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September 2018 Archives

Different alleged conduct may constitute domestic violence

Domestic violence is a common theme of police dramas and other programs that sensationalize the discord that some families experience within the confines of their own homes. Interactions between Tennessee spouses, parents, children and other close relations can become heated and when they do allegations of domestic violence may arise. This post will touch on some of the ways that a person may allege domestic violence under the laws of the state.

Why might a request for spousal support be denied?

When spouses in Tennessee divorce, they may choose to incorporate a spousal support agreement into their final divorce decree. They may come to terms on how much money one party should pay to the other and for how long those payments should continue. If the parties do not work out such matters on their own, one of the parties may ask their family law court to award them spousal support from their soon-to-be ex-partner.

Understanding child support and spousal support

When support is offered from one person to another, it is generally the supporter is providing the other with something that they need. "Support" can be financial or emotional, physical or spiritual. It may fulfill an important necessity in the life of a Tennessee resident.

Don't let DUI problems ruin your social life

As summer winds down in Tennessee, you might be one of many people trying to get in as much fun and relaxation as possible before school, work and other obligations are back in full swing this fall. It can be a lot of fun to meet up with friends for a few drinks, perhaps at your favorite hot wings pub where you can watch a game on TV while you socialize.

How serious is underage drunk driving in Tennessee?

Any drunk driving arrest and conviction can have long-term consequences on the life of the affected individual. This can be especially true of the person in question is under the age of 21 when their alleged drunk driving arrest takes place. Tennessee has in place strict laws that can prevent young alleged drunk drivers from exercising their driving privileges and imposing upon them other penalties for their purported conduct.

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