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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Collections and Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: need some on to do a motion to entry Qdro order for alimony arrears.

Bennett James Wills answered on Aug 12, 2019

If you are looking for an attorney, you can use this site to search for a family law attorney with experience in QDROs in your area. QDROs can be difficult so you should find someone who has experience in this area.

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: If I have been asked to pay money to someone or they will show my husband/family/everyone messages implying an affair.

Is this considered blackmail especially if it's all online and written.

Bennett James Wills answered on Apr 17, 2019

That's extortion. If you don't know the person making the threats it's likely a scam and should be ignored. If it's someone you know, you may want to consider discussing the issue with an attorney and/or reporting the issue to law enforcement.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law and Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: Can a corporation require me to give access to my phone at any time and expel me if I do not comply? And is this legal?

Im 19 and in a fraternity and our chapter advisor is making members sign a document that says, "Upon request of the fraternity service center, Province Archon, Chapter Advisor, or Executive Officer, I will immediately, without delay, open and share any electronic communication that I have been a... Read more »

Griffin Klema answered on Mar 22, 2019

It sounds like the fraternity is a voluntary non-profit organization. In the U.S. we enjoy what is called freedom of contract, which allows us to make agreements for all kinds of things. Sometimes agreements can't be enforced (even if you sign them). What the document is describing sounds draconian... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on

Q: What can I do about someone publicly posting false things and slander about me on social media?

Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 16, 2018

I do not practice in Tennessee but your question remains open for four weeks. You could consult with an attorney in your state to evaluate the things posted, and learn if it would be cost-effective to pursue such a claim. You could also inquire with the attorney about the timeframes within which... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Health Care Law and Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: What if it has zero nicotine

Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 12, 2018

It looks like part of your question is missing and may have inadvertently been left out.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: Is it against the law in tennessee to record the birth of child without the mother's consent (who happens to be a minor)

Marjorie A Bristol answered on Dec 21, 2017

If you mean issue a birth certificate, then yes. The mother cannot opt out of having a birth certificate issued.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Internet Law for Tennessee on

Q: Scammed by a person on Etsy.com. Do I need a lawyer to subpoena Etsy so I can take him to court?

On the website Etsy.com, he was a single vendor/seller. He agreed on building a custom sign and sending it to me for $455, which I purchased on Aug 31, 2016. He delayed long enough that it was outside of the websites time period to do anything about it and issue me a refund. He finally sent the... Read more »

Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 21, 2016

It'll cost you at a minimum a few hundred dollars in filing fees (if in TN). Plus you'll need to track down who the seller actually is, where he really resides, and personally serve the seller. Which can add several hundred dollars more in service and skip trace fees. If he's in a different state... Read more »

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