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

I was convicted of a felony that was lowered to a misdemeanor in January of 2019. I am eligible for expungement 5 years from completion of the sentence. I was sentenced to 11/29 suspended to time served. Does the 5 years start from the date my sentence was suspended to time served, or does it begin... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Sep 29, 2022

It should be after it is completed.

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Q: what kind of punishment am i looking at for allegedly having contraband in a jail i was already in working as a trustee

even though no drugs were found on me or in the jail but 3 other trustees failed drug screens and stated they came from me but i never even was given a drug screen myself. based on statements given by 3 trustees i was charged with 2 counts of contraband in the jail with no drugs found what so... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Sep 8, 2022

It is a C Felony and would be 3-5 years.

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Q: Hello, Is your bond money returned when case is settled. Or can it be returned upon revocation? Thanks
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Sep 7, 2022

If you paid a bond security you can get it back.

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Q: Can the police have a warrant for your arrest. And it not be posted
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Aug 15, 2022

Yes.

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Q: Found not guilty, do you have to pay court cost in Tennessee?

Drug paraphernalia charge, an empty ziplock bag, police didn't send to lab. No know residue.

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Aug 15, 2022

You should not have to pay court costs.

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Q: Violated community corrections for a failed drug test and warrant is issued and it's my first offense what can happen
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Aug 15, 2022

Your sentence can be put into effect. I would hire an attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was charged with indecent exposure victim under 12 and got probation. Then went to jail for 44 days for violation of

Probation. Is it possible to have this expunged from my record?

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Aug 11, 2022

Depends on a variety of different factors.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: My wife was on parole is was released from it on Aug 9th even though she still had restitution to pay

Even though she had left over restitution they told her they closed her file and that the restitution was no longer being tracked by the parole office. Is she through or off of parole if she is done does she still have to pay the restitution

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Aug 11, 2022

That is a question for her parole office.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I go to court for a vop I lost my job two days ago and now I can't afford my lawyer I live in Lenoir city tn help

My court date is the 27th I need help

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jul 28, 2022

You can ask the Judge to let you fill out an affidavit for a public defender.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on
Q: My ex filed a bogus temporary protective order for “stalking” however I haven’t been served, will it just fall off?

She took our child and moved out of state for another guy. In desperate need of wanting a single bit of information or form of contact, I reached out to her family members, friends, and I emailed her as well. Yes we have exchanged mean argumentative emails however I just wanted to know the... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jul 28, 2022

It won't fall off I highly suggest handling it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: can following someone on say snapchat is that a violation? Absolutely no messages
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jul 28, 2022

I highly suggest not doing it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If it's your 2nd violation of state probation in TN your on a 3 yr sentence and it's been 4 yrs what can happen

Is there a statue of limitation to someone that hasn't been in any trouble

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jul 28, 2022

You need to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible you could be looking at serving your full sentence.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What happens for a 2nd offense shoplifting charge? Will I automatically go to jail?

The first offense happened 3 years ago. I was banned from the property for a year. I got a diversion when that incident happened & didn’t get into any more trouble until sometime last week when the 2nd offense happened. What the worse that can happen? What are some of my possible options??

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jul 14, 2022

The best thing to do is to hire an attorney to get you the best possible deal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I'm passed the point of a public defender at this point I'm in dire need of help with court next month no funds for 2 wk

I've already plead not guilty and it's to late to get a public defender I won't have funds for at least 2 weeks and court is the beginning of next month I'm desperately needing help or help getting another reset

Cayley Turrin
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jun 28, 2022

You need to talk to various attorneys about representation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Tennessee on
Q: Can Implied Consent be expunged from my record in Tennessee? The DUI was dismissed. I have no fees or other charges.

It's been over 5 years since. I have no other court fees to pay and no other charges. The DA in Wilson County, Tn told me the Implied Consent charge couldn't be dismissed. After she done rigorous research on the topic, which took 3 days, she couldn't find the answer of why it... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jun 23, 2022

It can not be but the DA can put an order in that it can not be considered a misdemeanor and used against you.

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Q: Can the TDOC change a concurrent sentence to a consecutive sentence in seperate drug charges?
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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jun 27, 2022

There is a chance that if the person was on bond for the new offense they will automatically change it to consecutive.

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Q: My wife was given a ticket for shop lifting the amount was $40.12.

she is deaf in one hear and while at the self check out she confused the beeps from her register from another due to her hearing issue, also she had forgotten to scan one item. she went to throw hangers away from some clothes and assumed she had already scanned it. when she was pulled aside she... Read more »

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Cayley Turrin
answered on Jun 7, 2022

She can tell her story and it is going to be up to the DA how they view her story.

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Q: What does it mean when an investigator tells you the police report is being placed inactive on a domestic assault charge
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Cayley Turrin
answered on May 26, 2022

It most likely means that they are not pursuing the case.

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Q: Steals $300 worth of merchandise from Walmart it’s been 2 months was an associate they have me on camera stealing the

stuff what happens next it’s been over 2 months?

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Cayley Turrin
answered on May 24, 2022

The statute of limitations has not run yet so there is still a chance you can be charged.

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