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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Tennessee on
Q: Can an attorney representing two different women in two different custody cases use evidence from one case on the other?

My ex wife and my ex girlfriend both have the same lawyer. An audio recording from my time with my ex girlfriend surfaced and the lawyer is wanting to use that audio in the case involving my ex wife. I’m currently fighting for 50/50 custody of my son (7). This is the case with my ex wife. The... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: I was written a citation for dogs at large 44-08-408 how can they charge me with a class d felony

My dogs killed the neighbors dog supposedly. It was my understanding that dog against dog no action would be taken other than fines. Then when I get to court the judge says it's a class d felony because they caused the death of another. Does another mean an animal because I would take it as... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jul 1, 2022

You must hire an attorney now as the Charge is serious. That Statute goes from Misdemeanors to Felonies. You need to prepare for a Preliminary Hearing immediately. It can be difficult to prove your dog was on someone else's land.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: I gave verbal notice to landlord of bed bug problem. Can i still give written notice so i have physical proof?

I found a bed bug in my apartment. One Treatment was done 7 months ago for an infestation in the apartment above me and did one treatment in mine cause i found two. Now 7 months later i am seeing them again. I notified her over the phone several days ago. In case issues arise can i still provide... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Tennessee on
Q: Why can’t I find an attorney that will take a legal malpractice case that’s backed by strong evidence in Tn ?

I’m the plaintiff in a personal injury law suit. I have strong evidence to prove that I have a legal malpractice case. I also have the majority of the file minimizing the work for any attorney that’s willing to take it.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: How to get deposit back? Scare tactics and false info used to coerce signing for unnecessary work. Cracks in basement

I was told that my walls would eventually fail without the work. Was told I had 30 days to change my mind when I said I had another estimate scheduled in a couple weeks. Was told it was a 25 year warranty. When I pointed out that contract said 20 years, I was told that it was an old contract and I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: The bed bug issue isn’t being taken care of. What should i do?

Seven months ago i found a bed bug in my apt and immediately reported it and brought the bed bug in a sealed. They inspected my apt and didn’t find any. Two days later I found one again and immediately reported it once again. After weeks of frustration I thoughttwo days later I found one again... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: 1. In the state of TN can a landlord use their key to enter an apartment at any time.

I'm accused of smoking inside because my clothing smells like smoke and my couch but have not been smoking inside apartment

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Look to the terms of your lease. But a landlord may not enter at just anytime. They have to give reasonable notice.

0 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Tennessee on
Q: How long will a person go to jail/prison for this charge? Solicitation of a minor under 18 to observe sexual conduct?

Plus 2 counts of solicitation of a minor under 18?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Tennessee on
Q: My brother works at a gas station & about his 2nd or 3rd week they moved him to 3rd and had a few guys come in and get

A few things and lottery. My brother is 18 and has never worked a gas station so didn’t know credit cards couldn’t buy lottery tickets and he thought it would and would push cash after they finished thinking they paid for it. His job is now making him pay for all of it. Are business like this... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: Will a judge take normal child support and leave a father in homeless?

I'm struggling with my own self because of what my in-laws and wife has done. I'm trying to pick up the pieces they left behind. I'm trying to do that, support my son and make a life for us. If I get hit with what is normal on child support I'll be literally on the streets.

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Judges tend to place child support as priority number 1 as far as "creditors" go. I've been in front of judges that have told litigants to forego utility bills, credit cards, etc., to make their child support payments first because failure to do so could land you in jail.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: What can I do if the landlord hasn’t gave me my other half of my deposit back and is avoiding us

We left the house clean took days off just for him to keep avoiding us

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Tennessee on
Q: I typed a persons name wrong on a contract. He singed/printed his correct name on the bottom of the paper.

Is this contract still valid? By printing his correct name and signing at the bottom he agreed that he noticed the error and is the party referred to in contact? It was Sumarriva vs Surmarriva sumarriva is correct nane

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jun 30, 2022

If either party starts executing the contract terms, then it is probably enforceable by either party despite the error. Are you trying to get out of the contract? What is your objective?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Q: Does tci have a policy on administrative segregation of an immate

Can admin place someone in solitary confinement indefinitely without a disciplinary hearing?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: I in a mental health facility back in 2016, because I had been drugged by an ex boyfriend, how do I get my carry permit?

My carry permit had been revoked, I don’t know how to go about getting it back, I also need to know what is showing up on my background with that.

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