Family Law, Criminal, Estate

Jim Purple, Attorney at Law practicing in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Born and raised in Peoria, Illinois, Jim Purple moved south to Chattanooga, TN in 1969. Jim attended Memphis State Law School and graduated in 1982. Jim Purple has been practicing law in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, since 1982. Attorney Purple loves children, and loves helping people and families successfully through legal issues.

Attorney Who Focuses on People

As a lawyer Jim Purple represents a variety of people in many areas of law.  Chattanooga Attorney Jim Purple is a people person, an attorney who focuses on people. He truly cares about his clients.  In fact, many of those that Jim Purple has represented as a lawyer, are considered friends.  Jim is married to Ellen Purple and is the father of four (4) children and the adoptive father of one (1) child.  He has four (4) grandchildren and several great grandchildren. 

Family Law Attorney

Divorce is a very tragic situation, and involves many emotional and legal issues.  This is true whether you have children involved in the divorce or not.  Obviously a family law attorney is not there to heal all of your wounds. But to guide you through the legal issues involved in divorce.  Retain a caring divorce lawyer to help you through emotional trauma. Jim makes the legal problems of divorce a lot easier to handle. Of course divorce is only one part of being a family law attorney. Jim also handles child custody disputes and adoptions. In fact, adoptions bring much joy to Attorney Jim Purple and the entire legal team. As an adoptive father, Jim has personal experience and loves helping families come together through adoption. Likewise, Jim vigorously defends parents who face termination of parental rights. When you need a family law attorney, choose caring experience.

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Criminal Defense Attorney

Arrested and charged with a crime? This as you know, is very serious. Even scary.  You face jail or prison time, probation, fines, loss of employment or family and friends. Protect your rights with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Jim Purple defends people charged with felonies, misdemeanor crimes, and DUI. Since 1982 Attorney Purple works for you in a realistic approach to the issue. No empty platitudes, just straight forward realistic advice and defense.

Chattanooga Attorney Jim Purple

Estate Planning and Probate

Attorney Jim Purple helps many people and their families with estate planning and probate. Jim believes firmly in sound comprehensive estate planning. Typically he recommends a trust centered estate plan, a complete approach. Jim also represents executors and beneficiaries in probate matters. Again, Jim focuses on people and their needs then applies his legal training and experience.