Sep 21, 2016

Having a Conversation with Your Child’s Teacher about Your Divorce

By |Sep 21, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Telling your child’s teacher that you are going through a divorce might not be high on your list of priorities, but it should be. Whatever happens in your home has an impact on your child. If your family is going through a rough patch, your child may display behavior at school that is inconsistent with [...]

Sep 14, 2016

How Might the New DUI Laws in Tennessee Affect You?

By |Sep 14, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

In the summer of 2016 (July 1, 2016, to be exact) there were four new DUI laws that took effect in Tennessee. One of those laws, which was intended to change the age group to which the offense of underage driving while impaired from ages 16-21-years-old, to ages 16-18-years old, and it was to give [...]

Sep 8, 2016

Gifts and Asset Division in Divorce—It’s Complicated

By |Sep 8, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Depending on how long a couple has been married, they will likely accumulate various different kinds of property during the marriage. From homes and cars to boats and vacation properties, jewelry and investments. Property and assets that the couple acquires after the wedding and to which they are joint owners is marital property. Marital property [...]

Aug 31, 2016

Tips for Avoiding a DUI & Staying Safe on Labor Day

By |Aug 31, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

At several different times during a year, Tennessee law enforcement conducts sobriety checkpoints in an effort to deter drunk drivers from endangering themselves and others by driving drunk. With Labor Day approaching, there will be parties and barbeques and sporting events celebrating the last official weekend of summer. People will be serving and drinking alcohol [...]

Aug 25, 2016

What to Tell Your Kids about Dealing with Law Enforcement

By |Aug 25, 2016|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

If you are the parent of teens and preteens, you know that as they grow older and more independent there will be times when they will encounter law enforcement when you are not with them. Have you had a conversation with your kids about what to say and how to conduct themselves during interactions with [...]

Aug 18, 2016

How to Prepare for Divorce

By |Aug 18, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Couples who marry today have a roughly 40 to 50 percent chance of getting divorced, (for first marriages) so while divorce seems like something that happens to other people, many who are married may face it at some point. While going through a divorce is usually more traumatic than you think it will be and [...]

Aug 11, 2016

Can I Be Arrested for a DUI after Passing the Field Sobriety Test?

By |Aug 11, 2016|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

You are driving along I-65 late on a Friday evening. You might have had a beer or two while you watched the game, but you are by no means drunk, or so you believe. The next thing you know, you see those flashing blue lights and hear the chirp of a police cruiser pulling you [...]

Aug 4, 2016

5 Difficult Things to Accept about Divorce

By |Aug 4, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

There will come a time when divorce gets real for you and things might be a bit more challenging than you had bargained for. Divorce can be adversarial and it will bring out aspects of your spouse’s character that you may not have seen before. When you agree to divorce and you set off on [...]

Jul 28, 2016

What is the Process for Getting a Restricted License after a DUI in Tennessee?

By |Jul 28, 2016|Criminal Defense Law, DUI|0 Comments

If you have been convicted of DUI in Tennessee, one of the penalties is that you can lose your driving privileges for one year. That means that you would be unable to drive your car to get back and forth to work, to school if you are a college student, to the doctor's office and [...]

Jul 21, 2016

What are the Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction in Tennessee?

By |Jul 21, 2016|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Domestic violence is a serious issue in Tennessee with significant consequences. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 43 Tennesseans were murdered by intimate partners in 2014. Firearms were involved in 75 percent of these homicides. Tennessee law enforcement received 74,023 reports of domestic violence crimes, but many also went unreported. There were [...]