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.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You have made a serious mistake. The Court tried to not destroy your life with some type of Diversion, but you violated it. It is very possible a large amount of the 11/29 Sentence you pled to will now be ordered served, anywhere from 30 to 90 days at least. Contact your attorney and tell him how you think you violated Probation and pay the entirety of your Court Costs and Fines prior to the 14th. That way the Court and the Probation Officer might want to give you another chance.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Yes if they have sufficient Evidence to present to the Court outside of what you verbally told the Officers. The Miranda Case only concerns Testimonial Evidence you give against yourself, not any other Evidence.
I have no idea what the Waiver is that you are talking about. That is not a Statute in Tennessee, but it might be a City/County Ordinance or a Local Court Rule. You should hire a competent attorney now.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer It is doubtful you will be criminally charged for escape. But violation of your Probation or Supervised Release is very likely. I suggest you contact your Probation Officer immediately, because he will probably violate you anyway and you might as well explain it now. Your Lawyer might even contact him.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Yes, provided you comply with all other laws. The State AG has the opinion that Felons cannot own Muzzleloaders, but this is contrary to all Statutes and Caselaw. If someone was prosecuted for Possession of a Muzzleloader only (which is doubtful), The Courts would dismiss it if the defendant challenged it with a decent attorney. Contact the NRA to refer a competent attorney to you for a consultation on what you can and cannot have as a Felon.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You will want to file a Motion To Suppress as you could not give permission to search car. Hopefully you did not have the keys to the car or the room. The Government can argue constructive possession, but hopefully your prints were not on weapon nor ammo. Also hopefully there are no witnesses placing you with the weapon earlier. Finally I trust that you did not give permission for any type of search. Hire a competent attorney now, who must immediately research the Case and prepare Motions...
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer The normal answer is no. There is an ATF Regulation that sometimes grants ownership of a specific firearm, but it is almost never granted, and never upon a violent firearm criminal conviction. A competent NRA lawyer can advise you of your weapon options.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Rarely do cops charge Simple Possession. They and the DA's want Felony Charges. Either they think you are in business with the Co-Defendant or you were in constructive possession of all incriminating items. Hire a competent attorney now, and prepare for a good Preliminary Hearing.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer This area of the law is very difficult and highly specialized. I would consult with a local employment discrimination attorney. He or she will know whether and how to position the case with the EEOC, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission or the Court system.
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