Tennessee

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.
Posts about Tennessee
  • 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

    … Tennessee sales tax. As reported by BNA Bloomberg, the court enjoined enforcement of the rule while it considers whether it violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution under Quill v. North Dakota. In the BNA Bloomberg article, Isaacson is quoted as saying, “I am especially pleased that the Order issued by the Tennessee Chancery Court…

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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

    … retaliation claims. Recently the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case involving these counsel fees. For those not familiar, the 6th Circuit is the top federal appeals court covering Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. Those of us who primarily represent whistleblowers don’t always consider it the friendliest court but an opinion this month…

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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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  • CFPB to Examine Discriminatory Lending Practices (Whistleblower Post)

    … 15% and 30% of whatever the government collects from the wrongdoer. In 2012, Wells Fargo settled discriminatory lending practice charges brought by Shelby County, Tennessee. While the case was pending prosecutors discovered that some Wells Fargo employees referred to minority customers as “mud people” and subprime loans as “ghetto loans.” Wells…

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  • Profile on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    … of topics from auto loans to student loans. The information provided by the Bureau on these topics is basic but very important in understanding the best way to manage your finances. If you are considering a filing for bankruptcy relief and wish to consult with a qualified bankruptcy attorney about the impact of BAPCPA on your options, please contact one of our locations nearest you in Alabama, Mississippi or Tennessee for a free, confidential consultation. …

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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

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

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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

    … filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware, where it is incorporated. The parent company of the steakhouse chain has secured $25 million in bankruptcy financing for its restructuring plan, court records show. The bankruptcy filing comes after comes after a tough first half of 2016 for the chain which saw traffic fell by 8.8 percent…

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  • Celebrity Bankruptcy: Where Are They Now?

    … is an infertility clinic. Abby Lee Miller Abby Lee Miller filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2010 but was indicted for failing to disclose income from the reality show in her bankruptcy schedules to the tune of over $700K. Ms. Miller has now pled guilty to not only bankruptcy fraud but also to smuggling $10K of Australian money back into the United States…

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