Frequently Asked Divorce Questions

By James Kemp and Ryan C. Davis How Long Do I Have to Live in Tennessee Before I Can Get Divorced? You must reside in Tennessee for at least 6 months before you can file for divorce in Tennessee.  How Long Does a Divorce Take? For a...

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What Constitutes a Substantial and Material Change in Circumstances?

By Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis What Constitutes a Substantial and Material Change in Circumstances? Prior to any modifications or changes to a permanent parenting plan in Tennessee, there must first be a substantial and material change in...

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When Is the Modification of a Parenting Plan in the Best Interest of the Child?

By Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis When Is the Modification of a Parenting Plan in the Best Interest of the Child? There are two conditions that apply to every modification of a permanent parenting plan or child custody agreement. First, you must...

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Modifying a Permanent Parenting Plan

By Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis Modifying a Permanent Parenting Plan Anytime that parties with minor children are divorcing, a “permanent parenting plan” is required before the divorce can be finalized. Parties that have not been...

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What Are Miranda Rights?

by Jorie Zajicek and Ryan C. Davis What Are Miranda Rights? Miranda rights, or warnings, were established when the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Miranda v. Arizona, which held that officers had to inform defendants of...

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You’ve been contacted by a Department of Health or Board of Nursing investigator; now what?

BY Jorie Zajicek You’re a Registered Nurse and you've been contacted by a Department of Health or Board of Nursing investigator; now what? If you are contacted by an investigator that means a complaint has been filed against you...

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You’ve been interviewed by an investigator with the Tennessee Department of Health; now what?

BY Jorie Zajicek You’re a Registered Nurse and you've been interviewed by an investigator with the Tennessee Department of Health; now what? Following an interview with an investigator, the investigator will begin preparing a report...

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You received a 4-5-320(c) notification; now what?

BY Jorie Zajicek You’re a Registered Nurse and you received a 4-5-320(c) notification; now what?  If you receive a 4-5-320(c) notification, you are at risk of your nursing license being revoked, suspended, or withdrawn. This notification...

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How Do I Create a Valid Will?

BY JAMES KEMP AND RYAN C. DAVIS What is a will? A will is a document created when an individual puts into writing how they would like their assets distributed after death. An individual could make sure that their family or friends receive...

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WHAT IS JUDICIAL DIVERSION?

by James Kemp and Ryan C. Davis What is Judicial Diversion? Judicial Diversion is an incredible privilege and opportunity that, if treated as such, affords someone charged with a crime a genuine opportunity to learn from their mistakes without...

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