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The McKeehan Law Group blog tackles some of the most frequently asked questions about the law. Plus, it keeps you up-to-date about changes to Tennessee criminal, divorce and personal injury laws.

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When Do Child Support Payments End in Tennessee?

For custodial and non-custodial parents, there is no point more contentious than the amount and timing of child custody payments from one to another. Tennessee law states that…

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9 Crucial Tips to Prepare for a Divorce Trial From an Expert Tennessee Attorney

When you got married, you were certain they were The One. But as it turns out, forever isn't as long as you thought. Now that the arguing is over, the papers have been filed, and…

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What is a Will & Why Do I Need One in Tennessee?

A will, or last will and testament, is a legal document that outlines your final wishes as they pertain to assets and dependents upon your death. You can have your assets…

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Order of Protection – How To Stop Harassment (… and it’s NOT what you think!)

What recourse does a person have when being harmed or threatened by another? In many cases, the courts are allowed to step in and offer protection and guidance. This can be…

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Leaving a Legacy: Your Complete Estate Planning Guide

New research shows that 3 in 5 Americans do not have a will. Another recent study has also revealed that almost half of people over 55 do not have a will, and only 18% report…

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: Do I Have a Valid Claim?

According to statistics, personal injury lawsuits make up a huge percentage of civil filings each year. In 2020 alone, personal injury cases will account for over 50% of civil…

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What is Personal Injury?

Should I File A Personal Injury Lawsuit or Claim? There are many reasons someone might be considering filing a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Let's say someone is injured in a…

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Why Get A Legal Separation In Tennessee Instead Of A Divorce

Why Get A Legal Separation In Tennessee Instead Of A Divorce? No couple decides to get married with the intention of getting divorced later on. Unfortunately, some relationships…

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Top 21 Things To Know About Child Support in Tennessee

Depending on the circumstances, facts and number of children involved, child support issues can range from simple to complex. Parents have a legal obligation to help financially…

Filing for Divorce in TN: 8 Things You Need to Know

If someone wants to get a divorce in Tennessee, they have to prove to the court a reason why they should be granted a divorce. I’ll answer some of the most popular questions asked…

How to Maximize Your Tennessee Car Accident Settlement

Regardless of the extent of your injuries, a car accident can be very stressful. Dealing with a damaged vehicle and repairs is much easier than dealing with physical injuries and…

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Tennessee DUI Laws, Penalties, Questions in 2020 – The Ultimate Guide

Tennessee DUI Laws Drinking alcohol and then get behind the wheel is a recipe for disaster. In Tennessee, drunk driving has been the number one killer since 2012 and the State…