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Anticipatory Warrants

An anticipatory search warrant is what is used when prosecutors have concrete proof that a crime will happen in the future. Anticipatory warrants are also used when police intercept contraband. These include: drugs in the …

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Chalking Tires to Enforce Parking Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a parking enforcer who uses chalk to mark your tire to keep track of how long you’ve been parked is unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court …

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Conservatorship in Tennessee

A conservatorship or adult guardianship is the legal process in which an individual, following the filing of a Petition,  is selected by a Court to handle the affairs of another individual who has become incapacitated …

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How Probate Works in Tennessee

Probate is the official way an estate gets settled, which may be required after a person dies. Probate gives someone, typically the surviving spouse or child, the legal authority to gather the deceased person’s belongings, …

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How long does a personal injury lawsuit take in Tennessee?

If you have been in an accident that was caused by another party, you likely have many questions pertaining to your case. One of which is, how long will my personal injury case take? There really is …

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Tennessee Can No Longer Revoke Driver Licenses for Unpaid Fines

A September 2017 class-action lawsuit challenged the Tennessee state law that allowed officials to revoke driver licenses if they did not pay traffic fines.  In this landmark case, the federal ruling declared that individuals who …

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TN Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Tennessee

How Does it Work? How Will Missing the Deadline Limit Your Case? If you have experienced a personal injury, whether it be from a car accident or any incident where someone else has caused you …

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Will Preparation: What to Consider

Planning a will can be a daunting task, and there are many things to consider when beginning preparations. This process can become burdensome if you do not know which steps to take. To alleviate any …

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Termination of Parental Rights & Stepparent Adoption Petitions in Tennessee

Are you a stepparent wanting to adopt the child of your spouse? Stepparent adoptions can only take place when you are married to one of the birth parents and the parental rights of the other …

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