New Tennessee Law Aims To Reduce Prescription Pill Abuse

Accidental drug overdoses are huge problem in this country, and last year more than 1,000 people died from drug overdoses in Tennessee. A new Tennessee law seeks to reduce this problem by reducing prescription drug abuse and doctor shopping.
The Prescription Safety Act of 2012, which took effect January 1, 2013, requires pharmacists to enter […]

What Rights Do Tennessee Grandparents Have To Visit Their Grandchildren?

Although parents usually get to control who has access to their children, under Tennessee law, judges may grant grandparents visitation rights if certain circumstances exist and certain findings are made. At least one of the following circumstances must exist for a judge to consider granting visitation rights:

The father or mother of grandchild has died
The […]

Do You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Whether you are contesting a criminal charge or pleading guilty, you need a criminal defense attorney on your side. No matter how friendly and professional a prosecutor seems, he or she can never be a substitute for a criminal defense lawyer in the plea bargaining process for five important reasons:

Prosecutors’ interests directly oppose the […]