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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case in Tennessee?

Accidents happen unexpectedly and can end up leaving you with serious injuries. These may leave you unable to work or to engage in your usual activities, while resulting in a mountain of medical expenses and the need for ongoing care.

Can a Domestic Violence Charge Affect My Custody Order?

Regardless of the reasons for the breakup of your marriage or whether you and your spouse agree to the terms, there are still important issues that must be resolved before a final divorce order can be issued in your case.

Do Step Parents Ever Have Rights in a Divorce?

While the function of a family has always been to love and support one another, the form has changed over the past few decades. With the high number of divorced or single parents and the high rate of remarriage, step parents often play a significant and meaningful role in today’s homes.

Hidden Assets in Divorce

In addition to the many emotional aspects of filing for a divorce, there is also the harmful effect it can have on your finances. Getting the maximum amount of any marital property and assets you are entitled to in your divorce settlement is crucial to your recovery and in building a new life, which is why having a thorough inventory of these assets is so important in your divorce case.

How Will a Second DUI Affect My Record?

Charges related to driving under the influence (DUI) are a serious matter in Tennessee. Drunk driving presents a danger to others on the road, and law enforcement officials are aggressive in apprehending and pressing charges against suspects.

What are the Main Causes of Truck Accidents?

With our close proximity to several major interstates and highways, it is not uncommon for truck traffic to be heavy through Manchester. While people depend on semi trucks, tractor trailers, and other big rigs for jobs and to supply much needed products to the area, the greater the number of these vehicles on the road, the more likely it is that truck accidents will occur.

What Happens to My Injury Settlement in Divorce?

When going through a divorce, one of the major points couples often argue over is how to divide property and assets. This can prove particularly challenging if one of the spouses received a personal injury settlement. These settlements are meant to compensate you for both your current and future expenses

Do I Need a Police Report in a Slip and Fall Accident?

When a slip and fall accident occurs, it is common for victims to be embarrassed and attempt to shrug off the incident and any pain or suffering they experience as a result. Unfortunately, the fact is that these injuries can end up requiring ongoing medical care and may result in permanent disabilities.

How Long do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Tennessee?

Life can change dramatically following a serious injury. As you manage recovering from your injuries, dealing with insurance companies, organizing medical bills, and figuring out how to support yourself as you struggle with lost income, you may have time for little else.

More Couples are Getting Prenups Than Ever Before

First comes love, then comes marriage. Or so the saying goes. When it comes to millennials, however, there may be something that comes between the two. More and more people are choosing to get a prenup before tying the knot, and there are plenty of reasons why.

Is it Ever a Good Idea to Refuse a Test if You are Pulled Over for DUI?

If you get pulled over in Tennessee for driving under the influence (DUI) and the officer asks you to take a test to prove how much you have had to drink, what should you do? That is a question that many people ask. Do you have to submit yourself to a breath, urine, or blood test? What happens if you refuse to take the test?