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Focus on the Law: Orders of protection

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law An Order of Protection is a legal document signed by a judge that helps protect you from domestic violence.  To qualify to obtain an…

Focus on the Law: Board Of Equalization

The Tennessee Constitution, Article II, Section 28 permits the taxation of all real property, personal property or mixed.  The Legislature is authorized to exempt from this property owned by the…

Focus on the Law: Family Medical Leave

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law The Tennessee Maternity and Adoption Care Leave Act is found at Tennessee Code Annotated Section 4-21-408.  This state law applies only to employers who…

Focus on the Law: Human Sex Trafficking Conclusion

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Human sex trafficking is the most common form of modern day slavery.  It is an organized and violent business.  According to the FBI’s website,…

Focus on the Law: Human Sex Trafficking Part 2

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law “As of November 2013, Tennessee was ranked as the toughest state in the nation regarding state statutes that protect children from commercial sex exploitation…

Focus on the Law: Human Sex Trafficking Part 1

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law “Sex trafficking or slavery is the exploitation of women and children, within national or across international borders, for the purposes of forced sex work.”…

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…