Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyers Protect the Rights of Individuals Accused of Statutory Rape Understanding the statutory rape laws and the age of consent in Tennessee can help you to avoid the dire consequences of a conviction As a general rule, engaging in consensual sexual relations is not a crime when both parties are adults and…

Selecting the Right Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Attorney is Essential When Your Liberty and Future is at Stake Your criminal defense attorney must be available to answer your questions and address your concerns in addition to being your representative in court A criminal conviction in Tennessee can change your life. Besides the harsh penalties, including prison…

Murfreesboro DUI Attorneys Defending Drivers Charged with Implied Consent Violations Tennessee motorists give up rights when they get a driver’s license that may require experience defense counsel A driving under the influence charge in Tennessee can lead to fines, loss of driving privileges and even incarceration for anyone who is convicted. The use of chemical…

Tennessee Drug Possession Laws Governments on both state and federal levels commit a great deal of money and effort each fiscal year toward the enforcement of laws targeting drug use and possession in this country. Tennessee is no exception in its commitment to arresting and prosecuting individuals caught in possession of illegal drugs. Unlike states…

Tennessee Domestic Violence Laws If you are convicted of committing assault in Tennessee, you could go to jail or prison, but the consequences of a conviction increase if the person you are accused of assaulting is your spouse or a relative. The reason is that Tennessee categorizes assault as domestic assault if the victim is…

Effective Defense Strategies for Beating DUI Charges in Tennessee Do not assume you are guilty before speaking with a qualified Tennessee DUI attorney In 2014, Tennessee officials arrested 26,810 individuals for driving while intoxicated (DUI). These serious charges can lead to jail time, significant fines, participation in court-ordered substance abuse programs and license suspension or…

Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Bill to Increase Prison Time for Multiple DUIs Harsher penalties highlight need for effective legal counsel Tennessee lawmakers recently voted to increase the penalties for those who repeatedly violate the state's laws against driving while intoxicated (DUI), while reducing the consequences for possessing small quantities of illegal drugs. Although proposed changes stalled…

Drugged Driving: The New Drunk Driving? Drivers caught driving under the influence may be using drugs, not alcohol Even as teenagers, before we can legally drink, we are warned about the dangers of drinking and driving. Television campaigns portray devastating accidents caused by drunk driving to deter the behavior, and those involved in accidents caused…

Driver’s License Restoration after a DUI One of the most serious consequences associated with a DUI offense in Tennessee is the revocation of your driver’s license. The period of the revocation depends on the particular facts of your case, but can be as long as 10 years. During this period, it is illegal to drive, making it difficult to get from place…

Distracted Drivers are a Leading Cause of Accidents Nationwide Cell phone use is a commonly cited cause of car accidents Deej Logan had a lot to look forward to. On the first day of school in 2012, Deej tried on several different outfits, eager to find the perfect one for the first day of senior…