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Dec 4, 2019

CBD Oil in Tennessee: 2019 Legal Status

By |December 4th, 2019|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

Customers can find CBD products almost everywhere – in retail stores, online, and even at medical offices. CBD oil products come in a variety of formats, like liquids, pills, lotions, in beverages, tinctures, and almost any type of way to ingest or apply a product that you can think of. Those who promote and sell [...]

Nov 21, 2019

The DUI School Education Requirement in Tennessee

By |November 21st, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

Anyone convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics in Tennessee will suffer numerous penalties. They will have a conviction on their criminal records for the rest of their lives. Anyone convicted of a DUI: Could be sentenced to jail for some specific amount of time Will lose their driving privileges – normally [...]

Oct 31, 2019

How Do You Get Around Town or to Work after a DUI in Tennessee?

By |October 31st, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

If you’ve been convicted of a DUI or an implied consent violation, your driving privileges will likely be suspended. Subsequent convictions or violations will normally result in longer suspensions. Under certain conditions, someone convicted of a DUI or an implied consent violation may be able to obtain a restricted license. Otherwise, they will need to [...]

Oct 17, 2019

Can Your DUI Be Expunged?

By |October 17th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

Criminal convictions can affect many aspects of your life. If you apply for a job, your employer may conduct a background check. If the employer sees that you have a conviction, he or she may not hire you. Convictions can make it difficult to buy a home, rent an apartment, obtain credit, or keep access [...]

Sep 26, 2019

Changing Your Estate Plan After Your Divorce

By |September 26th, 2019|Divorce|0 Comments

If you have gone through a divorce in Tennessee, you know just how challenging the entire process can be. There’s so much to do during the process that you might not even think about updating your estate plan. We cannot stress just how important it is that you update these documents after your divorce, so [...]

Sep 19, 2019

The Real World Effects of DUI

By |September 19th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The fines and penalties you will face if convicted of driving under the influence may be your first concerns, but they shouldn’t be the only ones. There are other effects of DUI you need to think about before getting behind the wheel after having had too much to drink. DUI doesn’t just affect your wallet, [...]

Sep 12, 2019

What Are Red Flag Gun Laws?

By |September 12th, 2019|Domestic Violence|0 Comments

Early in August, President Donald Trump called for nationwide red flag laws in an effort to prevent mass shootings. Red flag laws – or Extreme Risk laws – allow law enforcement “to intervene in order to temporarily prevent someone in crisis from accessing firearms.” Aside from trying to prevent mass shootings, red flag gun laws [...]

Aug 28, 2019

Interesting Divorce Facts

By |August 28th, 2019|Divorce|0 Comments

It’s hard to ever think of divorce as being “fun” or entertaining. We understand how difficult and stressful ending relationships and providing for your families are. Still, some unique perspectives can be calming and maybe even offer some insight into your situation. With that said, here are some colorful divorce facts that we hope peak [...]

Aug 21, 2019

Is It Worth Getting a Lawyer for a First-Time DUI?

By |August 21st, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The quick answer to this questions is definitely yes. A first-time DUI conviction has serious criminal and civil consequences. A skilled lawyer works to have the charges dismissed, to have blood tests and other key evidence suppressed, and to obtain acquittals before judges and juries. In some cases, the lawyer may be able to plea [...]

Aug 14, 2019

A “Gray Divorce” Checklist

By |August 14th, 2019|Divorce|0 Comments

Seniors who are going through a “gray divorce” have many different concerns that younger couples. These concerns are based on such factors as they’ve accumulated more assets including retirement plans, they generally don’t have young children to take care, and they are more likely to have health issues. Gray divorce generally includes people who have [...]

Aug 8, 2019

Can a Passenger Be Charged with a DUI?

By |August 8th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The short is answer is yes, a passenger can be charged with a DUI. There are several reasons a police officer may charge a passenger with a DUI: Uncertainty. The police may charge a passenger if they are not sure who was driving – so they charge everyone that was in the car. This uncertainty [...]

Jul 31, 2019

What Makes a Parent “Unfit”?

By |July 31st, 2019|Child Custody|0 Comments

In Tennessee, the fitness of a parent is a factor in custody decisions. It is also a factor in termination of a parent’s rights altogether. Termination of a parent’s rights usually arises in adoption proceedings. At the core, the Tennessee courts will hesitate to declare a parent unfit to take care of their child. They [...]

Jul 24, 2019

How Dating Apps and Social Media Can Lead to Criminal Charges

By |July 24th, 2019|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

The Internet offers a range of wonderful opportunities. Many of those opportunities offer windows into a range of personal interests. Unfortunately, some of those personal interests can lead the users into a nest of troubles. Social activities can lead to charges of bullying, cyberstalking, identity theft, and Internet pornography. Some people even make the mistake [...]

Jul 18, 2019

Can I Adopt a Younger Sibling? 

By |July 18th, 2019|Adoption|0 Comments

The short answer is yes, provided the person doing the adopting is an adult and meets the other standard qualifications. Adoption by sibling falls under the category of adoption by a relative, also known as a kinship adoption. Generally, adoption agencies do like to keep families together, so kinship adoptions are encouraged whenever possible. Situations [...]

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