answered on Feb 20, 2023
Those are two different cases in different Courts, so it would be difficult, and possibly not beneficial to do so. Talk to your attorney(s) about this or hire one. Usually it is better to dispose of one case then move to the other if possible.
and the cops have been informed and have a court date set what could happen to the kids
answered on Nov 29, 2022
No one could tell you for sure what would happen prior to a judge hearing evidence in a case. However, it sounds like these kids need representation from an attorney who will look out for their futures. Depending on the charges, the kids' lives could be impacted in a negative way.
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answered on Aug 29, 2022
Usually the Judge incarcerates you for some or all of your Sentence. In fact, the Probation Officer/Juvenile Officer usually takes you into custody when you fail the urine/hair test. Call your attorney.
D? How can I get my husband back in my house and not loose my kids to CPS custody either??
answered on Aug 28, 2022
It *sounds* like this is in the early stages of CPS involvement, in which case the Department of Children's Services merely needs to show there is "probable cause" to prevent your husband from having contact with your children, in the interest of keeping your children safe.... Read more »
answered on Apr 18, 2022
Yes .. Assault. Sexual Battery. etc.
answered on Apr 18, 2022
DUI By Consent, Underage Drinking, Contributing to Delinquency, Etc.
She is on cheer squad and is afraid of getting kicked off and realizes how stupid it all was.
Should I hire a lawyer? She has never been in any kind of trouble before?
answered on Jul 4, 2021
It is always best to hire a lawyer. They shouldn't notify the school but sometimes it does get out.
answered on Jun 14, 2021
The boyfriend can be prosecuted for Statutory Rape.
My 6yr old daughter has missed 18days and thier telling us we have to bring her with us to court shes scared and dont want to go what do we do?
answered on May 12, 2021
Who told you to bring the child to Court? If it is not an Order from a Judge, then you do not have to. But it sounds like other interested parties want the Child there. Hire an attorney to represent you, and take the Child to Court. Apparently your continued custody is in peril.
answered on Mar 24, 2021
Thank you for your question. In Tennessee T.C.A. 37-1-102 defines an Unruly Child as a child in need of treatment and rehabilitation who:
(i) Habitually and without justification is truant from school while subject to compulsory school attendance under § 49-6-3007; or
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answered on Mar 12, 2021
If you have no legal right to have this child at your house, it is probably in the child's and your best interest for you to contact your local Police and the Tennessee Department of Children's Services (DCS). You can explain to them what happened and they can decide what is best for the... Read more »
I was on the interstate going 90 trying to get to gas station cause I was on Empty. A trooper pulled me over and gave me a ticket with a court date. What should I expect? Will I face and misdemeanours or anything?
answered on Dec 7, 2020
Go to Court and act respectful. Have cash available to pay costs, fines, that day. It might get Diverted or Dismissed. Traffic School might be an option. Upon Conviction, points will go on your MVR.
And live an hour away I can’t get the mother to get up with the baby and feed her unless it’s 20 mins before she goes to work at 1 in the afternoon Father is on disability .grandbaby is with me 90% of the time what can I or my son do they were never married . Baby response to me as her mother .
answered on Oct 20, 2020
You and your son may want to consider consulting with an attorney. The default rule in TN is that a child born out of wedlock belongs to the Mother until the Father or other relative petitions the Court for Paternity/custody. TN courts have a fifteen factor best interest of the child analysis that... Read more »
My son who s 16 was given a citation from a police officer for illegal weapon on the back of the citation it says you have been charged with a municipal offence and do you do not have to appear in court and the officer marked 1 charge 100.00. When I went to pay it they said the officer is new he... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2020
General Sessions is not a Court of Record, and the Citations or Warrants can be amended or dismissed at anytime with new Charges being instituted. You might want to hire an attorney so this will be as painless as possible.
Anything happen. The only I have ever done is give the child some gift or something for her birthday. Everything done in eye view. Never anything alone. She has spread rumors and accusations.
answered on Aug 12, 2020
I recommend you immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You may also want to consider consulting with an experienced defamation attorney, if there is no basis in fact for any of the allegations against you. Sexual crimes involving children have strict punishments and can... Read more »
When she attempted to enter the room she was told Covid-19 policies prevented her from accompanying my daughter, this was after my wife had paid the fee. My wife was told that there would be only females in the exam room. My obvious question would be, is this legal? Of note, my daughter suffers... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2020
This is a different world we live in for now. Medical Providers are trying to find a way to provide a relatively covid safe treating environment. I wish this had been explained better before you got there- so that maybe some of the anxiety issues could have been dealt with. My guess is your... Read more »
Can I get this over with? Or do charges get dropped when moved to different state?
answered on Jul 8, 2020
You need to complete the charge problem until it is dismissed or diverted. A conviction will hurt you forever. Talk to your lawyer or hire one that is competent. You will probably be drug tested.
Not married, still living at home, 17 years old.
answered on Jul 3, 2020
Yes, anytime someone is pressing charges against you, you should be worried. It sounds like a juvenile court case, but you should hire local counsel to represent you.
This is a question with the laws of Tennessee because I frankly have no clue, and would love a more simple answer then a very long 5 page written answer preferably only a 2 page answer or shorter . Thank you ! And sorry .
answered on Jun 11, 2020
If the parents of the 17 year old approve, then yes.
If the parents of the 17 year old do not approve, then maybe.
Maybe because . . . it exposes the 17 year old to a charge of juvenile "unruliness" and being placed in the protective custody of the Tennessee Department of... Read more »
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