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5 Tips For Hiring A Divorce Attorney

April 3, 2017
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In the United States, approximately 42% of marriages end in divorce. If you find yourself part of this demographic, hiring the best possible divorce attorney is key to making the process as smooth as possible. While divorce is an emotionally charged, often exhausting process, finding a lawyer you […]

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What is a Living Will, and Why Do You Need One?

March 30, 2017
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Although end-of-life legal documents such as wills, living wills, and power of attorney are important topics for every family to discuss regardless of age, it is a conversation that many put off. In this post we will discuss what a living will is, why it is […]

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Tennessee’s Public Defenders Are Drowning in Cases

February 9, 2017
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The state of Tennessee is in the midst of an ongoing crisis in its judicial system, even causing one public defender to sit on the other side of the bench. Dawn Deaner had been an elected public defender in Nashville since 2008, but in early Sept. 2016, she […]

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The Differences Between Filing Fault and No Fault Divorce

January 19, 2017
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When you file for divorce, you must cite either “fault” or “no fault.” In other words, you have to give a reason why you’re getting divorced.

Your divorce or legal separation may come as a result of a cumulation of issues and disagreements, but this system makes […]

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5 Ways Children React to Divorce

December 20, 2016
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Change can be very stressful for children to handle. When parents go through a legal separation or divorce, these stresses are often amplified.

But studies have found that divorce affects children and adolescents differently. While adolescents and kids over the age of nine, often mature more quickly following […]

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Domestic Violence and Child Custody: How to Build Your Case

November 4, 2016
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During a divorce, child custody is one of the most important things to consider. While 11% of custody cases are resolved during mediation, some cases are more complicated than others.

In nearly all cases, it’s an ideal situation for both parents to have custody of their children […]

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