Family Law

That stress you feel as you move forward with a family law issue does not have to persist. Looking at the causes of the stress may lead you to find that the biggest problems are unanswered questions and concerns about the future.

At Chatham — Pittman, PLLC, in Hernando, Mississippi, our lawyers start every family law case by answering questions. We will spend time with you, helping you understand what the future will look like for you and your family after the legal issue is resolved. Then we will work with you to build a plan that suits your needs and goals, and we will move forward efficiently.

Help For Families Facing Legal Challenges Of All Kinds

With more than 40 years of combined experience, our attorneys can help you overcome any family law challenge you may face.

Divorce is the most common family law issue. It is often the most complex because it involves many challenges that need to be resolved simultaneously, from determining who gets custody of the children to dividing the marital property. We have achieved an impressive reputation for helping people navigate all the challenges involved in the divorce process.

We also handle a wide range of other family law issues, including:

  • Domestic violence
  • Protective orders/restraining orders
  • Paternity (for fathers and mothers)
  • Name changes
  • Modifications of child custody and support


Adoption is a highly anticipated and exciting time for parents. Unfortunately, the adoption process can be complicated, lengthy and intense. Our attorneys work with clients regarding all types of adoption needs. We seek to inform clients, assist them in adoption regulations and to expedite the adoption process.

We help families with:

  • Private adoption
  • Foreign adoption
  • Re-adoption
  • Stepparent adoption
  • Grandparent adoption


Our attorneys assist people in all stages of estate planning and administration. If you need assistance with wills, powers of attorney or probate administration, call us now.

Contact Our Mississippi Family Law Firm

Our attorneys are focused on providing clients with strong legal representation concerning all areas of family law. To schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers, contact us online or call us at 662-298-5160. We represent clients throughout northern Mississippi (including Southaven & Olive Branch) and western Tennessee.