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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is there any way the public can see the grand jury court cases outcomes in TN?

The case pertains to a mom accused of child abuse/child neglect. In general sessions court the case was bound over to grand jury I want to know if the public can find out the results of that grand jury? If so how does one go about doing just that?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Can a police officer do inventory on my car before the wrecker towes my car is that not same as searching it

Police had my car towed I would not let them search so they said they was doing inventory

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Nov 25, 2022

Fourth Amendment Search Caselaw is against you. The inventory search will probably be upheld. But hire a competent attorney to represent you and file a Motion To Suppress. There may be another flaw in the LEOs' arrest.

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Tennessee on
Q: My boyfriend’s insurance refuses to pay my medical bills and I am permanently damaged for the rest of my life, help plz.

On August 23, 2021 my boyfriend ran off the road and we went into a ditch. Three tree limbs came through the windshield all of them hit me. I went to the ER by ambulance and the hospital sent me home with glass in my hand that had cut my tendon to my right thumb. A week later I went to a different... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: Manager at storage said she was going the my unit and boxing up and straighten without permission, what can be done?

What can I do about her just opening my storage and taking whatever she wants? Said she went in there and was throwing away trash and boxing up my belongings. She had no permission from anyone to do this. The last manager there stole my 4Runner and sold it to a wrecker service who said the vehicle... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can you recommend some book and/or websites to familiarize myself with Tennessee laws?

I am currently in school earning my bachelors degree in criminal justice. I plan to go to law school upon completion of my degree. I want to familiarize myself with Tennessee law. Can you recommend any books/websites to educate myself on Tennessee cases, criminal procedure on the federal and state... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, DUI / DWI and Personal Injury for Tennessee on
Q: I am attempting to divorce my wife and take custody of the child. However, my wife is threating suicide if I divorce.

My wife has conducted drunk driving and just did drunk driving again for the second time with my son. She got in a wreck with my child in the back seat. She also has been physically abusive to me by throwing candle holders and putting hands on me. I am in the military and I am trying to figure out... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on
Q: cited in a municipality for "speeding 55-8-152" , is there even a defense to this? vague question, but not enough room

I was cited by a traffic officer in a Tennessee municipality for "speeding 55-8-152" when i got to court and had all my ducks in a row to defend (or so i thought) the judge TOLD ME to ask the issuing officer what the rules for his use of radar were to which he replied , i just pay... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can a lawyer that allowed a convicted felon use a gun registered to the lawyer get in trouble? Had formal knowledge

The lawyer knew about the person's felony. The guns were used to kill coyotes in chickens

The lawyer is the one threatening to go to police over a different gun that was a gift from someone that was not kept by the felon.bit the lawyer wants..

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on
Q: I was going 108 in a 55mph zone. Got citation, but only charge I see is speeding. What're ALL the consequences?

Going 108 in a 55 but on my citation it ONLY says speeding. It doesn't say anything about reckless driving. Got it under statute 55-8-152 in TN code. Could I get community service? What're all the possibilities of punishment?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Nov 25, 2022

What are you complaining about? Depending on the Citation, either pay it (which is a Conviction with MVR points) or go to Court. You might get the speed reduced or some type of Diversion. Have money there to pay it. Be respectful.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Q: I received a letter from a lawyer saying a deceased man with my last name left an estate and he is looking for relatives

Is this a scam?

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
answered on Nov 24, 2022

Maybe. Maybe not. Ask him for a copy of the death certificate and letters of administration.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Tennessee on
Q: If a person has a audio recording of me saying they can punch me can they be charged with assault if they do?

I gave them permission to record me but I also have paranoid schizophrenia.

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Tennessee on
Q: If my neighbor's unleashed dogs come over to my (fenced in) dog. My dog jumps the fence to play. Neighbor threatens me

My neighbor let's his dogs out with no leash or fence. His two dogs come over and see my dog. My dog jumps over the fence and begins to play with his two dogs. My dog will bark and growl some when she plays with other dogs, but she has been through training and has never shown aggression... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Tennessee on
Q: minor son inherited $ as pod beneficiary of cd, bank says i need to be appointed conservator to transfer funds out??

The natural guardianship of a minor child belongs to the mother and the father of that child. The law recognizes the parents of a minor as that child’s legal guardians.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Q: Tennessee land tax sale with double wide mobile home no title not tied to land, but on cinderblock full basement. Claim?

How do I establish ownership of abandoned double wide mobilehome left on rural property, no title for it. Unknown prior owner,

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can I carry my prescribed to me Adderal without it being in the original bottle?

I take my medication in the morning before work and afternoon while at work. I don't want to take my entire bottle to and from work and risk it being stolen or lost. I also can't go out to my car during my shift and must bring it inside with me. So I put one pill in the tiny pocket in my... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Nov 23, 2022

Carry a copy of the Prescription with you when you have the single pill.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Tennessee on
Q: Hello all I have been asked to come to office post covid else my time sheet wont be approved. is this valid ?

I have been asked to come to the office. I have explained my present situation and have also emailed my manager on the same. We received an email from group manager that our time sheets wont be approved resulting in LOP. is this valid as per law ?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Tennessee on
Q: What can I do about a car lot that doesn’t want to give me my down payment back, although they were unable to finance me

I got the car on November 5 and put $1000 down and on November 7. They told me I needed to bring the car back because they were unable to verify that I had stable income although they let me take the car from the lot on November 5, the man at the dealership said that he would be able to give me my... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Nov 23, 2022

You can file suit for Conversion in General Sessions Court, but I doubt it is worth the trouble. Even with a Judgment, then you have to collect. Their position obviously has some merit, since it is your credit that was not sufficient.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Litigation for Tennessee on
Q: Do I have a leg to stand on to sue Verizon?

Late last year I signed up for a discovery+ free trial that would be billed $6.99 at the end of the trial to my Verizon account. Since April 2022 I have been trying to get Verizon to stop billing me; I’ve called, I’ve visited corporate stores, I’ve chatted with them on Twitter, I’ve emailed... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Municipal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I am trying to see if my water company is acting illegally.

I think they illegally cut off my service.

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