Author Archives: Jeremy Davis
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Debt Repayment Plans

Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to negotiate, consolidate, and reduce your debt—whether it’s from medical bills, unemployment, a housing market collapse, bad investments, or other financial issues. In some cases, it may even eliminate some debt. This type of bankruptcy can stop home foreclosures and prevent the court from seizing your assets while allowing you…

DUI & Labor Day Weekend

For many, Labor Day marks the end of summer and one last chance to enjoy the warm weather, plan cookouts with friends and family, or spend the day boating on the lake. This time of year also sees an increase in drunk driving, which means local and state law enforcement will be increasing their presence…

What’s an Uncontested Divorce?

Many couples may consider uncontested divorces, as they tend to be efficient in cost and time, and they’re typically less stressful than contested divorces. But how do you know if an uncontested divorce is right for you? Who’s a good fit for an uncontested divorce? Uncontested divorce is ideal for couples who wish to keep…

Guide to a Great Summer Road Trip

For many of us, summer is the perfect time to take a vacation and get some much-deserved rest and relaxation. And low gas prices mean taking a summer road trip is even more convenient. But before you hit the open road, be sure you and your car are prepared for safe travels. Plan your trip.…

What’s a Living Will?

A living will, also known as a healthcare directive or advance directive, is a legal document that indicates your wishes regarding end-of-life medical care in the event you’re unable to communicate due to an incapacitating illness or injury. Living wills typically provide clarity for your family by helping reduce disagreements about what you would want…

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Whether it’s talking on your mobile phone, turning around to help your child, or adjusting the volume on the radio, you’re faced with distractions while driving every day. And National Distracted Driving Awareness Month serves a reminder for you and others drivers to stay focused while on the road. Just four months into the year,…

5 Reasons Why People Declare Bankruptcy

A recent study ranked Tennessee No. 1 in nonbusiness bankruptcy filings, followed by Alabama and Georgia. In fact, the study estimates 6.22 personal bankruptcy filings per 1,000 people in Tennessee, which is about 2.3 times higher than the national average by state. However, the research also shows that Tennessee bankruptcy filings have been steadily decreasing…

Surviving Your First Holiday Season After Divorce

With so many marriages ending in divorce, it’s no wonder that so many broken couples are struggling to enjoy the holiday season. Whether you go all-out for Thanksgiving and Christmas or tend to have a small get-together for the family, dealing with the holidays during a divorce can feel like a burden. You might even…

Back To School Tips for Parents with Shared Custody

With the new school year looming around the corner, parents all over are scrambling to grab the right school supplies and tie up any loose ends. While married couples have it a bit easier when it comes to preparing their children for school, single parents with shared custody are faced with a dilemma. What will…

Tennessee Needs Child Support Reform

Child support is an area of law that is a source of significant confusion and anger from parents paying child support and those receiving it. No one likes the current system and few people outside of the lawyers and judges who work in the Juvenile Court system really understand how it works. There are even…