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June 2017 Archives

Drunk driving is only one way to get charged with DUI

In Tennessee, driving while impaired is not limited to offenses related to alcohol. Drunk driving is only one way in which a driver can be considered impaired, however the standards for proving impairment may be questionable no matter what the suspected intoxicant may be. A recent accident involving a pedestrian has one man defending himself against accusations of misusing prescription drugs before driving.

Attorneys share common reasons for divorce

For decades, researchers who examine marriage breakups have suggested many causes, from money to mothers-in-law. However, attorneys who work daily with couples contemplating divorce offer some intimate details about what they see as the most common reasons why couples split. For many couples in Tennessee, it may boil down to communication.

Divorce: It's never black or white, but apparently may be gray

Something happened in Tennessee and throughout the nation between 1990 and 2010. A new trend developed and became so common that the media and others applied a colloquial term to it. It has to do with divorce, more specifically, people over age 50 who file for it in court. It's known as gray divorce, and the number of people seeking it doubled in just 20 years.

Resolving child custody issues for summer vacation

If there is one thing children in Tennessee look forward to, it is summer vacation. Being off from school and free to enjoy days of leisure is what kids work for all year long. For divorced parents, however, the approach of summer may bring anxiety and uncertainty, especially if their child custody agreement does not include plans for vacations or summer trips. However, it does not have to be that way if the parents are willing to work out a reasonable arrangement.

Tennessee waitress facing drug charges

In the restaurant business, bad service can mean the demise of an establishment. One Tennessee restaurant is now dealing with the backlash of an incident involving one of its waitresses. While the incident may have brought bad press to the restaurant, the waitress is now facing drug charges, which could alter the course of her life.

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