Domestic Law

Domestic Areas
The attorneys at McKoon, Williams, Atchley & Stanley, PLLC are committed to helping you face your family-related legal matters head on with honest, straightforward advice and experienced legal representation. We are a results oriented firm and handle all types of family law matters. We provide attentive, full service representation for all aspects of family law, including the practice areas of:

Divorce and legal separation
High net worth divorce
Executive divorce
High profile divorce
Child custody and child visitation
Child support
Division of marital property
Spousal support and alimony
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
Paternity
Military divorce

With a careful eye toward quality of service over quantity of cases, we carefully manage our caseload to provide timely feedback and clear, consistent communication to our clients at all times. We feel that this approach grants our clients peace of mind during otherwise difficult and turbulent times. We are dedicated to achieving the best results for you and your family.

When your family is in the midst of a legal crisis or issue, it can be more than a little overwhelming, especially if you are unfamiliar with or intimidated by the legal system. At McKoon, Williams, Atchley & Stanley, PLLC, you will find a Chattanooga family law attorney who will guide you through all of your legal options and answer any questions you may have about how various decisions could impact your future and the future of your family. Whether you need a child custody attorney, a divorce lawyer, are trying to prove paternity and collect child support, or are unsure exactly what all might be involved with the impending dissolution of your marriage, your Chattanooga family law attorney at McKoon, Williams, Atchley & Stanley, PLLC will protect your rights, help you pursue what is just, and ensure that your best interests are always at the fore of all proceedings.

When filing for divorce, there can be uncontested, contested, high end or military divorces. Our divorce lawyers in Chattanooga, Tennessee provide exceptional service for those seeking soldiers relief or divorce mediation as an alternative to a standard divorce. Our divorce attorneys are more than happy to provide you with information on legal separation, amicable divorce, and common law marriage. There are many different important legal issues that you and your ex-spouse to be must find answers for. Even though it may seem impossible to come to an agreement on important aspects of the divorce, it is essential and our divorce lawyers are here to help you.
Mr. McKoon is a seasoned litigator having represented clients at both the state and federal level in disputes such as unfair competition, raiding claims, gender, race and national origin harassment and discrimination claims, suits to enforce non-competition, non-solicitation, and "shop rights" provisions, protection of trade secrets, breaches of contract, audit malpractice, conversion, probate and estate disputes, and various torts including catastrophic injury claims.
Attorney, Clayton M. Whittaker is an attorney licensed in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. Admitted to the highest courts of these states, the Supreme Court of the United States, the 6th and 11th Circuits courts of appeals, and the District Courts in the Eastern District of Tennessee and the Northern District of Georgia, he has represented clients in these courts throughout his 27 years of the practice of law.
Trevor is a fourth generation lawyer.  He began practicing law in 2008, when he joined his father and Bill Dietzen, his father’s long time law partner, at the firm Dietzen & Atchley, where he spent his formative years as a young attorney and benefitted greatly from the mentorship his father and Mr. Dietzen provided.  Unfortunately, Mr. Dietzen passed away in March 2015.  Trevor joined McKoon, Williams, Atchley & Stanley, PLLC, in December 2015.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Erika attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she received a B.S. in 2012, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she received a J.D. in 2016. Erika joined McKoon, Williams, Atchley, & Stulce in July 2018.