Knoxville, TN asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: Hi former LEO here 34 years old never been in trouble a day in my life and I was served with a criminal summons today. I

Went to my former employer got booked in and given a court date. My question is since I have never been on this side I am not sure what kind of attorney I need to speak with over this matter?! I live in the country side my neighbor is claiming my dog roams at large and killed one of her chickens….

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: As as a former LEO you know to keep your mouth shut, including on this forum. Take care of your dog for awhile so no further trouble erupts. Hire about any decent, competent attorney to represent you, as you need him to talk to the DA. Be prepared to make Restitution, probably at the first hearing. Dress decent and act humble, even though you will probably know some of the Judges and DA's. Get it Diverted, Dismissed and Expunged.

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