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Feb 13, 2020

Can I Date If I’m Legally Separated?

By |February 13th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Separation is a legal term. Spouses who live apart without court approval are not separated in the eyes of the law. Dating while you are separated but not legally separated carries great risks that your relationship will become a factor in the divorce and related family law matters. Dating may also be a factor if [...]

Feb 5, 2020

Stepparents and Divorce

By |February 5th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Divorce is hard on everyone. It can be especially hard on stepparents who invest a lot of time and love with the children of their spouse during the marriage. When the marriage ends, the biological parent in the marriage has custody rights of their children. Stepparents are often forced to stay on the sidelines while [...]

Jan 30, 2020

Split Custody – The Good and The Bad

By |January 30th, 2020|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

Split custody arrangements essentially mean that siblings are separated so the one or more children live with one parent and the siblings live with another parent. Split custody is not the same as joint custody. In joint custody arrangements, the children spend time with both parents. Typically, the parent who has joint custody will have [...]

Jan 23, 2020

What Is Reckless Driving?

By |January 23rd, 2020|Traffic Law|0 Comments

Most traffic offenses specifically describe what constitutes a traffic offense. Drivers know they shouldn’t drive over the speed limit. They understand what it means to drive through a stop sign or drive through a red light. Reckless driving is, in many ways, a catch-all traffic offense. It essentially means that, in addition to any other [...]

Jan 15, 2020

May-December Marriages and Divorces

By |January 15th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

May-December romances always look great in the movies and on TV. In real life, they sometimes do work out for some couples. Sadly, many relationships between an older man and younger woman or vice versa do fail. According to a study done at Emory University of 3,000 married people: People who are about five years [...]

Jan 9, 2020

Driving Under the Influence of Narcotics

By |January 9th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

The same law that makes driving under the influence of alcohol illegal also makes driving under the influence of narcotics illegal. The key differences between an alcohol DUI and a narcotics DUI are the proof required to show the driver was under the influence, the legal and factual defenses and ,to some degree, the penalties. [...]

Jan 2, 2020

Divorce and Spouses with Disabilities

By |January 2nd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

In some marriages, the couple married knowing that their partner was disabled. In other relationships, a spouse becomes disabled during the marriage. The disability may be due to an accident such as a car crash. Often, disabilities occur as spouses age. The wear and tear of life can cause physical and mental difficulties which can [...]

Dec 26, 2019

Estate Planning Checklist for 2020

By |December 26th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

At the end of every calendar year, it’s a good idea to plan for the next. With that thought in mind, here are some suggestions for anyone with minor children, anyone is getting older, anyone who wants to reevaluate their wills, and anyone who has a relative or loved one with special needs. Reby Advisors [...]

Dec 12, 2019

Governor Lee Repeals Habitual Motor Vehicle Offender Law

By |December 12th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The state of Tennessee repealed the Habitual Motor Vehicle Offenders Act (HMVO) effective July 1, 2019. The HMVO, prior to its repeal, provided that the licenses of drivers who were labeled “habitual offenders” would be revoked for at least three years. Drivers could not obtain a restricted license during this time. Further, any driver who [...]

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 [...]

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