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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Tennessee on
Q: Hello. My husband has been charged with dui x3 felony evading arrest what could be his punishment in tn
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 17, 2020

On the DUI 3rd alone it is 120 days in jail at 100%. I highly suggest you get him an attorney immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What physical or mental disabilities would allow a defendant to avoid jail?

Can a defendant avoid jail time if they had a bona fide disability that could not be treated in jail?

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Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 12, 2020

Unfortunately none. The jails can handle about anything and will handle them.

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Q: im on last month of theft under 500 probation and got public intox yesterday will i go back to jail. ive had zero viola

my theft charge was a misdemeanor theft under $500 . i got arrested in walmart last night on suspicon of being drunk . they didnt give me any tests. paid $270 to get out of jail and i wont have a court date because it said i pled guily . ive paid all my fines for my previous charge and im on my... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 25, 2020

You have technically still violated your probation and there is a chance you will go to jail because of it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can I use one of my diversions if I'm charged with aggravated child neglect and abuse that's under Hailey's law

It's with two kids under eight that tested positive for methamphetamines and their hair follicle I have only misdemeanors on my record no drug charges and no felonies

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 14, 2020

No. That charge is a B felony and diversion only goes up to a C Felony. That also carries with it a 100% sentence. You need to have an attorney by your side through every stage of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I appear in court for simple poss. & paraph. in Hendersonville TN. I had less than a gram. Should I expect jailtime?
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Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 14, 2020

Yes. Sumner county is the toughest county in the state. You need to have an attorney by your side.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Help

I was fired from my job at food city. I took ciggs and a phone charger. Nothing over 100 dollars. I have never been in trouble. Im i going to jail? Is this criminal?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 13, 2020

This is criminal and you may go to jail and have to make a bond to get out.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I was arrested for accessory after the fact but can I be charged with it when I had no knowledge he resisted arrest

Or stole a truck when he came from a different county and picked me up he told me the vehicle was loaned to him and that he came to check on me bc I had no contact with him for two weeks prior to him showing up

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 13, 2020

You can still be charged but it may be hard for them to prove.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: FEDS vs STATE what do I do

My husband has been in Federal Custody for 2 months since he has got a capias warrant issued in Tennessee state court for not being in court due to being in Federal Custody. The Feds have agreed for him to go to rehab although they can not transport him to rehab due to the State warrant. They will... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 9, 2020

Hire an attorney in the county that the capias is out of and they can talk to the DA about lifting it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Case law on Theift of Property $10,000 to 60,000

It was alledged I continued to go into stores ( Mid America Appliances ) and charge things beyond my termination

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 5, 2020

Not sure why you would want case law but you would need an attorney if you are facing these charges.

2 Answers | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: My caretaker took $30,000 out of my bank account using my pin number after he his my medication and made me bed ridden.

The bank denied my despute. What can I do?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 5, 2020

I would talk to the police.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Whats the statutes of limitations for felony criminal simulation and misdeameanor theft (under $1000)

I just found out a warrant was issued just over two years ago

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

If the warrant was issued two years ago then the statute would not matter.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I have been charged with a harrassment charge for contacting a old boyfriend for 10 days after he asked me not to. I hav

I have plead quilts. I stopped contacting him as soon as he returned my belongings. What can I expect in punishment? I have no other record?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

I would suggest that you hire a lawyer and they will be able to guide you better.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My son is 16 and he is accused of theft under$500 plus this is his first offense, so do we need layers when he go to

court and what kind of sentence we should expect

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

Yes. Juvenile crime is running rampant and the state is cracking down on juvenile crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can an officer bring forth new charges to add on ur arrest report 5 to 6hrs from time a judge OR bonded u from jail?

On bond sheet from where the judge signed an or Bond there is only one charge listed five to six hours after being released from jail officers brought forth three more charges and had it placed into the computer stating that I was arrested on all four charges there's an upcoming court date can they... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

Yes they can do that. It seems like they did you a courtesy by not putting bonds on those new charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If i get a citation for simple possession Am i supposed to get a receipt for what they took where they took it from
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

For the drugs or paraphernalia, no.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What are the steps to get pretrial time applied to a sentence? My loved one has 2 years that is owed to him.

He has been incarcerated for 10 years. He was told he had to serve 12 years at 100%. However he was in jail for 2 years prior to the trial and sentencing. He was given a harsh sentence due to the drug free school zone law here in TN. We just need some help and guidance on what to do.

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 18, 2019

All pre trial credit should be automatically counted as day for day time. I would call TDOC and see what they say.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Banking for Tennessee on
Q: If you are given someone's debit card freely and it is used several times how do you prove you didn't know it was used?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 11, 2019

Well first problem is why do you even have someone else's debit card? That is a big issue in this fact situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Im charged with,evading,speed,criminal impersonation. Police charged me but didnt catch the guy,and questioned others

They went by my house questioned my wife about picking me up after running from them.

They said I got pulled over stopped got out and talked gave a fake name then ran.

They charged me speeding,evading arrest,and criminal impersonation.

2 weeks after I was charged they... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 9, 2019

Without knowing more about the case and the State's position there is no telling you the chances. I highly suggest you hire a criminal attorney for the best chances at getting your case dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If you file a habeas corpus when is it supposed to be responded to he fills habeas corpus almost a month ago with no res

My brother was given one year at 30% and has been in jail since 4/2/2019 was sentenced on 9/30/2019 his judgment order states credited time from 4/2/2019 till 9/30/3019 but Trousdale county to wants to credit him 9/30/2019 till 12/30/2019 as his time I can’t seem to get any understanding as to... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 27, 2019

Pre trial credit is counted day for day unfortunately.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: A narcotics officer blackmailed me and told my probation officer about a incident I had talked to him about 6months

Because I refused to allow him to search a house I didn't live at

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 25, 2019

Not sure what your question is.

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