Your demand letter in conjunction with a criminal complaint could possibly be construed as extortion. If you still wish to pursue, then call the Sheriff, then Police, then District Attorney General. Finally you have a statutory right to file an affidavit in support of being heard before the next...Read more »
I'm not fully certain that I understand your question. In a generic sense, it is possible to drop felony charges to misdemeanor charges; however, it sounds like you are in a tough situation, just base upon what you said. You need to consult local criminal defense counsel as soon as possible.
Your only decent option is to hire a competent attorney to represent you as soon as possible. It will be important to conduct a good Preliminary Hearing, then later at Circuit Court file your Motion To Suppress Evidence. You were very fortunate that you received a Citation instead of being...Read more »
I chose not to go with down to the hospital but my blood pressure was 80 / 60 they strongly advise me to but I chose not to I didn't want to walk back and could not afford it plus I felt better after I threw up a few times in their presence It also says in the paper that they gave me when they... Read more »
But the whole reason i ran is i have ptsd and it triggered a flash back and subsequently a panic attack so i freaked drove off,is not a way i can recieve probation instead of prison bc of my mental condition
Criminal law is difficult to judge as providing an answer. If you are going for probation instead of prison, then you will have to provide affidavits, depositions, or live testimony from your provider. I would not enter into a plea bargain without first contacting a local criminal defense...Read more »
Ok my wife got interstate probation transfered to Indiana from Tennessee there was a domestic issue in the home probation officer told her she had to go live with her uncle in Kentucky gave her a travel permit on her visit to probation she failed a drug test and probation officer call her uncle ask... Read more »
First of all, violation of probation is treated seriously. It really depends on the PO and the judge. Some of my clients get violated after 4 times, and for others it is earlier. There are a lot of scenarios. Jail time is common; however, a lot of time if you are working, you can do it on...Read more »
You've given them notice, but if you are serious about it, in a criminal sense, then you need to file for an Order of Protection with your local police department. If they bother you then, you have the right to call the police and have them arrested. As always, I suggest consulting with a local...Read more »
An was really tired an walked passed a apartment door open an it looked empty so i walked in an was gonna rest for the night roughly 10 mins later heard voices outside an seen shadows moving got scared an left out the back door i didnt take anything when i was arrested I had only a cell phone... Read more »
If you have been charged and it's a first offense then the State may offer you a favorable plea deal such as diversion or even retire the case with terms. You may want to consider contacting the public defender for representation.
My petition for national Interest Waiver and has been approved. I was arrested on domestic violence charges after I received my approval. I am in the state of Tennessee and there is a law here called "retirement" meaning if I do not commit any crime, the case will be automatically dismissed. In my... Read more »
The I-485 specifically asks: "Have you EVER been arrested, cited, charged, or detained for any reason by any law enforcement officer (including but not limited to any U.S. immigration official or any official of the U.S. armed forces or U.S. Coast Guard)?
I'm not sure what the question is, because this is a statement. In Tennessee, shoplifting is formally called Theft of Property $500 or less. Theft in Tennessee is graded by dollar amounts–$500, $1000, $10,000, and anything over $10,000. Theft $500 or less is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable up...Read more »
If there is a Case at Juvenile Court, then the Guardian must appear with her Ward. But if the Case has already been transferred to Criminal Court, then the Defendant and his attorney must appear. Possibly your assistance is needed, but not necessary. Be very careful what you say if anything,...Read more »
If I understand your question correctly, I think you misunderstand the difference between your LICENSE and the vehicle REGISTRATION. these two things are not the same. Your license is for you only- it is the authorization that you can legally drive a vehicle ( ANY vehicle, even one you don't...Read more »
I've completed 3 yrs with no violations. I do owe court fees and fines which add up to $3000. But if I were to pay those fines, would I be eligible to be unsupervised? I look forward to hearing from you.
In Tennessee I usually move the Court to modify the Sentence to Unsupervised Probation after all Court Costs are paid and over half the Sentence is completed. Even if not granted then, the Courts usually will hear the Motion again about a year later.
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