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Oct 17, 2018

Boating Under the Influence

By |October 17th, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

Driving under the influence doesn’t just apply to vehicles. Anyone who operates a vessel can be charged with an equivalent charge called Boating under the influence (BUI). A vessel includes most types of water vehicles such as motorboats, commercial boats, or any boat that is subject to registration and is used to transport people. Boat [...]

Oct 10, 2018

Emotional and Verbal Abuse Can Ruin a Marriage as Much as Physical Abuse Can

By |October 10th, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

According to an article in Psychology Today, about three million domestic violence cases are reported each year. What’s not often reported is how emotional abuse is often horrible in itself and how emotional abuse is often a strong indicator that physical abuse will follow. Emotional abuse can be hard to recognize for several reasons. Often, [...]

Oct 3, 2018

Reasons DUI Criminal Charges May Be Dismissed Before Trial

By |October 3rd, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

Driving under the influence (DUI) charges can be dismissed before the actual trial begins. Sometimes, the prosecution may dismiss the case on their own because of known defects in their case. Usually, DUI cases are dismissed because of persuasive criminal defense lawyer arguments and motions. Defendants should regularly plead not guilty to DUI charges because [...]

Sep 26, 2018

Defenses to Identity Theft Crimes in Tennessee

By |September 26th, 2018|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Defendants can be charged with identity theft crimes by the state or by the federal government. Generally, identity theft consists of using someone’s personal identifying information to obtain such financial gain. Common examples include using the information of someone else to gain access to credit cards, bank accounts, and retirement contacts. It also includes using [...]

Sep 19, 2018

Facing the Reality That It Really Is Time to Divorce

By |September 19th, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

One of the hardest difficulties for spouses is admitting that your marriage isn’t going to work. It’s especially hard when there are children involved. Most spouses try go the extra mile before deciding that divorce is the right choice. The extra mile usually means reviewing your marital difficulties with family and friends. Sometimes, it means [...]

Sep 6, 2018

Nonstandard Field Sobriety Tests

By |September 6th, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

Any driver who is stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicated will likely be asked by the police officer to submit to field sobriety tests. If the driver fails the field tests, the officer will then usually ask the driver to submit to chemical breath or blood tests. There are three standardized tests that officers [...]

Aug 16, 2018

Why Many Millennials are Entering into Prenuptial Agreements

By |August 16th, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

A recent report by CNBC revealed that millennials are now often asking their spouses to sign prenuptial agreements. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) confirms that millennials are marrying later in life. Many have started careers and begun to accumulate assets. To protect their financial interests, they see prenuptial agreements as a remedy. The [...]

Aug 2, 2018

How to Protect Yourself if Your Business Partner is in the Middle of a Divorce

By |August 2nd, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

A recent post in the Bangor Daily News in Maine discussed how business partnership contracts usually focus just on the partners – not their spouses. Under Tennessee divorce law, spouses going through a divorce generally have claims against their spouse/partner’s business interests. This interest can create many problems for the other owners. In some cases, [...]

Jul 25, 2018

New Changes to the Criminal Asset Forfeiture Process in Tennessee

By |July 25th, 2018|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Criminal asset seizure is a law enforcement tool that allows the government to take the property that is owned by those accused of committing crimes. Criminal asset seizure or forfeiture is usually conducted related to the possession of narcotics. Law enforcement can seize money, vehicles, home or other property related to the commission of a [...]

Jul 18, 2018

Tennessee Can’t Revoke Someone’s Driver’s License for Unpaid Court Costs

By |July 18th, 2018|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

The Tennessean reported on July 3, 2018, that federal judge Aleta Trauger ruled that it was unconstitutional for Tennessee to revoke a driver’s license just because he/she couldn’t afford to pay the court costs. The decision, according to a lawyer for the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York City, could have [...]

Jun 6, 2018

Categories of Offenses You May be Charged with at the Bonnaroo Festival

By |June 6th, 2018|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 7-10 in Manchester, Tennessee. The four-day musical festival attracts local residents and visitors from across the country. The music normally starts around noon and can last until the early morning hours. A broad variety of music styles can be heard including bluegrass, rock, jazz, gospel, [...]

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