Can I Take My Child Out of the Country?

If you are a divorced parent of a minor child, there is a good chance that you may wish to travel with your child at some point. Traveling to a neighboring city to visit family shouldn’t be a problem; however, what if you wish to travel farther. Specifically, what if you want to take your [ ] The post Can I Take My Child Out of the Country? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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How Does the Prosecutor Prove a Defendant Was Dealing Drugs?

In today’s world, having a conviction on your record for any drug-related criminal offense can have a devastating impact on all aspects of your life for many years to come. A conviction for dealing drugs, however, can also mean a lengthy prison sentence. If you were recently arrested and charged with dealing drugs, the first [ ] The post How Does the Prosecutor Prove a Defendant Was Dealing Drugs? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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How Long Can I Go to Jail for Drug Trafficking in Tennessee?

Since the “War on Drugs” began almost 50 years ago, the state and federal governments have used every tool and strategy in their arsenal in an attempt to eradicate the drug trade in the United States. One strategy implemented in just about every state, and at the federal level, has been to increase the potential [ ] The post How Long Can I Go to Jail for Drug Trafficking in Tennessee? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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What Is Pretrial Diversion?

Being arrested for, or even convicted of, a criminal offense does not necessarily make you a criminal, much less a bad person. Inherently good people make mistakes all the time. Fortunately, even the legal system accounts for the possibility that a defendant might not really deserve to go to jail by offering diversion programs.  If [ ] The post What Is Pretrial Diversion? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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How Do I Get an Order of Protection in Tennessee?

There was a time, not all that long ago, when domestic abuse was not taken very seriously in the United States. Unless an abuser seriously injured a victim, domestic abuse was viewed as a private family matter. Consequently, law enforcement officers usually did not intervene, and if they did, courts rarely punished the abuser. Times [ ] The post How Do I Get an Order of Protection in Tennessee? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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How Can I Prevent a Contentious Divorce?

When you got married, you undoubtedly believed that you and your spouse would grow old together. With a divorce rate hovering around 50 percent in the United States, however, you are not alone if your marriage is headed for divorce. Knowing that you will need to navigate the legal system may be almost as scary [ ] The post How Can I Prevent a Contentious Divorce? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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Steps in a Criminal Prosecution

Were you recently arrested and charged with a criminal offense? If so, and you have never before been through the criminal justice system, you are undoubtedly worried about the outcome of your case. In addition, you may be feeling confused and frustrated as you attempt to navigate the judicial system for the first time. The [ ] The post Steps in a Criminal Prosecution appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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