Nashville, Tennesee

The attorneys at Hayes Thomas PLC have nearly four decades of combined legal experience in the area of matrimonial and family law. Hayes Thomas PLC has earned a reputation for aggressive, detail-oriented representation, and its attorneys have been recognized in various forums for their leadership and legal acumen.

Legal practice focused on

Family Law & Divorce

Hayes Thomas PLC focuses on divorce matters typically involving large estates and complex financial issues. Hayes Thomas PLC has handled a variety of high-profile, complicated divorce cases and has represented a myriad of country music celebrities, professional athletes, healthcare executives, venture capitalists, business owners, attorneys, doctors, and many other professionals at both the trial and appellate levels.

Hayes Thomas PLC has successfully litigated countless divorce and child custody cases together, and each has extensive trial experience. Hayes Thomas PLC obtained what is believed to be the highest alimony in futuro award ever rendered by a Court in a contested trial in Tennessee ($17,500.00 per month for life) and that same year obtained what is believed to be one of the highest awards of attorneys’ fees ever rendered by a Court against a spouse in a contested divorce trial in Tennessee (over $500,000.00 against the wife).

Mr. Hayes is one of a small number of Tennessee attorneys to be named a Fellow in The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has been listed as one of the “Best Lawyers in America™” in matrimonial and family law every year since 2007. Mr. Hayes was recently honored as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee”.