So, about two years ago a friend of mine had been charged with aggravated assault. An angry ex had done this to get back at him, but the charges were dropped. That's what his lawyer told him, but recently after his ex started speaking about wanting him arrested. The cops show up and arrest him... View More
I am a little confused about the exact status of your friends case, but a failure to appear is a felony in Tennessee, regardless of whether your friend knew about the court date or not. He needs to either get ahold of the court clerk or talk to a defense attorney - it is not unusual for a warrant...View More
His main probation is in the boro but had it transferred to Springfield, Tn. When he went to jail a year or so ago he signed a language. When he signed it was supposed to be 3 years to serve if any violations to the terms. Well, he got caught driving on a suspended license. My niece 18 and our baby... View More
Talk to a criminal defense attorney about your side of the story. If all you did was ask him to stop harassing you, I'm not sure what charges could be filed, but if something else happened you'll want representation. A lawyer will be able to gather evidence, police reports, and interview witnesses.
Opened door with a locksmith present...he allowed me to open it and made keys...and car was parked with 4 way flashers gf was in drivers seat and the car wasn't moving. I gave her the cat and it jumped in the back onto the baby...She jumped in the back and I was shutting the door when the... View More
Good job not entering a plea without an attorney present. Call a criminal defense lawyer to discuss your case in a more in-depth manner. Driving on a suspended license in Tennessee can carry jail time and fines over $500, so making your next decision in an informed manner is probably a good idea.
a four year sentence and served the sentence in its entirety, and was released December, 2012. Since release, I have not gotten into any further trouble, have built a wonderful life for myself, and have demonstrated specific acts of a person of high moral character. I attempted to have my record... View More
Considering it has been less than six years since your release, it may be a little early to petition the court for relief from five felony convictions. At the same time, it may be beneficial to have a lawyer review both your cases and your life since your relief. They will be able to (1) advise...View More
It is unclear what you are asking. If you are asking if, say, police find marijuana near you instead of on you, can they still arrest you? Yes, they can say they have probable cause to believe that that was your marijuana at the scene.
The gas station attendant called a towing service to have the car towed. The car sat in the tow yard for 33 days before I discovered the stolen car was at this tow yard. The tow company wants $1,400 for the charges towing and storage. They are not willing to come down on the price to release... View More
There is probably nothing illegal about the "type of tow."
Now, if the towing company did something like misreport the license plate number so that the police weren't immediately notified that a stolen car had been recovered, you may be able to get out of some of the fees....View More
Your spouse is not allowed to possess a firearm. Having *access* to a firearm could be enough to prove possession. Therefore, if your spouse could access the firearm, he could be facing significant jail time.
Ultimately, you have to decide if you need a gun bad enough to put your spouse at...View More
Yes - returning the stolen item does not "cancel out" the original crime of theft. Returning the stolen item can affect what charges you would face. For example, if you stole a car and tried to "Get away with it," you could face felony theft charges (assuming the car was worth...View More
Filing a report at your local police department may be the best course of action. They can investigate the matter and refer the case to a prosecutor if need be. As a general rule, preserving all communications you have had with a person with whom you have entered into an agreement is a good idea.
If DCS states that an incident that occurs with two kids under the age of 13 is not considered abuse, how do some kids get put on the sex offender registry? And some of them get sent to detention centers. Does it depend on the incident, I know rape and fondling are vastly different.
Tennessee laws require the installation of ignition interlock devices for all DUI offenders. If you have an emergency and have to get behind the wheel of a car and that car does not have the required device, you may be subject to additional penalties.
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