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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: sentenced to 5 years probation one to serve at 30% and has been incarcerated since 4/2/2019 when will they be released
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 24, 2019

It sounds like it is one year to serve so April 2 2020.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What info do you have on possession of meth for sale and delivery for a range 2 offender

I am already on eight years paper for resale charges of meth an marijuana and I just got indicted for another meth for resale

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 11, 2019

You could violate your probation and your new charge could potentially be run consecutive to your eight years. Hire an attorney immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: I am needing help with my boyfriends criminal drug case! The case is out of Marshall Co Tn. He was arrested Nov 6 forfta

Fta for circuit court apparently. This happened prior to us getting together. The charges are possession of sch II, intent to resale,driving with no license

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 11, 2019

I would suggest that you consult and hire an attorney for his case as soon as possible.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If you are being charged with simple pos of meth and your charge partern is admitting that is was theirs can it be drop
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Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 11, 2019

It could possibly be dropped but it is highly suggested to get an attorney because that charge carries with it a mandatory minimum 30 days in jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I haven’t been convicted, but got a misdemeanor drug citation. how long will probation be? can i get it dismissed? how?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 6, 2019

Depends on the drug and also criminal history. I suggest talking to an attorney who would be the most helpful in getting the charge dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What is the legal amount of time a jail can hold you in booking?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 21, 2019

There is no answer to that. The jail can keep you in there as long as you need.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can I get charged of assault if I just kicked the person charging me?

Please

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 13, 2019

Yes you can.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: In Criminal Case is there just one discovery or is there multiple for defendant to recieve before trial or indicted
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Oct 6, 2019

There may be more once the DA discovers more evidence or receives it.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is it considered 'Abandonment' when the retained Attorney sends in a Firm Colleague on a very critical court appearance

The retained, very high profile, Attorney sent his son to represent the Defendant without informing the Defendant nor his family beforehand. The court appearance was critical. The representative Attorney was a novice and indicated to the Defendant that his Dad had to travel and couldn't be present.... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 30, 2019

You can complain to the Bar if you don’t feel that they were competently represented.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is the charge of sale of schedule I (heroin) probatable in the state of Tennessee?
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 19, 2019

Talk to your lawyer about the sentencing options for this charge. If you don’t have a lawyer hire one immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Does a male cop have the right to search a female or does he have to call out a female cop to search her
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 14, 2019

It really depends on the situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was charged with a p.i. and released the following morning with a 25$ dollar fine

My probation officer issued a sanction.

He is now saying that I was to serve 30 days in jail over the p.i. charge but again I plead guilty and was released that following day with a 25$ dollar fine I'm confused

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 13, 2019

PO is wrong but it is up to 30 days in jail you just weren't sentenced to that.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: If you have a warrant for a vop in florida on a felony . it has been a year and a half and a cop runs your id

And the cop runs your id will the warrent come up and if it does will they bring you back to florida

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 13, 2019

It could and it depends on how far florida will extradite you for. Warrants will pop up as extraditable or not extraditable.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Tennessee on
Q: I got charged with a dui and reckless driving an open containers. However upon the trooper arriving I was not in my car

It had ran out of gas so I was walking to get gas.

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Sep 9, 2019

You should hire an attorney immediately for your case as there may be some defenses for it.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: How much jail time if any for a class B misdemeanor if record is clean
Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 27, 2019

The maximum time in jail is 6 months.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is it a waste of time to appeal a marijuana charge on the grounds that it is for medical use, and could this set a prcd.

I am wondering if I could use an appeal to actually affect positive change in our drug laws in the state of tennessee, as could I make a good enough case for why basic access to medicine not controlled by the pharmaceutical industry is a human right, and therefore make the courts take a second look... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Aug 25, 2019

Well if you plead guilty then you have only 10 days to withdraw your guilty plea. If you went to trial and lost then yes you can appeal that verdict but honestly it probably wouldn't change the precedent. I have handled several cases with the same reason but the law is the law. Talk to your... Read more »

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
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
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
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
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 »

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