The Law Office of Alan Pritchard, PLLC
Attorney at Law · 901-249-8748
Practice Areas Business and Commercial Disputes Breach of Contract Cases Commercial Debt Collection Construction Law/Mechanics' & Materialmens' Liens Evictions Immigration Closely Held or Family Owned Corporations and Shareholders Rights
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The Law Office of Alan Pritchard, PLLC represents clients throughout Tennessee including Memphis, Shelby County and West Tennessee as well as the states of Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky. Mr. Pritchard focuses his practice in the areas of business and commercial disputes, breach of contract litigation, and commercial and consumer debt collection. The Law Office of Alan Pritchard, PLLC provides representation for individuals, sole-proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and small and medium-sized businesses. Mr. Pritchard has over two decades of experience handling cases, including trials and appeals, arbitrations, and mediations in both state and federal courts.

Tennessee's Types of Alimony - A Guide to Spousal Support
Posted by Alan Pritchard on April 2, 2014

            In Tennessee, following the division of marital property in an action for divorce, legal separation or separate maintenance, either spouse may seek alimony, and the court will award support to the spouse that it finds to be “economically disadvantaged” relative to the other.  T.C.A. § 36-5-121.  There are four types of alimony recognized in Tennessee: alimony in solido, rehabilitative alimony, alimony in futuro, and transitional alimony. 


Landlord's and Tenant's Rights and Obligations Under the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
Posted by Alan Pritchard on September 18, 2013

In 1975, Tennessee adopted the Uniform Residential Act (“URLTA”), giving tenants and landlords significant remedies and protections.  Tennessee’s version of the URLTA is contained within Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 66-28-101 through -521, and applies to Tennessee counties with populations over 68,000.  These counties are as follows:  Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Maury, Montgomery, Sevier, Shelby, Sumner, and Wilson.  Additionally, for rental agreements entered into, extended, or renewed on or after October 1, 2008, the URLTA also applies to Rutherford, Sullivan, Washington, and Williamson counties.


Enforcement of Foreign Judgment in a Commercial Debt Collection or Breach of Contract Case Tennessee
Posted by Alan Pritchard on November 18, 2012

Many times, a company or individual will obtain a judgment on a commercial debt or breach of contract case in one state, but cannot collect the judgment in the state in which it obtained the judgment because the judgment debtor has no assets in that state.  In that circumstance, the judgment creditor will have to enforce the judgment in the state in which the judgment debtor has assets.  Fortunately, many states, including Tennessee, have enacted a uniform law, the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act, which facilliates the enrollment and enforcement of a judgment from one state in Tennessee. 


Introduction to The Law Office of Alan Pritchard
Posted by Alan Pritchard on October 9, 2012

Welcome to the initial blog for The Law Office of Alan Pritchard, PLLC. The purpose of this intial blog is to introduce myself and my areas of practice. My office is located in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to being licensed to practice law in Tennessee, I am also currently licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Indiana. I am an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell.