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Resubmitting proof of income

In the state of TN, if a tenant is always late on rent, at the end of their lease before signing a new lease, can the landlord request proof of income?
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In the US, who has right of way at non intersecting roads turning into a main road?

Let's say you're at a stop sign on Road A and want to make a left turn onto road B. About 50 to 100 feet to your right is another road on the opposite side of the road, road C, that also meets road B ...
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Is it legal for a school to keep property confiscated from students?

If a school confiscates contraband that is not allowed on school property but is otherwise legal to possess, are they allowed to keep it, or is it required that they return it to either the parents or ...
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Is it legal for a county employee in the the U.S. state of Tennessee to use official department social media accounts to post political messages?

I noticed a recent post from a local county school board's official social media account - authored by the Director of Schools (superintendent equivalent position) - advocating a position in regards ...
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I had work done on my dentures, but they did not tell me the work was not coved by my insurance [closed]

I live in Nashville TN. I went to the dentist and had work done on my dentures. They did not tell me that the work wouldn't be covered by my insurance, then handed me a bill before I walked out the ...
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What are my rights as an apartment tenant if I have no active lease agreement, in terms of rent amount and move out procedure?

(In Tennessee, as the tag indicates) My previous 12 month lease expired May 30th, 2023. Shortly before my lease expired, my previous landlord suddenly sold the apartment complex to another landlord, ...
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Where to get a notarized document certified in Nashville, TN?

I've spent half my day browsing government websites and calling various departments and I'm at a loss. I'm trying to get a Single Status Affidavit notarized and then get it authenticated with an ...
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Is there a law requiring a landlord to respond to rental agencies request for information in regards to previous tenants?

I have left a rental and have been trying for over 3 months to gain housing through other rental agencies (first and second month I was still at the property). The last place I have applied for ...
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Does Tennessee HB9/SB3 make it illegal to wear drag in a non-sexual show in Tennessee?

This bill recently passed in Tennessee and became law. It purports to ban adult entertainment (e.g. erotic dances) for kids. It's been controversial because it's thought to ban non-sexual drag events ...
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Legal recourse if fellow patient recorded and distributed group therapy session

Person A is participating in a PTSD/Abuse recovery program in Tennessee. During a private conversation (not part of any official therapy) they divulge to patient B highly personal information ...
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Is it legal to contact someone whose name you got from a police report?

The reason I ask is this. My father was bicycling when he crossed in front of traffic and was struck by someone driving a vehicle, and unfortunately, he died shortly after. I won’t go through all the ...
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Tennessee abortion law. Exceptions…

Explain which is better, a affirmative defense or an “exception” with regard to abortion when mother is in danger or abortion when fetus is not viable or abortion for rape or incest.
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How is polygamy legally practiced in the United States of America [duplicate]

Let's say in this hypothetical scenario a man wanted to be married to multiple different women in the United States in the State of Tennessee. Would it be legal for the man to have a marriage license ...
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Can my HOA approve of only certain vendors for fence installation?

My HOA has an "Approved" list of vendors for fence installation. My question is, is this legal? I want to use a contractor that aligns more with my budget that is licensed and insured, but ...
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Can a LLC that was created end of year claim whole year?

Haven't been able to find an answer to this question. If an LLC is formed in October 2020 when I file taxes in April 2021 for the year 2020 can I claim the entire year expenses for the business in ...
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Can you call the police over fraud in Tennessee?

I paid a guy to modify a keyboard over two months ago. I had been in frequent contact contact with him and suddenly he stopped contacting me late last February. He said it would take two weeks when I ...
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Tennessee, a-1 zone - can I rent out on Airbnb?

We are planning on purchasing land in Sevier County, Tennessee, with the intention of setting up a mobile home and then renting it out on Airbnb. The lot has A-1 zoning. Is this legal?
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What are the differences in child custody litigation between TN and GA?

I've put the question of child custody in TN into three separate categories: 1. Divorcing parents. 2. Unmarried parents. 3. Third parties requesting custody to protect a child. Divorcing parents. ...
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What sort of framework am I looking for seeking a quick execution?

As advised on a previous question, I've decided to ask a more localised question for this question. For those unaware, I am trying to write a book where the character gets executed in the USA, 2019, ...
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Buying a property, neighbor across the st is using the property's address

I own a house, and am currently thinking about buying the vacant lot next to mine to ensure that no one builds on it (beautiful view). While talking with the seller they mentioned that the neighbor ...
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INTERROG/REQ FOR PROD

I been sued for small claim court. small claim court has dismissed the case already but plaintiff went to circuit court (appeal). I received a "INTERROG/REQ FOR PROD" from plaintiff (Under Tennessee ...
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Pawnshop in TN transfered my pawned firearm without my prior consent

I pawned my firearms and the pawnshop had their FFL suspended. They own two stores and, when I went to pay on my pawn, I was told about the suspension, that all firearms had been transfered to their ...
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Can I sue the government because a minor on probation committed homicide?

My father was killed by a teenager last year in TN, USA. We are still in the one year statue of limitation for wrongful death civil suit. The suspect has been transferred to adult court and the ...
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Can a franchise owner avoid paying overtime by splitting employees between locations?

(Based on this question from workplace.SE) Can a fast food franchise owner avoid paying overtime by splitting employees between two nearby locations, say 20 hours at location A, and 25 hours at ...
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Is it illegal for a fitness center to deny my request for a copy of my contract? Also is it illegal to cancel a membership via phone in Tennessee?

I tried to cancel a gym membership over the phone and was told by the girl it would be taken care of. Then I end up in collections for not paying dues. The gym is telling me it’s illegal to cancel a ...
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Is it illegal for a business to ask for proof that an animal is a service animal?

I work for a hotel in Tennessee. I know it's illegal to refuse service to a guest with a service animal, despite not being a pet-friendly hotel, but I've been told that it's illegal to even ask for ...
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Driving with a revoked license

In the state on Tennessee am I required to have a valid driver's license to drive myself around?
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Can a gas station employee use Skimmer Scanner in TN without getting in trouble?

I recently ran across Skimmer Scanner, which is an app that uses Bluetooth to scan for, connect to, and send no-op commands to verify certain common types of card skimmers. Given that the app uses ...
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Do I have recourse against my employer for broadcasting my suspension to coworkers?

I was suspended for a day and the manager sent out an email to at least 13 other people with suspension written on the schedule. What recourse do I have? This is very humiliating to me.
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Is it possible to divorce, with children (under 18), in TN without a lawyer or mediator?

Is it possible to divorce, with children (under 18) in Davison county TN without a lawyer or mediator if both parents have filled a parenting plan and in total agreement? We've been researching but ...
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