Can Joint Custody in Tennessee Reduce Child Support?

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When going through a divorce with children, establishing child custody and calculating child support are two key aspects of the process. Tennessee has adopted a set of “best interests” factors for establishing child custody, and all child support calculations are subject to a set of stringent guidelines. However, while child custody and child support are…

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Is Driving While Sick Considered Illegal?

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We have all felt too sick to do anything. But, is it really possible to be too sick to drive? At least one study has found that the effects of the common cold can impair driving ability by as much as 50 percent, or about the same as eight shots of whiskey. Whether or not…

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Is Motorcycle Lane Splitting Legal in Tennessee?

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Despite research suggesting that lane splitting can improve traffic congestion and that splitting lanes may actually be safer for motorcycle riders than sitting between vehicles in stop-and-go traffic, the practice of lane splitting remains illegal under Tennessee law. Unless you are a police officer and you are responding to a 911 call or otherwise performing…

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Who Is Liable in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

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Self-driving cars are here to stay. While Tesla has led the market over the past several years, all of the major manufacturers are now developing cars with self-driving capabilities. Regulators are working toward developing a framework that will support the introduction of fully-autonomous vehicles onto our nation’s highways in the not-too-distant future. But, as has…

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What Are My Rights as a Car Accident Victim?

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If you have been injured in a car accident in Tennessee, it is important that you have a clear understanding of your legal rights. Recovering financial compensation is a legal process. And in order to ensure that you receive “just” compensation, you need to know what constitutes a fair settlement under the unique facts and…

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