Tennessee Real Estate 101: Do You Really Need an Attorney to Close the Deal?
While hiring an attorney is not mandatory, it can be a wise investment to have their expertise on your side. They can help navigate the complexities of the transaction, provide legal advice, and...
September 14, 2023
The Legal Dangers of Posting on Craigslist
When posting to Craigslist, it is important to be aware of the legal implications associated with revealing too much personal information. Craigslist can be a useful tool for finding jobs and...
January 3, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Partition Cases in Tennessee
A lot of clients ask about what paperwork or permits they need to rent out their home on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway or any other site. Knowing that you have to get a permit, what are the steps?...
December 19, 2022
What You Need to Know About Drone Regulations
Beyond, federal regulations, your state or locality may also regulate drone usage. For instance, Tennessee currently has six drone provisions to consider. House Bill 153 forbids drone use to capture...
November 24, 2021
Should An Attorney Review Your Real Estate Contract?
March 12, 2021
Metro v. Kallie Kay Dreher
In our last blog, our team broke down the latest property development craze, affectionally known as the “tall and skinnies”, taking over Nashville, Tennessee. Now, having a general understanding...
December 1, 2020
Easement in Gross
A common example of an easement in gross is a public utility line easement. A utility company with an easement in gross has an interest or right to the land where the utility lines, poles,...
September 29, 2020
HPR Guide for the Builder
June 17, 2020
Short Term Rental Pitfalls for the Real Estate Investor
November 14, 2018
Sears Bankruptcy: Everything You Need to Know
Is Sears facing bankruptcy in the coming weeks? Leadership is taking drastic measures to avoid it. What does it mean for...
October 12, 2018
Instagram Influencers Should Know These Things
The number of influencers is growing as tech-savvy people climb the ranks. It truly is a business and can be prosperous if done correctly. Keep reading for tips to having a successful business on...
October 1, 2018
Opening A Nonprofit in Tennessee
Nonprofits often operate like a standard business, but they must adhere to additional state and federal laws when it comes to tax-exempt status and charitable donations. Let’s start with the...
August 7, 2018
Bird Scooter-Sharing Landed in Nashville
Your favorite childhood activity is a legitimate form of transportation. Bird scooter-sharing landed in...
May 31, 2018
Business is Booming in Nashville
Some of the nation's largest employers are doing business right here in Nashville.. but you might not even know they are...
May 23, 2018
Does Your Business Qualify for the New 20% Tax Break?
We know Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was designed to cut taxes on businesses, stimulate the economy and create jobs. Many small business owners may benefit from this tax break;...
May 15, 2018
Do I Need a Business Lawyer?
These five scenarios are crucial to a company's success....
May 8, 2018
Drafting Contracts: Dos and Don’ts
Contracts are a vital part of any business agreement. From initial startup to growth and development, contracts can clarify business arrangements and partnerships, protecting your business interests....
May 2, 2018
What is Intellectual Property?
As a property owner, you have specific rights guaranteed by both state and federal law. Just as property rights protect your places or things, it also includes that which is not tangible, such as...
April 24, 2018
Food Trucks in Nashville: How to Get a Slice of the Action
Have you considered starting your own food truck business in Nashville? We broke down the guidelines and necessary permits....
April 10, 2018
Why Lawyers Recommend LLCs in Tennessee
Most clients come to our office with a great idea for a business; they just need help creating that business and giving it life. In Tennessee, the first step in creating any business is determining...
March 19, 2018
Google Implements Skewed Advertising Practices
Have you ever been annoyed by ads that pop up unexpectedly as you browse the internet? Well, Google is attempting to reduce that frustration by launching a new ad blocking feature that is built into...
March 12, 2018
ULTA RETURN POLICY – Lawsuit Alert
The multi-state makeup and beauty store is facing a class action lawsuit after allegedly selling used makeup products as if they were new....
March 5, 2018
Business & Corporate Lawyers are Crucial to Companies’ Success
It is important for owners to ensure their business investments are protected and in-line with federal and state regulations. However, keeping up and maintaining compliance with such standards can be...
February 6, 2018
NFL Coaches Contracts
NFL Coaches are famous for making a lot of dough. However, the contracts usually have pretty tough terms. Collins Legal did some research and discovered these interesting...
January 29, 2018
Great Tips for Starting a New Business
If you're a new entrepreneur, be sure to do these four things before launching your business....
January 4, 2018
Unpaid Internships & the Law
Internship opportunities have been an integral part of higher education for many years. Law firms, the state legislatures, marketing firms, and campaigns are just a few of the places you might find...
December 11, 2017
MUST KNOWS WHEN HIRING A CONTRACTOR IN TENNESSEE
There are four types of contractor licenses that are regulated by the state of Tennessee: Contractor’ License, Home Improvement License, Limited License Electrician, and Limited License Plumber....
June 5, 2017
Doing Business in Davidson County: Limited Liability Companies
Take these steps after forming a Limited Liability Company in the state of...
July 8, 2014
Non-Compete Agreements & Clauses
Non-compete agreements are critical to protecting a company's interests. What does it mean to enforce...
November 10, 2013
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