Tennessee Gov & Administrative Law Questions & Answers

Q: Hello, I currently bought land and the owner before stated the septic tank was on the property.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Intellectual Property, Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Mar 6, 2019
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer
This is too complicated to answer without reviewing your contact , any disclosures and the closing documents. It may be that some misrepresentations were made during the sale, and if so, you may be entitled to rescind the contract ( give the land back and get your money back) or alternatively, you might be entitled to damages. Consult an experienced litigation attorney soon.

Q: I am a graduate student who is going to school in TN and I am from FL. In what state am I considered a resident of?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Education Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
Gary Kollin's answer
You can file a document called a Declaration of Domicile. Check with the county clerk's office

Q: Can I receive pain and suffering for being injured the steps of a police station (or any government-owned property)?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer
A governmental entity is responsible for injuries caused by defects in its premises so long as the defect is one that the entity was on notice as to (knew about) or the defect existed and was in such a condition that the entity should have known.

Q: My b/f turned18 this year, I’m16. We been dating for about a year. Our parents allow us. Can he get in trouble

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Nov 1, 2018
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer
Yes he can be prosecuted. Somebody will get jealous or mad, and will then turn him in. You will be pressured by the authorities.

Q: What to do if a true copy of indictment was never signed two of your cases was dropped. Can you still be locked up.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Jun 18, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You have an attorney

Why have you not asked your attorney?

Without ALL the facts and other information it would be impossible to advise properly.

It would like going to a doctor solely with the urine test results and then asking how one's health is.

I guess if 2 cases were dropped, you should continue to fight the others

Q: foster kid (dep/neg) ran aways after 17, got caught with drugs & ran away again. what happens when she turns 18?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018
Marjorie A Bristol's answer
If she was charged with a delinquent offense, she can face juvenile court consequences until she is 19. If she wasn't charged, she still could be. She should contact an attorney to see if the charges can be resolved. She should also know that anyone who is helping hide her from DCS could face criminal charges.

Q: What can I do if the DCS says that I failed a drug test. But when my Dr. did a blood test it came back negative.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Family Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Jan 4, 2018
Marjorie A Bristol's answer
You should hire an attorney to represent you. If you had another drug test that came back with a different result, then the court and DCS need to know. If you had custody of the children or want custody of the children, then you really need a lawyer to help you.

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