Dave was extremely professional but more importantly I was treated as a person not a case. He always returned calls and emails in a very timely manner. I would definitely recommend Dave to help with legal needs! -Jennifer S.

As someone who never had a lawyer, David made everything as simple as possible. He is very easy to communicate with and provides all the answers and support you will ever need. If I ever need a lawyer again, David will be my first choice to contact. -Andrew

I was falsely accused of something and had an order filed against me. Ben represented me during court and successfully had the order dismissed. He also went above and beyond to make sure it would not show up on my record. – Brittany.

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Res Judicata

September 24, 2020

Case: Regions Bank v. Nathan I. Prager Facts: After Plaintiff’s first suit was dismissed for failure to prosecute, Plaintiff filed a Motion to Reconsider. The trial court denied the motion but said the dismissal was neither “with nor without prejudice” and the Plaintiff was “welcome to refile.” Relying on that statement, Plaintiff declined to appeal […]

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Juvenile Life Sentences

September 24, 2020

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Tyshon Booker Facts:  Defendant received a mandatory life sentence for a murder committed with he was sixteen years old. Defendant argued that “an automatic sentence of life imprisonment (with release no sooner than fifty-one years) is unconstitutional for a juvenile” based on the decisions in Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. […]

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Parental Right Termination

September 24, 2020

Case:  In Re Mattie L. Facts:  Mother petitioned to terminate Father’s parental rights. Father was arrested shortly before the trial and did not appear. The trial court held a trial without Father and held two grounds for termination had been proven by clear and convincing evidence: abandonment by willful failure to visit and abandonment by […]

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How Being Convicted of a DUI can Impact Your Employment

August 13, 2020

The criminal penalties associated with being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Tennessee are potentially quite severe. You could be required to pay a hefty fine, perform community service, temporarily give up your driver’s license – even spend some time in jail. There is, however, another commonly overlooked penalty of having a DUI […]

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Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

August 13, 2020

It is well documented that periods of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic can lead to a surge in domestic violence. Mandatory social isolation combined with widespread unemployment and increased rates of firearm ownership create an environment for domestic violence to occur more frequently. A UN organization called the United Nations Population Fund has released […]

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