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Focus on the Law: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Replacing previous federal law known as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) primarily expands protections for active duty members of the armed forces.  …

Focus on the Law: Injunctions

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Injunctions are orders made by a court to protect individuals from specific harm.  Under   Tennessee law, the Chancery Court has historically been the court…

Focus on the Law: Unionization Of College Athletics

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Federal law, namely the National Labor Relations Act, passed by Congress in 1935 declares it is the “policy of the United States to eliminate…

Nuisance

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Nuisance is the maintenance of a wrongful condition on a person’s own property over an unreasonable length of time which annoys or disturbs the…

Focus on the Law: The death penalty in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law When Tennessee became a state in 1796, its Constitution allowed capital punishment. As was the case in those times, this punishment was typically accomplished…

The lady in purple

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law March is Women’s History Month and I am inspired to write about an amazing jurist, lawyer, lawmaker and American woman, Sandra Day O’Connor. I…

Focus on the Law: Grandparents’ visitation rights

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law The issue of grandparents’ visitation rights has been addressed by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S.…

Focus on the Law: Perjury

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Perjury is a crime categorized in Tennessee as an offense against the administration of government.  Legal proceedings rely on the statements of witnesses, both…

Focus on the law: State Income Tax

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law You may have heard that one of the many reasons the Great State of Tennessee is an especially wonderful place in which to live…

Living Trusts

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law A trust is a right of property held by one party for the benefit of another. This can include real property as well as…