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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I am facing a citation for driving on revoked the first part of June. Looking for a lawyer around Columbia tn

I do have a past record.dui in2011 over alcohol. DUI second offence was in 2012. Driving on suspended....... I wasn't ordered to have the interlock untill the second one. I paid all my probation, fines, and my reinstatement fee. But i just got a job right before i was pulled over. So... Read more »

Shanone Emmack
Shanone Emmack answered on May 13, 2020

Yes it is possible to get things worked out. If you can afford an attorney then it is smart to hire one to help walk you through the process and make sure everything is completed to obtain your license. An attorney can help you obtain a waiver of the interlock device fees as well as negotiate... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can victim show up at defendants residence with a no contact order in place?

The victim showed up at the defendants residence me and my boyfriend and wont leave so i made him leave so he wouldn't get in trouble is that not violating the order for the victim to come to the defendants residence

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Apr 29, 2020

No it is not. If this happens again to make sure that the defendant does not get into trouble I would call the police and let them know what is going on.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: What if victim shows up at the defendant's residence with no contact order in place due to aggravated assault

No contact order in place due to aggravated assault and the victim showed up at defendants residence does the victim violate the order? what should the defendant do?

Shanone Emmack
Shanone Emmack answered on Apr 29, 2020

The defendant needs to call his/her attorney, police, as well as document and save any proof that the victim made first contact. The victim does not have bond restrictions from seeing the defendant, However, the police and attorney need to be made aware of the situation to protect the defendant.

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... 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... 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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: If found in your possession of 28 grams of crack cocaine and also a pipe what can they charge for

What can they charge with

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 12, 2020

Possession With Intent To Distribute Schedule II Controlled Substance (Cocaine) Class B Felony

Eight to Thirty Years The pipe is a Misdemeanor, Drug Paraphernalia

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Federal Crimes and Insurance Bad Faith for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue an insurance company for being added to a policy without my consent

Just found out my crazy recent ex has me on her automobile insurance. First of all I don't even have a driver's license second of all nobody talk to me I never signed anything nor did anyone get my consent can I sue the insurance company? I have the insurance card with my name on it and... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 6, 2020

As to the auto policy, you probably have no cause of action since you have no damages at this time. Unless it is provable it hurt your credit rating or something, there is no case. You could file a Declaratory Judgment action to get your name off, but you should just call the Carrier and complain.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I was called by a police officer and told that he didn’t want to put out a warrant but was only investigating.

Gave me the number of a “victims” dad to call and work things out. I feel like I’m being scammed

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 5, 2020

Hire a competent attorney to negotiate any prospective restitution to victims. Talking to victims directly is always bad, and make a bad situation much worse.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: If a search warrant's area for particularity refers to "Attachments A and B" but neither accompany it, is it valid?

When questioned regarding what the agents were looking for, all I was told is "evidence of crimes" and "we can take anything relating to our investigation--papers, computers, phones, even the house, your passports, and bank accounts if we want."

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jan 29, 2020

You need to hire a competent attorney today. Although it appears no Indictment has occurred yet, you need to be ready to attack the SW and attempt to suppress any evidence it generated. Also do not communicate with anyone that might have something to do with this such as friends, associates,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can my title 40 be used on a felony charge that I was never convicted of?

I was charged with aggravated assault but the case got dismissed in court. I believe the DA used my title 40 to erase the charge from my record even though I wasn’t convicted.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jan 20, 2020

What is your question? You do not have a "title 40". That comprises hundreds of Statutes. Hopefully your charge was actually dismissed, which allowed you to expunge the records. It is not automatic, and it can be extremely difficult with lesser included offenses, etc. Hire a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I was arrested for accessory after the fact but can I be charged with it when I had no knowledge he resisted arrest

Or stole a truck when he came from a different county and picked me up he told me the vehicle was loaned to him and that he came to check on me bc I had no contact with him for two weeks prior to him showing up

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Jan 13, 2020

You can still be charged but it may be hard for them to prove.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My fiance was charged for hit and run in September and has court the 9th what could happen he did a night in jail

Wasnt his fault his kids are witnesses

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

Facts are important. Many more are needed for an answer. But, since he's been charged with a crime he needs to hire counsel asap to determine his options.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My son is 16 and he is accused of theft under$500 plus this is his first offense, so do we need layers when he go to

court and what kind of sentence we should expect

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Dec 31, 2019

Yes. Juvenile crime is running rampant and the state is cracking down on juvenile crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can i be charged for posession of drug when nothing was on me or in my stuff and i was in someone elses car?

I was in someone elses car and they pulled us over for having cross tags and then he gets arrested for driving on suspended and they decided to search the vehicle. Nothing was found on me or in my things but i got charged with the drugs and parafanelia and he didnt.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Dec 17, 2019

Those type of drug charges happen alot. Hopefully you can subpoena the driver to the Preliminary Hearing and have him admit to crime or not talk. Hire a competent attorney now, and do not talk to driver.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: I'm trying to find info on a T. C. A. Code 40-25-202 and am having no luck with Google. Any ideas or advice will help.

If someone could point me in the right direction for an explanation or definition of it it would be greatly appreciated thanks

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 9, 2019

T.C.A. 40-25-202 doesn't exist. Please repost your question with the correct statute.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My boyfriend went back to prison for violating parole for skipping State how much time will he get
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Dec 4, 2019

It varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. First, I would read your probation agreement, and see what it says. Ultimately it is up to the judge. Courts treat Violation of Probation seriously, so I would definitely retain a local criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: A narcotics officer blackmailed me and told my probation officer about a incident I had talked to him about 6months

Because I refused to allow him to search a house I didn't live at

Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin answered on Nov 25, 2019

Not sure what your question is.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: They to find out if I can get my two felonies exponged.

Felonies are all car accident related one is aggravate assault, and the other is vehicular homicide.

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Nov 24, 2019

Your question is difficult to understand; however, I don't see anyway you can get felonies expunged. If you are seriously concerned, you should contact a local attorney in your jurisdiction.

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 Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can a lawful conceal carry permit holder carry their firearm loaded?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 16, 2019

In Tennessee we have "Handgun Carry Permits", not concealed carry permits. But yes, you can carry your weapon loaded with ammunition, including in the chamber, as long as you have a Handgun Carry Permit. Possession of the weapon can be open or concealed. The possible issue has to do... Read more »

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