About: Lanis Karnes

Founded in 1996 Karnes Legal Services has offered clients in Tennessee and Virginia an aggressive civil trial practice In Tennessee and Virginia State and Federal courts, as well as appellate practice in these courts and administrative courts. Ms Karnes has argued cases in Tennessee and Virginia general, civil, criminal, chancery and administrative courts. She has argued appeals in the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Civil Appeals, the Virginia Court of Appeals, and The United States 4th 6th and 8th District Court and Appellate Courts. Karnes Legal Services is a general practice law firm; with an emphasis on litigation. A large part of the firm's Federal Civil Litigation involves constitutional issues and religious rights.

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Kids in Hot Cars are a deadly combination

Kids in hot cars are a deadly combination. . Since 2000, more than 500 children have died from heat stroke because they were left in vehicles on warm days.   Here are some helpful tips to make sure it doesn’t happen to you.   • Never leave a child alone in a parked car, even with the windows rolled...
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A happy client sent this poem to KLS:   Gone are the little arms and kisses they bestow Gone are the sweet good nights they only know Gone are the school events planned every year Gone is the security each one holds so dear Gone are the holidays and family traditions Now they have fear and unusual positions.   Now they have strangers and...
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Tennessee requires anyone who suspects child abuse to be a "mandatory reporter.”  Child abuse investigations can be initiated by reports from teachers, doctors, counselors, ministers. other professionals, parents of your children's friends, neighbors, relatives, or observing strangers if they have reason to believe child abuse has occurred. Other times a disgruntled spouse or former spouse...
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