Welcome to Cheatham, Palermo & Garrett

Family is extremely important to us. We know how much family matters and we know how hard it can be when things don’t go according to plan. With 150 years of combined experience in the areas of Tennessee Family Law, the law firm of Cheatham, Palermo & Garrett is here to assist our clients through this difficult time in their lives and to craft personal solutions to their legal needs.

We strive to help you find a resolution to all of your family law matters including prenuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, post divorce and child support issues, and specialized division of retirement assets. We help you understand and assess your options, explaining the pros and cons in each potential course of action. We offer our well-informed judgment to help you navigate through the process, and come to a solution that not only meets your specific needs, but that gives you the closure and reassurance you need to move forward.

All of the attorneys at Cheatham, Palermo and Garrett are noted for the reputation and accomplishments in the legal community. 

The CPG Advantage

Each case is unique. We are experienced and focus on high asset, complex asset division, high conflict and high profile cases. Our clients are music celebrities, athletes, business owners, attorneys, doctors, and many other high-profile individuals and their spouses. We represent our clients at the trial level and if necessary through the appellate court.  

Our representation has led to successful results for many high asset, high profile and high conflict cases. Call us! Let us put our years of experience to work for your best interests as well. 
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Our Family Law Practice

DivorceChild CustodyChild SupportJuvenile CourtPrenuptial Agreements Music / Intellectual Property

COVID-19 update

Our association has been serving the family law needs of the Middle Tennessee area for over forty years, and we are still hear for you today.

Our office in Nashville is currently closed. If you are a current client of Ms. Palermo or Ms. Loring, please email the legal assistant assigned to your case.  

Our Franklin Attorneys are available to serve your legal needs and our office is open by appointment only. Our Franklin office staff are working remotely and are available to assist our clients by phone or email. We also have available technology for remote conferencing.  

David Garrett and Jacob Thorington are also continuing to serve in our capacity as Rule 31 Mediators. 

During this time, we are continuing to work and take new cases to serve your family law legal needs.  


Nashville Attorney Office


Denty CheathamRose PalermoTaylor Loring

Franklin Attorney Office

We help clients navigate through this difficult and stressful period in their lives and help craft personal solutions to their client’s legal needs. Practice areas include prenuptial agreements, high asset and financially complex divorces, child custody, post nuptial agreements, post divorce, and child support cases. David Garrett and Jacob Thorington are also Rule 31 Listed Family Law Mediators.

PHONE: 615-790-0982          EMAIL: staff@cpgarrettlaw.com


David GarrettJason TalleyJacob Thorington