Do it Yourself Divorce, No Attorney?

Even when the divorce is uncontested there are times when not having a divorce attorney leads to disastrous results. Always consider consulting your own family law attorney.

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DUI in Tennessee – Third Strike and Your Out for 5 Years

DUI in Tennessee – Third Strike and Your Out for 5 Years Effective July 1, 2011, DUI offenders have it tougher.   The State of Tennessee has not only removed DUI from the list of criminal offenses eligible for judicial … Read full article

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Preserving the “Fresh Start”

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Preserving the “Fresh Start” [important]Chapter 7 bankruptcy is well known as a “fresh start” bankruptcy, in that typically all debts are discharged and the Debtor is allowed to start over without the burden of his or her … Read full article

Burden of Proof- Should it be lower so Someone Like Casey Anthony Gets Convicted

Burden of Proof- Should it be lower so Someone Like Casey Anthony Gets Convicted Bill O’Reilly of Fox News “The O’Reilly Factor” says ” Dumb, beyond a reasonable doubt.” Seriously? What burden of proof should the State have to meet … Read full article

Tennessee Pretrial Diversion Changes, No Diversion for DUI Offenses

Tennessee Pretrial Diversion Changes, No Diversion for DUI Offenses Effective July 1, 2011, Tennessee no longer has a “Pretrial Diversion” program but judicial diversion is still available to criminal defendants. Tennessee House Bill 64 repealed T.C.A. §40-15 in its entirety … Read full article

Freedom of Press and Information Act? Tennessee Senate Votes to Prevent Broadcast of 911 Calls

Freedom of Press and Information Act? Tennessee Senate Votes to Prevent Broadcast of 911 Calls The Tennessee Senate has passed a Bill to block public rebroadcasting of 911 emergency calls without the written consent of the person whose voice is … Read full article