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Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Parental Relocation Statute

The Tennessee Supreme Court reversed the decisions of the Montgomery County Chancery Court and The Court of Appeals yesterday when it released an opinion clarifying the Parental Relocation Statute.

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Contempt of Court

Any willful disobedience to, or disregard of, a court order or any misconduct in the presence of a court; action that interferes with a judge’s ability to administer justice or that insults the dignity of the court; punishable by fine or imprisonment or both. There are both civil and criminal contempts; the distinction is often unclear.

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Things You Cannot Do in A Divorce…

Article originally posted on The Huffington Post

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How the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Has Affected Other Areas of Law

The word patchwork may be the best way to describe the layers of laws that governed the relationships of same-sex couples before June 26, 2015, the day the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to marriage for gay couples in Obergefell v. Hodges (PDF).

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Dallas Protest Shooting

DALLAS (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states, authorities said. It appeared to be the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement since the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Led Zeppelin Attorneys Ask Judge to Dismiss Case

Led Zeppelin’s lawyers asked a judge Monday to throw out a case accusing the band’s songwriters of ripping off a riff for “Stairway to Heaven.”

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Tennessee Court of Appeals on Attorney’s Fees in Domestic Criminal Contempt Matters

The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently ruled on awarding attorney’s fees in Domestic Criminal Contempt Matters.

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Doctor Assisted Suicide in California

The California End of Life Option Act takes effect on Thursday. The law allows terminally ill adults in California with less than six months to live to get a doctor’s prescription for a lethal dose of “aid-in-dying” drugs.

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Facebook and Family Law

“What if I told you that a court had allowed service of process in a divorce case through Facebook?

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Guns-On-Campus Bill to Become Law

Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature.

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