Grant & Sain, Attorneys at Law

Grant & Sain, Attorneys at Law Grant & Sain is a law firm offering services in the areas of divorce, custody, criminal defense, per At Grant & Sain, PLLC we are passionate about our work.
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Centrally located, Grant & Sain, PLLC is a full-service law firm dedicated to serving the needs of clients throughout West Tennessee as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our goal is to develop a long-lasting relationship of trust with each of our clients. The diverse legal backgrounds of the attorneys at Grant & Sain, PLLC enable us to offer a wide range of services. By doing so, we elimina

te the hassle of searching for a different attorney each time our clients are in need of legal assistance for varying issues. We closely examine each individual case and develop the personalized legal strategy it needs. Let attorneys J. Noble Grant, III and R. Blake Sain assist you with the complex legal issues you are experiencing.

If spouses divorce, their 401(k)s and other individual holdings—as well as any jointly held assets, such as a home or ba...
12/07/2023

If spouses divorce, their 401(k)s and other individual holdings—as well as any jointly held assets, such as a home or bank account—could be divided up as part of the financial settlement.

If you and your spouse divorce, your 401(k)—and theirs, if they also have one—could be divided up as part of the financial settlement.

Typically, when you serve a period of supervised release, you must meet with your parole officer periodically, and abide...
12/06/2023

Typically, when you serve a period of supervised release, you must meet with your parole officer periodically, and abide by the conditions of your release. If you do not, your parole could be revoked, which means you would return to prison.

When a family-owned business is involved in a divorce, making sure there is a fair distribution of marital assets, inclu...
12/04/2023

When a family-owned business is involved in a divorce, making sure there is a fair distribution of marital assets, including the business, requires careful planning and the assistance of legal counsel.

If you're getting divorced and own a family business, it's important to know how to divide it fairly.

The Supreme Court heard arguments over which drug offenses trigger mandatory 15-year sentences under the Armed Career Cr...
12/02/2023

The Supreme Court heard arguments over which drug offenses trigger mandatory 15-year sentences under the Armed Career Criminal Act, which is a kind of federal three-strikes law. The law imposes the mandatory sentences on people convicted of unlawfully possessing fi****ms if they had already committed three violent felonies or serious drug offenses.

A federal law imposes a mandatory 15-year sentence for possessing a gun after committing three serious drug offenses. But which offenses count?

If you’re a divorced parent with child custody and want to relocate to another state or region, you must obtain court pe...
12/02/2023

If you’re a divorced parent with child custody and want to relocate to another state or region, you must obtain court permission unless the other parent consents to the move. The court must be satisfied that the relocation is in the child’s best interests. A skilled family law attorney can help you make a compelling case.

While the financial aspect of divorce is often overshadowed by the emotional impact, rebuilding finances after the disso...
11/30/2023

While the financial aspect of divorce is often overshadowed by the emotional impact, rebuilding finances after the dissolution of a marriage can be an integral part of overall recovery.

While divorce can be overwhelming, focusing on a post-divorce plan for your money can help contribute to overall recovery.

Under normal circumstances, police may enter your home without your permission only if they have a warrant.
11/27/2023

Under normal circumstances, police may enter your home without your permission only if they have a warrant.

There are several financial considerations to keep in mind when going through a gray divorce.
11/27/2023

There are several financial considerations to keep in mind when going through a gray divorce.

Divorce always presents financial issues, and that can be especially true later in life. A gray divorce refers to couples who get divorced late in life - usually after 40 years or more of marriage. Also called silver or diamond … Continue reading ->The post How a 'Gray Divorce' Affects Your Financ...

When facing marital strife involving divorce or disputes over children, legal issues can quickly become complex. In thes...
11/25/2023

When facing marital strife involving divorce or disputes over children, legal issues can quickly become complex. In these cases, it can be helpful to turn to a family lawyer who can help navigate the court system and represent your interests.

While family law typically covers marriage, divorce and custody, it also touches other areas such as real estate and fertility.

Before a criminal case goes to trial, the prosecutor and the defense have the opportunity to make pretrial motions. Thes...
11/25/2023

Before a criminal case goes to trial, the prosecutor and the defense have the opportunity to make pretrial motions. These motions can affect many issues at trial, from what evidence can be introduced to which charges will be tried. An experienced attorney can suggest which motions could be useful to your case and file them on your behalf.

Understand what your options are for separating yourself financially from your former spouse so that you can start rebui...
11/23/2023

Understand what your options are for separating yourself financially from your former spouse so that you can start rebuilding your life post-marriage.

Divorcing your debts can be challenging, even with a divorce decree.

Happy Thanksgiving from Grant & Sain!
11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving from Grant & Sain!

While a lot of the focus in a divorce goes to dividing assets, figuring out who is responsible for various debts can be ...
11/20/2023

While a lot of the focus in a divorce goes to dividing assets, figuring out who is responsible for various debts can be just as important.

Divorce is always complicated – emotionally and financially. While a lot of the focus in a divorce goes to dividing assets, figuring out who is responsible for various debts can be just as important. Generally, after a divorce is final, … Continue reading → The post Who Is Responsible for Debt...

Breaking the news about your divorce to your children is tough, but you and your partner can make the situation a little...
11/18/2023

Breaking the news about your divorce to your children is tough, but you and your partner can make the situation a little easier by preparing in advance.

Breaking the news about your divorce is tough to begin with, but telling your kids about the same is probably one of the hardest things to do as parents. However, you and your partner can make the situation a little easier to cope with for your little ones by planning it in advance. Here are […] T...

White-collar crime describes crimes that relate to money. White-collar crimes are generally non-violent, committed for f...
11/18/2023

White-collar crime describes crimes that relate to money. White-collar crimes are generally non-violent, committed for financial gain or to retain money already owned in the case of money laundering or tax evasion. These crimes are usually investigated and prosecuted on a federal level since most white-collar crime operations cross state lines.

White-collar crimes encompass a broad range of crimes, usually non-violent, committed for financial gain.

Marital property is subject to division in a divorce. Marital property is typically divided equally (50/50) or equitably...
11/16/2023

Marital property is subject to division in a divorce. Marital property is typically divided equally (50/50) or equitably, depending on your state’s rules and whether you live in an equitable division or community property state.

It can be a big problem for wealthy couples and those who have been married a long time: What happens when the boundary between separate assets and marital assets gets blurred?

If you are convicted of a s*x offense in any U.S. state, your name will be placed on a s*x offender registry — a public ...
11/15/2023

If you are convicted of a s*x offense in any U.S. state, your name will be placed on a s*x offender registry — a public database that impacts your civil liberties, such as where you can live and work. How long you must stay on the registry varies state to state and depends on several factors. Your criminal defense attorney must be keenly aware of how the local registry law applies in your case.

There isn't always an easy solution to dividing your 401(k) assets in a divorce, but you can make the process a little l...
11/13/2023

There isn't always an easy solution to dividing your 401(k) assets in a divorce, but you can make the process a little less painful by understanding what your 401(k) plan allows and what your state requires.

Splitting from your spouse is complicated enough. Understand the implications of splitting a 401(k) in a divorce to protect your retirement savings.

Raising kids with a narcissist is difficult no matter if you're still partnered with the narcissist or separated. Having...
11/11/2023

Raising kids with a narcissist is difficult no matter if you're still partnered with the narcissist or separated. Having a family law attorney knowledgeable in high-conflict co-parenting can prove helpful.

Mental health experts warn co-parenting with a narcissist can be one of the most challenging undertakings someone can experience.

Your financial lives usually get jumbled together in the course of a marriage. This includes your financial assets, but ...
11/10/2023

Your financial lives usually get jumbled together in the course of a marriage. This includes your financial assets, but also your financial debts or liabilities. Division and responsibility for each will be part of the divorce settlement.

If you can’t pay it off before all is said and done, there are key steps you can take to ensure that everything gets handled fairly.

Finding employment remains difficult for individuals with criminal records despite a tight job market and millions of jo...
11/07/2023

Finding employment remains difficult for individuals with criminal records despite a tight job market and millions of job openings.

While employers have indicated they are more willing to hire workers with criminal records in a tight labor market, job seekers say they face a tangle of barriers to getting work.

Divorce is never going to be an easy situation, but being prepared can help the tough process go more smoothly for every...
11/06/2023

Divorce is never going to be an easy situation, but being prepared can help the tough process go more smoothly for everyone involved.

Find out exactly what to do before filing for divorce. These nine steps will help you through this difficult time.

A recent court ruling in Colorado highlighted how Google’s tracking of our locations and web searches helps police find ...
11/04/2023

A recent court ruling in Colorado highlighted how Google’s tracking of our locations and web searches helps police find suspects when they have few leads — but it’s also sweeping innocent people into investigations.

Novel ways of using Google’s search and location data are helping police. But privacy advocates say it’s violating Americans’ constitutional rights.

Half of U.S. adults say they're open to signing a prenup, according to new data.
11/04/2023

Half of U.S. adults say they're open to signing a prenup, according to new data.

2023 poll: 50% of U.S. adults at least somewhat support prenup use.

As student loan repayments begin, divorcing spouses need to consider who is responsible for the loan as it has a major i...
11/02/2023

As student loan repayments begin, divorcing spouses need to consider who is responsible for the loan as it has a major impact on the distribution of assets and debt, including any income-driven repayments that might offer a loan discharge or forgiveness.

Paying off student loans is, of course, a huge problem. But often overlooked is how complicated it becomes when couples are in the middle of a divorce.

Divorce can be an opportunity for personal growth and a chance to create a new, fulfilling life chapter.
10/30/2023

Divorce can be an opportunity for personal growth and a chance to create a new, fulfilling life chapter.

Gray divorce is rising, and recovery is challenging. Here's what to do, and how.

Not every prison sentence is served entirely behind bars. If you are granted parole, you are released from prison early,...
10/30/2023

Not every prison sentence is served entirely behind bars. If you are granted parole, you are released from prison early, but remain under supervision for the rest of your sentence. During this time, you must abide by the conditions of your parole, or risk going back to prison. Not everyone is eligible for parole, and being granted parole is not guaranteed. If you have questions about the parole laws in your state, consider speaking with an attorney.

The Fifth Amendment’s double jeopardy clause prevents defendants from being put on trial more than once for the same off...
10/28/2023

The Fifth Amendment’s double jeopardy clause prevents defendants from being put on trial more than once for the same offense. A key exception is that separate sovereigns can prosecute defendants for the same criminal acts. For example, if a person commits a single act that violates both federal and state laws, they could face trial in both federal and state courts.

Selling a house during a divorce can be complex, but there are options to consider such as selling outright, selling to ...
10/26/2023

Selling a house during a divorce can be complex, but there are options to consider such as selling outright, selling to one spouse, co-owning, or gifting to family members. Working with experienced professionals is crucial to navigate the process smoothly.

Selling a house amid a divorce can make a complicated situation even more complex.

Though grief may not always feel pleasant, it's an important part of working through a divorce in a meaningful, healthy ...
10/23/2023

Though grief may not always feel pleasant, it's an important part of working through a divorce in a meaningful, healthy way.

Regardless of how you feel after the marriage is over, you will grieve. Here is the process of grieving and tips on how to get through heartbreak.

In high-conflict divorces, it's important for parents to prioritize their childrens' well being.
10/21/2023

In high-conflict divorces, it's important for parents to prioritize their childrens' well being.

High-conflict divorces can take a toll on kids.

For older couples who decide to split up, divorce can look very different than it might have in their younger years. Wit...
10/20/2023

For older couples who decide to split up, divorce can look very different than it might have in their younger years. With gray divorce on the rise, both partners need to understand how to correctly split up retirement plans and other assets.

The closer you are to retirement, the more crucial it is to get it right.

Field sobriety tests are tests used by police to determine if a driver is impaired. While you have a right to refuse a f...
10/16/2023

Field sobriety tests are tests used by police to determine if a driver is impaired. While you have a right to refuse a field sobriety test or breathalyzer test, the state also has a right to penalize you for doing so.

A sobriety test, also known as a field sobriety test, is used by police to determine if a driver is impaired. Learn which field sobriety tests are often used.

There are a number of reasons you may want to update your beneficiary designations on your investment accounts. Divorce ...
10/16/2023

There are a number of reasons you may want to update your beneficiary designations on your investment accounts. Divorce might be one of them.

There are a number of reasons you may want to update your beneficiary designations on your investment accounts. Divorce might be one of them.

Most criminal systems in the US divide their crimes into different categories according to the seriousness of the offens...
10/15/2023

Most criminal systems in the US divide their crimes into different categories according to the seriousness of the offense. Felonies are the most serious classification of crimes, and may be punishable by prison sentences of a year or longer. A misdemeanor, however, is usually a crime with a jail sentence of a year or less.

In a divorce, alimony (also known as spousal support or maintenance) may be ordered to be paid by one spouse to the othe...
10/14/2023

In a divorce, alimony (also known as spousal support or maintenance) may be ordered to be paid by one spouse to the other for a set length of time. Whether you qualify for alimony depends on your financial needs, your ex’s ability to pay and the duration of your marriage. An experienced divorce attorney can advise about your eligibility.

A divorce isn’t just an emotional challenge, it’s a logistical one, too. But while you’re sorting out who gets what, it’...
10/12/2023

A divorce isn’t just an emotional challenge, it’s a logistical one, too. But while you’re sorting out who gets what, it’s important to make sure that you’ll be able to land on your feet financially and won’t be saddled with your former spouse’s debt.

A divorce means splitting financial assets, but credit scores are not shared. Here's how to protect your good credit or build credit in your own name.

Untangling two people’s money is messy. Long before spousal or child support is awarded or your post-divorce budget is i...
10/09/2023

Untangling two people’s money is messy. Long before spousal or child support is awarded or your post-divorce budget is in place, you’ll need to prepare your finances for the work ahead.

Long before spousal support is awarded or your new budget is in place, using these financial tips will prepare you for the divorce process.

Wire fraud is a federal crime that can land someone in prison for a maximum 20-year sentence in addition to fines. The s...
10/09/2023

Wire fraud is a federal crime that can land someone in prison for a maximum 20-year sentence in addition to fines. The statute of limitations on wire fraud is typically five years unless the wire fraud was associated with a financial institution, in which case prosecutors have 10 years to bring legal proceedings to the defendant.

Wire fraud describes any fraudulent activity that takes place over telecommunication or the internet.

The U.S. Department of Education has established guidelines for completing the FAFSA with divorced parents, and understa...
10/07/2023

The U.S. Department of Education has established guidelines for completing the FAFSA with divorced parents, and understanding those requirements is essential to receiving financial aid.

Your parents' living situation determines how much you need to fill out.

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