So, someone I know got a speeding violation back in 2021 that required a court appearance. However, shortly after receiving the violation, they were incarcerated and put in prison for two years. Because of this, they were unable to attend their court date. Now, the day they were supposed to be... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2023
I agree with attorney Avery. Part of hiring an attorney would be for the attorney to get the client's outstanding bench warrant resolved so that the holds on the defendant are lifted-----whether this means getting the defendant transferred to that court to answer the bench warrant or perhaps... Read more »
Old charge from 2017. No weapons involved were involved at all. No other relating charges. Long since separated from significant other (at time). I now live alone and have my daughters off\on. I want to own one for personal and home defense because of this.
answered on Mar 2, 2023
The process to restore your right to own a firearm after a domestic violence conviction varies depending on the state you reside in. Generally, if you have a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction, you are prohibited from possessing a firearm under federal law. However, some states have... Read more »
what should i do?
answered on Aug 11, 2022
Its hard to answer this without lots more detail, but you need to talk to a good lawyer right away.
This absolutely casts serious doubt on your conviction and it may be that you are entitled to a new trial. You need a real lawyer now, do not wait. If you can't afford a lawyer write or... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2022
First, I am not a TN lawyer. However, I agree with the previous answer. Usually, an appeal alone does not stop the trial court's judgment nor an enforcement of that judgment. A motion to stay the judgment must be filed, generally requiring a bond. But check your appellate rules as to when a... Read more »
He had a plea deal. The DA told him to take the deal or they would give him more time at trial.
After the plea deal they added 3 years to his sentence. He pled guilty to auto theft and got 25 years. He is housed with another inmate who got the same sentence for 2nd degree murder.
answered on Nov 17, 2022
I would ask the attorney that handled his case to look into this.
answered on Nov 4, 2022
You should contact the public defenders office in your county.
And I have to be there tomorrow it was sent by mail
answered on Sep 13, 2022
That is an Order of the Court for you to testify in Court. That means you tell the truth, which does not necessarily help the DA.
answered on Sep 10, 2022
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on what your matter involves. There are attorneys who donate their time to work for free (pro bono) and legal aid societies that offer their assistance as a public service. But these tend to be... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2022
You have 10 days to file an appeal from general sessions to circuit; or 30 days to file a notice of appeal from circuit/chancery/criminal to court of appeals after final judgment.
Can you check to see if you case been assigned to to a panel in the us appellate 6th circuit appeal
answered on Mar 10, 2022
Call the Court Clerk in Cincinnati and ask.
answered on Dec 14, 2021
There is no time limit. The opinion is issued in due course, but 60-90 days is usually when a decision is issued.
The supposed victim dropped all charges and I still got charged. My arrest warrants on both sets are wrong.
answered on Nov 29, 2021
It is the State's Case, not the victim's. Prepare for the Preliminary Hearing as it may be a very serious charge. Hopefully it will be Dismissed in Court.
I can screen shot what I'm talking about if I need to
answered on Nov 17, 2021
Hie lawyer needs to prepare for a thorough Preliminary Hearing at General Sessions Court. You have not stated any facts nor legal proceedings, but I suspect his lawyer needs to get in gear, or hire a competent one now.
We were being sued by my sister which she thought we stole money from my mother when she lived with us. this is not true. we browed money and mom knew about and came up with agreement which this paperwork was not admit in because we did not have anything with us because we did not know at the... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2021
If within 30 days of entry of the Judgment, you might file a Rule 59 Motion To Alter or Amend with the Probate Court. Later you might consider an appeal, but first you want the trial court to hear that you actually borrowed money and were paying it back. Hire a competent attorney as you need a... Read more »
He has a four year sentence and was violated by his PO and the judge put his sentence in effect and he is appealing that ruling . Can he get a bail while waiting for that appeal
answered on Jun 23, 2021
Call his attorney... If nothing else call the Court Clerk.
This code 40-39-211 mentions whose victim or victims of offender was a minor
answered on Jun 17, 2021
What is your question?
I have filed an appeal but because I was unable to afford an attorney I was forced to represent myself and since I didn't know what I was doing the judge ruled for Tennessee to keep it. I have the option now to ask for a stay and file another appeal to thebest of my understanding. If anyone... Read more »
answered on May 10, 2021
You will need an attorney and money, or forget about it.
options on appealing subject matters jurisdictiion.
answered on Feb 27, 2021
First, I am not a Tennessee lawyer. That being said, whatever are the issues you intend to raise on appeal, the time to appeal is the same. Usually, it's 30 days from the final judgment of the court below. Once the appeal is noted, when you file your brief, you can raise the issue of subject... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2021
you will need to call Maury County clerk's office. Your case will likely be reset because the courts are closed to most in-person proceedings until the end of January. The clerk's office will give you the correct court date.
Trial judge ruled in favor of plaintiff for 3775 dollars back rent in April 2018, defendant appealed May 2018. Defendant file Bankruptsy in July 2020, Bankruptsy, Discharged in August 2020. My debt not included in discharge. Does Bankruptsy by debtor have any effect on defendants appeal in circuit... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2020
The bankruptcy by debtor/appellant should not affect the appeal, because plaintiff's debt was not included in the bankruptcy discharge. However, any further proceedings on the appeal are probably moot now. And if the debtor/ appellant has recently filed for bankruptcy, are there any funds left... Read more »
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