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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: How does the medical furlough get started, its for my son who just got arrested, for simple poss, sell, dilvery.

He has Severe Sleep apnea, Congestive heart failure, & seizures, need to know how to get med. Furlough going?

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 20, 2019

He would first need to be sentenced and it would most likely only be for doctors appts. Best thing would be for him to get an attorney and try to get him out of jail as soon as possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Collections for Tennessee on

Q: My van was on a dolly because I haven't gotten tags and made it legal to be on the road yet and somehow the strap broke

And it was in a ditch off the road so I wrote my number and said I'll be right back in 2 windows I went to get straps and help to pull it out when I returned 20mins later the police was there said they were impounding it for an investigation couldn't tell me where or when or how to get it I couldnt... Read more »

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 19, 2019

Im not too sure what the question is.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: How many times can a lawyer in TN be charged with a crime and still be able to practice law?

2 dui's and wearing ankle alcohol monitor.

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 19, 2019

Those are misdemeanors and it is up to the Board of Ethics and the Supreme Court whether they can still practice.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Do I have to testify if I want to drop charges how do I do so it was for agg assault and kidnapping attempt on myself

This occurred in May between my unborn son father and myself. He was recently arrested! I have health issues! My sister recently passed away! I am just no longer wanting to pursue this charge against him! On a personal note I am on state probation for a situation that occurred back in 2014 I am... Read more »

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 19, 2019

Just because you are on probation does not mean the state can force you to testify. The State can subpoena you to testify and you will have to comply with that. These are very serious charges and the State may still want to pursue it even without your cooperation. You can let the State's victim... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Are there any lawyers who can work with me on a payment plan or doesn't require a retainer fee for a one court appearanc

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 19, 2019

There are lawyers that will work with you but if you are indigent you may qualify for a Public Defenders Office appointment.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Is it possible to get a pro Bono lawyer for a violation of probation failed drug screen

Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 19, 2019

If you meet the court's guidelines you may be able to qualify for a Public Defender and those still require a fee.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: If I lied to police about someone stealing my car and they did a hit and run. But I actually know the person driving.

Will I get in trouble for recanting what I said about not knowing who was driving and finally admitting who the driver was?

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 28, 2019

If you know the person that stole the car but you gave them permission to take it potentially you can get in trouble. But if you knew them and didn’t give permission to take the car then no.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on

Q: How much time could this carry if it's just a misdemeanor

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 28, 2019

Not too sure what the offense is that you want to know.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Tennessee on

Q: Is it unconstitutional for an SOR to make you register as a sex offender an offense that is not a sex offense

Indecent exposure is not a sex offense in TN and does not require registration, if violation was in TN. If same violation is from another state they make you register

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 28, 2019

If it is required in the state you were convicted in then it is required in Tennessee.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on

Q: My 15 year has a v.o.p in TN with his p.o. he got arrested in Al for 2 their of property in the 1 St degree. They are in

In a junior. Detention center. His father and I live in TN how do I get him back in tn

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 19, 2019

He might have to finish his case in Alabama and then handle his TN case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: My son is in jail for aggravated assault domestic. He has had untreated mental issues for 10 years or more.

He needs impatient care. Should we wait until court appts attorney and talk to his attorney about inpatient care or get poa and have him committed to inpatient treatment if we bond him out. We want to help him but We don’t know the proper order to do this. His preliminary court date is July... Read more »

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 14, 2019

Wait to talk to his attorney as even if he is bonded out and you commit him and he misses his court date there will be a warrant for his arrest. An attorney can get an agreement with the state to avoid this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Tennessee on

Q: Time served was not applied. Is there a petition to file to ask court to deduct that time?

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 14, 2019

Ask your attorney to file an agreed order to add time credits.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Does my probation officer in Knoxville have the ability to tell me I can live as far as which city

I was sentenced in Knoxville but I live in the Cleveland TN area. My probation officer is telling me I have to move back to knox county.

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 14, 2019

It depends on the terms of your probation, what offense you are on probation for but I would contact the attorney you had on your case and consult with them.

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Q: Our son Who is a felon needs to stay at our house until he can get an apartment. Can guns be locked in a safe?

Can guns be in a locked safe in another bldg on our property?

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 7, 2019

The safest answer to this question is there should be no guns in the house at all even if in a safe.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: If I am a pedestrian am I required to show ID if asked for it and what code describes it

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 7, 2019

You could be required to show ID but it just depends on the circumstances surrounding the encounter.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: I told a cop that i was my brother when stopped for traffic violation. Also violated probation agreement. Would these

actions warrant me to have to go in front of grand jury as a felon for criminal impersonation?f

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 7, 2019

So a grand jury and a trial by jury are different. I would suggest talking to a local criminal attorney to dive deeper into your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: IS THERE A STATUE OF LIMITATIONS ON A FOOD STAMP FRAUD CHARGE

I WAS CHARGED IN 2000

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 3, 2019

Well if you were charged in 2000 then there is no need to be considered with statute of limitations but if you fled from the charge there could be a warrant still out for you. Consult with a local criminal attorney more about your case if that is what has happened.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Can they charge me with evading arrest if they never got behind me or seen me personally driving

Cayley Turrin answered on Jul 3, 2019

Well with that short explanation no but usually there is more to the story then just that.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on

Q: Can I pick up my friends 13 yr old son and give him a ride to the jail where his mother wil, be gettingreat bonded out

He has the bail money and noon e will go get her mom out ifor I go get him and 5ake him can I get in trouble

Cayley Turrin answered on Jun 26, 2019

If the son is making the bail at 13 is the question then no I believe you have to be 21 to post someones bond.

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