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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Me and my fiance had an argument that turned phyiscal. and i was charged with agg assult, she is not going to press

It was just and argument and should have not esclated to that level. What is going to happen with our case?

Norman D. McKellar answered on Apr 8, 2011

The short answer to your question is "I don't know." Criminal charges are brought by the State of Tennessee and not by the victim. Accordingly, charges will say "State of Tennessee v. John Doe." If the victim decides that he/she doesn't want to pursue charges, the State can still move forward with... Read more »

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Q: What is the SOL for repayment of back taxes to the IRS?

I was told by the IRS Tax advocate that as some of the years age, they would disappear from collection due to SOL, but she did not explain more specifics.

Norman D. McKellar answered on Jan 13, 2011

Generally speaking, the IRS has 10 years from the date of assessment to collect taxes owed [See IRC Sec. 6502(a)]. However, this 10-year period can be suspended for a variety of reasons, including bankruptcy, collection due process hearings, litigation, and offers in compromise, among others. You... Read more »

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Q: If I the victim drop the criminal charges what will happen charges are aggravated assault and resisting arrest the

Norman D. McKellar answered on Jan 13, 2011

Criminal charges are brought by the State of Tennessee and not by the victim. Accordingly, charges will say "State of Tennessee v. John Doe." If the victim decides that he/she doesn't want to pursue charges, the State can still move forward with criminal action. In reality though, the assistance... Read more »

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