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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I’m getting accused of making fraudulent checks from my manager. What do I do

So basically my manager pulled me to the side asked me if I’ve been making fake fraudulent checks in her company name I said no the name on the check wasn’t me it was a different name it had a check number affiliated with my name and had my mother address so what do I do about that how do I... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee on
Q: I allowed my girlfriend to move into my home which I own. I want her to move out and she refuses to leave until I file

With the courts there is no lease she was just my girlfriend who I want to sever ties with

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Aug 5, 2022

File a Detainer Warrant in Sessions Court for possession only. Do not get in a fight with her, or she will have leverage.

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Tennessee on
Q: I recently boarded my two dogs with a local Veterinarian clinic. When I picked up my pets they were much thinner.

You could see the backbone and ribs on my smaller dog. When I got them home they acted like they were starving. My 7 month old puppy had abrasions with dried blood on inside of both ears. They were obviously not cleaned. When I spoke to the boarding staff I was told they did not know about the ear... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: If you are on state probation and you have home visit set for 4 pm and probation officer sends a cop to your home at 12

Pm and cop tells po that when they pulled up someone ran in the house. Now po puts in ur file that u missed ur appointment

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: I would just like to ask if I just don't pay the rent for the month, and I move out, what are the consequences?

I want to move out because I had to quit my job to move in full time to be a caregiver to a family member.

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Landlord may bring a Detainer and/or Breach of Contract action in Sessions Court. It is very possible a Judgment for rent money from one month to twelve months, and costs will be decreed. A written Lease might allow other charges like attorney fees also. The Landlord might have you served prior... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: I experienced a drug overdose. I was on the side of the road and when it happened, my foot came off the brake

It's a 5 speed truck and it rolled into the road. It wasn't started and was in the off position. They charged me with DUI and impeding traffic. Is this consistent with the law? I was curious because of the good Samaritan law

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Aug 4, 2022

TN has always prosecuted anyone for DUI that had the capability of driving or the LEO suspected he had been driving earlier.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: If a month to month tenant passes away on the property and was paid up . What paperwork ends the lease ?

Contacted the executor who has had the place biocleaned and has no interest in renting. Do we do a termination notice or the executor or is there any paperwork required since it was cleaned a few days after the end of the month that was paid up.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on
Q: What is the penalty for passing on a double yellow line in tennessee
Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Usually charged as the Rule of the Road Violation, Failure To Maintain Lane, a Class C Misdemeanor.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on
Q: Is there anything I can do to stop a former employer from trashing my name?

I was overpaid after I left my job and ever since, the job has told all my former coworkers about it and brought my character into question, like Inknew about it and chose not to say anything like almost stealing. It’s not something I want everyone to know about and it’s embarrassing. I’ve... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is a school district obligated to re-enroll a student with an iep that dropped out of school upon turning 18 years old?

This student dropped out November 18th, 2021 and has inquired about re-enrolling as of August 1,2022. The student's disability is a functionable disability of Other Health Impaired.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Q: Can the PM company force me to pay for repairs?

My bathroom sink bowl shattered several months ago, and I opened a repair ticket with the PM company. They are just getting around to fixing it, and are insisting that because something fell into the sink I need to make the repair. When I moved in I noticed that there was a hairline crack in the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Tennessee on
Q: Is a school district obligated to re-enroll a student with an iep that dropped out of school upon turning 18 years old?

This student dropped out November 18th, 2021 and has inquired about re-enrolling as of August 1,2022. The student's disability is a functionable disability of Other Health Impaired.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Tennessee on
Q: I’m leasing to purchase a truck and was told I can’t pay it off early. Its not in the lease agreement. Can I pay it off

The truck is $692 a week for 208 weeks which is for 4 years. Im 3 years and 2 months in and want to pay it off early. Im was told that I could not pay it off early but every company or place that has a lease has an early pay out option. It’s not in the lease agreement that I can’t pay it off early.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: Would I have a civil case against a housing authority if I proved no one lived with me but got told to move anyway?

The housing authority I lived in recently took me to court stating I had an unauthorized occupicant living in my apt. I proved I did not have anyone living in my apt, yet had to move anyway. They stated my husband lived there, which was untrue. He was a frequent visitor at my apt, due to us trying... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Q: May a city restrict a new subdivision to owner occupied only when the property is not a PUD and no rezoning is requsted?

May a city require a property to be owner occupied when the Owner is asking for approval of a subdivision, when that is not otherwise required in the zoning ordinance? Is there a specific state law on this?

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