Q: How can you get clarification of charges?
I recently moved from one state to another, when I applied for my nursing license an old charge of battery came up. The board is comparing the battery charge with battery in the first degree, I scratched and pushed my spouse, none of which even required first aid. I thought the charges were reduced to disorderly conduct as this was my first charge, however I have no proof of that. I have the case file and my court supervision was based on battery. How can I have an attorney review the case for clarity, so I can proceed with my license. I have contacted attorney none of which are willing to help. Illinois law
A: Those are obviously not Tennessee Charges. You will have to deal with them in the Illinois Court from where they issued. You might find an attorney here on Justia. Hopefully they were dismissed and you can expunge your record. Otherwise you will have to deal with the TN Nursing Board. A domestic charge like that is viewed seriously here in TN.
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