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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 »

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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 competent TN... 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 with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: TN code 39-17-305 is disorderly conduct, why does this charge prevent me from purchasing firearms?

TBI has told me it is a domestic violence charge. And that I cannot have it expunged even though I have an up to date list of excluded charges for expungement. It is nowhere on there. Hawkins county DA gave me the run around, and the US DA asked why I came to them it is a claim towards my county... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 19, 2019

I do not know your exact situation, but I have some advice. Hire a competent attorney to first get certified copies of any and all criminal convictions that you have. Also any charges which were brought but did not become convictions need to be examined, as they are just as bad for background... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: First offense , first arrest . 39-17-415 possession of schedule VI . What will happen? I've never been in Trouble I'm 19

Possession is hemp I think they said it was 2.1oz .

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2019

First of all, the Tennessee District Attorneys are very against marijuana usage, because it is a crime. If you are young, and it is your first time offence, then there may be the possibility that a good attorney could get you off of pre-trial diversion. If you could do that, then you would have a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My boyfriend just got indicted on conspiracy to posses 300g or more he dont have any drug charges whats he looking at
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

Was with intent to deliver? What drug was it?

What was his role?

Do not publish it here

He has an attorney who can share this with him and he can share it with you

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Hello, In 1990 I was charged with A Violation of Custody Order with no conviction. Will this felony ever go away?

I worked for the State of Colorado for 27 years. I’ve never had any further legal issues or arrests. I now live in Tennessee. The arrest was in Colorado.

Thanks.

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Aug 8, 2019

I'm not sure if your criminal issue was in Colorado or Tennessee. I would contact an attorney in whichever state it occurred.

If you were not convicted, then I think you have a chance of getting it expunged. If you were convicted or entered into a plea, then you would need to talk with...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Probate for Tennessee on
Q: How do I find out how much time my son has in jail in Tennessee. Online it says he is on probation that was a month ago

I called around and no clear answers. I am in Florida and don’t know what to do.the information online is wrong and I am starting to think he is lost in the system. Is there any number or person I can call to help. Tried Williamson jail where he is they said he is state property looked online and... Read more »

Leonard Robert Grefseng
Leonard Robert Grefseng answered on Aug 7, 2019

I suggest you contact the court clerk - if he is serving a sentence for a criminal offense, there is paperwork at the courthouse that says what he was convicted of, and what his sentence is, and whether it is to be served in the local jail or the Tennessee Department of Corrections. If he have... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Q: no

mr. kent thomas jones ; nothing happened. she hangs out with them sometimes, one of the girls mothers are saying she's a pedo and that she's going to call the cops. nothing sexual, nothing in that nature, cause she knows she can and will be charged.

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Aug 4, 2019

There is no crime involved with adults associating with minors, so long as nothing criminal occurs like threats, abuse, sexual acts, etc.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Q: my friend is 22, lives in TN.. she has about 4-6 friends who are between the ages of 14-17 can she go to jail for that?

a close friend she has who is, i believe is 15, his mom knows how old she is and everything..

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Aug 3, 2019

It is not a crime to be friends with minors. Did something else happen?

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