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Focus on the Law: Dealing with Bad Checks: Criminal Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law As I discussed last week, you can pursue collection of a bad check through civil court or you can sometimes pursue criminal charges.  Keep…

Focus on the Law: Dealing with Bad Checks: Civil Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law When you receive a bad check it can be a major annoyance.  There are three ways to respond.  One, you can just accept the…

Focus on the Law: Business Associations in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg If you are considering forming a new business, there are many things to consider.  Here are some highlights of the major forms of business associations in Tennessee. …

Focus on the Law: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (Pt2)

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a trustee is selected in each case.  The trustee is often an attorney in private practice but he or she…

Focus on the Law: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (Pt1)

This week I would like to provide you with an introduction to Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  “Chapter 7” refers to that chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code which governs the…

Focus on the law: Tips for Tenants

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In last week’s column, I focused on tips for landlords. This week I would like to focus on tips to prevent common mistakes made…

Focus on the Law: Tips for Landlords

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In my law practice, I have represented both tenants and landlords in negotiating contracts and litigating disputes arising from contracts. This week I would…

Focus on Law: Hiring a Lawyer

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Most people rarely find themselves in need of an attorney. When they do need an attorney, it is often in an emergency situation. Child…

Focus on the Law: Written Contracts

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law How many times have you heard the expression “Get it in writing”?   That is truly good advice for almost any transaction.  Enacted back in…

Focus on the Law: Basic Estate Planning

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Whether you are rich, poor or somewhere in between, you should make plans for the future.  It may be uncomfortable to think about but…