Do I Need an Order of Protection?

Is someone terrorizing you?  Do you constantly feel afraid and worried about your safety?  If so, an order of protection may help protect you.
What is an Order of Protection?
It is a paper signed by a judge that tells someone who is threatening you to stop it or face serious legal consequences. While the order […]

Why Divorce Mediation May Work For You

When you’re considering getting a divorce in Tennessee, you may be surprised to discover that divorce mediation is required in most instances. But is divorce mediation right for you?

Anyone who has gotten a divorce can tell you that they can be expensive and time-consuming; however, divorce mediation can lessen those impacts. Divorce mediation is […]

The Cops are Pressuring Me. Should I Consent to a Vehicle Search?

A routine traffic stop on a Tennessee road may lead an officer to ask you some questions such as if you are carrying any weapons, are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or whether you consent to a search of your vehicle.

Generally, under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibiting unreasonable searches […]

Do You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Whether you are contesting a criminal charge or pleading guilty, you need a criminal defense attorney on your side. No matter how friendly and professional a prosecutor seems, he or she can never be a substitute for a criminal defense lawyer in the plea bargaining process for five important reasons:

Prosecutors’ interests directly oppose the […]

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