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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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Is a Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Court settlements are taxable. Right? The short answer is usually, but with one major exception. The exception made to federal tax law applies to personal injury settlements and…

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Don’t Ruin Your Holiday With a DUI: 10 DUI FAQs Answered

Tis the season for celebration! Try not to ruin it with a DUI. Don't mess up your holiday by celebrating too much and getting behind the wheel. We recommend lining up a sober…

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Contested Divorce in Tennessee: What to Do When Spouses Can’t Agree

No doubt getting a divorce under any circumstances is stressful. Even when a marriage ends without a challenge from either party, there are many steps to finalizing a divorce.…

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Pain & Suffering: Personal Injury Law

Calculating the monetary cost of an injury from a car accident is usually straightforward.  The repair of automobile damage creates a clear expense. The same can be said for…

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Personal Injury Settlement & Child Support

Most personal injury cases settled out of court without parties appearing in front of a judge. Once you have come to an agreement, you can count on getting every penny of the…

10 Common Mistakes Made by Personal Injury Victims

When you’ve been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. Even if your lawsuit may look easy to win, an injured party…

2021 Tennessee Criminal Law Changes

Each year, the Tennessee government implements new laws to govern and protect the citizens of the state. These laws cover a wide variety of situations, including child custody,…

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Record Expungement in Tennessee

An arrest or conviction for a crime in the state of Tennessee doesn't always result in a record that follows you through life. Under some circumstances, Tennessee courts will…

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3 Steps Before Filing for Divorce in Tennessee

After you’ve made the difficult decision to divorce your spouse, you must take some specific steps before divorce proceedings can officially begin in the courts. Complete this…

Calculating Damages for a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Tennessee

If you’ve been injured in an accident through the negligence of another party, you might be considering a personal injury lawsuit. One popular question is how much you can expect…

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…