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Are creditors threatening to take your home, your car or your paycheck? You might need to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer. Nashville area law firm Johnston and Street can give you the counsel that you need. Seeking protection and debt relief through bankruptcy may be your best move or your only remaining option. The knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys of Johnston and  Street can help you determine if bankruptcy is right for you and help you take full advantage of this opportunity to get your finances and your life under control. Read More...
Divorce is not a war that you win or lose. However, sometimes it is necessary to go to court to settle differences over property, money or children. The Franklin divorce attorneys at Johnston and Street view divorce and custody in terms of our clients' goals and long-term interests. We offer seasoned guidance for the tough decisions and complex obstacles, steering for out-of-court resolution, but ready to vigorously protect you in litigation. Read More...
Tennessee has tough DUI laws, with harsh penalties even for a first offense. But jail time and loss of driving privileges are not your only worries. A DUI conviction can create financial hardships, employment problems and other collateral consequences for you and your family. At Johnston and Street Attorneys at Law, we will make every effort to spare you from these serious penalties. Our experienced Franklin DUI lawyers provide aggressive representation for a drunk driving arrest or traffic violation. Read More...
When you are accused of a crime, you cannot bluff your way out of trouble. You need a lawyer who will be honest with you about where you stand. You need a lawyer who will make the prosecution prove its case. You need a lawyer who knows when to deal and when to fight. When your future is at stake, you need the help of experienced criminal defense attorneys. In Franklin TN, the attorneys of Johnston and Street can provide important, knowledgeable counsel. Read More...
 

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  • Overlooking the Franklin Court House - Our law office looks out onto the center of Franklin’s historic square where the first county courthouse was once a log building. Directly across the square from us the third county courthouse still stands. Built in 1858, it remains one of only a handful of antebellum courthouses in Tennessee. We think it’s important to our […]
  • Young Adults and Bankruptcy: A Fresh Start for a Fresh Life - The cost of an education has risen significantly in the past ten to twenty years. Unfortunately, the jobs requiring those pricey degrees often don’t pay the living wage needed to repay the debt on the education they require. More and more frequently we see young adults who have realized the importance of an education and […]
  • 6 Things to do when you’re in an Auto Accident in Franklin, TN - The stress and adrenaline of being in an automobile accident is enough to make even the most prepared drivers forget some of the basics. The things you need to do are simple enough, but without a little guidance, important information can be overlooked. Here is a short check list of a few things to consider […]
  • You are Entitled to Collect Unpaid Child Support in Tennessee - Raising a child without enough support takes a daily toll in work and worry. If you desperately need the child support you’re owed, but you simply do not know how to fight for it, we can help. First things first, here are some general guidelines to follow when you are owed child support. Ask. It […]
  • 4 SURPRISING WAYS YOUR ATTORNEY CAN HELP YOU COLLECT THE CHILD SUPPORT YOU ARE OWED - When you are the sole provider for a child you are responsible for financial, educational, physical, and emotional support every single day.  Your resources are completely used up and hiring an attorney to help you collect child support is just another expense.  But twenty minutes meeting with one of our attorneys will give you enough […]

Attorneys Who Have Valuable Experience


In times of distress, there is no substitute for knowledgeable counsel from an experienced trial lawyer. You will find that knowledge at Johnston and Street. With over 60 years of combined experience, our proven attorneys in Franklin, TN can offer you the expertise that you need. You need a solution for your current challenges but protection of your long-term interests. You also need the confidence to go to court when other avenues have been exhausted.

Attorneys Who Are Skilled in Diverse Legal Matters

We are confident that we can protect your interests, whether you are planning for the future or reacting to events. Our lawyers are known for their professionalism and integrity. They are known as aggressive litigators who get favorable results — in and out of court — by thoroughly preparing for trial. Our established law firm can meet many legal needs, but our core areas of practice include:

Consumer and Business Bankruptcy and Reorganization

Are creditors threatening to take your home, your car or your paycheck? You might need to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer. Nashville area law firm Johnston & Street can give you the counsel that you need. Seeking protection and debt relief through bankruptcy may be your best move or your only remaining option. The knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys of Johnston & Street can help you determine if bankruptcy is right for you and help you take full advantage of this opportunity to get your finances and your life under control. Read More...

Divorce and Custody Disputes

Divorce is not a war that you win or lose. However, sometimes it is necessary to go to court to settle differences over property, money or children. The Franklin divorce attorneys at Johnston & Street view divorce and custody in terms of our clients' goals and long-term interests. We offer seasoned guidance for the tough decisions and complex obstacles, steering for out-of-court resolution, but ready to vigorously protect you in litigation. Read More...

Child Custody and Visitation

With emotions high and no easy solutions, disagreements over parenting roles and responsibilities can quickly escalate into full-scale custody litigation. Whether you work it out or fight it out, it is critical to have solid legal advocacy behind you. The Williamson County Family Law Attorneys of Johnston & Street give clients the advice and support to resolve child custody disputes, but we are prepared to go to court when necessary. Read More...

DUI and Criminal Defense

Tennessee has tough DUI laws, with harsh penalties even for a first offense. But jail time and loss of driving privileges are not your only worries. A DUI conviction can create financial hardships, employment problems and other collateral consequences for you and your family. At Johnston & Street Attorneys at Law, we will make every effort to spare you from these serious penalties. Our experienced Franklin DUI lawyers provide aggressive representation for a drunk driving arrest or traffic violation. Read More...

Criminal Defense

When you are accused of a crime, you cannot bluff your way out of trouble. You need a lawyer who will be honest with you about where you stand. You need a lawyer who will make the prosecution prove its case. You need a lawyer who knows when to deal and when to fight. When your future is at stake, you need the help of experienced criminal defense attorneys. In Franklin TN, the attorneys of Johnston & Street can provide important, knowledgeable counsel. Read More...

Business Law and Litigation

It's no secret that the majority of start-ups fail within a few years. We aim to improve the odds by helping clients form the proper foundation for business success, and by protecting their legal and financial interests along the way. Read More...

Real Estate Law and Mortgage Solutions

If you are buying or selling real estate, developing or building, or fighting city hall, our Franklin TN real estate attorneys can help you scout out the pitfalls. If your home is in jeopardy of foreclosure, our attorneys can help you explore your options. If you are in a property dispute, our legal team can protect your interests. The law firm of Johnston & Street Attorneys at Law handles a broad spectrum of residential and commercial real estate matters, from transactions to litigation. We will put our legal acumen and resources to work for you to protect your investment and your property rights. Read More...

Estate Planning and Probate

Estate planning is not just for the wealthy. Anyone with children and a house should have a will. Families anticipating nursing home care should take steps in this direction. Business owners need a succession plan. The law firm of Johnston & Street Attorneys at Law provides comprehensive and affordable services in estate planning, probate and estate litigation. Our clients include individuals and couples of all ages, with modest assets all the way up to large estates subject to federal or state estate/inheritance taxation. Read More...

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We Serve All of Middle TN

We represent individuals and businesses in all areas of Middle Tennessee. At Johnston & Street, clients are treated with respect by a caring and compassionate team. Our clients know they can talk to their lawyer, rather than being left in the dark or passed off to a paralegal.


  • Franklin
  • Spring Hill
  • Columbia
  • Williamson County
  • Maury County
  • Davidson County
  • and Middle Tennessee
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