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Q: In what court system would a case concerning a mother and son and property be governed?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 18, 2021

Your question is way too broad. From that it could be any State or Federal Court, including Criminal. It will need to be a little more specific.

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Q: can I get indecent exposure expunged in TN?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 30, 2021

No... I am afraid not.

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Q: I have a prior meth charge , can I get a prescription for adderal because I have adhd?

I got caught with two grams of meth and got a simple possession. I was wanting to get aderal to treat my adhd, since a apparently it's illegal to use meth to treat it

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 29, 2021

There is nothing illegal about a MD prescribing medicine to you. However the MD may not wish to treat you, and that is his discretion. You will need to see a doctor.

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Q: I have a court date coming up in October. I’m being sued 11,7520 for a car that I no longer have what do I need to do?

Should I hire an attorney?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 30, 2021

If you do nothing, there will be a large default judgment against you. Hire a competent attorney to consider defenses and/or protecting assets. Bankruptcy may be a consideration.

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Q: I got a weird voice-mail. It's about my husband claiming they are about to file something with the court in our county.

No company name was given. I was just told I needed to call this other number because they are about to sue no explanation. Said they found my name based off our address. I'm freaked out. What do I do? We haven't gotten anything in the mail or anything. The number they called from also... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 30, 2021

Ask your Husband if he owes anyone or something has happened. If so, then he needs to sart considering an attorney to hire and/or protecting assets. If he has no idea what the call was about, then just forget about it until he gets served.

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Q: I am looking to purchase property in green county tn. I need to know if I can place two homes in 11 acres .
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 16, 2021

You will need an attorney to search the title including the zoning. It may require a subdivision being approved by Greene County. Always check the title before purchasing real property.

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Q: if a person was dropped of charges of shoplifting. but had signed a trespass form from the local police department.

Does that mean the person is still banned from the store?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 2, 2021

Not sure what you have done, but it appears that you know not to go to that business again. Criminal Trespass, or worse, will probably occur otherwise.

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Q: how do i give notification to girlfriend to move outof my home if she refuses to leave?

fiancee and her kids moved from Ohio into my new home in Tennessee, we are now splitting but she refuses to leave

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 20, 2021

You probably need to file a Detainer Warrant against her in Sessions Court. Ask for possession only. Do not get in a fight.

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Q: my father passed away i am the only child and his spouse has passed,he had no will and left behind two cars.

i was able to title them and regester them in my name but the friend that he was staying with refuses to turn them over to me and is allowing others to drive them what can i do

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 30, 2021

If you are the titled owner, file an Action To Recover Personal Property in General Sessions Court. A Bond may be required.

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Q: Is it illegal to drive the posted speed limit while passing on a multi lane highway if a faster driver wants the lane?

I have encountered people who maintain that driving the speed limit in the left lane is illegal because it doesn't permit them to drive 15 mph over the limit.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jun 19, 2021

No, it is not illegal.

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Q: If sentenced to 15 years at 30% for felony, when released are you on parole for remainder up to 15 years?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 14, 2021

Generally speaking, yes. But 30 % refers to when you are eligible for your first Parole

Board Hearing, which you may or may not be successful at. Many Prisoners go at least to two Parole Boards prior to being released. Remember Parole is not easy either. You will want to closely...
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Q: I have court in a city 6 hours away and no way to get there what do I do?

I got pulled over for a revoked license in gatlinburg tn.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 5, 2021

Hire a competent attorney to represent you. This is a public forum, so many things cannot be discussed.

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Q: I was and charged with a class A felony on a vouluntary drug test in which I was never shown or given any results.

The child does not belong to me nor do I have any legal rights to.I had to bail out of jail and was assigned a public defender but on the court date the public defender was a no show.The judge then tells me that I would have to hire one.I hired a one and my case was dismissed.My question is that is... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 8, 2021

The affidavit of complaint is the charge and the bond is evidence of your being incarcerated. But why would you take a voluntary drug test? That will hurt any suit for a GTLA action under 18 USC §1983. You will have to identify the actual persons that did this, and you will have trouble... Read more »

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Q: okay I picked up somebody walking and we stopped at the store just down the road to get gas he agreed to go in and pay f

for the gas and while he went into the store to pay for it the police stopped and searched and found drugs on him then they come and search my car is that legal or illegal because I just picked him up walking and he hit a very good pump my gas I didn't know what he had on him just because we... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 8, 2021

If you were not charged with anything, then even if it was an illegal stop and search, it is not your concern. Without a charge there is no standing to do anything, unless You sue the LEO for a §1983 violation for which you have no damages.

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Q: I had a contractor working on an exterior project. He refused to correct some very poor grading and drainage work.

The contractor refused to correct poor workmanship after his drainage system failed.

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Apr 5, 2021

You would be wise to consult a local attorney versed in contract and construction law to review the issue. If the contractor is refusing to fix his work, you may need to consider filing a lawsuit to get appropriate relief.

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Q: Intestate Laws in TN.

My grandmother has a home, 2 mobile homes, and some land. My father was in line to receive a mobile home and the land it was on. My grandmother's husband died and 3 out of her 4 children died as well. Her last surviving child has a wife that I'm not sure intends to allow us to get what... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 31, 2021

You are asking too many questions for this forum. The Grandmother's heirs will take the real property, which is probably her issue or if deceased, their issue. If she has a Son surviving, and the deceased children have kids, the Son takes a share and the Grandchildren take what their parent... Read more »

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Q: Can I carey a firearm on my person in a vehicle in TN if I have a valid permit?

It is unclear to me whether the law prohibits everyone from carrying a handgun on their person or just people without a valid permit

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Mar 29, 2021

Handgun Carry Permits allow a sidearm to be on your person except in certain areas. Many situations allow the possession of a handgun without a HCP. However any display of a weapon can be a felony assault without a situation putting you in fear of harm.

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Q: My son is 13 years old and refuses to go to school. How does unruly child work?
Ross Matuszak
Ross Matuszak answered on Mar 12, 2021

Thank you for your question. Unruly child means a child in need of treatment and rehabilitation who:

(i) Habitually and without justification is truant from school while subject to compulsory school attendance; or

(ii) Habitually is disobedient of the reasonable and lawful...
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Q: Can houseguests refuse to leave in Tennessee? They knowingly had mail sent to try to establish residency.
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 24, 2021

Unless you can lock them out, without a fight, you will probably need a competent attorney to prosecute an Unlawful Detainer Action in General Sessions Court.

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Q: If my boyfriend bought a vehicle and gave it to me as a gift but then wants it back. Can he press charges against me

I have a bill of sale but no title it is still registered to the previous owner

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 22, 2021

It is possible. Start putting together any witnesses to the gift. Hopefully the Bill of Sale is to you. But ownership of a vehicle is by Document of Title, which he apparently did not convey over to you. Be prepared to make bond and hire a competent attorney. If he does not swear out a... Read more »

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