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Drugged driving arrests rise in Tennessee

After your recent DUI arrest, you may not have been surprised to learn that toxicology results indicated, in addition to alcohol, the presence of opioids in your system. Tennessee police and law enforcement agencies across the country are dealing with a staggering increase in opioid arrests, including DUIs. In fact, data analyzed from recent years shows the trend is alarming.

The three steps that initiate the marital dissolution process

After years of dealing with irreconcilable differences with your spouse, you have finally decided to end your marriage. You breathe a sigh of relief knowing that you will soon be free to lead your own life as you see fit. However, an unsettling feeling grips your stomach suddenly, as the looming question now is where exactly to begin.

Tennessee marijuana laws are very clear

With so many states legalizing marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, getting caught with some in Tennessee should be no big deal, right? Actually, this is not the case. The state has very clear laws regarding marijuana. If police catch you with it, expect criminal charges.

Drug testing could come into play during child custody process

As a parent, you certainly want to do what you can for your children. Of course, as you face personal struggles of your own, you may worry how particular issues could impact your ability to spend time with your children. For instance, if you have a drug or alcohol abuse problem, you may have legitimate concerns when it comes to how those issues will affect child custody arrangements.

What might counting by thousands have to do with your freedom?

A possible answer to the question in the title is that if you can't do it while standing on one foot, you may be headed for jail, especially if your poor performance makes you a suspect for DUI charges. Suppose you just left your friend's house where you and several others spent the evening playing cards and enjoying a few snacks and cold drinks.

Social media can be unfriendly during a divorce

You probably can't imagine yourself without your phone in your hand, Facebook open on your computer, and Instagram and Twitter sending you notifications. In fact, you may not realize how many times a day you change your status and wait for your hundreds of friends to approve or disapprove. What you may not know is that others may be watching your social media, and, if you are heading toward a divorce, this could mean trouble.

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