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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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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…

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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…