Is Tennessee Sword Day Coming?   In TLI 2016, during Ethics we showed you video from our favorite advertising lawyer, Brian Wilson, the Texas Law Hawk.  His video ads are perhaps a little more, shall we say, "dramatic" than most Tennessee lawyer ads. This year he has profiled new...

110th GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS The 2017 session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on May 10, 2017, after passing almost 400 public acts. Many important changes have occurred, including in the areas of tax, probate, domestic relations and criminal law.  The legislature also approved changes to some court...

Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Parental Relocation Law   Tennessee's parental relocation statute provides that, if a parenting plan is in place and a parent who spends substantially more time with the child than the other parent wishes to relocate with the parties' child, that parent should be...

New Forms Approved for Pro Se Agreed Divorces for Parties with Minor Children   Effective September 1, 2011, the Tennessee Supreme Court approved a new rule providing for universally accepted forms for use in uncontested divorce cases in which the parties had no minor children, no real property and...