Legally, what are you required to disclose to buyers when you put your home on the market? Just major problems or current issues, or do you have to disclose past repairs as well? We posed this question to real estate lawyers in Canada and the U.S., and this is what they said: Disclose all known…

Posted from Heather’s column in the Knoxville News Sentinel from February 19, 2017 June 16, 2015 was a monumental day for a couple of reasons. First, that is the day now-President Donald Trump threw his red trucker hat into the ring for the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Second, Golden State won its first NBA championship…

It’s sometimes difficult for parents to remember that it was their choice to pursue divorce and not their children’s. The first step toward doing what’s best for children stuck in the middle of a divorcing couple is to develop a parenting plan that has the kids’ best interests at heart. Set Firm Expectations To make…

The dictionary defines horseplay as “rough or loud play: energetic and noisy playful activity,” while a “hostile work environment” can exist when one’s behavior within a workplace creates an environment that is difficult for another person to work in. But it’s not that easy to prove one exists. A 2014 Workplace Bullying survey conducted by…

1. Have an open mind and open ears. Yes, the hated ex-spouse or soon to be ex-spouse is in the other room. You feel as though you are (once again) going into a battle. Pause – don’t draw lines in the sand before you even get to mediation. This will not be easy and you will have…

Miller Anderson proudly announces that one of its founders, Heather G. Anderson has received numerous honors awarded from her peers. In July, Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, Tim Burchett, appointed her to the Public Building Authority Board. The PBA currently develops, constructs, owns, and/or maintains certain facilities on behalf of the City Knoxville and Knox…

Miller Anderson Law Group, PLLC is proud to announce that they have been named to CityView’s 2016 Top Attorney’s once again. Mary was named as Top Attorney by CityView in areas of Collections/Foreclosures. Heather was named as Top Attorney in areas of Adoption and Labor & Employment Law – Employee. You can find the article…

Under a new law effective today (July 1, 2016), it’s easier for a divorcing spouse to get his/her fair share of a spouse’s public pension or retirement plan in Tennessee. The General Assembly passed a law which requires all public pension and retirement plans to allocate a portion of the member’s benefits to his or…

Here lately, inquiries about disabilities in the workplace and how to deal with them fill my inbox. Googling the phrase “Americans with Disabilities Act” yields 22,400,000 responses. The ADA is a 26-year-old federal law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also sets forth…