Jan 19, 2017

Avoiding Arrest on Drug Charges at Bonnaroo and Protecting Your Rights

By |Jan 19, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Each summer, a farm in Manchester gets transformed into Bonnaroo, a massive, four-day music and arts festival. People travel to middle Tennessee from all over the region to partake in the hedonistic celebration that seems to be a hotbed of criminal activity. Bonnaroo just announced the 2017 lineup, which does not look like it is [...]

Jan 12, 2017

Pendente Lite Temporary Spousal Support in Tennessee Divorce

By |Jan 12, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Marriage is typically a partnership where each partner does their part to support the other. In some situations, one spouse is the higher earning spouse and they support the receiving spouse who may be maintaining the home and caring for the children. The days of one spouse taking care of the other spouse are quickly [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Repeat DUI Offenders—How the New Law in Tennessee Will Affect You

By |Jan 5, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee drivers who seem to be in the habit of drinking and driving might want to rethink that, as the penalties for repeat DUI offenders just got even more severe. Tennessee already has strict consequences for DUI offenders, and in this new group of laws that went into effect in 2016, they legislature took calculated [...]

Dec 29, 2016

What to Do When Your Child Fights Visitation with Your Co-Parent

By |Dec 29, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Your young child has not handled the separation and the ensuing divorce very well. Now that you and your ex are living in separate homes, your four-year-old daughter does not want to spend time at her father's home. When it is time to get ready to spend the weekend with her father, she creates a [...]

Dec 22, 2016

Can the Police Use the Data in Your Fitness Tracker as Evidence in a Crime?

By |Dec 22, 2016|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Wearable fitness tracking devices such as smart watches and devices that clip to the wearer's clothing has become one of the hottest fitness trends. People believe that these devices can help promote a healthy lifestyle, and they are willing to give up their privacy in exchange for the ability to keep track of their steps, [...]

Dec 15, 2016

Tips for Communicating with Your Child about Divorce

By |Dec 15, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Getting a divorce might be one of the most difficult things a person will go through in their lives, but if it seems difficult for you as an adult, imagine what it must feel like for a child. If you are a parent who is going through a divorce, then you are going to have [...]

Dec 7, 2016

Debunking False Positive Readings with Tennessee Ignition Interlock Devices for DUI

By |Dec 7, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee has required ignition interlock devices for those convicted of DUI with a BAC of 0.08 percent or greater since 2013, and then in July 2016 a new law went into effect that, "Revises the interlock law to make an ignition interlock device required unless the judge makes specific findings that the person seeking the [...]

Nov 30, 2016

Wearable Electronic Breathalyzer Skin Patch Syncs with an Ignition Interlock Device

By |Nov 30, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In August 2016, a group of engineers at the University of California San Diego came up with a sensor that you can wear on your skin that is capable of measuring a person's blood alcohol level from their sweat. This small skin patch then transmits that information wirelessly to a smartphone, laptop or even an [...]

Nov 23, 2016

Recognizing the Rights of Biological Fathers in Adoption

By |Nov 23, 2016|Adoption|0 Comments

When an unmarried woman gives birth to a child and then she wants to place that child for adoption, she has a legal obligation to obtain consent from the child's other biological parent before doing so. Unmarried fathers have legal rights which, by law, must be recognized and taken into consideration before allowing the child [...]

Nov 16, 2016

5 Benefits of Divorce Mediation in Tennessee

By |Nov 16, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

As we have said so many times, divorce is basically the breaking of a contract. If there were a way to separate the high level of emotion that the divorce transaction stirs up, it would probably be a faster, easier process to work through. But divorce is not just about breaking a contract. Marriage represents [...]