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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.

2021 Tennessee Handgun Carry Bill

The state of Tennessee’s updated gun law to allow permitless open and concealed carry of legally owned firearms takes effect in July 2021. That sounds pretty cut-and-dried, but…

New Tennessee Family Laws in 2021

Each year, Tennessee’s government enacts legislation and laws that changes the legal landscape across the state. The new laws range from slight adjustments and clarifications to…

Can You Sue a Business for Requiring a Mask?

Yes, But You Probably Won’t Win As mask mandates are lifted and society moves forward past Covid-19, questions linger about the rights of customers and employees. Some private…

Can you get a DUI on a bicycle ini Tennessee

Can You Get a DUI While Riding a Bike & Other Popular Tennessee DUI Questions

Most DUI arrests result from people driving an automobile while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. So when most Tennesseans think of DUI, they think of driving a car or…

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Uncontested Divorce: How It Works in Tennessee

Not every divorce requires a lengthy and contentious journey through the courts. Some couples are in agreement about the end of their marriage and can part ways with no muss or…

Tennessee Statute of Limitations: Personal Injury Lawsuit

Although injuries from a car wreck or fall happen in flash, it can take the injured some time to consult with an attorney about a lawsuit. In Tennessee it is of utmost importance…

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Teen Tiger Attack Survivor Files Lawsuit

Even though you work every day among big cats in a place like Tiger Haven in Roane County, Tennessee, you don't think much about the danger they can pose. A teenager who lived…

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You Won Your Lawsuit! Now What?

In some states, after the dust settles on your personal injury lawsuit, and you find yourself getting a favorable outcome, what happens? I mean, you won! The complicated part is…

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7 Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

In the state of Tennessee, like all other areas of the country, a person can file a lawsuit after suffering a personal injury against any party thought to be at fault. There are…

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Divorce Mediation in Tennessee: How Does Divorce Mediation Work?

The stress around obtaining a divorce is high for all parties involved, particularly when it comes to child custody and dividing marital assets. It’s inevitable that many divorce…

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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…