I was arrested and held for 4 hours. At the end of the 4 hours, someone came in and told me if I signed a document and plead guilty, I would pay a fine and be done with it. I never really thought about it again until I interviewed for a job and it came up. I spoke with the general sessions clerk... View More
Yes, it is possible to have a public intoxication conviction expunged in Tennessee, even if it is from 2014. The Tennessee Expungement Act allows for the expungement of certain criminal convictions, including public intoxication, after a certain period of time has passed.
The bond is paid and it’s been 4 years been to court couple times then Covid hit and now it’s been 4 years need two know what I need two do will I be put back in jail if he takes his self off my bond live In Tennessee
That is probably up to the bondsman, who you should call as you are his prisoner. If the bondsman asks the Court to exonerate him, then the Judge may set a bond or possibly release you on your own recognizance. But 4 years is a long time not to go to trial. Talk to your lawyer. Be ready with a...View More
In Tennessee, the situation you described is extremely serious and could lead to criminal charges for aggravated assault, especially since a minor was involved. Aggravated assault in Tennessee is defined as intentionally or knowingly causing another to fear imminent bodily injury with a deadly...View More
In Tennessee, the process for handling a citation for simple possession can vary depending on the specific circumstances and the local jurisdiction. Generally, for certain offenses, including some minor ones, you may have the option to pay a fine instead of appearing in court. However, this...View More
Yes, using a life alert system fraudulently can lead to legal charges, especially if it's used in a manner similar to making a false 911 call. Life alert systems are intended for emergencies, and misusing them can be considered a form of false reporting or misuse of emergency services....View More
He has a medical necessity to be on a bottom bunk due to him having seizures but has been denied a bottom bunk. He's told there aren't any available. There was a new inmate who came in and was given a bottom bunk. We were in the process of getting his health situated when he was taken... View More
In Tennessee, if your fiancé feels he is being discriminated against in jail due to not being accommodated for his medical condition, there are steps you can take. First, document all instances of his seizures and requests for a bottom bunk, including dates and any responses from jail staff....View More
The appearance bond guarantees your being at Court or jail on certain dates. You can tell the bondsman what the Court ordered but what counts is showing up at Court when the Docket says you are supposed to. A bondsman could require you to report your case's status, but it would be unusual.
While kicking out our former roommate for doing illegal activities and threatening to harm us. He got into an altercation with our guest and shot him in the hip and went on the run. He hasn't been caught yet but has tried to return and when we told him to leave and that we were calling the... View More
My girlfriend was arrested for violating probation and while she was in there she signed her keys out of her belongings and told me to take care of her car and her things while in jail. Well just recently her grandmother got power of attorney and is trying to get the car and is threatening to press... View More
You cannot prevent the attorney-in-fact swearing out an arrest warrant against you. But be prepared to post bond, hire an attorney and subpoena your girlfriend at jail to testify at the Preliminary Hearing. You could write the mother a letter explaining what has happened. Since she has the...View More
My son got a ride from someone and was flying at high speed on freeway police gave chase. The guy driving took off and left them in the dirt. They pulled over in a field of a new motel the driver ran and my son was caught going back in the car to get his wallet. The car was a stolen vehicle. My son... View More
You do not want the DA to bind it over to the Grand Jury. DA is worst than some felonies. Hire a competent attorney and prepare for the Preliminary Hearing. Possibly try to divert, dismiss and expunge the charge. This is a very serious charge which will hurt you permanently.
If the plea just occurred, a motion to withdraw plea should be filed immediately. If the Judgment of Conviction has not been entered, there is a chance of quashing the guilty plea. If later, then withdrawal is iffy. Otherwise an appeal of the Sentence may be the only real option besides a...View More
If your 17-year-old son has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene, it's important to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the state laws where the incident occurred, as penalties can vary. Before the court date, gather any evidence or testimonies that might be relevant to the incident or...View More
The penalties for drug-related offenses, including possession of methamphetamine, can vary widely depending on several factors, including your location, prior criminal record, and the specific circumstances of your case. In Tennessee, drug offenses are taken seriously, and penalties can range from...View More
all paperwork I have from the past says that my Exp. Date is 10/27/23 papers like my old time sheets from being inside, and my discharge papers from where I was released on parole in June of 2020 but Po has 9-1-27. I have a min and Max date that I can be released from depends on programs and... View More
Contact the lawyer who represented you and get a copy of the signed judgement. That will have the exact sentence you are to serve. After that will come the method of calculation for that sentence. The state where you were convicted will have that authority and your lawyer should be able to contact...View More
TN caselaw says that once you are expunged, you return to a person with no outstanding charges related to the expunged charge, nor are you convicted. However Federal law is different, and they do no wish to abide by State expungements. It is very doubtful that a NCIC will produce an...View More
In Sullivan County, Tennessee, the consequences for a first violation related to not completing community service can depend on various factors, including the original offense and the circumstances surrounding the failure to complete the required service. Generally, when probation terms are not...View More
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