Jun29, 2015

Subsidized Permanent Guardianship of a Minor in Tennessee

By |Jun 29, 2015|Adoption, Family Law|0 Comments

The foster care system can be a challenging and heartbreaking way for a child to grow up. Every day, young people age out of the system – that is, they grow up to the age of majority and are then left to function on their own without a family to support them, nurture them or […]

Jun22, 2015

What is the Process for Terminating Parental Rights in Tennessee?

By |Jun 22, 2015|Family Law|0 Comments

If you are a parent, just the thought of having your parental rights terminated could be a frightening thing, but in other cases it could be the first step to a whole new life for a child who has not had the love and care they deserve from their birth parents.

Terminating a parent’s rights puts […]

Jun15, 2015

7 Questions Smart People Must Ask Before Getting a Divorce

By |Jun 15, 2015|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

When you go into a divorce fully informed about the process and the challenges you might face, you will feel more empowered. Taking the time to learn about how the divorce will affect you financially can help you plan for your future.

There are seven questions you should ask yourself and your lawyer before starting the […]

Jun8, 2015

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Drug Charges at Bonnaroo

By |Jun 8, 2015|Criminal Defense Law, Drug Crimes|0 Comments

Bonnaroo 2015 is quickly approaching. The music lineup just gets better and better with each passing year, and the crowd that attends grows along with it. One thing that does not change is law enforcement’s commitment to keeping festival goers safe and in compliance with the law. One thing that has changed is the way […]

Jun1, 2015

What are the Advantages of Collaborative Law?

By |Jun 1, 2015|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

It seems as if divorce is always associated with a lot of drama – fighting about who cheated, disagreements about money, who will get the children, and who will get the house – even when there is no drama to be found. What if there was a way that you, your attorney, your spouse and […]

May26, 2015

Getting Your Juvenile Record Expunged in Tennessee

By |May 26, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The teenage years are a time of rapid physical development, of testing boundaries and re-examining relationships with authority. In this often challenging time of life some kids get themselves into trouble with the law. Parents may have done the best that they could to raise smart, respectful children, but those children are also exposed to […]

May18, 2015

Why Don’t More Men Get Alimony?

By |May 18, 2015|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Although matrimonial laws are not gender specific, the general trend is that if spousal support is paid after divorce, it’s a man who pays it and a woman who receives it. But that scenario does not seem to coincide with the trend of more and more women serving as the higher income earner in their […]

May11, 2015

Heading to Bonnaroo? Understanding Drug Charges and Penalties in Tennessee

By |May 11, 2015|Criminal Defense Law, Drug Crimes|0 Comments

Preparations for Bonnaroo are in full swing. Soon, festival attendees from the local area and from all over the country will soon be descending on tiny Manchester, Tennessee to have four rocking days of fun in the summer sun, enjoying the best musical acts and all that the four-day entertainment extravaganza has to offer. Unfortunately, […]

May4, 2015

The Supreme Court Will Hear Same-Sex Marriage Arguments on April 28

By |May 4, 2015|Divorce, Family Law, Same Sex Marriage|0 Comments

Tennessee has had a ban on same-sex marriage since 1996, and voters approved a constitutional ban in 2006 – but the future of this ban might be in question. On April 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear 2.5 hours of arguments on same-sex marriage in four cases from Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, and Tennessee. The […]

Apr27, 2015

What are the Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction?

By |Apr 27, 2015|Criminal Defense Law, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

Domestic violence can take many forms. Behind closed doors at home, sometimes violence erupts from pent-up hurt feelings and hurtful words. Other times it’s a case of one person using physical strength to control a partner through fear and intimidation. Or maybe one partner is looking to get the upper hand over the other in […]