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August 5, 2021 - 1:52 pm

In Tennessee, there are times when married couples can get divorced using free online forms.  Doing so could save the couple a significant amount of money.  They still have to pay the court costs, but they would be able to avoid costly attorney’s...

August 5, 2021 - 12:13 pm

In Tennessee, there are times when married couples with children can get divorced using free online forms.  Doing so could save the couple a significant amount of money.  They will still have to pay the court's fee, but they will avoid costly...

July 15, 2021 - 11:15 am

  Power of Attorney for Care of a Minor Child  Click on the link below to see a short video about a Power of Attorney for minor children.   POAs for Children   How Can I Get or Give Power of Attorney for a Minor...

July 15, 2021 - 11:07 am

  If you’re paying child support or receiving child support with a court order, that order can be modified in some cases.    Child Support Factors Often Change   A judge sets child support based on many factors, including...

June 9, 2021 - 4:48 pm

You can still get a divorce if your spouse won’t sign your divorce papers. There are five steps towards getting a divorce finalized. You do not need your spouse’s signature or permission to get divorced, but you will probably need a lawyer.   5...

May 27, 2021 - 11:10 am

If you stay at or live in a hotel or motel, you should know its rights and responsibilities as well as your own rights and responsibilities.   Minimum Standards for Hotels and Motels in Tennessee   The Tennessee Department of Health, and...

May 27, 2021 - 10:32 am

If you live in Tennessee, and your landlord won’t make repairs, what should you do?   Safe and Clean Housing If the repair is for a necessity, such as heat, gas, lights, water, sewage, plumbing, or for something that makes your apartment unsafe...

May 27, 2021 - 9:10 am

Generally, people using the civil court system in Tennessee must pay fees and costs for the privilege of using the courts. However, in situations of extreme financial hardship, some people cannot afford these fees and costs. In those...

August 28, 2020 - 1:23 pm

Workers’ compensation can be a tough process to go through. Thankfully, Tennessee has a free Ombudsman Program and a...

August 26, 2020 - 9:02 am

The task of planning for the future can seem frightening and complex. With so many different documents, it can be hard...

August 26, 2020 - 8:58 am

What happens to my debts when I die?   Many families are concerned that when a loved one dies, they will...

August 26, 2020 - 8:56 am

I lost my job, and that’s how I had health insurance. What do I need to do to get health insurance back?...

August 24, 2020 - 1:00 pm

What is workers’ compensation? Tennessee workers’ compensation law requires most employers to carry workers’...

July 29, 2020 - 9:46 am

Are you worried about having to take off work if you get sick with COVID-19 or have to quarantine? Do you have to care...
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July 29, 2020 - 9:38 am

If you are one of the millions of Americans who have filed for unemployment because of the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis...