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Reverse Mortgages

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law If the homeowners are both 62 or older and have sufficient equity in their home, they may be eligible to apply for a reverse…

Focus on the Law: Givers Beware!

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law After counting our many blessings over the Thanksgiving holidays, most of us feel motivated to share our good fortune with others.  This is especially…

Focus on the Law: Voter Identification Act

In 2008, the United States Supreme Court upheld a voter identification law passed in Indiana requiring voters at the polls to present either a United States-issued or an Indiana-issued form…

Focus on the Law: Tort Reform

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law The topic of tort reform does not generate the intense, passionate debate that it once did.  The medical malpractice crisis of the 1990s that…

Focus on the Law: Genetic information discrimination

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law With the tremendous advances we have seen in medicine, and particularly in genetic research, the law has to try to anticipate problems resulting from…

Focus on the Law: Foster Care Overhaul in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In 2000, a federal class action lawsuit known as the Brian A. Case was filed in Nashville on behalf of all children in state…

Focus on the Law: Judicial Selection: The Tennessee Plan

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Would it surprise you to hear that the majority of our appellate judges in Tennessee will be up for a “yes-no” retention election in…

Focus on the Law: Help for victims of domestic violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic violence occurs across all segments of our society, regardless of race, education, income or sexual orientation.  Whether you are aware of it…

Focus on the Law: Domestic Violence

by Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic violence is a pattern of controlling behavior aimed at gaining power in order to control an…

Focus on the Law: Foreclosures

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law When you purchase real property and finance part of the purchase price you will usually sign a promissory note and a deed of trust.  …