The “Silver Tsunami” Is Coming; Is Your Estate in Order?

When it comes to estate planning, attorneys are increasingly working with “solo silvers” from what is known as the “silver tsunami.” A silver tsunami is the term created by demographers and economists to explain the dramatic age shift in the human population from the Baby Boomer generation hitting the retirement age. Some 80 million individuals…

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Does Tennessee Recognize Handwritten Wills?

When we reach a certain age, there comes a point when we begin to think about what we will leave behind once we pass on. It’s an inevitable part of life that is difficult to talk about, but essential to discuss and prepare for in order to give our loved ones solace, comfort, and resolution…

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What Is Custodial Interference?

Sharing custody of your children after a divorce can sometimes be an amicable and agreeable situation for both parents. You both know what times you are allowed with your child, when to drop them off or pick them up – an all-around healthy family despite the separation. This is not always the case, however, as…

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The Dangers of Semi-Trucks in Tennessee

When driving, motorists are always taking a risk. You are putting yourself out on the highway, driving around at high speeds in a heavy vehicle made of metal. While you may consider yourself to be a decent and safe driver, there is no predicting how those you share the road will conduct themselves. This is…

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What Does “Standard of Living” Mean for Alimony?

Getting a divorce isn’t easy or enjoyable, and it often means a huge change in your life. No longer do you share bedrooms, houses, cars, or income; and that can pose a problem. If your partner brought in a great amount of the income, then you may find yourself suddenly worrying about paying bills and…

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Do I Automatically Get Alimony If My Spouse Cheats?

Most married couples would consider divorce the worst case scenario; no one marries with the expectation of getting divorced, and many couples fight for years to try to save their marriage from that conclusion. Unfortunately, even the most dedicated husband or wife may find themselves in divorce proceedings after the discovery that their spouse has…

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