Sneedville, TN asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Domestic Violence for Tennessee

Q: If a domestic assault case the state picked up postpones a trial 3 times, will it be thrown out?

The state of TN picked up a domestic abuse case on him, regardless of my own testimony redeeming him innocent during our public verbal dispute in our residential

Community. Despite the initial arraignment, the trial has been put off twice now because of me not being sepenaed to go. Numerous people have advised him that if it gets it put off one more time that it will thankfully be thrown out. As long as I do not show up..... And a week before court, I'm stuck forcefully being served with the supenae-obligating me to go. He has persisted on trying to get me to believe that if his case gets thrown out , I will not receive an FTA for not showing up. Idk what to do

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

A: You need to hire an attorney to tell you what the consequences are. This is a public forum, and it is always the State's case, not the victim's.

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