This question is a hypothetical. Im over the age of 18 and I'm talking to a 15 year old girl from Tennessee. If she was to send me an explicit photo without me asking for it or soliciting it in any way, what kind of legal trouble would I be in? If I immediately deleted the photo or told law... Read more »
Use the search function on this website, or any other website, to find an attorney local to you. I would recommend you interview as many attorneys as you need to determine who may best be able to serve you and your needs.
On family property. I had made a "works bomb" and now I have 2 felonies poss of prohib weapons and explosives. Poss of explosive components. For normal household items and no bad intentions and my life is ruined because of 1 bad decision and curiosity. Is there any way of expunging or... Read more »
Hopefully you have not been convicted yet. If not, then hire a competent attorney today, as there should be some ways to maybe get Diversion or Misdemeanors. If convicted, th en you may need to file for a new trial or some other motions.
you will need to call Maury County clerk's office. Your case will likely be reset because the courts are closed to most in-person proceedings until the end of January. The clerk's office will give you the correct court date.
My husband has been incarcerated for 7 months. His court appointed attorney has only seen him one time and that was when he was in front of the judge. She has not asked him what happened or gotten his side of the story. Her assistant said for my husband to call and give them the ok to discuss the... Read more »
The best solution is going to be to hire an attorney. I know you said you cannot afford one, but I would try to find a way to hire private counsel because they will give your husband and his case the attention it deserves.
Public defenders are busy and usually have a heavy case load. That...Read more »
Most criminal convictions are not subject to expungements. Some dismissed charges where a lesser included offense becomes a conviction are not subject to expungement. It can be simple if there was diversion and dismissal. And a few E Felonies are expungeable. But by far most convictions...Read more »
I assume you were charged with Intent To Go Armed. Diversion is a one shot offer. Obviously you failed to conduct yourself properly in Court. Immediately hire a competent attorney to get you back in Court, set aside the VOP/FTA, and ask the Court for another chance at completing Diversion. Pay...Read more »
Now TN does require permits to carry open or concealed, but I noticed in the Tennessee Code 39-17-1308 under (a) 4 regarding “defenses to 39-17-1307” that it would be legal to carry without a permit if “Incident to lawful hunting, trapping, fishing, camping, sport shooting or other lawful... Read more »
It would be arguably illegal to carry a firearm into a store without a HCP. I doubt that you would want to take a chance and try to take a criminal charge to the Supreme Court based on the 2nd Amendment.
Whether you need to be armed or not, is not a legal issue but a personal choice....Read more »
Need more facts for a full answer; but sexual battery at the least; maybe rape. See TCA 39-13-503. It could be worse if there are any aggravating factors. It's usually a good idea that the accused doesn't speak with law enforcement. An accused has the right to remain silent and the right...Read more »
I have a mother in law that either has a drug problem or some mental health issues or both. She always brings us up in drama that she has created and won't stop contacting us even though she's been told to stop until she can act right. This has been going on for years and can not act... Read more »
Thank you for your question. A way to keep your mother in law from contacting you is to file an order of protection. Orders of protection are civil orders granted in cases involving abuse, stalking (harassment is included in stalking for the purposes of an order of protection) or assault. From your...Read more »
also, this is posted on her court records( WARRANT BIND OVER ST2648-20, ST2649-20) I'm not sure what it means and I can't find those numbers anywhere online. Are the laws or codes or case numbers? any info would be appreciated. Thanks
There may not be a Bond set. But more importantly call the Court and ask the Bond amount. Sometimes the Jail knows. Finally, sometimes a Bondsman can find out. Sometimes a Bond is not set quickly, but it takes until the next day. Keep in mind the Bond is not important, it is the Charge she...Read more »
My boyfriend and I agree to get a dog 6 months ago. He agreed to pay for the dog if I agreed to buy the essentials for the dog to take it home. We are breaking and he says I can’t have the dog because he purchased it. I have paid for all the vet bills, grooming and other necessities for the dog... Read more »
You may sue in small claims court for possession of the dog or for the expenses. If he agreed to get the dog as a gift to you, it should be considered your dog. A lawsuit for the expenses may not be successful as you voluntarily agreed to pay said expenses. If you have additional questions you may...Read more »
Sometimes, but usually only after the charge is dismissed. Even then it is rarely worth the money and trouble expended. It is usually better to buy another weapon. Also you might wait a couple of years before asking for it back through an attorney.
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