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Focus on the Law: Holidays

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Today, being the third Monday in January, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day.  It is a legal holiday according to Tennessee law because it…

Focus on the Law: Same Sex Marriage

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law As of the writing of this column on January 9, 2015, it is legal in 36 U.S. states and the District of Columbia for…

Focus on the Law: Premises Liability

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Premises liability refers to certain situations where the owner of property is legally responsible for injury or loss to a party while on the…

Focus on the Law: Blessings of 2014

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”  — Marcel Proust…

Focus on the Law: Filing Claims in Probate Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law What happens when someone who owes you money or has property that belongs to you passes away?  If you have received a notice to…

Focus on the Law

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Social Security disability benefits are only for individuals that are totally disabled.  Partial disability or short-term disability is not covered.  Disability under Social Security…

Carrying handguns

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Article I, Section 26 of the Tennessee Constitution provides:  “That the citizens of this State have a right to keep and bear arms for…

Focus on the Law: Amendment Two Recap

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law The results from the November 4, 2104 election are still unofficial but preliminary results on Amendment 2 show 831,549 votes statewide in favor of…

Focus on the Law: More on Adoption in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Adoption is covered by Chapter 1 of Title 36 of the Tennessee Code Annotated as well as by multiple court decisions interpreting the same. …

Focus on the Law: Introduction to Adoption

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law November is National Adoption Month.  Where can you find a child to adopt? Despite the myth that it is faster and easier to adopt…