Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer Generally speaking, a police office has to have probable cause to search and arrest you. This is a low standard. However, if you appeared to be on drugs, then it may have been public inoxication. I would suggest that you obtain a crimainal defense attorney as soon as possible.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You may have a Government Tort Liability Action against the City/County and the Law Enforcement Agency. Contact a competent attorney to file suit, which is not a Jury Trial. However you may not have enough damages nor evidence. You have less than 1 year to build your Case and find an attorney.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer If the charge for misdemeanor possession sticks, then a judge could easily order that she report to a rehab facility. The decision would be made on the charge and conviction and not necessarily on her looks. If she has no priors, then it would be in her best interests to obtain a criminal defense attorney to try to get her pre-trial diversion. If she cannot afford an attorney, a public defender or other attorney can be appointed to represent her.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer No that was the Sheriff attempting to unofficially give his Prisoner a break. The Prisoner is bound by the disposition on the Warrant or the Judgment of Conviction. And the new Sentence will be consecutive to it.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer He should not plead guilty to Domestic Assault under any circumstances. He needs a competent attorney now. Do not let the DA coerce you into testifying to facts that did not occur. This is a public forum and it is not appropriate to tell you everything.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer I don't think that there is really a way to provide a truly accurate answer based on these facts alone. I believe that you should consult with local counsel who will know more about the situation.
Now, if the towing company did something like misreport the license plate number so that the police weren't immediately notified that a stolen car had been recovered, you may be able to get out of some of the fees. You probably want to find out if the towing company notified the police about recovering a stolen vehicle.
There could conceivably be some situation where they towed it 33 days ago but didn't report it until a...
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You can possess firearms and ammunition in your motor vehicle provided you are not under any firearm disabilities, that is you can legally have a firearm. You need to be twenty one to possess handguns. Without a carry permit you and the passenger cannot have ready access to the weapon and ammunition. There are no concealment or open carry laws in Tennessee. Keep the weapon locked in the trunk if possible, and never have any ammunition in the weapon or next to it until you are ready...
Marjorie A Bristol's answer The "look back" period for estate recovery to recoup medicaid nursing home payments is 5 years. You should consult an experienced elder law attorney to see what steps might be able to be taken to preserve as much of his estate as possible and plan for his care. Best of luck!
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer Any judgment in general sessions court becomes "final" after 10 calendar days from the date the judgment is entered, unless an appeal is properly filed within that 10 day window. Therefor, once a judgment for possession is given, you have 10 calendar days to vacate ( move out of) the premises or the owner is entitled to the writ of restitution on the 11th day.
William Head's answer You daughter's boyfriend needs to speak with Mr. Marcos Garza. He is a criminal law attorney, and can either help, or send you to another attorney. 865-540-8300. If she was arrested, she may need a separate lawyer.
Bennett James Wills' answer Something doesn't sound quite right. But in any event if you were sued, then you should have been served with process (legal papers from the court). If you were not served, then you may have options. But vacating a judgment, especially from 2009, is not an easy task. The creditor may have also violated the FDCPA. You'd be wise to consult with a lawyer.
Robert Jason De Groot's answer You asked this question many months ago. You are not going to get a complete answer in an online forum. She needs to go speak with an attorney about this if she has not already done so. It can be quite complicated.
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