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 [...]

Jul 13, 2016

7 Tips for a Better Tennessee Divorce

By |Jul 13, 2016|Family Law|0 Comments

Adversarial, chaotic divorces are the stuff of legend these days. The sacred contract between two people is also a civil contract, which could be ended in a business-like manner, but that is rarely what happens. People’s emotions tend to rule the day in divorce unless the two decide to try a different approach. There are [...]

Jul 7, 2016

7 Mishaps to Avoid When Dealing with Custody Matters

By |Jul 7, 2016|Child Custody|0 Comments

Child custody disputes where neither side is willing to give an inch, and the child is caught in the middle are almost always counter-productive and the child ends up losing the most. When a contentious divorce includes a custody battle, it can have far-reaching, negative implications for all concerned. If you think that you would [...]

Jun 30, 2016

Modifying Your Parenting Plan When Circumstances Change

By |Jun 30, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

When Tennessee couples with children divorce, they create (sometimes on their own, sometimes with lawyers, sometimes by ruling from a judge) a parenting plan. The basic format of the plan is supplied by the TN courts, and must be used for the creation of a new plan, or to modify an existing one. We point [...]

Jun 22, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Tennessee

By |Jun 22, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

There have been a lot of changes (and proposed changes) to the DUI laws in Tennessee in the last year. Because of that, people who have been charged with a DUI have been asking us a lot of questions lately about the laws, the penalties and the fines. That is why we collected a list [...]