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Mar 7, 2018

Who Survives Divorce Better – Men or Women?

By |Mar 7, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

Divorce represents a significant loss. Whether you are the party who initiated the divorce, or the one surprised by it, each party suffers the same losses, but men and women tend to process their sense of loss in different ways. These are, of course, over generalizations that pre-suppose that all women and all men might [...]

Feb 28, 2018

Experienced Tennessee Divorce Lawyers Are Ready to Help You Benefit from the New Tax Law Changes

By |Feb 28, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

The recent tax overhaul law directly impacts most aspects of family law cases. A full understanding of each tax provision is necessary to effectively prioritize and litigate your equitable distribution, alimony, child support, and other family legal issues. Skilled lawyers can help you save money and increase your assets. Most of the tax law’s provisions [...]

Feb 14, 2018

Could the New Bipartisan Immigration Proposal Be the Compromise that Solves the Dilemma Facing Dreamers?

By |Feb 14, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

March 5th is fast approaching, and U.S. lawmakers continue to be unable to come up with a legislative solution for the "dreamers," who are immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Former president Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provided protection for Dreamers, has been rescinded by president Trump. [...]

Jan 31, 2018

U.S. Federal Appeals Court Orders Immigration Officials to Reconsider the Deportation of a Mother to Mexico

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The Washington Post reported, in January, that the Board of Immigration Appeals must provide a spouse and mother of four children a new chance to show the deportation would endanger her life. The three-judge panel, based in Ohio, determined that the Board improperly rejected her request to reopen her asylum request even though there were [...]

Jan 4, 2018

Haitian Earthquake Victims Will Lose Temporary Protected Status in 2019

By |Jan 4, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

On November 20, the Trump administration announced that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti has been withdrawn. The effective date for the termination of TPS for Haitian citizens, which was announced by Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, is July 2019. This gives Haitians 18 months to transition their lives back to [...]

Dec 11, 2017

Congratulations to the Shipleys!

By |Dec 11, 2017|Firm News|0 Comments

Now that the first of the major family holidays is over, and they have had some time to settle in, we are SO excited to share this picture of Luke Shipley, his wife Megan Swain, and their beautiful almost-one-month-old son. When he was born, he was 7lbs 4oz, 19” long, and as healthy as can [...]

Dec 6, 2017

Acting Secretary of State Elaine Duke Announces Changes in Temporary Protected Status for Haiti, Nicaragua and Honduras

By |Dec 6, 2017|Immigration|0 Comments

In November 2017, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced that she has terminated the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua. The effective date is January 5, 2019 to allow Nicaraguan citizens ample time to transition back to their home country in an orderly way before their TPS status expires. The Secretary was [...]

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