Changing Your Name

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Tennessee is one of the easiest states to change your name. You do not have to return to your place of birth in order to do so. You merely must be a resident in the county in which you file … Read More

The Secrets Behind Legal Terms

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Legal Terms

If you want you watch TV like Law and Order or classic movies like Witness For the Prosecution, you will have heard quite a few legal terms. For instance, the witness is sworn in by holding up their right hand … Read More

The Wisdom of a Fisherman

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Fisherman's Wisdom

Once upon a time there was wealthy business tycoon. He lived in the Big City in a penthouse and controlled many businesses, ports and ships. He was a billionaire. He was featured on business magazines and his success and his … Read More

She Burned The Money

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Burned the Money

This case is one of the strangest I have ever run across in my research. I thought you would find it interesting. Mr. and Mrs. Evans resided in Clinton, Kentucky, where they banked with the Clinton Bank. In late 1985, … Read More

Name That Lawyer

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Name That Lawyer

This lawyer, who would later become famous, was to defend William “Duff” Armstrong. Armstrong was charged with a brutal murder of one James Metzler. Beardstown, Illinois was the site of the trial. The year was 1858. The State prosecutor called … Read More

The Fine Print And Such

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Fine Print

There is an old saying: “The large print giveth and the fine print taketh away.” A little known bit of fine print exists in several different kinds of contracts that you may have right now. It is sometimes called an … Read More

They Are Watching You

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Watching You

If you have had a an injury accident or a workers compensation claim recently, you have been or will be under surveillance. Not the surveillance you see on police movies, where the cops do a 24 hour a day “stake-out” … Read More

Using Video-Taped Demands Yet?

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Video Taped Demands

2 clients of ours were visiting at another couple’s home one evening. As the discussions turned to firearms, the homeowner invited them out to his garage to see his Glock .40 caliber handgun. As the Homeowner demonstrated the safe handling … Read More

Mighty Thin Pancake

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Thin Pancake

I had a nice gentleman call in to my firm a while back with a rather surprising story. Apparently, he had financed a truck from a dealership, and driven it home. Almost a full 30 days later, he called the … Read More

Dave’s 5 Minute Law School

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Dave's 5 minute law school

If you are from my generation, or before, you are officially old enough to remember when Saturday Night Live was actually funny. Names come to mind like Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, and … Read More