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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I'm being wrongfully accused I am innocent there is witnesses an proof but the sheriff's won't accept any of it

They say 3 witnesses say I did it but I have 5 witnesses that can say I didn't and the video footage they have from my neighbor showing a vehicle leaving my driveway not being drove by me can show that I left 30 mins to an hour before it did what can I do when they seem determined to arrest me for... Read more »

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Mar 31, 2020

You should hire an attorney immediately for your case.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My neighbor has several CCTV pointed at my property and he took footage of me an has police thinking I committed crime

Is it legal for him to do that if he didn't actually see who did the crime but he told police I did it an showed them pics of someone driving a vehicle and said it was me they have a warrant for me now an I'm innocent if they watch his cameras they would see me leaving before these other vehicles... Read more »

Shanone Emmack
Shanone Emmack answered on Mar 29, 2020

It is not illegal if your neighbor thought you committed a crime involving his property. If there is a warrant then you are going to need to call the Sheriff's department and see if they want you to turn yourself in. Because of COVID-19 , people with warrants are being booked then released on a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Are the Churches in Tennessee mandated to close? If so, what law supports this. If not, what law protects the Churches?
Paul E. Tennison
Paul E. Tennison answered on Mar 24, 2020

This issue is one that could be litigated. Under current precedent it is not entirely clear if the government can force churches to close. State and local governments have police powers that allow them to regulate through generally applicable laws for public welfare. This extends to the power to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Business Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: What is the most interest that can be charged for a pawn ( loan ) Tn ? Are finger prints required ? Nashville

I think that I am seriously being taken advantage of .I'm being charged thousands of dollars for a loan I have.

Mr. James Charles Wright
Mr. James Charles Wright answered on Mar 18, 2020

I believe a pawn shop can charge 2% per month.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Business Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: What is the most interest that can be charged for a pawn ( loan ) Tn ? Are finger prints required ? Nashville

I think that I am seriously being taken advantage of .I'm being charged thousands of dollars for a loan I have.

Mr. James Charles Wright
Mr. James Charles Wright answered on Mar 18, 2020

I believe a pawn shop can charge 2% per month.

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1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Reverse the signature of land deed due to Diagnosis of MS. Signed over threat of nursing home.

My condition is stable and I live on my own.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 24, 2020

Not sure of your question. But the only way you will set aside that conveyance is for the Grantees, and now owners, to convey it back to you. I suggest a Life Estate/ Remainder Deed.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: I got served a civil summons from an exlandlord in Tn stating I owe from Jan 2013. They filed in 2018 but its now 2020.

They tried serving me since 2018 but i wasn't actually served until jan. 2020. Has statute of limitations run out for them?he wouldn't show me the breakdown of how I owe $3000 . also do you think detesting it with the judge and using statute of limitations is a good idea

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 3, 2020

Hire a competent attorney now. Service of Process may be deficient because of the time, but may again be now proper. Contract SOL is usually six years, unless agreed otherwise. A good lawyer should be able to settle this cheap, but you may be too vulnerable.

Q: Ok..this idea was originally stole from me by inventionland or davison. We live in a habitat for humanity home....

Now I was told christmas and my birthday the patent along with the buisness is mine I'm ne ceo.... now theres patents for humanity my land lords surely cant steal my riches and my buisness... there're non proffit.... for one thing. And for 2 none of this was or is possible with out me its caused me... Read more »

Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Jan 13, 2020

I am so sorry that you had a bad experience with this firm. I am not familiar with them, but that industry of helping inventors has many bad apples.

There are a number of invention promotion firms that take money from inventors and provide little or no value back. I do not know all these...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: What is here. She'll can I take ownership back of my puppy

My dog had puppies I gave one at to a neighbor they're not taking care of it can I legally take back ownership

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Jan 8, 2020

If you gave it away it would no longer be yours to re-possess unless you have a written contract that would permit you to do so. For example, some animal shelters make the person adopting sign a contract that contains a clause stating that abuse or neglect of the animal would be grounds to take the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Can the passenger of a car be searched if the traffic stop is in his driveway.

They wouldn’t let my son come in the house. And he refused to be searched. They charged him with resisting arrest and possession of firearm.

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Jan 6, 2020

A passenger can be searched if the criteria for a search is met such as the officer having probable cause the passenger is engaged in criminal activity. Other exceptions also exist. Facts matter. Since he was charged, he should hire counsel asap to determine his defenses, if any.

2 Answers | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: My caretaker took $30,000 out of my bank account using my pin number after he his my medication and made me bed ridden.

The bank denied my despute. What can I do?

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 5, 2020

I would talk to the police.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: I bought a car from in individual she wanted $600.00 for it all I had was$400.00 she was waiting on title to come in

Soon as it did I would pay her the other$200.00 it came in and I don't have the$200.00 can she report car stolen and have me arrested?

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 16, 2019

She could report the car stolen - but sounds like that would be a false report. It's a civil issue if you underpaid her or you otherwise had a different agreement. I'm doubtful the police would get involved.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Wife has been clean from drugs lost child at young age and judge doesnt let her even try to fight for her she has right?
Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

The question is vague. She would be wise to hire local counsel to determine her best course of action.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: My boyfriend and I have been together for about 7 years. He bought a house 5 years ago and before that he lived with me

In my apt for awhile. So I moved into his house with him 5 years ago. He cheated last year and not knowing anything was wrong he just looked at me one day and said we are done, get the f**** out. and I moved to FL on 6/12/18 and lived with my son. He wanted me to come and dummy me did in 9/2018.... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Dec 6, 2019

He has to file a Detainer Warrant, serve you or post it, get a Judgment for Possession, then if you are not out in 10 days, get a Writ of Possession issued and executed. Most of your factual situation is irrelevant to a Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can someone refuse a lie detector test if so can they refuse with police involment.

What happens if refuse with police involment

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Nov 11, 2019

I do not understand what "with police involvement" means

Anyone can refuse a polygraph

I suggest contacting an attorney before you talk or take any action

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Tennessee on
Q: I was discriminated against and lied about by a new manager and I have rent to pay. I would like to sue for harassment.

Pinewood Social employee

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Nov 9, 2019

You can sue. It will take months to resolve your case

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: My first offense of 39-15-404 in Washington county tn/. Was wanting to know what I'm looking at if anytime.

I do have some old felonie charges that's cover 6yrs old

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 28, 2019

Yes you are in trouble, and you might be sentenced as a repeat offender. Stay out of trouble and hire a competent attorney now.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: I sign for 11 months and within two month of living here they said they send a letter saying if we don’t fix the problem

Noise complaint than we get evection for it. They said we have 14 day to fix it but they want us to leave because of noise complaint and i pay them rent on time would that go on my record and stay on there for 7 years for noise complaint

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 16, 2019

No. Not as long as the rent is paid.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: How and where can I access a federal class action lawsuit that was filed in 1984 in Memphis, TN?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 10, 2019

Name

Subject

Too many factors

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