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Signal Mountain, Tennessee selects Harry R. Cash as town attorney.
The Board of Directors of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison (“GKH”), a Chattanooga law firm, are pleased to announce the election Cody Roebuck as Director at the firm.
The Board of Directors of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison (“GKH”), a Chattanooga law firm, are pleased to announce the election of Brittany Thomas Faith as a Director of the firm.
If you’re starting a business or beginning to toss the idea around, you may have considered registering your business with the State of Tennessee, or maybe you’ve already started operating just under your name or under a fictitious business name. In Tennessee, there are several different entities to choose from: sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, etc. Each different entity will have its benefits and disadvantages. This blog will solely focus on sole proprietorships in Tennessee.
If you are a business owner, you might operate your business under your name, a different name but as an unincorporated entity, or through a separate business entity. In Tennessee, it is common to operate businesses as a limited liability company (“LLCs”). This blog is to continue the discussion started in a previous post (click here for prior post) regarding the benefits of forming an LLC in Tennessee and to briefly discuss piercing the corporate veil, a mechanism to hold a business owner personally liable for the business’s liabilities..
Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison is proud to share that Tonya Kennedy Cammon has been welcomed as a member of the Chattanooga Bar Foundation Fellows. She was recognized at the 2018 Fellows Luncheon held at The Walden Club on June 27, 2018.
How the System of Checks and Balances Designed by America’s Founding Fathers is Shaping Political Strategy in 2018
Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison is proud to share the recognition by CHAMBERS USA of one of the firm members.
Two courts of appeals, Ramirez v. Brown, 852 F.3d 954 (9th Cir. 2017), and Flores v. USCIS, 718 F.3d 548 (6th Cir. 2013), have held that a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may make an individual eligible for adjustment of status. Both courts held, as a matter of statutory interpretation, that Congress intended TPS recipients to be considered “admitted” for purposes of INA § 245(a). Those who enter without inspection—such as the plaintiffs in both cases— generally are ineligible for adjustment under INA § 245(a).2 Pursuant to Ramirez and Flores, however, a grant of TPS status subsequent to the unlawful entry constitutes an inspection and admission, thus satisfying this § 245(a) requirement. The TPS statute, as interpreted in Ramirez and Flores, does not render a recipient eligible to adjust but rather provides only that the individual meets the one threshold requirement for adjustment.
There are several reasons why limited liability companies - or LLCs - continue to grow in popularity, so here are five benefits to forming an LLC.
Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., serves clients in Tennessee cities such as Chattanooga, Cleveland, East Ridge, Red Bank, Jasper, Collegedale, Athens, Decatur, Altamont, McMinnville, Manchester, Dunlap, Winchester, Fayetteville, Soddy-Daisy, Etowah, Dayton, Charleston, Tullahoma, Fort Oglethorpe, Dalton, Chatsworth, Calhoun, Summerville, Lafayette, Ringgold, Chattanooga Valley, Chickamauga, Tunnel Hill and Trenton.
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