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What is Hearsay?

Anybody who's watched any law-based TV shows has heard the term "hearsay". What is hearsay evidence, really? read more...

What Your Lawyer Can Not Do for You

Your lawyer can do a lot for you. There are also a lot of things your lawyer CAN'T do for you. Here are some of them. read more...

What Your Lawyer Can Do for You

27 October, 2015 by Lawrence in Representation style
This is a list of the things your lawyer can or should do for you while helping you solve your situation. read more...
The Worst States To Get Divorced

The Worst States To Get Divorced

18 September, 2014 by Lawrence in Divorce, Representation style
A few days ago, Forbes published an article called “The 7 Worst States To Get Divorced“.  The author, Bruce Provda, ranked states based on: cost of filing, minimum separation period, length of residency required, waiting period, and minimum number of days for entire procedure. ... read more...

Aggressive Lawyers Sanctioned for Accusing Each Other of Being “Mentally Disabled”.

In previous posts, I’ve written about aggressive lawyers who aren’t really helping their client’s cases, and I’ve written about lawyers being scolded by the court for encouraging conflict rather than seeking resolutions.  If you’re still thinking that hiring the ... read more...

Why Lawyers Should be Working to Reduce Conflict

23 December, 2010 by Lawrence in Divorce, Representation style
Aggression can have it's place, but often outright aggression serves little purpose beyond causing delays, more conflict, and more expense. Believe it or not, attorneys are bound by ethical standards which require us to move your case along and keep fees reasonable. read more...

How Discovery Can Help Win Your Case

Lawyers use a lot of tools and techniques to build their client's divorce case, but one of the most useful (and sometimes most feared) is the discovery process. Discovery is so useful that some attorney's use it as a threat. Find out how discovery can help your case. read more...

Alimony, Alimony, and more Alimony!

Divorce procedure in Tennessee is generally fairly straightforward, but certain issues are often sure to cause a fight.  The most emotional and violent fights tend to be over the custody of the children, but often not far behind is the prospect of one party paying alimony to the other. ... read more...

How a Private Investigator Can Help Your Divorce

Would you believe your spouse is cheating? Would you like to know why there seems to be a lot of money missing? Is there a good reason to file for divorce? It may be that the best way to find out is to hire a private investigator. read more...

Your Divorce Consultation and What to Bring With You

If you have made an appointment for a divorce consultation, you should come to your consultation with the assumption that we may decide to go ahead with the divorce procedure. The process begins with composing several documents that must be signed and filed with the court.  The divorce ... read more...