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3 Common Myths About Divorce

Divorce is a complicated, delicate, often misunderstood business. For some, their only experience with divorce is through sensationalized accounts in TV or film. However the truth is much less dramatic. Here are 3 myths on […]

May 13, 2019

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Driver facing DUI charge, other allegations

Tennessee police recently arrested a woman for allegedly driving under the influence. In addition to her DUI charges, she is also facing at least one count for theft of over $1,000. Since this is not […]

December 5, 2018

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Criminal defense: Journalist arrested for filming mall incident

A Tennessee journalist was recently arrested for documenting what he described as an act of racial bias at a shopping mall. He is facing a misdemeanor citation for the incident. A local police deputy allegedly […]

November 20, 2018

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The Fourth Amendment and the plain view doctrine

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects you from unreasonable search and seizure activities. In addition, the Supreme Court has issued a ruling about the “plain view doctrine.” What is this and what […]

November 14, 2018

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Criminal law: Arrest made in Aug. 2018 robbery

A months-old robbery incident led to the recent arrest of a Tennessee man. Charged with several criminal law violations, including aggravated robbery, he is currently in police custody in lieu of a $150,300 bond. Police […]

November 11, 2018

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Tony Raines dealing with extenuating child custody circumstances

Celebrities have personal lives just like people in Tennessee and everywhere else in the nation. Often the characters they portray in movies or on stage are quite different from their real life persona. Even celebrities […]

October 25, 2018

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Millennials are disrupting this aspect of family law

Overall divorce rates are decreasing, and experts say millennials are to thank. These young adults are disrupting what has otherwise been an upward family law trend. There are likely a number of factors at play, […]

October 11, 2018

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Tennessee police arrest 3 on drug charges

Police in Tennessee recently arrested three people for their alleged role in an apparent drug distribution operation. The arrests followed a search of a suspected drug home, for which authorities had a warrant. While all three […]

September 26, 2018

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What does co-parenting have to do with my parenting plan?

Most parents understand that they need to continue working together for their children even after their divorce. Actually putting this into practice can be a bit more difficult. By focusing on the best interests of the kids […]

September 12, 2018

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Health care professionals and Protected Health Information

When it comes to the daily task of protecting patient information, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals face laws and regulations that are continually in flux. A person’s license as a doctor, nurse or […]

September 10, 2018

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Is dissolution right for you?

Ending a marriage is an emotional experience, but it does not have to be a traumatic one. Dissolution is a viable alternative to divorce, which gives you and your soon-to-be ex the ability to make […]

August 15, 2018

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Women hit hardest by financial surprises in divorce

Ending an unhappy marriage has many benefits, including giving both people the opportunity to move on with their lives. Most Tennessee divorcees find great happiness after their divorce, whether with a new partner or on […]

August 1, 2018

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Man allegedly flying with drugs arrested at Tennessee airport

One man is in police custody following an arrest at the Nashville International Airport. According to reports, the the man allegedly traveled to Tennessee from another state with a significant amount of drugs in his […]

July 17, 2018

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If you are divorcing, be careful how you use social media

Almost everyone has some sort of social media presence, it seems. You are probably used to posting pictures and telling friends about your life, your children’s lives and anything else that seems important. Your soon-to-be […]

July 13, 2018

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Is your Tennessee nursing license at risk?

There is something that regardless of location, age or experience, all nurses share — passion for their chosen career. As a nurse you work tirelessly for your patients, spending long hours on your feet without […]

July 5, 2018

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Is your pet like a child to you? Divorce can complicate that

Putting off marriage till a later date is increasingly common in Tennessee. But people are not just waiting longer to say “I do” — many couples choose to establish themselves financially before starting down the […]

June 21, 2018

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Parenting plan may require adjustment period

Any major life change can be tough. A life change that reduces the amount of time you spend with the closest people in your life can certainly be challenging. Individuals creating parenting plans with co-parents in […]

June 7, 2018

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Three ways a lawyer can help you form a parenting plan

Parenting is difficult, and co-parenting has even more challenges. If you are divorced or in the process of separating, and you have kids with your ex, you will need to figure out what visitation arrangement […]

June 1, 2018

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Video spawns arrest of Tennessee woman, criminal defense next

It seems like everyone has a camera at hand these days, in the era of smartphones. While phone cameras can capture events, they are poor at showing the full context of a situation. A recent viral […]

May 24, 2018

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Alleged meth lab bust leads to drug charges for 4 in Tennessee

An incident at a local motel led to the arrest of four individuals recently. When police responded to the Tennessee motel room, they allegedly found evidence indicating that the men possessed and were manufacturing methamphetamine. The […]

May 8, 2018

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A workable parenting plan is possible with facts

When parents decide to divorce, they will often work together to decide what is fair for the children. Many Tennessee families wonder if the process of drafting a parenting plan can be accomplished so that […]

April 26, 2018

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As time goes by, your post-divorce life will change

Let’s say that you and your high school sweetheart get married and plan a long and fulfilling life together. Over the years, the two of you buy a home, have a child, and collectively build […]

April 20, 2018

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Understanding drug trafficking and distribution charges

The use and sale of drugs is prominent in many communities and can lead to dangerous and sometimes fatal situations. For this reason, those who face criminal charges may endure stiff penalties if convicted. In such cases, […]

March 30, 2018

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