The Police quickly caught a burglar that tried to break into my apartment. The Officer said that burglar was homeless and likely had schizophrenia. He wouldn’t arrest, didn’t want to fill out a Police report and only wanted to take him across town and drop him off.
You can try to contact a Magistrate yourself by going through the General Sessions Court Clerk, but you probably do not have sufficient information. You can also complain to the Knox County District Attorney General, who might arrange for you and the LEO to swear out a Warrant. Hopefully you at...View More
If no charge was made by the LEO's, and no Forfeiture Warrant was issued, then it is an unlawful taking. But did Dad own the vehicle? I suspect more occurred here than what facts are stated. Driving on Revoked TNDL may be a charge in the making, which can take 1 year to initiate. The owner...View More
Unfortunately, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the statute regarding civil forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain crimes, including a 2nd DUI is not a violation of the Double Jeopardy Clause.
The forfeiture statute, which changed in 2015, states that the vehicle...View More
I ran away from my dad's house because I wasn't mentally well I was always depressed and I couldn't get help. My dad's wife told me I said therapy wouldn't work after I went to an evaluation and wanted to go back. They've been very manipulative using the fact that my... View More
My husband and I live in a private camping community in Nunnely, TN. Our neighbor to the left of us keeps pointing his home security cameras at the front of our camper and records us. We have on multiple occasions caught him creeping around spying on us. And also has recently stole from us. The... View More
Tennessee is a one party recording state. If the cameras are on his property and otherwise in public, then he can pretty much aim them anywhere. You may have a civil claim for invasion of privacy (statutory and common law) depending on needing more facts. Consult local counsel to see what, if any,...View More
Yes...You are on Probation so you have to abide by the Probation terms. Any violation can mean you could be incarcerated for the remainder of the Sentence. There should be some kind of Probation Order in your file at Court. Read it.
Under the shopkeeper's doctrine, the shopkeeper is given a privilege that states that in this situation, a shopkeeper defendant who reasonably believes that the plaintiff has stolen or is attempting to steal something from the defendant shopkeeper may detain the plaintiff in a reasonable...View More
Minor (student) entered school premises through an unlocked door during the weekend. The police officer on duty reviewed the footage and charged the student with trespassing. The school suspended the student but did not plan on further action. The police officer is not dropping the citation. Is... View More
Hire a competent attorney to represent him in Juvenile Court. It should not be serious, but defendant needs to be respectful and remorseful. Juvenile Records are sometimes used against you later. Diversion and Dismissal may be advisable.
Indictment for an A Felony usually garners a large Bond. If not made, defendant stays in jail until trial. Defendant needs an attorney to move to reduce Bond. Sometimes special Bond Conditions can be ordered besides just cash.
The driver's ball hitch hit our front tag, no damage. Driver continued on. We went to the ATM & are surrounded by approx 5 officers pointing guns at our heads. I got 2 tickets, 1 for leaving the scene & tailgating. We were STOPPED. WE WERE HIT. We were at our bank's drive-thru... View More
Since no arrest, only a short stop and detainment, damages are minimal. The Tickets(Citations) must be dismissed by the Court. So you need an attorney to go to Court on the Rule Of The Road Violations, and an attorney that knows GTLA law so a Federal Civil Rights Suit can be brought, or at...View More
We are living in a common passage with first position belongs to one person, Second portion belongs to us, We have reconstructed our portion and planned to make slope from the first portion end to our portion for our access, beyond our portion there are 4 more portions. Now the first portion... View More
I have no idea what you are asking about but assume it is an easement. Easements are for all benefitted parties to use, not just for using one part. A chancery declaratory judgment action may be necessary to enforce your rights of ingress/egress. Contact an attorney and search both...View More
The landlord initially attempted to increase the rent by $275 but then dropped down to $175. The tenant decided at the end to not renew lease and was given 60 days to vacate the premises. New housing had not been secured within the 60 days and he asked for additional time but was refused. Is this... View More
Being disabled does not give you special leasing privileges. However written or oral notice to leave does not give possession to owner. A Detainer Warrant being filed, served and granted judgment upon is necessary first.
You likely need a lawyer for this. If you have fulfilled the requirements of the law at the time of your conviction you may be able to get your license again. If you were required to have an interlock device on your car and did not, you might have to do that and get a restricted license while its...View More
I am one but they will not turn on service even through I'm on oxygen at night. The excudar is my one sister that is still alive. They want her to sign a document saying whe is the owner and I am a tenant. She refused to sign anything. I am in the process of doing the title transfer but in the... View More
If the will is not probated it has no effect, including sister not being an executor. If no will then you might be an heir, so a recorded Affidavit of Heirship might help (both as a source of title and to get the power in your name). Hire an attorney to determine heirship and draft an...View More
A family member was pulled over on my property. the officer placed him under arrest. I ask the officer to leave my property he refused to leave. Then he threatened to arrest me for tell him to get off my property. And told me to say out of his traffic stop that was on my private property.
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