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

    …. (In the latter example, most residential mortgages are backed by the FHA, VA, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac meaning tax dollars.) To encourage whistleblowers to file suits and help stop greed and fraud, the law allows whistleblowers to receive a cash award of up to 30% of what the government collects. Million dollar awards are common. In addition…

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

    … figures are updated annually and also pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §101(39A)(B), the data is also adjusted early in the calendar year based upon the Consumer Price Index. Median Income in Tennessee The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for TN are: Household of 1: $42,731.00/yr. Household of 2: $53,216.00/yr. Household of 3: $59,294.00/yr. Household…

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  • CFPB to Examine Discriminatory Lending Practices (Whistleblower Post)

    … insured home loans may be a violation of the Act. Since most home mortgages are backed by the FHA, Fannie Mae, the VA or Freddie Mac, a violation of federal anti-discrimination laws could also violate the False Claims Act. Under that law, a whistleblower with inside information about violations of mortgage discrimination laws could receive between…

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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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  • Celebrity Bankruptcy: Where Are They Now?

    … for bankruptcy relief but are concerned about what the rules require and how they may affect you, please contact one of our locations nearest you in Alabama, Mississippi or Tennessee for a free, confidential consultation with one of our experienced, licensed attorneys. …

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