all paperwork I have from the past says that my Exp. Date is 10/27/23 papers like my old time sheets from being inside, and my discharge papers from where I was released on parole in June of 2020 but Po has 9-1-27. I have a min and Max date that I can be released from depends on programs and... View More
Contact the lawyer who represented you and get a copy of the signed judgement. That will have the exact sentence you are to serve. After that will come the method of calculation for that sentence. The state where you were convicted will have that authority and your lawyer should be able to contact...View More
You should notify the police or sheriff about this because it can be a crime to alter serial numbers when it was done to misrepresent the identity of the item. You can also probably sue the seller for fraud. But you should talk to a lawyer about this first. What you can and should do will be...View More
Generally places that are open to the public fit in this category. Shopping centers, apartment complexes, office parking lots that also allow access to the public. Places that would not fit might be a fenced area with a gate that required a pass card or check in with a guard. The answer to your...View More
I am 45 yrs old currently. When I was 19 I got convicted of theft over 15,000. It was rediculous really, they had nothing on me but I was young and didnt know any better. I took a plea agreement and they were supposed expunge it off my record after probation. This never happened. How do I get it... View More
Its hard to say for sure without more details about your conviction, but here is a link from the State of Tennessee that might help answer your question -- https://www.tn.gov/expunction.html -- felony theft is on that list.
If you need more specific advice contact a lawyer in your area....View More
After being released on bond, he immediately entered into a rehab program and will be back for the hearing. I’m not sure what happens since I’m not the one who called the cops. The big issue is alcohol and I would love for him to continue treatment. When sober, he doesn’t show any signs of... View More
This is complicated. You should talk to a counselor who works with these kind of situations. If you don't have that available to you talk with a trusted responsible family member or friend. This is not to determine his innocence or guilt or punishment, but rather to determine if you want to...View More
I call everyday to check for bail, today I was told the magistrate felt he needed to have bail set in court I asked when his first court date would be then and was told OCTOBER 16th, how is this legal he is 19 lives with us owns his own business has mental health issues but sees someone for that.... View More
Your son needs a lawyer! It should be possible to have a bond hearing well before October. He is owed a proper bond hearing within days after his arrest. Hire a lawyer who practices in the county where this happened. They should be able to help you.
I have recently been through heck and back since February of this year, My mom passed March 13th 2023 also, but my child’s father has not seen or talked to my daughter for 7 or so months, we have a court order for child support since 2017 . The last payment received was 12/12/22. When they try to... View More
Go to the local Child Support Office and take all your court orders about your child with you. They may be able to help you. If that does not work out, contact Legal Aid. You may be able to get a pro bono lawyer.
The officer said he failed to stop at a stop sign but there was no stop sign anywhere. The officer asked to search the vehicle and he told him it wasn't his vehicle and couldn't give him permission to search it. The officer put him in the back of the patrol car and proceeded to search the... View More
I ordered replacement windows. The contractor stated he did not note that the exterior measurements were different from the interior measurements. The option is to cut the brick around my windows which I do not want to do. They will not break contract for a refund and will not honor warranty... View More
You should consult a lawyer who practices construction law and is familiar with the licensing requirements and work. From your description, the contractor made a mistake and you should not have to pay for his mistake. You seem to have bargained for something other than what they are offering to do...View More
You likely need a lawyer for this. If you have fulfilled the requirements of the law at the time of your conviction you may be able to get your license again. If you were required to have an interlock device on your car and did not, you might have to do that and get a restricted license while its...View More
You should read the original judgement to see what the actual terms of your sentence were. It would be wise to hire a lawyer to help you with this - you might overlook something doing this on your own. There might be some mitigating evidence that would be helpful to you. Impossible to say from the...View More
He is blaming me and saying he will make me pay. I feel like i am being blackmailed he knows all my life details. He could twist things around to harm me and my name what can I do to prevent this? surely the police encounter this a lot
You can petition the court for a protective order so he cannot have contact with you. Without more details its hard to say if that is your best solution. You should call a lawyer where you live and ask for advice.
The contractors board seems to not care about the damage this guy has done to my home. They continue to issue him , license under different names and addresses. But I found out yesterday that he forged my electrical permit and he is not even license to do electrical work but he did the entire... View More
It sounds as if the contractor may not be properly licensed or doing work he is not licensed to do. This may violate the contractors licensing statutes and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. The TCPA allows for treble damages and attorney's fees. This can get pretty complicated --- you...View More
I am interning at a nonprofit and was looking into IDA applications as a resource for clients. I have found applications from other states, and have found reference to them in Tennessee code 71-3-1001, yet cannot find an actual application or mention of them outside of that.
Went to the ER with a family member because I was suicidal. They had someone talk to me on an iPad and an hour later they moved me to the “ psychiatric hold area” I was there for 3 days and then sent to a psychiatric facility. When I got there the Dr asked me if I wanted to stay, I said yes. I... View More
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,... View More
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...View More
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:...View More
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