Antioch, TN asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee

Q: I have a friend who fail to appear in court today.

Their court date was today but they also went to a funeral today and it slipped their mind so would it be better to turn themselves in in the morning or now

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
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A: Your Friend needs an attorney, who will bring him to Court at the first available Hearing day. Then his file can be located and the situation explained. He wants to do this before a capia or fta issues, or worse, a bounty hunter comes after him.

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