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    • Dealing with a hostile shared custody situation

      If a divorcing couple in Clarksville has children together, one of the harsh realities that both must deal with is the fact that they will be forced to continue to collaborate in raising their kids. ...

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    • Restricting a parent's visitation privileges

      The issue of visitation can often become contentious as couples in Clarksville try to work their way through divorce proceedings. Often, the circumstances surrounding the end of a marriage may ...

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    • Suspending an obligor’s license for child support arrears

      One of the ironies that accompanies divorce is that separated couples in Clarksville must still continue their relationships to a certain extent if they have children. Any negative emotions that may ...

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    • What is palimony?

      As societal norms change in Clarksville, so too do many of the common definitions assigned to certain relationships and associations within the local community. Take cohabitation, for example. As ...

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    • Seizing property for unpaid spousal support

      When married couples in Clarksville choose to separate, alimony may not automatically be awarded to one of them. The court will take a number of factors into consideration when determining if one ...

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    • Detailing the grounds for divorce in Tennessee

      There are any number of reasons why couples in Clarksville may choose to separate, yet few may be aware that the state sets guidelines on what are legal grounds for divorce. If you are like many of ...

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    • The Basics of a Domestic Assault Charge

      Despite popular portrayals in the media, domestic assault charges are not typically black and white. Instead, they often trail from a series of complex events, which inevitably lead to complex ...

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    • Memphis husband and wife both arrested in domestic violence case

      There is an old saying that goes “it takes two to tango.” Many in Clarksville may often cite it in cases of assault where one is accused of attacking another. While it may be viewed as justification ...

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    • Reviewing Tennessee’s implied consent law

      Like most in Clarksville, your introduction to the state’s DUI laws likely only comes after you have been arrested and charged with such a crime. That is why many come to us here at Runyon and Runyon ...

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    • Defining Tennessee’s drug schedules

      One of the first questions that those who come to see us here at Runyon and Runyon following a drug arrest in Clarksville is what sort of penalties could they be facing if convicted. Unfortunately, ...

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  • DUI
    • Implications of a DUI conviction in Tennessee

      Have you ever stopped for happy hour with co-workers on your way home from work? Have you ever had wine or beer at a family gathering or backyard barbecue and then driven home? These things are very ...

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    • Do you qualify for a restricted license?

      You may have not thought about it much before, but being able to do something as simple as drive around Clarksville actually gives you a lot of freedom. Often, an appreciation for that freedom only ...

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    • Attorney Ray Runyon Nominated to Local Reader's Choice Awards for Best Attorney

      Just about everyone throughout Clarkesville knows Attorney Ray Runyon of Runyon & Runyon as an honest, compassionate, and dedicated attorney. He is always looking for ways to go above and beyond for ...

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    • Understanding the difference between lost and mislaid property

      Say that someone in Clarksville comes across an item that appears to have been lost, such as a cell phone, a laptop computer or a jacket. Is he or she entitled to keep whatever it is that was found? ...

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    • Defining prohibited weapons in Tennessee

      Like all residents of Clarksville, you have a constitutional right to bear arms to defend yourself. This may be why so many come to us here at Runyon and Runyon confused after having been arrested on ...

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    • Can you cite self-defense after having used a gun?

      The term “self-defense” is seemingly brought up so often in criminal cases that you and others in Clarksville may give no credence to it all. Yet are there situations where the use of force (including ...

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