Based on the information that you've provided, I believe that you will be ineligible for an expungement of your domestic assault since it appears that you were found (or pleaded) guilty to domestic assault.
Who is Eligible for an Expungement?
1) A person:
a. Whose charge has been dismissed;
b. With a no true bill returned by a grand jury;
c. Who received a verdict of not guilty, whether by the judge or by a jury;
d. Who was arrested and released...
I believe that the most appropriate type of attorney with whom to speak is a criminal defense attorney. The allegations against you are serious and should be handled by a professional. Contacting witnesses, gathering documents, and other defensive tactics may be better handled by an attorney. Ultimately, you should discuss your situation immediately with an attorney, and I would strongly encourage you to speak to an attorney BEFORE speaking to any investigators or police.
Tenn. Code Annotated Section 39-16-502 addresses False Reports. Based on the information that you provided, the charged offense would be a class D felony. Any potential sentence would be based on a variety of factors (e.g., past criminal history), and determining an exact sentence or the nature of the sentence is not possible with the information provided. However, for a Range I offender, a class D felony carries a 2-4 year range of punishment, which could be served on probation, while...