Speeding going 61 in 30 and open container. What is he looking at as far as charges and jail time? He doesn't have the money for an attorney.
As stated a DUI has life long consequences and can effect everything from credit, to life and health insurance. Make sure you take to a qualified DUI attorney.See question
I was 20 and it was in 2003 in williamson co.
A DUI is a non traffic misdemeanor and would need to be reported. A DUI in TN will stay on your record for life. So if you answer negative it will show up on a background check.See question
My friend is homeless and is currently on probation for misdemeanor (carrying a crack pipe. He just got picked up and the officer said he was being charged with Misdemeanor Theft. What happens with the revoke of probation and will that change his ...
It will not elevate the probation charge to a felony. He could very well serve the remainder of his probation plus the jail time for the new charge. Sounds like he would qualify for a public defender he needs to contact them ASAP.See question
Got caught stealing at Walmart today. First time ever! Police came and gave me a citation saying I need to go to court for an arraignment, fingerprint and picture. I have no criminal background. I'm so worried that I'm going to go to jail. :( what...
Numerous possible outcomes, in TN for a first offender you would be eligible for probation and diversion so you can keep it off of your record. you need to call an attorney ASAP.See question
I have a reckless driving charge in TN. I plan on getting it expunged. I served 9 years in the military working in health care with a secret security clearance, and EMT license. I had no idea until recently that it was considered a class B misd...
Once a case is expunged from your record it makes you whole like it never happened. You can say you have never been arrested or convicted.See question
I have arrests/charges, but was never convicted. It states not guilty on all court documents. If a consumer reporting agency reports this, and it's been over 7 years, is it illegal? The charges occurred in 2000, and there was no conviction.
It is not illegal for it to be reported. You can take action to have these removed from your record through expungement. You can do this yourself through the clerks office or hire counsel to do it for you.See question
what can i do to have this resolved without going back to pennsylvania?
You need to contact an attorney in that jurisdiction. In TN you cannor resolve a criminal matter without appearing in court but that is different in each state. You do not want to take the risk of having it entered into NCIC as you then could be arrested and held until PA came and got you.See question
I got my second DUI in Brentwood back in 2005. First offense was in Ohio, 2004. I ” lived” in TN during time of offense but wa s only in state about 75 days a year due to work. Flew back for court date, got 45 days in jail...3months later. Had...
In Williamson county your failure to report for your jail time will most likely result in two additional charges a Failure to appear and a probation violation. I am not clear by your question if you completed all other aspects of probation. That could result in the entire 11 month and 29 day sentence put in effect along with the chance for the FTA with jail time. The best way to resolve is to turne your self in serve the 45 days and try to negotiate an agreement for being back pn probation.See question
I was pulled over because the policeman said I crossed the line when pulling out on a 4 lane highway. I took the heel/toe because I did not know I could refuse. I have allergies that affect my ears and balance. I was taking Sudafed and using An...
In TN it is the officers discretion which test he offers breath or blood. However if you take the breath test the police must take you to the hospital for an independant blood test at your expense.See question
My son was charged with public intox. and possession of drug paraphernalia. He had pretrial diversion as a minor. Is he eligible for PTD as an adult? He also said a lawyer he spoke with mentioned something about "retirement" for those charges an...
Yes your son would be for diversion as an adult assuming he has no other convictions as an adult. Some jurisdictions will do either a retirement or and under advisement plea. meaning if you fullfill certain requirements community service work or a class the case can be dismissed and you do not use up your diversion eligibility.See question