Sometimes yes, sometimes in an area with drug residue. The dog's alert is what the cop looks for, probably in the general area where the dog alerted. The cop/handler is the witness, not the dog. If you believe there was an illegal search, hire a competent attorney to move to suppress evidence...Read more »
The cop pulled me over as I was turning in my friend driveway so it was private property. When I told him no to the search he already had a k9 cop present plus another cop car present for minor traffic stop. He ran the k9 around the car without my permission and they said the dog hit but he never... Read more »
The police can stop a car with probable cause - such as a minor traffic violation. If you do not consent to a search, the police can use a K9 so long as the use of the dog does not prolong the traffic stop. If the K9 hits on the car, that is probable cause to search the interior. If you have been...Read more »
The woman should be able to use non lethal force. But was she charged with Assault or something? Self-Defense is actually only useful as a defense at trial, as there is no motion to dismiss. If she is charged, then she needs a competent attorney immediately which will conduct a Preliminary...Read more »
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 »
Certainly if somehow you impacted other objects. It is a very easy burden of proof by the State. When you go to Court, be respectful and maybe it will be Dismissed since apparently you were not charged with anything but having a wreck. The road markings would be relevant to other Rule of the...Read more »
You need to find out from the Department of Safety what you need to reinstate the license. Then spend the money and time to do it fast. Campbell/Claiborne Judges and DA's should give you a continuance if you honestly try to get a TN DL, Insurance and a Bumper. If there was a wreck, then it will...Read more »
One idea may be that he hadn't been there the required 12-hour "cooling off period". Other reasons may be that the warrant wasn't prepared in time for court. You should be able to call the clerk tomorrow and find out thee reason as well as when he will eventually go before the judge.
Need more facts here to give a decent answer. Consider filing a writ for immediate possession. If in Davidson County there are forms available online at the clerk's website. Also, consider meeting in person with local counsel to discuss the issue.
At some time or another the Probation Officer and/or the Court will violate him on Probation. The Felon will probably serve the remainder of the Sentence in incarceration, or he might get the Court to extend his Probation for enough time to pay everything in full. It is very improbable that he...Read more »
I am wondering if I could use an appeal to actually affect positive change in our drug laws in the state of tennessee, as could I make a good enough case for why basic access to medicine not controlled by the pharmaceutical industry is a human right, and therefore make the courts take a second look... Read more »
Well if you plead guilty then you have only 10 days to withdraw your guilty plea. If you went to trial and lost then yes you can appeal that verdict but honestly it probably wouldn't change the precedent. I have handled several cases with the same reason but the law is the law. Talk to your...Read more »
And it was in a ditch off the road so I wrote my number and said I'll be right back in 2 windows I went to get straps and help to pull it out when I returned 20mins later the police was there said they were impounding it for an investigation couldn't tell me where or when or how to get it I couldnt... Read more »
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