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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Antitrust, Appeals / Appellate Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: my lawyer was impersonating as a lawyer and got caught stealing money from clients.i was convicted of a crime under him.

what should i do?

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

Its hard to answer this without lots more detail, but you need to talk to a good lawyer right away.

This absolutely casts serious doubt on your conviction and it may be that you are entitled to a new trial. You need a real lawyer now, do not wait. If you can't afford a lawyer write or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: House showing when rental home for sale

I allowed a showing yesterday of the house I am renting. I am moving in January when my lease is up and I want to help out the owners. The listing agent has not disclosed in the listing that the home is currently rented so 75% of the showings so far are for people expecting to move in. Yesterday,... Read more »

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

Talk to your landlord and ask them to deal with the agent. It sounds like the agent considers you a bother. That you want to have privacy and enjoyment of your home is not unreasonable, you are paying rent and are entitled to it. Its possible that your lease covers this situation and that may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Construction Law and Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: What is the max amount of a deposit a contractor can require down from a customer in TN
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

You should probably consult a lawyer to review the contract. If any part of the agreement seems questionable you should make sure of what you are being asked to sign before you sign. There might be more problems than you notice.

Also look at the State of Tennessee website:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Tennessee on
Q: I’m leasing to purchase a truck and was told I can’t pay it off early. Its not in the lease agreement. Can I pay it off

The truck is $692 a week for 208 weeks which is for 4 years. Im 3 years and 2 months in and want to pay it off early. Im was told that I could not pay it off early but every company or place that has a lease has an early pay out option. It’s not in the lease agreement that I can’t pay it off early.

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

You should take the agreement and all the paperwork you have from the time of leasing to a lawyer for consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Civil Rights and Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: How do I go to police after running away and not go back to my dad I want to live with mom but she has no custody TN

I ran away from my dad's house because I wasn't mentally well I was always depressed and I couldn't get help. My dad's wife told me I said therapy wouldn't work after I went to an evaluation and wanted to go back. They've been very manipulative using the fact that my... Read more »

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

Your situation is complicated and difficult to answer on-line without lots more information, If you are not safe please go to the nearest police department and ask for help.

Here is another idea:

https://youthvillages.org/about-us/locations/tennessee/

Call them and tell them...
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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for Tennessee on
Q: My dad was executor and refused the role so I was forced to handle everything.

My dad was put on my grandma's will as executor and when she passed he wrote a text message denying the rple as executor I was then forced to take care of everything regarding my grandma's funeral my dad then went to the bank and told everybody he is the executor. I ended up paying For... Read more »

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Aug 11, 2022

Go to the Probate Court clerk in the county where your grandmother lived when she died. Ask them whether the estate was opened for probate or not and if so, what happened with the case. Depending on what you find, you may want to contact a lawyer who does probate work.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can a personn be on state probation and county probation for the same case
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

Yes you can but it would be a great idea to ask a lawyer to help you with this. It might be that part of the negotiation for the plea could include an agreement where you are only supervised by one probation department.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Since I made bail, the Judge said I would be expected to pay for a lawyer if I can make bail. Is that the law?
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

Some jurisdictions do that, but no, if you don't have a way to pay for a lawyer the state has to provide one. Call the Public Defenders office and ask them for help.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What does it mean when it says TN code 39-13-507 (b)(1)(repealed)
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

I think what you have written must be a mistake. The code section does not exist but come close to a law prohibiting use of certain kinds of evidence in criminal prosecutions of sexual assault victims. Try asking your question again.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can a driving on revoked charge and 1st offense possession of meth charge get dropped somehow with a lawyers help.

I recently got a driving on revoked charge in Marion Co and got charged with possession of meth which I didn't even know I had. It was my first drug charge. I was supposed to have my license back already because I got a citation in coffee co where me and my boyfriend was sitting in my car at... Read more »

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

Ask the judge to appoint a lawyer to represent you. You might be able to get more time to get your license or maybe set up a payment plan to pay the $900.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue I had two emergency surgerys with neck trauma and then probation officer violated me after surgery

I was thrown in jail only seen nurse like two times when first went in they gave me antibiotics for two days I had so much cunfusion when thrown in I couldn't explain them what happen .I had and have lot trauma

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

You need a lawyer to help you with this. If you violated your probation unwillingly because you were actually in the hospital when you were supposed to report or come to court you may have a valid excuse. You will have to prove this with documentation from the hospital or your doctor.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: In TN I was arrested and charged a misdemeanor drug charge. I bonded out and went to GA where I live and missed court
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

You may be able to help yourself by showing up for court rather than waiting to get arrested and taken to jail. Hire a lawyer and follow his or her advice. A lawyer who practices in the court where you have your case should have an idea about how the court handles problems like yours.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was arrested in Florida of March 2020 and need to know if it will still be on my record for a job screening

It got dismissed on a DPA and the job is in Tennessee

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Apr 27, 2022

Did you have a lawyer in Florida? If so call or email them and ask. If you didn't have a lawyer in Florida you may need to hire s Florida lawyer to help with this.

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2 Answers | Asked in Intellectual Property for Tennessee on
Q: I have a partial book draft on my wife’s life which is receiving interest from other writers? How do I protect my IP.

My wife’s life and passing were of national interest, so a timely decision on a book is a wise idea. How do I retain the intellectual property I am producing if I choose to collaborate with another writer who has a professional writing career and who has approached me about the subject.

Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
answered on Sep 4, 2019

Look for a lawyer who regularly works with copyright law and publishing contracts. This can be a complicated situation to cover properly and not suited to simple on-line answers. If the work you have done has commercial value, it is probably worth consulting a qualified lawyer who can carefully... Read more »

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