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Apr 5, 2018

Tips for Buying a Used Vehicle

By |Apr 5, 2018|Buying a Car|0 Comments|

Motorized vehicles are extremely important in the United States; we rely on them as transportation to work, to school, to church, to the grocery store, and more. Nevertheless, not everyone can afford or chooses to purchase a brand new vehicle.  As a result, some people turn to buying a used car, truck, or SUV.

Buying […]

Mar 30, 2018

Tips for Buying or Leasing a New Vehicle

By |Mar 30, 2018|Legal Matters|0 Comments|

Passenger cars, trucks, and SUVs are the principal mode of transportation in Tennessee and throughout the United States. People generally own or lease the vehicles they drive.  They purchase or lease their vehicles as either brand new or used.  Buying or leasing a passenger vehicle is a major expense for most people.  Thus, before […]

Dec 27, 2017

Sex-Based Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

By |Dec 27, 2017|Employment Matters|0 Comments|

The law requires that employers and public institutions treat men and women equally in jobs and other opportunities.  The law promotes the idea that that the workplace advancements and other opportunities of any individual – male or female – ought to be based on a person’s merit and accomplishment, not based on a person’s […]

Nov 16, 2017

Be Truthful with Your Lawyer

By |Nov 16, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments|

The law can be confusing.  If you are suing another person or business, being sued, or facing administrative suspension of a license to work in your job or if you have been charged with a crime, talk to a lawyer.  For instance, in a civil case or a license revocation proceeding, if you miss […]

Oct 16, 2017

When do the Rehabilitation Act and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Apply?

By |Oct 16, 2017|Education|0 Comments|

Individuals with disabilities are humans, make valuable contributions to society, and deserve to be afforded the same respect, common decency, and opportunities as the respect, common decency, and opportunities given to individuals without disabilities.  Federal and state laws, such as the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of […]

Sep 18, 2017

What Is the Uniform Commercial Code?

By |Sep 18, 2017|Business Law|0 Comments|

Not all commercial or business-to-business transactions go smoothly. When a transaction involves goods or products, as opposed to services, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) applies and controls the transaction.

The UCC specifies the rules that govern disputes for business and commercial transactions involving goods.  Almost every state has adopted a version of the UCC.  Although […]

Aug 14, 2017

What Is a Lemon, and What Can You Do If You Have One?

By |Aug 14, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments|

Cars, trucks, SUVs, buses, and other vehicles are extremely important.  We drive them to work, to school, to errands, to the hospital, to visits with relatives, and more.  The public often refers to cars, SUVs, or trucks with defects or serious problems as “lemons.”  Under Tennessee’s Lemon Law, however, a “lemon” is a new […]

Jun 9, 2017

What is a “Disability” under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Tennessee Law?

By |Jun 9, 2017|Education|0 Comments|

Certain federal and state laws give rights and protections to individuals with disabilities.  School children with disabilities most often rely upon the federal law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004, but state statutes also give rights and protections to individuals with disabilities.  The IDEA defines the meaning of the term “disability,” […]

May 19, 2017

How to Prepare for a Deposition

By |May 19, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments|

After a civil lawsuit is filed, the plaintiff and the defendant may require the other side and other witnesses to testify under oath, outside the courtroom, about the dispute or matter, or to testify in a deposition.  Though no judge is present, the answers are recorded and the party or witness testifying takes an […]

May 19, 2017

Written Discovery

By |May 19, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments|

While lawyers know the law, they depend on their clients – and the other party in a lawsuit – to learn the specific facts.  Learning about the facts from the other party is accomplished through a process called written discovery.

In civil cases (cases where one party sues another party for money damages), written discovery […]

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