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Last updated on August 18th, 2015 at 05:32 pmQuestion: My boyfriend and I recently broke up. We had lived together and have a six-month old baby. While we were together, we shared all of the bills and expenses. With him…

Ask the Lawyer: Meet Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas

The Editorial Staff of the Nashville PRIDE is excited to introduce Rachel Thomas, attorney, who will answer readers’ legal questions in her weekly column, ‘Ask a Lawyer.’ Rachel is a native Tennessean, who was raised in a family of attorneys.…

Ask the lawyer

Question: My boyfriend raped me, but I am scared to report it to the police. Will I get deported if I report the rape and have to leave the United States? Answer: Unfortunately, your situation is all too common. The…

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I filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but I forgot to put a debt in my bankruptcy petition, and that particular creditor has started back with the phone calls. What can I do? If this creditor keeps calling you about a…

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Question: I believe my mother is losing it. She thinks she is a baby. What can I do to help her with her business affairs? Can I get a power of attorney? I don’t believe she can even write her…