Legal Ethics

Tenn. Lawyer Loses License for 4 Months Due to His Conduct in a Family Matrimonial Matter


A Tennessee attorney has had his law license suspended for four months in a disciplinary matter related to a protective order obtained by his ex-wife.

Richard A. Demonbreun was found to have “violated disciplinary rules by violating an order of protection and submitting a false pleading to the court,” reports the Tennessean, relaying information from a press release today by the Board of Professional Responsibility.

His suspension takes effect Sept. 26.

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