When business disagreements turn into lawsuits and commercial litigation, various idioms may come to mind: “Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face.” “Burning down your house to smoke out a [...]
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison is pleased to announce that Chris Sabis has become a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator for the state of Tennessee. The Firm congratulates Mr. Sabis.
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison attorneys Carla Lovell and Bob Mendes were included in the 2020 class of Best of the Bar presented by the Nashville Business Journal. The attorneys were [...]
What happens if the seller of property files for bankruptcy and the bankruptcy trustee tries to undo the transaction? Is the buyer protected by the buyer’s title insurance policy? The Tennessee [...]
Tennessee follows the American Rule that a successful litigant normally has to bear its own attorneys fees. The typical exceptions to the rule are: (1) if the statute the party is suing under [...]
Assume that Alex and Casey own a house. If they bought the house during the marriage, they are presumed to own it as “tenants by the entireties.” Entireties property is not subject to the [...]
In Game 6 of the 1970 NBA Finals, Willis Reed tore his thigh muscle. No one thought he would play in Game 7. As usual, people bought tickets and placed bets. Then, moments before the game [...]
Two not-altogether-wrong characterizations of lawyers are that we like Latin words and thrive on uncertainty. And if you’re analyzing statutes of limitations, you get to enjoy both. Sometimes [...]