Child custody

What will the Court consider in making the determination? In Tennessee, the Court has many statutory factors it must consider when initially determining custody as a result of divorce or a child being born to unmarried parents, or a change of custody from one parent to another. The Court must weigh each of these factors together and make a determination …

Adoption

Wanting to adopt? What steps are required? The moment is still fresh in my mind because it is not something that happens every day. I have been in court plenty of times, but it’s not routine that people in a courtroom begin clapping. I would like to say it was because of my trial skills, but the reality is, the …

Identifying intellectual property assets

Most business owners when asked can easily name their company’s tangible assets, such as buildings, office space, furniture, inventory or equipment a company owns or leases in carrying out its business activities. But few can provide a comprehensive list of their intangible property, specifically, their intellectual property assets. How’s your IP Asset IQ? What types of intellectual property assets do …

Advanced directives

Disclosing Your Funeral Arrangements Somewhere Other Than Your Will or Trust In dealing with issues of estate planning, it is a near certainty that at some point in the process, you will have to discuss funeral arrangements and the disposition of remains for either yourself, or for someone you love. For most individuals, this entails making arrangements for either burial …