Tennessee (/tɛnɨˈsiː/) (Cherokee: ᏔᎾᏏ) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th most extensive and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Tennessee's capital and second largest city is Nashville, which has a population of 624,496. Memphis is the state's largest city, with a population of 655,155.
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  • Knoxville Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic for Qualified Consumers

    … We are proud to announce that Knoxville attorneys Cindy T. Lawson and Heather Ellis Banks will be volunteering their time and expertise to assist their community. Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET), in partnership with the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) has created a Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic (DRLAC). The purpose of the clinic is to inform…

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  • Tennessee Chancery Court Enjoins Enforcement of New Sales Tax Collection Rule

    … will protect businesses throughout the country from being forced to contend with the many complex and confusing features of Tennessee tax law.” Isaacson went on to urge Tennessee and other states to “work cooperatively with catalog companies and electronic merchants to reform America’s sales tax system, which currently consists of more than 10,000…

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  • Knoxville Veterans’ Legal Clinic

    … Our Knoxville office, Bond, Botes & Lawson, recently began participating in a Veterans’ Legal Clinic. The Veteran’s Legal Clinic is a joint project sponsored by the Knoxville Bar Association, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, the University of Tennessee College of Law and the local VA office. Its…

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  • First-time Homebuyers in Parts of Knox County Eligible for Down Payment Assistance.

    … The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (TDHA) introduced a new $60 Million program designed to help the 55 hardest areas throughout the state that have struggled to recover from the 2008 housing crash. According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, seven of those areas lie in or around Knox County, Tennessee, with one area extending…

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  • Federal Appeals Court Win for Whistleblowers

    … and $98 billion annually. In one way or another, we all pay for this fraud through higher health insurance premiums, copayments, and taxes. “The FCA is one of the Government’s most effective tools for combatting health care fraud. ‘To date, the FCA has helped the government recover more fraudulently spent Medicare dollars than any other mechanism…

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  • What is the Median Income in my State and Why Does It Matter?

    … of 4: $68,298.00/yr. Median Income in Mississippi The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for MS are: Household of 1: $36,589.00/yr. Household of 2: $46,130.00/yr. Household of 3: $49,983.00/yr. Household of 4: $60,420.00/yr. Median Income in Alabama The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for AL are: Household of 1: $42,934.00/yr…

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  • Tennessee DOR and Attorney General Approve Unconstitutional “Economic Nexus” Rule

    … or not the seller has a physical presence in the state. See Rule 1320-05-01-.129(2) (“Rule 129”). Rule 129 is clearly unconstitutional under the Supreme Court’s holding in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298, 313-19 (1992), which provides that a state lacks the authority under the “substantial nexus” requirement of the dormant Commerce Clause…

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  • Profile on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    … Profile on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Posted on Aug 29, 2016 By Carla Handy August 29, 2016 by Carla Handy Senator Elizabeth Warren is famously known for her work in consumer protection. Before being elected to the United States Senate in 2012, Senator Warren was responsible for founding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…

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  • Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Funds

    … the money for their own personal use. The ex-brokers jointly owned a company named Broad Street Ventures in Chattanooga, Tennessee since 2008. Using Broad Street, Mr. Brennan and Mr. Dyer allegedly raised money to fund a series of other ventures known collectively as the Scenic City Companies. The SEC asserted that the former brokers collected funds…

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  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … that these addictions spawn also takes a toll on the community. Pill Mills and Whistleblower Awards The feds and states have been cracking down on pill mills but they can’t do it alone. For years, the government’s primary weapon against healthcare fraud has been the False Claims Act. Passed during the U.S. Civil War, this law allows ordinary people…

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  • Bankruptcy and Vehicle Insurance

    …. Your bankruptcy attorney should know all about the role insurance plays in your case. If you’re considering bankruptcy and want to discuss your situation, please contact one of our convenient offices in Alabama, Tennessee, or Mississippi. We offer free consultations with one of our experienced attorneys to help you resolve your financial problems. …

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  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Nashville-Based Restaurant Chain Files for Bankruptcy

    … restaurants in 50 states with 18,964 employees, including 1,002 full-time workers and more than 25 stores in Tennessee. Founded in Lexington, Ky., in 1991, Logan’s was purchased by Lebanon, Tenn.-based Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores in 1999, and the parent company became known as CBRL Group, Inc. CBRL sold the Logan’s chain to a private equity firm…

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