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New changes to Tennessee’s Small Estates Act

New changes to Tennessee’s Small Estates Act

Effective July 1, 2022, if a decedent died with a Will, regardless of the value of the decedent’s personal property, the Will must go through the full probate process. Previously, if the value of personal property in a decedent’s estate was less than $50,000, the...

Smith-Wright to Sponsor Secret Garden Party

Smith-Wright to Sponsor Secret Garden Party

Smith-Wright Law is excited to sponsor the Discovery Center’s Secret Garden Party. The Secret Garden Party is an annual soiree hosted by local members of the Murfreesboro community and put on by the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring. The event is a fundraiser to...

Smith-Wright to Attend Cumberland University Phoenix Ball

Smith-Wright to Attend Cumberland University Phoenix Ball

Smith-Wright Law is pleased to attend Cumberland University’s 2022 Phoenix Ball. The Phoenix Ball is an annual event benefiting Cumberland University. This year’s Ball, which will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022, will have the theme Cirque Du Phoenix. Attorney Sonya...

Smith-Wright Law Congratulates Athena Award Recipients

Smith-Wright Law Congratulates Athena Award Recipients

Smith-Wright Law congratulates the 2022 Rutherford Athena Award Recipient, Reverend Martha Touchton, and the 2022 Rutherford Athena Young Professional Award Recipient, Robin Seay. The Athena Awards recognize women in Rutherford County who display exemplary...

Smith-Wright Sponsors 2nd Annual Pediatric Golf Tournament

Smith-Wright Sponsors 2nd Annual Pediatric Golf Tournament

Smith-Wright Law is sponsoring the 2nd annual Dr. Jim Boerner Nursery-Pediatric Fund Golf Tournament presented by the Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Foundation. The Fund serves the hospital’s Nursery, NICU, and Pediatric units. Smith-Wright Law is a hole sponsor for...

Smith-Wright Participates in Playground Build

Smith-Wright Participates in Playground Build

Smith-Wright Law dedicated a day of service on Thursday, April 28, 2022 to participate in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Rutherford County's playground build. The firm participated in Day 2 of the build at BCG's Smyrna campus. The build was led by KABOOM! an organization...

Smith-Wright Congratulates ’22 Mentoring Program Graduates

Smith-Wright Congratulates ’22 Mentoring Program Graduates

Smith-Wright Law congratulates the 2022 Rutherford Cable Mentoring Program graduates. The program provides a forum for protégés to meet one-on-one with mentors and together in group sessions to discuss professional topics like career and personal development. The...

Ciara Goins Receives Jones College of Business Award from MTSU

Ciara Goins Receives Jones College of Business Award from MTSU

Ciara Goins recently received an award from Department of Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University. Each year the Department of Accounting awards a scholarship to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a BBA in Accounting with at least a 3.0 GPA at...

Smith-Wright Sponsors Rutherford Cable Breakfast

Smith-Wright Sponsors Rutherford Cable Breakfast

Smith-Wright Law was the breakfast sponsor for Rutherford Cable's April Breakfast meeting. Rutherford Cable is "The Premier Leadership Organization for Women’s Professional Advancement in Middle Tennessee" with branches is Rutherford and Davidson counties. Sonya...

Smith-Wright to Sponsor Breakfast of Champions

Smith-Wright to Sponsor Breakfast of Champions

Smith-Wright Law is sponsoring Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands' 2022 Virtual Breakfast of Champions. The breakfast is a free event hosted by the Legal Aid Society annually. This year's speaker is Eddie George, Tennessee State University's...

Sonya Wright Honored as Rutherford Cable Member Spotlight

Sonya Wright Honored as Rutherford Cable Member Spotlight

Sonya Wright was honored as the Member Spotlight at Rutherford Cable's March meeting. The meeting was held on March 9 and was a particularly special event as it was also International Women's Day. Rutherford Cable is "the premier leadership organization for women's...

Castle Serving on Boro Gatsby Board

Castle Serving on Boro Gatsby Board

Ashley Castle, Smith-Wright Law's office manager, is serving as a board member for the 2022 Boro Gatsby Party. Boro Gatsby is an annual event benefiting local nonprofits. The 2022 beneficiary is True You TN, a nonprofit that supports LGBTQ+ Youth in the foster care...

Smith-Wright Sponsors Orpheus Competition for 10th Year

Smith-Wright Law is sponsoring the Orpheus Vocal Competition for the 10th year in a row. The Orpheus Vocal Competition is an annual event put on by the Middle Tennessee Choral Society. The prestigious award is open to anyone pursuing an accredited music education. The...

Smith-Wright Joins Legal Aid Society Leadership Board

Smith-Wright Joins Legal Aid Society Leadership Board

Smith-Wright Law is pleased to once again be involved with the Leadership Board of the Legal Aid Society. Legal Aid Society's mission "is to advance, defend, and enforce the legal rights of low-income and vulnerable people in order to secure for them the basic...