What to do After You Get Arrested Being arrested can be a traumatizing event. You may not understand what is happening and may not be thinking clearly. It may also be hard to remember your rights during this process. Read below for some need-to-know information if you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of…

College Students: How Expungements Affect Your Future There is an expression, “what happens in college stays in college”, simply meaning that any transgressions remain in the realm of the college experience and go no further. Unfortunately, mistakes that result in a criminal record can far outlast your college years. A criminal record can impede your…

College Underage Drinking and Disorderly Conduct College students should know that the state of Tennessee has harsh penalties for those individuals under the age of 21 who are found driving under the influence (DUI), in possession of alcohol, or with false identification. Tennessee also enforces public safety laws that make it illegal to disturb the…

Why You Should Have a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Tennessee Innocent until proven guilty. That is the premise of the American criminal justice system: someone charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty in the court of law. If you have been charged with a crime, the prosecution must prove you committed the crime,…

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…

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…

Federal Government Cracking Down on Medicare Fraud Abuses Medicare fraud has been going on in many forms since its inception. The federal government has begun dedicating more investigators than ever before into abuses of the system. The frauds range in value and level of participation significantly. However, the penalties in prison are consistently in the…

What is TennCare Fraud? TennCare Fraud Laws Combat Public Health Care Abuse By Both Patients And Doctors Tennessee Inspector General Manny Tyndall has announced the addition of two more counts of TennCare fraud, arising from a doctor-shopping scheme involving the prescription painkillers Hydrocodone and Oxycodone.   The recent arrest was not made by a traditional…

Analyzing the Collapse of One of the Most Recognizable Advertising Spokesman   Jared from Subway facing severe penalties for internet solicitation and child pornography   In 2000, the world came to know Jared Fogle as an inspirational figure who 245 pounds utilizing a diet and exercise regimen centered around Subway sandwiches. Established in 1965, Subway…

What to Do at a DUI Checkpoint Cooperation with law enforcement is key The United States Supreme Court has ruled that DUI checkpoints are legal. This means that all drivers stopped at the checkpoint, even though law enforcement has no probable cause that anyone is driving under the influence, are subject to examination. Tennessee law…