When is it error to deny an offer of proof in Tennessee?
Does the missing witness rule apply to bench trials in Tennessee?
How is distance determined in parental relocation cases in Tennessee?
What proof is required for a Tennessee court to change its earlier ruling in a case?
When can a child choose their custody or visitation arrangement in Tennessee?
What is the effect of a best-interest plea in a later civil case in Tennessee?
When are a client’s conversations with his or her lawyer protected by the attorney-client privilege in Tennessee?
Can one assert one’s Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in a civil case in Tennessee? If so, when can a Tennessee court draw an adverse inference from one’s invocation of the Fifth Amendment privilege?
When and how may a child testify in chambers in Tennessee? And who must be present?
Lawyers are taught to avoid asking one question too many. It turns out there’s an inverse to that rule.
Do a judge’s comments on the evidence in the middle of a trial require the judge to recuse herself?
Facts: Father and Mother are the parents of four children. After being found to be dependent and neglected because of severe abuse to one child, all…
What happens when a trial judge refuses to hear the preference of a 13-year-old child in a custody dispute?