviewBateman & Bateman, PC represents individuals and business in finding solutions to serious legal problems. The firm takes pride in the many referrals it receives from present and former clients, and the many referrals it receives from other attorneys in this region and throughout the United States.
Located in Clarksville, TN, Bateman & Bateman, PC is proud of providing competent representation in a dignified manner, while producing favorable results for its clients throughout the State of Tennessee.
Our law firm's dedication to clients is unmatched. Bateman & Bateman, PC has handled cases throughout the State of Tennessee and, through association with other attorneys, in many other States and foreign countries. However, the firm's main emphasis is on representing clients in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee and the surrounding area of northern Middle Tennessee including Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, and Robertson counties in Middle Tennessee.
Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
Bateman & Bateman, P.C. provides legal representation and services in the following areas of law:
- Personal Injury
Our qualified lawyers handle many personal injury claims, such as:
. Auto accidents
. Trucking accidents
. Motorcycle accidents
. Boating accidents
. ATV accidents
. Airplane accidents
. Workplace injuries
. Products liability
. Slip, trip, and falls
. Dog bites
. Many other forms of injuries
Hiring experienced civil litigators such as the lawyers of Bateman & Bateman, PC increases your chances of obtaining compensation for your injury.
• Auto Accidents
Our firm offers experienced legal counsel to people injured in car accidents and motorcycle crashes. If you suffered an injury because of another driver's negligence or misconduct, please contact the skilled personal injury attorneys at Bateman & Bateman, PC. Our lawyers protect auto accident victims on local Tennessee streets and highways including: I-24, I-40, US 41A, US 79, Route 12, Route 13, and, Route 149.
• Trucking Accidents
Trucking accidents differ from other motor vehicle crashes for many reasons:
. People in passenger vehicles are usually more severely injured than truck drivers
. Truckers have a higher level of responsibility on the road
. Big rig companies have a safety net of insurance agents and defense attorneys who specialize in defending injured motorists' claims.
The sad truth is that the trucking company's resources often succeed. While truckers' professional liability is higher, they have experience on their side. Get experience on your side, too—contact Bateman & Bateman, PC for your trucking accident injury claim.
• Wrongful Death
According to Department of Vital Statistics data, in 2006, accidental deaths claimed 179 Tennesseans in just the area Bateman & Bateman, PC serves:
. 73 in Montgomery County
. 5 in Houston County
. 25 in Dickson County
. 11 in Stewart County
. 12 in Humphreys County
. 26 in Cheatham County
. 27 in Robertson County
For survivors of these tragedies, Bateman & Bateman attorneys are ready to provide effective legal counsel. In these difficult times, accomplished legal service can win you a settlement or trial verdict to recoup losses for expenses from this fatal accident, such as funeral costs, medical bills, and loss of future earnings. If you have lost a family member to a wrongful death by accident, medical malpractice, or poorly maintained property, contact Bateman & Bateman, PC today.
• Premises Liability
Property owners are responsible for maintaining the safety of their property. Whether your accident resulted from a slip and fall, a broken sidewalk, a building's unsafe structure, or another hazardous condition, Bateman & Bateman, PC can help. Contact the law firm and speak with an attorney to determine is you have the right to compensation from the landlord, retailer, or other property owner for your injury.
- Estate Planning
Planning your estate is necessary to ensure that your property is divided according to your wishes after your death. Estate planning is a complicated process. You must be sure that all your documents are legal and in proper order to minimize future confusion. It is best to have an experienced estate planning and probate lawyer at your service to help you with the following elements:
. Last will and testament
. Joint ownership planning
. Life insurance trusts
. Grantor retained annuity trust
. Estate, gift, and income tax planning
. Retirement benefits
. Business succession plans
. Dynasty trusts
. Private foundations and charities
. Living trusts
. Distribution from retirement plans
. Planned charitable giving
. Probate and trust proceedings representation
. Asset protection planning
. Estate tax reduction techniques
. Estate tax structures
When you hire Bateman & Bateman for your estate planning needs, you get the accounting background of our attorneys, who can help you minimize the taxes and fees you pay when distributing your property.
• Wills and Trusts
Wills and trusts function to ensure that your affairs are in order upon your death. If you do not leave instructions for dividing your assets, Tennessee state laws decide for you. Bateman & Bateman, PC helps you draft and affirm your will and designate the proper personal representative so your last wishes can be properly carried out. In the event that you do not want a will, Bateman & Bateman lawyers can help you set up any of the following arrangements:
. Power of attorney
. Tenancy in common
. Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
. Revocable living trust/grantor trust
. Transfer on Death (TOD) bank account
. Payable on Death (POD) bank account
. Joint tenancy with right of survivorship (JTROS)
. Regardless of how much property you have, drafting a will and trust ensures that your assets are allocated properly.
Probate is the legal process that secures the appropriate division of your personal property. In probate court, you can:
. File and validate your will
. Pay the decedent's taxes and debts
. Formally divide the decedent's property
Bateman & Bateman, PC represents estates, beneficiaries, and other interested parties during the administration of estates. Probate court often sees families contest their decedent's will. In this case, trust the attorneys of Bateman & Bateman to provide an effective, civilized voice for your wishes in court.
• Estate Settlements
Settling estates can be stressful for those involved. Trust the experience and civilized demeanor of our attorneys to guide your loved ones through these difficult but necessary times. Bateman & Bateman lawyers attempt to compassionately resolve arguments that arise while protecting your rights and wishes.
• Estate Litigation
Bateman & Bateman, PC lawyers are adept at handling disputes that arise in probate, including will contests, claims of creditors, and applications for rights of spouses and children electing against a will.
- Business Counseling, Litigation, and Dispute Resolution
With their accounting as well as legal backgrounds, our attorneys have the skills to make sure your company is on the right track. Bateman & Bateman, PC focus on the following business counseling, litigation, and dispute resolution:
Business formation—Bateman & Bateman helps you decide which type of business is best
Tax law and tax implications of owning and operating a business
Dispute resolution—promoting civility and justice in shareholder disputes and partnership agreements
Contracts—Bateman lawyers draft, review, and litigate all contracts for your company
Breach of contract—disputes between contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers
Employment law matters—including wage and hour disputes, discrimination cases
Real estate law—property boundary disputes, condemnation, eminent domain, encroachment
Lease agreements—commercial and residential property agreements
Collections issues—delinquent accounts
Securities—fraud cases requiring arbitration, insider trading, 10B5 violations
Mechanics liens—ensuring quality work is completed
- Other Practice Areas
While handling some of the most complex and advanced legal cases of any law firm in the Clarksville, Montgomery County area, the firm takes pride in meeting the everyday legal needs of its clients. Finding a trustworthy lawyer can be difficult. Hire our attorneys to represent you in all potential legal matters. Over the years, Bateman & Bateman, PC has maintained a varied practice. This variety means that we can meet the legal needs of our clients, or put our clients in touch with an appropriate contact to solve your legal problem. In addition to the personal injury, estate planning, and business law representation, the law firm also provides legal counsel in other areas, including:
• Criminal Defense
Our attorneys have experience in defending both individuals and businesses who have been accused of crimes. Whether you are charged with a felony or misdemeanor, criminal charges are a serious matter which requires competent representation to help you achieve the most favorable resolution, based upon your circumstances.
At times, the outcome at a trial is disappointing. In our legal system, you have the right to appeal. Our attorneys have experience in handling appeals in the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Tennessee Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Contact us if the results of your trial were disappointing and you are considering an appeal.
Mr. Thomas N. Bateman
Business and Industry, Estate Planning, Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate
Mr. Robert T. Bateman
Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Employment, Personal Injury
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