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Lawyer in Franklin, TN
Due to the dedication and skill of our legal team, our criminal defense practice is considered a premier practice in the state. We have worked hard to establish our reputation and we are committed to aggressively defending the rights of individuals. Our firm's personalized approach to customer service and meticulous attention to detail extends to several other areas of law as well. Our desire to help as many individuals as possible leads us to engage in multiple fields. In addition to criminal defense we are proud to offer clients legal assistance with the following:
Those seeking American citizenship must follow certain procedures if they wish to have their application awarded. The United States is unique in that it allows one million aliens to become citizens yearly, but during the visa process it applies caps to certain countries. We will gladly assist you in obtaining a visa or work permit and we can file the necessary paperwork for your citizenship application.
Personal injury is defined as a preventable injury caused by another’s negligence. Recovering compensation for injuries can be necessary if you were injured in a preventable accident. Days off of work and medical expenses can add up, especially if you are not in a stable financial situation where you can handle those setbacks. The statute of limitations for Tennessee personal injury cases is one year. Individuals should act quickly to ensure that their case is handled in a timely manner and that they can receive the maximum compensation possible.
When juveniles commit crimes, the court system adheres to a different set of laws. Underage drinking, curfew violations, and shoplifting are common crimes we handled in regards to juvenile law. We also can lend legal assistance to families whose children may be tried as adults. In 2011 the most charges filed for children were those of delinquency. This includes charges related to drugs and vandalism and includes penalties such as supervised probation.
Business Law and Planning
Drafting contracts and business plans can help you ensure that your business can grow and succeed in the future. A good business plan can set goals, and outline a route that a company wishes to take. Having the assistance of an attorney in business law can help you comply with and adhere to any restrictions and responsibilities that may be required of your business. Issues that a business can face include employment law, intellectual property, and environmental regulations.
It is estimated that 120,000 Americans do not have up-to-date estate plans to protect themselves in case of an illness or accident. Preparing for your golden years may seem like a daunting task, but with an attorney at our firm we can help you create a plan that brings you confidence and satisfaction. Estate planning is not just for the wealthy, and can be extremely effective in preparing you and your family for the future. Spending a few hours now can benefit you in the long-run as the proper plan can protect and preserve your assets.
Disputes involving residential and commercial rental properties may be able to be smoothed over with the assistance of an attorney. An attorney can provide you representation for administrative hearings or lease negotiations. Our firm also has experience with evictions and proceedings relating to housing code violations. It is our desire to help you with your landlord/tenant dispute so that it can be resolved as soon as the case allows.
Real Estate Law
Purchasing a home or commercial property is a milestone for the lives of many. The firm frequently assists clients with real estate transactions such as sales, closings and disputes related to property. Many ask “Why do I need a real estate lawyer?” and to that we answer with confidence. A lawyer understands the legal terms in contracts, the firm can research a home’s title, and we are here to support your best interests. As a general rule, it is best to not sign anything that you do not understand. Our firm would be happy to help you with any issue related to real estate law.