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May 2019 Archives

An overview of child support in Tennessee

Children need a lot from their parents in order to grow into well-adjusted, thriving adults. Tennessee kids may look to their parents for love and guidance, physical care and financial support, as well as other forms of assistance. When parents go through divorce and no longer live under the same roof, it can be hard for them to maintain their levels of involvement in their children's lives.

What is the purpose of field sobriety testing?

A traffic stop based on suspected drunk driving can be an intimidating experience for a Tennessee resident. Even if they have not had a drop of alcohol to drink they may be asked to undertake assessments that will allegedly determine their level of sobriety. Many readers are familiar with the breath, blood, and urine tests that law enforcement officials can use to test for the presence of alcohol in a person's body. When they make traffic stops based on suspected drunk driving, police officers may also administer field sobriety tests.

Scheduling important when going through divorce

When a major life event takes place, an ideal situation would allow you to give all of your time and attention to it. Unfortunately, that is typically not how life works, as other matters continue on around you along with the major event. In particular, you may have to continue managing your work life while also going through a divorce.

Legal help when alleged drug charges are issued

The Law Office of Sam Byrd represents individuals who have been charged with drug crimes. The defense of these serious legal matters is an important component of protecting a person's future and ensuring that their rights are not violated as they work to overcome their legal troubles. Representation from a committed legal professional can provide people defending themselves against drug charges in Tennessee with confidence, knowledge, and support.

Different payment structures may serve different alimony needs

Most people understand alimony, also called spousal support, to involve the monthly payment of money from one person to their former spouse. Depending upon factors that are relevant to their marriage and post-divorce lives, the parties to the alimony arrangement may be bound by that obligation for many years. However, in Tennessee and other jurisdictions, alimony awards can take on forms other than periodic payments.

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