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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: My husband was charged with a Demostic Assault charge and they took him to jail and when he got off on bond they did a

Temporary restraining order that I did not but on him and I told them not to lock him up but they did they told be it was a Tennessee law and I did not press any charges this the first time this done happened we been married for three years and this just blew out of proportion and in trying to see... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Mar 16, 2021

You can hire him a lawyer to modify the bond conditions but this is normal in Tennessee.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How long can a county hold a person on a felony warrant before they come get him? 10days?

After however many days if they county he has warrants in doesnt come get him does he then get released??

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Mar 16, 2021

It depends on a variety of factors.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Do I have to go to court where they seized money from me at a airport
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Mar 8, 2021

They should have given you a hearing date for the forfeiture hearing to get it back. Talk with an attorney immediately.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Should the jury be instructed that jury must find defendant guilty of the predicated felony for conviction

With regards to 39-17-1324 employing a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony where indictment stated attempted first degree murder as the predicated dangerous felony but jury were given instructions between attempted first degree murder , attempted second degree murder or attempted... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 22, 2021

It depends. I would ask the attorney on the matter your questions.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: After pro se petitioner turns in paperwork in a timely manner. How long does the court have to turn it in??

Is the pro se pettinor suppose to go to probation during the time waiting on the courts to hear back from the courts?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 8, 2021

Once your guilty plea is entered that is when you are on probation.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What if I was supposed to be paid restitution from a carjacking that happened in Oct 2014? But haven t received anything
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 8, 2021

I would call the district attorneys office in that county.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What can I do about unlawful search and seizure

I was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart and they went to truck I drove which was only time I drove it it’s my brother n laws truck they found bag with substance I told them that was sugar or salt my sister had got from her ex husbands house because we was in process of moving to our house they... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Feb 8, 2021

Hire an attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Will I have to serve jail time for criminal trespassing?

And do I need a lawyer?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 5, 2021

There is always a chance. Hiring an attorney for any criminal charges is always a safe bet.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: While jailed in VA could you attend TN court thru video & if sentenced serve both sentences concurrently in VA?

My fiancée is currently serving a two and a half year sentence in a Virginia jail with 15 months remaining from a 2019 Bristol VA arrest.

After she serves her time there, Tennessee will have a hold, extraditing her to resolve a prior charge occurring in Bristol TN.

Her TN public... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 4, 2021

It all depends on whether they are allowing transports into the jail or not.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Am I required to state that I have pending felony charges, though not convicted as of yet, on employment applications?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 4, 2021

Depends on the wording of the question. Always best to say yes but that you are currently fighting it.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How do you request for another public defender the one I have is not doing his job
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 20, 2020

You can also write a letter to the Judge requesting another attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was pulled over by a sheriff and he only cited me for reckless driving not speeding what can happen in court?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 8, 2020

Reckless Driving is a B misdemeanor and could result in up to 6 months in jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: My boyfriend has a warrant for simple assault against me, but I don't want to press charges. Can it be dismissed?

I have never recieved a police report, subpoena, court date, etc.

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 7, 2020

It is now up to the state to decide whether to pursue the charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: ordered to pay rest on a criminal chge w 3 yr unsupervised sentence. Not a single VOP other than not being able pay?

I was ordered to pay resitution on a theft charge along with a 3 year probation sentence. I completed the 3 year proabtion with impeccable report, Other than paying resitution, due to very lack of work this past year, 2020. Probation officer filed a VOP , 5 days before the sentence end date on the... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 7, 2020

It won't be turned over to civil but it is part of your probation to pay the restitution and they will extend it until it is paid. I would ask the court to waive any additional probation fees though.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Do I have to go to court?

I am a victim of domestic violence with my ex boyfriend. He has been charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. I have only been in contact with the sergeant. I have not been in contact with the prosecutor therefore I am wondering if I don’t show up to court well the charges be... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 27, 2020

That is a possibility. If you are subpoenaed you need to show up to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: How likely is it to be convicted for identity theft if you only possess someone else's state licensed ID?

That individual was charged with identity theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. Could that charge be reduced to criminal impersonation?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 27, 2020

It could be but it is likely to be convicted. I suggest that individual get an attorney to fight for that reduction.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If someone is driving my car and I'm the passenger and the police find drugs and a firearm in the car who's charged

I was the passenger but it was my car,we both said they we're not ours

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 16, 2020

Probably both of you. If no one says it is theirs then the cops have no choice but to charge both.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How much time does introduction into penal facility carry?

I was arrested for driving and while booking in less than a half gram of meth fell out my sock. How much time does that carry?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 13, 2020

It is a C Felony and so the actual time would be determined by a number of factors.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How do I get hold lifted off husband in carroll co. so he can get to rehab and finish gibson county or least courtdate

He is supposed to leave end of month for rehab so need the hold lifted him a courtdate or a furlough saying he can go to rehab and not have to sit there and do more time already been there a year and just now come up with a hold on him from a warrant in 2015

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 13, 2020

He needs to be transported to that county for the warrant to be served and then the hold will be lifted and he can go on a furlough.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: My brother's meds to treat his mental issues are considered narcotics by the jail. Can they refuse to give him those?

He asked for a nurse but was told no then asked to call an ambulance they checked his blood pressure and determined he was fine.

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 2, 2020

Yes they can refuse to give them if they are considered narcotics.

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