HELP4TN Blog

 The HELP4TN blog exists to be a resource to Tennesseans looking for legal information about a variety of topics. These blog posts are written by HELP4TN staff attorneys, unless otherwise noted. These blogs are not intended to be legal advice. Instead, they contain legal information to help you learn about your rights. Read our latest posts:

Do I Need a Will? 

A will can help make sure that your wishes are carried out after you die. You can learn more about writing wills on this blog. 

When a Loved One Dies: How to Probate a Will

What happens when someone dies, and how can you make sure that their property is distributed according to their wishes? 

Resources for Older Tennesseans

The Tennessee Senior Law Alliance can help answer questions about living wills, powers of attorney, and public benefits, as well as many other issues facing older Tennesseans.

HELP4TN Day is Saturday, April 6, 2019!

Lawyers across the state will be providing free legal advice on April 6 and throughout the month of Apri. 

Going to Court

These tips will help you get ready for your court date, especially if you are representing yourself in the case. 

About Parenting Plans

Parenting plans tell how two parents will share responsiblity and custody of their children. 

Buying a Used Car at a Dealership

Before you purchase a used car, you can learn more about your rights and responsibilities here. 

Renters' Rights: Utilities

Learn more about utilities in your rental and what a landlord must provide. 

Grandparent Visitation Rights

When do grandparents have a legal right to see their grandchildren? Tennessee law gives specific reasons when a court may give grandparent custody rights. 

Introduction to Parent Custody Rights 

The law gives different custody rights to parents depending on if the parents are married or unmarried. Learn more about your rights here. 

Take Charge of Your Legal Wellness

What is Legal Wellness? Learning about your rights, responsibilities, and free resources in your area can help you protect yourself from legal issues and know when you need a lawyer. 

How to Hire a Lawyer

You've been sued, or you know that someone has violated your rights. Now what? Our guide will help you figure out where to find a lawyer. 

Recent Updates to Veterans' Benefit Programs

In October 2018, the VA changed how they calculate income for need-based financial assistance. 

Protecting Yourself from Common Scams

Do you know how to spot a scam? Learn more about common scams this year and how to protect yourself. 

 

 

 

 

Posted: December 7, 2018