What a Business Owner Needs to Know Before Filing for Divorce For business owners, one of the most important things to protect during a divorce is the business. Divorce cases can become more complicated when a business interest is involved. The business may be considered marital property and subject to division under Tennessee divorce laws.…

What Types of Assets Can a Spouse Hide in a Divorce? Divorces often turn ugly. Spouses may feel bitter and want to keep as much property to themselves as possible, or they may want to protect their assets from a soon-to-be ex whom they believe is unworthy. It is not uncommon for there to be…

Can I Sue a Drunk Driver Who Hit Me? Tennessee victims who are hit by a drunk driver may be confused about how they can receive compensation for the damages that they have suffered. There is nothing under Tennessee law to prevent a victim from being able to pursue a drunk driver for causing his…

Signs of a Concussion after a Car Accident A concussion is a traumatic brain injury, commonly caused after a blow to the head. It affects your brain function. Some concussions lead to a temporary loss of consciousness, but many do not. You may have a concussion and not even know it. If you suspect that…

New Tax Law Change May Make Divorce Negotiations More Heated Individuals going through divorce who have significantly different incomes have relied on the alimony structure for years to help bridge this gap. However, a new federal law may impact whether divorcing spouses rely on spousal support to better balance their economic situations or whether they…

Don’t Post About Your Accident Injury on Social Media Today, most people have some type of social media presence. For many, social media provides a way to discuss life events and seek out connections during difficult times. You may be tempted to share your experience after a serious accident that has affected your life. However,…

HB0039 DUI Offenses Tennessee law enforcement officers are required to follow very specific rules before they can arrest someone for suspicion of drunk driving. Additionally, new rules require them to go through a special process when seeking a blood test from a suspect. If these laws are not properly followed, evidence may be suppressed at…

Is Property Division in Tennessee Divorce a 50-50 Split? States are either community property states or equitable distribution states. Community property states consider all assets or income acquired during the marriage as owned 50/50 by the spouses. Equitable distribution states divide the property between the spouses equitably, but not necessarily equally. Tennessee is an equitable…

Can You Get Arrested if You Have a Drug Overdose? Data from the Tennessee Department of Health shows that 1,631 people in Tennessee died from drug overdoses in 2016, an increase of 12 percent from 2015 to 2016. This number also represented the highest number of fatalities attributed to this cause in the state’s history.…

How Can I Get a Bond Reduction? If you have been charged with a crime in Tennessee, the court may set a bond amount that you must pay before you will be released from jail. In some instances, this bail amount may be too high based on the crime that you are charged with or…