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Q: I have a friend who fail to appear in court today.

Their court date was today but they also went to a funeral today and it slipped their mind so would it be better to turn themselves in in the morning or now

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 30, 2020

Your Friend needs an attorney, who will bring him to Court at the first available Hearing day. Then his file can be located and the situation explained. He wants to do this before a capia or fta issues, or worse, a bounty hunter comes after him.

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Q: Is it lawful to wear a mask while carrying a concealed weapon?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 30, 2020

Certainly since we have no concealed weapon laws in Tennessee. Handgun Carry Permits work with or without the virus mess.

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Q: Can my boyfriend and his mother kick me out without notice? I have lived here for at least 6months and I receive mail

I live in Tennessee. I receive mail here and its the address on my I.d.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 23, 2020

The owner can file a Detainer Warrant against you, and then prosecute it for possession. If you are charged criminally or sued under an Order of Protection, then LEO's will remove you alot sooner.

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Q: Do eviction laws apply to my son?

My son is an alcoholic and has been in residential treatment for 30 days and I was going to evict him but I was told by a paralegal that since he's been gone for 30 days I don't have to evict him that I just don't have to let him back in.

Shanone Emmack
Shanone Emmack answered on Jun 6, 2020

To be safe, I suggest a written 30-Day Notice to evict . If your son remains on the property after 30 days , then you may proceed with the eviction process by filing a Summons and Complaint with the court.

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Q: I took out an order of protection and an assault charge on my stepson back in 2019. I called less than a month later to

Have the charges dropped. The order of protection was lifted. I never appeared for follow up court dates and just want it dropped. The DA’s office said I had to appear in person. I have not been served a subpoena and just want this to go away for me and my stepson. Just a bad day but he... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 5, 2020

The criminal charge is the State's Case, not yours. Since you have not been subpoenaed, you are not violating the Order of the Court by not showing up. But this type of Assault is serious and your StepSon needs a competent attorney to represent him. He needs it Diverted or Dismissed, then... Read more »

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Q: Can a person be charged for not reporting a death and willinly trying to sale the deceased property.
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 18, 2020

Yes, there are potentially Theft Of Property Charges present. The Next-Of-Kin should report him to the Sheriff.

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Q: What is considered proof that you are a sole heir in Tennessee?

There was no will. Veterans Administration sent a check to last known address made payable to the estate. Bank would not cash. VA wants proof that wife is the sole heir before they will reissue check. How does she prove she is the sole heir?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 24, 2020

Hire a competent attorney to draft and execute an Affidavit of Heirship. It should also state who the sole Next-Of -Kin is (the same person as the heir). If it is a substantial sum, record it first, then send it to the VA with a letter requesting the check be reissued in the name of the sole... Read more »

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Q: How long can a facility keep my wife on an emergency invoulentary commitment

In Tennessee

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 14, 2020

I'm sorry for your ordeal. If this is a medical facility, try to get in touch with the administrative staff or social workers. It could be difficult to get through due to many facilities operating short-handed, and medical professionals being in acute short supply. If her commitment is related... Read more »

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Q: Signed property over to state of tn in order to get health care for my mom now she is deceased how do we get it back
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 17, 2020

You may be an Heir At Law, and the Heirs are now the owners as Tenants In Common of the real property. Someone that knew her can execute and record an Affidavit of Heirship. This tells the world who the titled owners are, that is it becomes their source of title.

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Q: What is the form you file to retrieve personal ptoperty
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 9, 2020

Some General Sessions Courts have a form for Action To Recover Personal Property. Many do not but should have a form for a Civil Warrant, which you would type in the prayer for an Action To Recover Personal Property. This action may require a Bond, coordination with the Sheriff, or may need a... Read more »

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Q: how can i find out a court date for a friend that is locked up in Catoosa County Jail?

They was arrested on a felony probation violation and has some misdemeanor chargers.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jan 20, 2020

Start calling the Criminal Court Clerk there in that County and State and ask by the Defendant's Name and Birthdate.

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Q: What can I do about someone who calls my work multiple times a week knowing I don't want to speak to him?

This is a man who is obsessed with my girlfriend and has done awful things such as leaving an anonymous voicemail to our landlord trying to get us evicted. etc. He calls asks for me, and doesn't leave a name. It happens at least once a week. He was warned by his job not to meddle in our lives... Read more »

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Dec 13, 2019

If you know who this person is, you could file for an order of protection. He may also be violating criminal laws so a call to the local DA's office may be an option as well.

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Q: I have a warrant in kentucky. If I go to get a marriage license in tennessee. Will I be arrested while getting it?

Its a probation violation in Kentucky.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Nov 18, 2019

It is very doubtful that TN LEOs will arrest you for going to the County Clerk's Office. But when you get pulled over, it will be bad. And you will not want any wedding announcements. Unless there is a substantial amount of property/money involved, you are better off hiring a good KY lawyer... Read more »

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Q: How do I press charges for observation without consent

A video was taken of me from underneath my bathroom door while I was undressed

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Oct 16, 2019

Call the police. You should report this to the police. They will investigate and may lay charges if appropriate.

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Q: How do you get stolen property back from pawnbroker if you cannot prove ownership?

It's a ring that was my grandmother's, she has been deceased for over 10 years now.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 10, 2019

You can file suit against the pawnbroker for either conversion or an action to recover personal property. It will be difficult, and you will need excellent proof.

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Q: I got caught doing the dirty with my girlfriend in a national park. He told us we could go. Can they still charge me?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 8, 2019

Probably yes since most Statute of Limitations are 1 year or more from the incident to initiate the charges. The exact SOL depends on the charge.

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Q: I have a car titled and registered in my name. Someone else has the bill of sale. Who legally owns the car?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 28, 2019

You have not disclosed enough information. Is the seller the same person who transferred title? And where is the vehicle? Your title may be fraudulent, so you may wish to call DOS about its status. The bill of sale may not have been actually consummated, especially if you have the vehicle... Read more »

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Q: Do I have a law suit against him, I was hoping for the best he would fix it but no luck I cannot afford
Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Aug 19, 2019

Need more info. There's no question or facts posted here.

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Q: I'm disabled and me and my girlfriend moved in a place together landlord knows can she make me leave i didn't sign lease

I pay water, cable phone bills most household supply i keep house clean not that she would but she gets mad thats first thing she says is get out your not on lease

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 12, 2019

The landlord/owner can file a Detainer Warrant against you whether you signed a Lease or not. But it must be first filed, served or posted, and then the Court gives a Judgment for Possession.

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