Yes you should turn yourself in but , before you do, call and find out what your bond is or if you will be released on your own recognizance (ROR). That way you can plan ahead and get in and out relatively quickly. Good Luck!
The time I committed the crime it was a felony. I got 4 years. I violated for my 4th time. All my violations are technical. The last one was for failing a drug screen. I fled to California and admitted myself in rehab. Which I completed the 6 month program. Is it likely that they will extradite me... Read more »
Yes and those probation violations are not technical. At this rate you will wind up serving a fair amount of your sentence. You might be better off hiring a competent attorney and turning yourself in to Court if there is an outstanding probation violation. Bring your rehabilitation letter.
My husband has been in jail for 5 months and the court will not set him a bond on 2 possession charges. His public defender withdrew from his case and his new appointed attorney won't return my phone calls. He has not been in a court room, talked to a judge, attorney, or the DA since June. As... Read more »
You probably need to hire a competent attorney to represent your Husband. It may be a very bad Case, but at this stage the Defendant should know what is going on. Pretrial Motions are probably needed now if ever, and Trial preparation may need to commence. A Plea Agreement may be possible...Read more »
Not sure of your question. If you are charged with a crime and have an attorney, then disclose your evidence of your lack of guilt to him forthwith. Hopefully the evidence will be shared with the Court in a Motion or a Trial. Tell the attorney that the evidence is sensitive, if such. And...Read more »
Only some Class E Felony Convictions are subject to Expungement in Tennessee. Very Sorry... I am afraid that your lawyer should have told you this. You may wish to apply for a Pardon from the Governor.
My daughter has been incarcerated for a while and my 15 year old grandson has been in foster care since February 2020. I am a senior citizen and would like for him to come live with me. We have a court appointed attorney who is no help and refuses to share information! This man does not care how... Read more »
You would be wise to hire your own attorney to guide you through the custody process. There's no one document that a minor could sign to give you what you seek. Find an attorney--this is a good website to use.
She is bi polar and shud never have stood trial and any lawyer who spent 5 mins with her wud have known that. Shud she go straight to rehab, call the DA, her PO, or what? Calling her PO hasn't helped with any of this. She and I need help and cannot afford legal defense.
If there is a warrant she needs to go ahead and turn herself in. She can call and find out how much her bond is and arrange to be bailed out immediately. Hopefully a bonding company will help her. Getting into a rehab facility is a smart idea to help minimize jail time and get her some help....Read more »
I recently moved from one state to another, when I applied for my nursing license an old charge of battery came up. The board is comparing the battery charge with battery in the first degree, I scratched and pushed my spouse, none of which even required first aid. I thought the charges were reduced... Read more »
Those are obviously not Tennessee Charges. You will have to deal with them in the Illinois Court from where they issued. You might find an attorney here on Justia. Hopefully they were dismissed and you can expunge your record. Otherwise you will have to deal with the TN Nursing Board. A...Read more »
I've been sent threatening messages from the same person through different accounts and they have made fake accounts just to be able to send these messages to me. Does it still count towards harassment even though it's fake accounts and names?
Yes, you may want to consider seeking an Order of Protection against this person. You could also consider calling the non-emergency police line and reporting the harassment. Sometimes a cease and desist letter from an attorney is successful in getting someone to stop messaging. If these options...Read more »
If that person was arrested and booked and you think a mugshot may exist - contact the arresting authority - sheriff, jail, local police, whatever. They may be able to provide you with one. Otherwise, you may need to file a public information request with that same authority for a release of...Read more »
More facts would be needed to make that determination. But probably assault at the very least. If you have been charged with a crime, you should hire a defense attorney asap or contact the local public defender.
He is supposed to leave end of month for rehab so need the hold lifted him a courtdate or a furlough saying he can go to rehab and not have to sit there and do more time already been there a year and just now come up with a hold on him from a warrant in 2015
You have not stated enough facts to give any advice. If there is a conviction within a short period, you may be able to set aside the conviction or even appeal (doubtful). Contact a competent attorney today.
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