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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Will a person convicted of 2nd degree murder in Tennessee only have to serve 30% of their sentence?
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 2, 2023

There is no way to really answer this question without more information. You may want to contact a competent criminal defense attorney to gain more insight.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: I am a licensed master plumber in Tennessee. I had a customer who refused to pay a bill for 2200.00. Is that theft of s

Service, and if so is it felony?

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 2, 2023

Where a contract is allegedly broken, the civil courts typically handle those matters.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: My son has been wrongfully charged and with lack of evidence. How do i proceed as his mother to get him out of there
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

Anyone that is incarcerated should have a criminal defense attorney acting on his behalf.

You may want to call and hire a criminal defense attorney to act on his behalf to ensure that his rights are preserved.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on
Q: Verbal warning for driving on revoked but apparently 11 days later there's actual charges on my record for this incident

How can I receive a verbal warning for driving on revoked and allowed to leave with my friend driving and find out 11 days after this traffic stop I have charges for driving on revoked and possession of paraphernalia a whole different charge that I have no clue about on me from that same traffic... Read more »

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

If your record shows that you are being charged with a crime, you want to take it serious and hire a criminal defense attorney to act on your behalf to ensure that your rights are preserved.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Where do I find an attorney to represent my partner and I for a criminal summons?

Our neighbor alleges my partner and I stuck her with a soda can and hurt her head. She has there court issue a criminal summons back in May. We were just served this past week.

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

If you are being charged with a crime, you want to take it serious and hire a criminal defense attorney to act on your behalf to ensure that your rights are being preserved.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on
Q: I am looking for an attorney to help prosecute our neighbor for stealing packages from us

She has stolen packages on several occasions, one such even caught on camera. She also left threatening letter tacked to our tree

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

The criminal offense we call theft in Tennessee can be prosecuted by your county district attorney. You will want to reach out to that office to move forward.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Why would a TN court issue a summons instead of an arrest warrant concerning alleged assualt?
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

In many cases, the judge has a wide range of options to enforce the law. Without knowing more about the facts of your case, I couldn't comment much further. However, I will say you should hire a defense attorney to act on your behalf to ensure that your rights are being preserved.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If a da. Offers a plea deal and I accept can they change deal at court. Without provocation?

It's either misdemirserve 20 more days or timed served for felony

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

Negotiated pleas should be made with the district attorney and should be placed on the record in open court. You will want to get an attorney to review this deal if you have concerns.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Tennessee on
Q: I got arrested for asking if I was being detained or arrested cause I didn’t show id
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jan 1, 2023

Anytime you get arrested, it should be taken seriously. You should definitely get a competent defense attorney working on your behalf with the district attorney in this case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How do I file motion reinstatement Violated probation

Dismiss charges in city court

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Dec 1, 2022

I am not sure what motion you are asking about, however, it is always a good idea to seek the advice of a licensed criminal attorney before submitting documentation to the court.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: A charge in TN with aggravated criminal trrspassing how long can be sentenced for he's been in jail over 260 days
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Dec 1, 2022

The specific length of a sentence can be learned by contacting the court or reviewing the sentencing report. You should contact the court clerk to learn this information. In the alternative, you can hire an attorney to act on his/your behalf.

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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: if 3 kids vandalized a was thought abandoned house but was sold and the door was unlocked,no private/trespassing signs

and the cops have been informed and have a court date set what could happen to the kids

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Nov 29, 2022

No one could tell you for sure what would happen prior to a judge hearing evidence in a case. However, it sounds like these kids need representation from an attorney who will look out for their futures. Depending on the charges, the kids' lives could be impacted in a negative way.

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: Trustee objected to exemptions due to me exceeding limits. Should I amend my schedule C? It is for chapter 7

I have 44,000 in equity for my home, I am still paying mortgage, completed reaffirmation agreement that lender sent. The allowed exemption was 27,900. I have the same issue with my car, I do not own, however there is 7,000.00 in equity, the trustee states I only can exempt 1475.00. I am up to date... Read more »

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Nov 29, 2022

Exemption planning is more of an art than an exercise. You should be careful about how you exempt property when updating your petition. Contact a licensed bankruptcy attorney to help you with that part of things, or to represent you on this one. You could lose more than you gain without the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Someone is telling the police that I sold them drugs. This is not true.

I have a prior drug charge from 10 years ago and I am worried about what could hapoen.

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Nov 17, 2022

If charges are brought against you, make sure you hire a criminal attorney to review the police findings carefully.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: Can I withdraw my 401k if im in chapter 13 bankruptcy?
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Nov 17, 2022

You will need the court's or trustee's permission to obtaining new credit, while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy,

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan on
Q: What do I need to file a bankruptcy and what things can be put on a bankruptcy

I have a lawsuit that wages are garnished for from an old car repo and I just received papers for a car that I co-signed with my ex about a civil suit I am not currently working and I think I need to file bankruptcy if I can but am lost as to how to even get the right paperwork to file

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Jun 16, 2022

Yes, you can handle your own situation. However, you should consider getting an experience bankruptcy attorney involved. That will ensure that you have the right outcome.

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5 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Tax Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can I file bankruptcy for all my credit cards 2 loans medical bills and back taxes
Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on May 16, 2022

Bankruptcy sounds like a good solution to the debt you mentioned.

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Tennessee on
Q: in tn,can a married couple filing,ch.7,use their10k wildcard exemption to exempt a car valued at15k if in only one name

if not can you tranfer title to co ownership prior to filing and then use the combined 10k wildcard exemption to exempt the 15K valued car?

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Apr 14, 2022

Your question ultimately is about Exemption Planning. You really need to be careful how you exempt the assets you own. There is wisdom in how to go about doing so. You should contact a Tennessee bankruptcy attorney to ensure that your assets are well-protected.

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Small Claims for Ohio on
Q: Debt collector is suing me in court in indiana. I currently live in Ohio. I havnt lived in Indiana since 2015.

They want me to set up payment or go to court. I can’t go to court it’s 7 hours away can’t take off of work. Is there anything I can do or can I just ignore it?

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Apr 5, 2022

There are many factors involved in determining if you should defend a lawsuit or file bankruptcy. While some courts give you the option to "call or zoom" into the courtroom, that may not be your best option. You should connect with a Bankruptcy Attorney in Ohio to determine if Chapter 7... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Collections for Tennessee on
Q: I'm on ssd & over indebted myself to stay afloat and cant pay all my loans unless I go homeless. What can I do?

I make 1635 a month for 2 people and I have 4 loans that total 700 per month and my home and utilities are 600. Im not behind yet but i just can't keep up. I know it would damage my credit but can I alternate payments every other month or would bankruptcy be my best option?

Michael Hollins Sr.
Michael Hollins Sr.
answered on Apr 3, 2022

It is possible that bankruptcy is a solution for you. However, to be certain, you will need to contact a local bankruptcy attorney for guidance.

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