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Oct 21, 2020

Who Can Benefit Most from Collaborative Law?

By |October 21st, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Collaborative divorce is a non-conventional way to move forward with illegal divorce. It allows both parties to resolve their differences and bring a dissolution to the marriage without much involvement by the court. For many, this alternative to a traditional divorce process is less stressful and less expensive, both financially and emotionally, to the entire [...]

Oct 1, 2020

Serious Flaws in Tennessee’s Proposed New Red Flag Law

By |October 1st, 2020|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Tennessee’s legislative bodies are considering a new “red flag” law that would permit a temporary confiscation of guns from “at-risk” persons. The legislation would allow the courts in Tennessee to remove firearms on a temporary basis from relatives who are deemed to present a threat either to other people or themselves. If the legislation is [...]

Sep 17, 2020

Types of Domestic Abuse

By |September 17th, 2020|Domestic Violence|0 Comments

People need to understand what actions constitute domestic abuse. Victims who are abused in any way should seek advice from an experienced family lawyer to understand their rights and to review their options. There are immediate remedies that can require that the abuser stop the contact and remove themselves from the marital home. There are [...]

Sep 10, 2020

What Is a Felony DUI?

By |September 10th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

Drunk driving is a very serious offense in Tennessee. Even first-time offenders face time in jail, license revocation for up to one year, and substantial fines. Anyone who pleads or is found guilty of a DUI will be required to attend a mandatory alcohol counseling program. A conviction also means having to install an interlock [...]

Sep 3, 2020

Division of Property Rights When Spouses Own Investment Properties

By |September 3rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

There are many different types of investment properties that earn an income: rental properties, condos, apartments, stocks, and many other types of real and personal property. Some of the investments provide a little extra cash for the owners. Other investments provide a livelihood. Some require extensive management such as making repairs and collecting rents. Other [...]

Aug 13, 2020

Tennessee DUI Laws and a Look Back at 2019 Statistics

By |August 13th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

One of the riskiest behaviors in which a person can participate is getting behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol or drugs. And, the consequences for drivers arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) are serious. If you are facing a DUI charge, is important understand the potential consequences. Tennessee law lays out the [...]

Aug 6, 2020

Sharing Custody and Remote Learning: Avoiding the Pitfalls

By |August 6th, 2020|Child Support|0 Comments

In many ways, parents had a tougher job in many ways throughout the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with many families experiencing increased financial pressures, parents also have to make difficult decisions about handling their child’s schooling. Many states and local school districts are allowing students to return in person full-time. However, others are [...]

Jul 29, 2020

The Argument for Bail Reform

By |July 29th, 2020|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Numerous people who have yet to be found guilty of any crime are held in jails across the United States because they are unable to post bail. This factor in our legal system imposes significant costs on not only taxpayers and communities, but those persons who are detained and their families. The system often promotes [...]

Jun 18, 2020

Why a Post-nuptial Agreement May Be a Good Idea

By |June 18th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

While it’s never romantic to think about the possibility of divorce while a marriage is thriving, there are many practical considerations that force spouses to think about post-nuptial agreements. For starters, before couples get married, they may not have much to discuss in terms of dividing their property. During marriages, couples have children and accumulate [...]