Daniel P. Ufford has an established reputation dedicating his skill and experience to accomplish solutions for you.
Daniel P. Ufford is an experienced attorney and mediator who is motivated to bring true service to the legal profession. He strives to provide access to the legal system for all clients that seek his services.
Mr. Ufford is a General Practitioner who works primarily out of Clarksville, but practices across Middle Tennessee. Mr. Ufford can assist you with any area of law, and focuses his practice mainly on Family Law, Estate Planning, Business Planning, and Criminal Law.
Daniel P. Ufford was raised in a family of entrepreneurs. He was brought up with first-hand knowledge of a business growing from family-owned to corporate status. Those roots engrained a drive for success, and a dedication to serving clientele. He grew from those roots into his professional career.
Before opening the Ufford Law & Mediation Offices, Mr. Ufford worked at the Public Defender Office for the 19th Judicial District of Tennessee. This required handling a complex, and remarkably large caseload, and staying current on legal issues. He consistently interacted with clients, negotiated with district attorneys, and conducted field research in preparation for trial.
As an attorney Mr. Ufford is experienced in working to litigate the best outcome for you. As a mediator, Mr. Ufford is trained and experienced in helping you achieve positive solutions.
Let Daniel P. Ufford use his skill, experience, and dedication to further your goals today!
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» United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
» Rule 31 Mediator
» Tennessee Bar Association
» Montgomery County Bar Association, President 2019
» Robertson County Bar Association
» American Bar Association
» Jacksonville State University Alumni Association
» Thomas M. Cooley Law School Alumni Association
» Omicron Delta Kappa: National Leadership Honors Society
» Omicron Delta Epsilon: National Economics Honors Society
» Pi Sigma Alpha: National Political Science Honor Society
6 Years of Selfless Service: Public Defender Office, 19th District of Tennessee
Attorney for Justice: Tennessee Supreme Court
Certificate of Completion: Trial College, TACDL
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Jacksonville State University
For undergraduate work, Mr. Ufford attended Jacksonville State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with honors. He included a double minor in Business Administration, and in Business and Technical Writing. This degree required the study of both the legal and business environments. Mr. Ufford was also the President of the Pre-Law Society, providing professional and organizational experience.
He graduated cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School with a concentration in Litigation. While there, he served on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Practical and Clinical Law. That position required leadership skills, and also exposure to various legal topics while reading, voting, and editing articles for publication. Mr. Ufford also participated in both Moot Court and Mock Trial, requiring skills in litigation, composing briefs, and posing arguments.
While practicing law, Mr. Ufford has continued to build his knowledge and skill. He is a 2014 graduate of the TACDL Trial College. He has also trained and attended seminars related to Alternative Dispute Resolution, including becoming a Rule 31 Mediator. Mr. Ufford continues to learn and also train other attorneys and mediators through Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentations.
Mr. Ufford has consistently built his knowledge, skill, and experience to develop in-depth perspectives and insight. Contact Ufford Law & Mediation Offices today to start the path towards solutions for you!
It ordinarily is a good idea to consult with a lawyer about major life events or changes, such as a divorce. Daniel P. Ufford will protect your rights, as well as the rights of your children. Mr. Ufford keeps current with the laws concerning marriage, divorce, marital property, child custody and visitation, and family support.
Generally, spouses are free to divide their property as they see fit in a marital settlement agreement. However, if the division of property cannot be settled, then the court must make the determination. Whether a settlement, or hearing before a court, Daniel P. Ufford has the knowledge, skill, and experience to advocate for you
Traditionally, the common law denied grandparents visitation with a child over a parent’s objections. But since 1965, all states have enacted legislation enabling grandparents to petition the courts for visitation rights with grandchildren. Daniel P. Ufford can help you determine your visitation rights.
Business Law is a very broad category. It includes all of the laws that govern how to start, buy, manage and close or sell any type of business. Daniel P. Ufford can help you navigate the complexities of this area of law, so that you can run your business efficiently.
Yes. Whether a sole proprietorship, or a multinational corporation, any successful business has an Attorney at arm’s length to answer legal questions. Your business will run more efficiently when you are able to make decisions knowing all the ramifications. Daniel P. Ufford has the expertise to make that happen.
The process of determining a your business objectives, strategies and projected actions in order to promote its survival and development. Business planning typically has two key aspects, one focused on making profits and the other focused on dealing with risks that might negatively impact the business. There are specific planning strategies for starting a business, and for running a business. Daniel P. Ufford can help you with every planning milestone for your business.
Estate planning is a process involving the counsel of professional advisors who are familiar with your goals and concerns, your assets and how they are owned, and your family structure. Estate planning covers the transfer of property at death as well as a variety of other personal matters and may or may not involve tax planning. The core document most often associated with this process is your will. Daniel P. Ufford has the expertise to work with you to obtain your goals for your assets.
If you die without a will, the state’s laws of descent and distribution will determine who receives your property by default. These laws vary from state to state. That plan may or may not reflect your actual wishes, and some of the built-in protections may not be necessary for your family setting. A will allows you to alter the state’s default plan to suit your personal preferences. It also permits you to exercise control over personal decisions that broad and general state default provisions cannot address. Let Daniel P. Ufford help you plan your Will today.
Trusts are legal arrangements that can provide incredible flexibility for the ownership of certain assets, and enable you and your heirs to achieve a number of significant personal goals that cannot be achieved otherwise. The trust operates outside, and beyond, what is covered by a will. Daniel P. Ufford can help you establish a trust to achieve your specific goals.
Quite possibly. A judge can order you to serve part or all of a criminal sentence in jail. Whether or not that will happen can only be predicted with thorough insight, and competent legal advice. Daniel P. Ufford can use his years of experience to help you through the criminal justice process.
Yes. Too often there is a mistaken belief that courts will show more mercy if you plead guilty and do not hire an attorney. Do not make this mistake. Without an attorney, you are often subject to the mercy of the State prosecutor. Daniel P. Ufford will advocate for you to ensure your rights, interests, and role are properly addressed.
Crimes are each categorized by classifications. Generally, felonies are more serious than misdemeanors. However, there are further classifications within each of those categories. Also, the specific nature of an offense can carry further ramifications—For example, driver license suspension, registry requirements, or community supervision to name a few. Let Daniel P. Ufford use his expertise to guide and advise you through the criminal justice process.