In Tennessee, an order is generally “final” thirty days after it has been entered. Where child custody matters are concerned, however, the trial courts retain “exclusive and continuing jurisdiction.” This has often resulted in confusion with respect to the proper procedure when one parent wants to ask the court to modify custody, because there is a statutory requirement...read more
The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently reinforced longstanding principles in determining the enforceability of prenuptial agreements. Among the factors a court examines carefully in determining whether a prenup will be upheld are the timing of the presentation of the document and the relative experiences of the parties in terms of age and educational background. Failure to account for these...read more
Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton could never agree on what "Necessary and Proper" meant in the Constitution.
200 years ago today, John Marshall wrote that Congress's acts must "consist with the letters and the spirit of the Constitution."
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