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Tim Wade Hellen

Products Liability, Construction, Corporate, Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           

W. Bryan Smith

Construction, Mental Health, Litigation
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Bill M. Wade

Corporate, Business Organization, Class Action, Construction, Contract
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Robert S. Kirk

Business Organization, Banking & Finance, Construction, Corporate, Land Use & Zoning
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Richard D. Bennett

Labor Law, Government Agencies, Construction, Dispute Resolution, Employment
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Michele Howard-Flynn

Pharmaceutical Product, Medical Malpractice, Wills & Probate, Bad Faith Insurance, Construction
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S. Louise Chandler

Pharmaceutical Product, Medical Malpractice, Transportation & Shipping, Construction, Corporate
Status:  In Good Standing           

Mike Patton

Credit & Debt, Personal Injury, Construction, Commercial Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  32 Years

Michael Cotter Patton

Insurance, Reorganization, Wills & Probate, Construction
Status:  In Good Standing           

Sean Antone Hunt

Insurance, Products Liability, Labor Law, Construction
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  25 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

BASIS

For income and capital gains tax purposes, the value that is used to determine profit or loss when property is sold. Often the basis is what you paid for the pr... (more...)
For income and capital gains tax purposes, the value that is used to determine profit or loss when property is sold. Often the basis is what you paid for the property, 'adjusted' to reflect improvements made or damage incurred while you own the property. See stepped-up basis, carryover basis.

COOLING-OFF RULE

A rule that allows you to cancel a contract within a specified time period (typically three days) after signing it. Federal cooling-off rules apply this three-d... (more...)
A rule that allows you to cancel a contract within a specified time period (typically three days) after signing it. Federal cooling-off rules apply this three-day grace period to sales made door-to-door and anywhere other than a seller's normal place of business, such as at a trade show. Another federal cooling-off rule lets you cancel a home improvement loan or second mortgage within three days of signing. Various states have cooling-off rules that sometimes apply even longer cancellation periods to specific types of sales, such as dancing lessons and timeshares.

MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCY

A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper am... (more...)
A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper amount of written notice (usually 30 days) to terminate the agreement. Some landlords prefer to use month-to-month tenancies because it gives them the right to raise the rent after giving proper notice. This type of rental also provides a landlord with an easy way to get rid of troublesome tenants, because in most states month-to-month tenancies can be terminated for any reason.

ASSIGNMENT

A transfer of property rights from one person to another, called the assignee.

INHERITORS

Persons or organizations who receive property from someone who dies.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE

A remedy provided by a court that orders the losing side to perform its part of a contract rather than, or possibly in addition to, paying money damages to the ... (more...)
A remedy provided by a court that orders the losing side to perform its part of a contract rather than, or possibly in addition to, paying money damages to the winner.

YELLOW-DOG CONTRACT

An employment contract in which the employer forbids the employee to join a labor union. Yellow-dog contracts are not legally enforceable.

ANNUAL MEETING

A term commonly used to refer to annual meetings of shareholders or directors of a corporation. Shareholders normally meet to elect directors or to consider maj... (more...)
A term commonly used to refer to annual meetings of shareholders or directors of a corporation. Shareholders normally meet to elect directors or to consider major structural changes to the corporation, such as amending the articles of incorporation or merging or dissolving the corporation. Directors meet to consider or ratify important business decisions, such as borrowing money, buying real property or hiring key employees.

ESTATE

Generally, all the property you own when you die.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Walker v. Sunrise Pontiac-GMC Truck, Inc.

... Furthermore, this case requires us to construe certain provisions of the TCPA. Issues of statutory construction are questions of law which this Court reviews de novo with no presumption of correctness accorded the trial court's conclusions. ...

Hayes v. Gibson County

... [2]. The issue presented requires statutory construction. Issues of statutory construction are reviewed de novo with no presumption of correctness attaching to the rulings of the court below. Carter v. Bell, 279 SW3d 560, 564 (Tenn.2009). ...

In re Estate of Tanner

... Standard of Review and Statutory Interpretation. The issues presented by this appeal involve the interpretation of state statutes. Statutory construction is a question of law that is reviewable on a de novo basis without any presumption of correctness. ...