Legal Aid Society COVID-19 Response

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Legal Aid remains open at this critical time for our clients: Our entire team across forty eight offices are working remotely and moving upcoming events, like legal clinics, to a digital space to ensure the safety of our community. Although our physical offices are closed and in-person intake suspended, we remain very much open and …

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What Happens to Tenants with the Courts Closed?

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What Happens to Tenants with the Courts Closed? In Tennessee, a landlord cannot force a tenant to move without going through the court’s eviction process. The courts in Tennessee are closed except for emergency cases. Eviction cases are not currently considered an emergency. Because the courts are closed to eviction cases, your landlord cannot force …

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Free Legal Assistance for Tornado Survivors

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Free Legal Help for Middle Tennessee Tornado Survivors in 3 Counties March 11, 2020 — Legal assistance organizations and bar associations have joined forces to support people affected by the tornadoes that moved through Middle Tennessee overnight between March 2 and 3, 2020. Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands is hosting legal clinics …

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FMLA improves gender equality in workplace

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Published in the Murfreesboro Post on Sept. 19, 2019 | Bill Bush It’s been nearly 100 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26. Even today, the struggle for full gender equality continues — particularly in the workplace, …

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How Used Car Buyers Can Protect Their Legal Rights

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Published in the Main Street Nashville on Aug. 26,2019 Few purchases can wreak more havoc on your pocketbook than when the used car you purchase develops mechanical problems. Unlike new car purchases, which are covered under “lemon laws” that protect buyers from being stuck with inoperable or defective vehicles, most used cars in Tennessee are …

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