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1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property for Tennessee on
Q: My name is cody it really was my idea for the webcam cover

I'm just a young inventor who reached out to davison/ inventionland for help getting started not long after web cam covers are all over the web I just want the credit which is owed to me I called it privacy cover pls help I dont understand how to get started with this I already submitted it to... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

Contact a local intellectual property attorney to determine your options, if any.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Tennessee on
Q: My neighbors keep their 16 week old puppy outside 24/7 with no shelter, what can I do to help this puppy?

I don't think he's been to a vet, they don't interact with the puppy at all and leave him out in all types of weather. They've only had him for maybe a month. What can I do? I want to rescue this poor puppy and bring him to live with me so he can be spoiled and play with my dogs instead of just... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

Contact animal control or the local sheriff's office on the non-emergency line.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I'm trying to find info on a T. C. A. Code 40-25-202 and am having no luck with Google. Any ideas or advice will help.

If someone could point me in the right direction for an explanation or definition of it it would be greatly appreciated thanks

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

T.C.A. 40-25-202 doesn't exist. Please repost your question with the correct statute.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Wife has been clean from drugs lost child at young age and judge doesnt let her even try to fight for her she has right?
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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

The question is vague. She would be wise to hire local counsel to determine her best course of action.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: How can I prove no intent on a forgery case ,Rhea county TN. In up coming case I'm preparing for trail!

I also need to know about the true time line do they have to have my case in front of a jury

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 4, 2019

You need an attorney. But the case will likely be tried before a jury as is the defendant's right unless waived. Without knowing the actual charge, the facts of the case, and all other factors that go into a defense, no one on a forum will be able to provide you with an answer as to how you "prove... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: How to dismiss a divorce?

A year ago, my wife filed for divorce for adultery. I did it, the reason doesn’t matter We reconciled, never separated, but she won’t dismiss case. The marriage was already falling apart. She has said that she won’t dismiss the case bc she thinks I will just turn around and file for... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 3, 2019

To dismiss a lawsuit you would have to file a motion to dismiss and outline the reasons, factually and legally, why the case should be dismissed. You should consult with counsel to review the court file, pleadings, and other relevant documents to best determine how you could proceed.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Tennessee on
Q: My grandpa died without a will and even though he and my grandma are legally divorced they have been living together f

For over 25 years.... My grandma use to be on the deed to the house is she still? And is it still her house?

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Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 2, 2019

You'll have to look at the deed to determine who owns the house. If they are divorced and she's not a title holder than the house would pass to the next eligible heir by statute. Consult a local attorney to determine what options, if any, you may have.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: ex gf charged me with dv prior to this charged but it got dismissed an i recently got charged with dv again what to do

Anyway to get this one dismissed? Do I need a lawyer?

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 2, 2019

You would be wise to hire an attorney to defend you against any new charges.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: My ex is seeking a modification of child support money. He claims is income is $0 and has sent me discovery. Can he a

Can he ask for pictures of the inside and outside of my house, as well as my monthly budget?

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 26, 2019

He can ask. Doesn't mean that the request is not objectionable. Discovery can be complicated. You should consider consulting and hiring counsel asap as there are time limits on discovery.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: Requesting documentation from tenants

My lease requires the tenants to carry a renters insurance policy. They have been in the house for 3 weeks and I've asked for a copy of the policy 3 times. I've also asked for the move in checklist 3 times and I still haven't received that either. How do I handle this? Damages are already... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 19, 2019

What does your lease say? If that is a material term in the lease you may have grounds for an eviction if they have breached the terms of the lease. But you must also give proper notice. Consult local counsel for your optoins.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: Our landlord has decided to sell the property we are renting. If they sell before our lease expires can we stay?

Our lease is automatically renewed every 6 months and our lease started May 1st 2018

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Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 19, 2019

Most likely. Buyers of real property take subject to the lease. But review the terms of the lease for your answer.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Intellectual Property for Tennessee on
Q: I have a dispute with my publisher over editing. Can I get out of the contract?

The editor has gone far beyond normal practices in actually rewriting parts of the manuscript, adding unrealistic dialogue, and changing characters.

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Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 18, 2019

Depends on the terms of the contract. Contact a local attorney to review your contract to best determine your options.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: The state of Tennessee has been locking my boyfriend up over a child that doesn't belong to him I

He is incarcerated right now what can I do to make the state stop incarcerating him over something he didn't do

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 14, 2019

One needs much more info to answer this question. Consult a local criminal defense attorney to discuss your options.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: What happen if the doctor said my baby will get 4 shots,but when a nurse come with only 2 shots,so is that correct?

this is the second time make me concerned about the vaccine,my nephew went to different doctor and he got 4 shots,but my baby only got 2,i just want to make sure my baby got enough vaccines for living healthy,

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 30, 2019

This is a question for your doctor.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Q: What does this parental right mean?

(iii) The right to receive notice and relevant information as soon as practicable but within twenty-four (24) hours of any hospitalization, major illness or injury, or death of the child. The parent exercising parenting time when such event occurs shall notify the other parent of the event and... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 15, 2019

It means both. If you currently have the child and a listed event occurs, you should provide the healthcare provider with the other parent's info. You should also notify the other parent who is not present of the event and provide the healthcare provider's info.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: In TN Can a landlord legally take you to court without giving the tenant a written 30 day notice and a 14 day quit?

My lease agreement expires October 31, 2019 and I have already started moving from the home. On October 9, 2019 I was served with eviction papers due to unpaid rent. My landlord did not give me with a written notice before taking actions through the court. Did he follow the proper steps to evict... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 14, 2019

Depends on what your lease says. Often times there's a waiver of notice for non-payment of rent. Consult local counsel to determine what, if any, options you may have for a defense.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Tennessee on
Q: Can a grandmother take custody of a child if she has had him for 30 days?

I left my child with his grandmother while I visited my boyfriends mother out of state but now his grandmother is threatening to take custody can she do that?

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 14, 2019

That's not how custody works.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can my husband adopt my child without contacting her biological dad he has never seen her nor does he want to

My 11 year olds biological farther signed a paper when I was 5 months pregnant with her that stated he did not want any prenatal rights my now husband wants to adopt her do I have to contact her farther in order for this to happen he has never seen her nor does he want to

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Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 14, 2019

You should consult with a local adoption attorney to discuss your rights and responsibilities. The biological father will need to be served with papers if his parental rights haven't already been terminated for some reason.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can the law take our camper if we own it and have the title?

We didn't register it cause we weren't going to have it on the road we used it for a temp home, couple years later loaned to man and 6 or 7 yrs later it's for sale by someone that said they bought it from the man we loaned it to.

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Bennett James Wills answered on Oct 14, 2019

Consult a local attorney to assist you with getting the camper back, if that's what you want to do. If you hold the title, then the camper should not have been sold. And the buyer would not have good title.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Formation and Business Law for Tennessee on
Q: LLC partner never paid his share of funds for the business and is now In prison for many years 2 mos after filing LLC.

How can I remove him from the LLC without dissolving my company? I asked him to sign papers to remove him and he refused. He never paid anything toward the business or filings for any of our licenses. He is in debt to the company for his legal fees and using the business credit to fund personal... Read more »

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Bennett James Wills answered on Sep 30, 2019

You could file a lawsuit against him to have his membership interest terminated. Consult with local counsel to review the LLC's operating documents to determine your best course of action.

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