The Misdemeanor SOL requires institution of the criminal prosecution within 1 year of the alleged incident. There is no SOL for the prosecution to occur. Some DA's will actually conduct Trials In Abstentia, just to get a conviction and a maximum sentence to be served when the defendant is...Read more »
When I was pulled the officer simply stated " oh you are not ( name of person car is registered to) " the officer then asked my name and dob, apologized and let me go. Today (2 days later) an officer came to my home to serve me a summons to appear in court for an arraignment because my... Read more »
If the Officer saw you operate a vehicle while unlicensed, then it will be very difficult to get it dismissed. A mistaken reason for a stop is usually held to be a good stop for reasonable suspicion of a crime. Even if you made a Motion To Suppress, it would either be ignored or the LEOs would...Read more »
I am 19 facing a DUI charge. I made the terrible decision to drive after I was drinking with some friends. I did not really know my limit; therefore, I was too intoxicated. Prior to that I smoked marijuana so I know that both substances will appear in my blood sample. The violation listed on my... Read more »
I would hire a competent local criminal defense attorney. At a very minimum, you will spend 48 hours in jail, perhaps more with the marijuana charge. You will have to attend a DUI class and pay fines and court costs.
If you want a license, you will have to pay for an ignition interlock...Read more »
I was financing an individual one of my vehicles, the individual quit paying only vehicle and from what I have been told has traded the car off for something else and by doing that he forged a bill of sale and then lied to the person he traded to and said he was waiting on the title . I Have not... Read more »
When you get stopped you will be arrested. Or they will execute the Fugitive From Justice Warrant on you by arrest. There will probably be no bond. In Court you may or may not be arrested on the Illinois Warrant, as it depends whether the Warrant has made it to the NCIC. You probably need a...Read more »
I have had medical problems since I was pregnant with my 3rd daughter in 2019. I’ve been in and out of the hospital and have had many test done. They are now thinking I have cancer and have done colonoscopy. I have all paperwork, but the court will try to put me in jail or take my daughter away... Read more »
Without knowing anything about the Case, I recommend hiring a competent attorney now. Obviously he needs a Bond Set, and probably needs to prepare for a Preliminary Hearing or Pre-Trial Motions. You should be able get representation with payments or asset transfer. It does not have to be a local...Read more »
Harassment is an A Misdemeanor in Tennessee meaning you could be sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in jail or probation. However, if the facts you stated are true and you did not communicate with the victim then , in my opinion, the case against you is weak. Harassment requires communication....Read more »
It is somewhat difficult to answer your question on this forum. Generally speaking, the best thing that you can have are witnesses on your behalf. I would suggest a could direct witness who can tesify as a direct participant that the opposite is true. Also, it is could to have a good character...Read more »
My husband has been cleaning out our side of the barn half ours half my cousins, we removed an antique well pump and sold it to an antique store, now my couson has pressed charges and my husband got a citation for it and then probation violated him now hwles i. Jail on jold without..is this a... Read more »
It appears that he pled guilty to criminal Theft of Property. It is very possible that the Sentencing Judge will order from 30% to 75% of the Sentence to be served since he violated Probation. A competent attorney might lessen the damage.
If you filed charges against someone, the District Attorneys take it seriously. However, you can tell them that you do not want to prosecute. Generally, they won't dismiss it until you have done this for 3 court dates.
My son was allegedly overdosed in Henderson County TN during 2013; however, the 911 call was made in another county. Since the body was in Carroll County when EMS responded, the body was taken to Carroll County at the nearest hospital. Investigation occurring simultaneously at the alleged location... Read more »
Very sorry for your loss. However most of what I assume might be potential defendants had their liability barred by the Statute of Limitations long ago. It would probably be a GTLA, and even the savings Statute does not apply. I see no basis for claiming a tolling of the SOL. Your attorney...Read more »
I was charged with aggravated assault against my boyfriend but he isnt going to show up to court and I’m trying to see if the charges will be dropped completely or will i still have to deal with something with probation or anything like that??
The charges will not generally be automatically dropped. The District Attorney's office will want to know if the victim is serious about not prosecuting. In my experience, you may have to go to court up to 3 times to make sure the victim is not serious about prosecuting.
my nephews i guess now ex keeps knowingly violating the order of protection.My mom has run her off several times.now last night she had him arrested for violating.there both at fault.But she gets off scott free.
Generally, there are 2 ways that our firm does orders of protection. If you need one immediately, and you are not in litigation, then you usually go to the local police department. If the order is violated, you can call the police to arrest the person in violation. If you have an order of...Read more »
There are several requirements to complete an expungement under Tennessee law. Your post does not contain nearly enough information to determine this. The Tennessee Courts website has information on Expungement here: https://www.tncourts.gov/expungements I recommend you review all of that...Read more »
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