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Successful co-parenting after a divorce

What is probably the most difficult task Tennessee parents face after a divorce? While trying to maintain financial stability might be high on the list, it is actually the art of co-parenting the children. Set the tone with amicable proceedings You do not have to part...

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How to defend against a drug possession charge

If you are charged with being in possession of a controlled substance, it is generally in your best interest to contact a Tennessee attorney in a timely manner. Doing so may make it easier to defend yourself against the charge and avoid the many possible penalties...

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Ignition interlock devices and DUI laws

Many states combat DUI with stern penalties, though the sanctions and case procedures differ. Tennessee differs from most states, since it doesn't hold a pre-trial for administrative license suspension. The court determines the penalties for the driver, which may...

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Are there alternatives to plea bargains?

Plea bargain arrangements may reduce the charges a defendant faces. When felony charges can be replaced with lesser misdemeanor charges, the accused person may gravitate toward accepting such a deal. However, defendants in Tennessee could find themselves looking at...

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When is a ignition interlock required?

Many states, including Tennessee, require an ignition interlock device to be installed onto the vehicles of those deemed a risk to the public due to their history of driving under the influence. These devices are essentially a Breathalyzer test that the person has to...

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Potential hazards in a second marriage

Most people in Tennessee are likely familiar with the statistics that suggest they will have a 50% chance at success when they enter into a marriage for the first time. However, not as many of them are aware of the fact that the prospects of a successful marriage are...

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Is shooting a fleeing suspect a seizure?

Tennessee police are prohibited by the United States Constitution from making an illegal search or seizure. This is not limited to just evidence. When they stop a person for questioning or make an arrest, it can also rise to the level of a seizure. This may become an...

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Who gets the house in a Tennessee divorce?

Your home is one of the greatest investments you make, and it has an important role in your life. It is where you rest after a long day of work, and it may have been host to many family gatherings or dinners with friends. Your home may have become even more than that...

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