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Newest addition to KRBHK family

Newest addition to KRBHK family

Just a "little" post to make you smile. Here is the newest, tiniest member of the KRBHK family. John Rodgers had a miniature horse born on his farm this week. So cute!

Governor Extends Remote Online Notarization and Witnessing

Governor Extends Remote Online Notarization and Witnessing

If you need important legal documents executed including wills, contracts, and any court pleadings, Gov. Bill Lee just announced he is extending Tennessee’s state of emergency through October, the Tennessean reports. Executive Order 63 also extends...

Governor Lee Extends State of Emergency to Aug. 29, 2020

Governor Lee Extends State of Emergency to Aug. 29, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today signed Executive Order No. 50 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to August 29, 2020. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and...

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors:  Partition Fences

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Partition Fences

This article was first published in the official magazine of the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association, Tennessee Cattle Business. A partition fence is one that separates your land from an adjoining landowner. Partition fences can be built as a joint decision, and at a joint cost, of both landowners. A partition fence can also arise if a […]

PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM – A LIFELINE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM – A LIFELINE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Starting today, April 3, 2020, small businesses can begin making application for a forgivable loan under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) offered through the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  The Act makes available $349 billion to small businesses primarily to keep employees on the payroll and cover other critical expenses.  […]

Coronavirus, Parental Rights, and Court Operations

Coronavirus, Parental Rights, and Court Operations

As this extended school absence continues and we are all dealing with Covid-19, the judges of Rutherford County have issued a decree dictating how parenting plans are to be followed during this unusual time.  Please see the attached order for examples and exceptions of parental rights during an epidemic or pandemic. The Tennessee Supreme Court […]

KRBHK SUCCESSION PLANNING CLIENTS SPOTLIGHTED IN 2020 TENNESSEE AG INSIDER MAGAZINE

KRBHK SUCCESSION PLANNING CLIENTS SPOTLIGHTED IN 2020 TENNESSEE AG INSIDER MAGAZINE

KRBHK attorney John Rodgers recently worked with clients Phillip and Linda Hayes on creating a succession plan for the Hayes’ family farm.  Their collaboration is featured in the 2020 Tennessee Ag Insider magazine, a guide to the state’s food, farms and forestry published in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.  The magazine includes stories […]

COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Policy

  For the health and safety of our clients and employees, our office is open by appointment only.  We are temporarily closed to walk-in traffic. You are welcome to contact any of our lawyers or staff by calling 615-895-5566 or email at lmanier@krbhk.com. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Potential Policy Change Could Disrupt Social Security Disability Payments

Potential Policy Change Could Disrupt Social Security Disability Payments

If you have applied for and obtained Social Security Disability benefits, the approval of benefits is not necessarily the end of the process.  There are several ways in which your benefits could be terminated.  The easiest way to trigger a review and termination is if you earn more than $1,090 per month.  Another easy way is to […]

Do I Have to Probate a Will?

Do I Have to Probate a Will?

by John Rodgers No.  Wills are legal and effective without probating them; however, you may find it necessary to probate a will. Generally speaking, there are two reasons you would need to probate a will.  The most common reason is to transfer personal property such as bank or brokerage accounts.  Let’s say your aunt Betty […]

Thank you for your votes!

Thank you for your votes!

We appreciate everyone that voted.  We are humbled and excited to be voted your Favorite Law Office and Favorite Rule 31 Mediator!   We’re nominated for 3 Ruthie Awards at The Daily News Journal!  You can vote once a day, everyday until August 31st.  We would love your support and votes! https://dnj.secondstreetapp.com/2019-Ruthies/gallery?group=324720

New TN Law Allows Joint Custodial Parents to Choose School Zone

New TN Law Allows Joint Custodial Parents to Choose School Zone

With the new school year upon us, it is important to note the changes made in Tennessee law affecting schools and students.   Numerous changes have been made this year that can be reviewed at the attached link.  https://chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2019/06/27/from-civics-to-vaping-here-are-10-education-laws-taking-effect-july-1-in-tennessee/?fbclid=IwAR1zctQ1W8NMh5Zzw_YIYknTLuvy10Fjoe9m0iE4VD5_kGFDMphXarL_NzA Of note, a 50 question civics test drawn from the citizenship test administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

Emojis in Court Cases Leave Many Lost in Translation

Emojis in Court Cases Leave Many Lost in Translation

“Wait, does that mean they’re crying or laughing?” “Why did he send me an alligator?” “What does the eggplant mean?” I’m referring to emojis, of course. You love to hate them, but you know you use them too. We mostly think of emojis as harmless fun or a shortcut for all that dang typing on […]