7 months ago I bonded a friend out of jail, 6 months ago they skipped town, I have been away working until recently and return to find out that the bondsman is contacting my family stating I'm wanted as well. I have small children, kinda need t...
No you will not be arrested for posting a bond for a friend. However, you may be required to pay the bond if you consigned the bond.See question
What exactly is probation?
Yes. Statutory rape is eligible for probation. The sentencing court looks at three factors to determine if a jail sentence is warranted . The factors are lengthy criminal record, prior attempts at rehabilitation have failed, and it would depreciate the seriousness of the offense if jail time is not ordered. As a practical matter the alleged victim may push for jail time.See question
It has been almost a year since he has gotten on probation the judge dropped the sentence to reckless driving, but he did not blow or take a blood test so he was put on probation for a year no drinking. He had a Etg test passed (and has passed th...
A probation warrant must be taken out before he is jailed. ETG stays in your system up to eight days. If a probation violation warrant is taken out, a probation violation hearing will be held to determine the outcome. ETG testing is very unreliable. It is not foolproof.See question
I am charged with shoplifting. I've been to court twice and both times the security guard from Walmart hasn't shown. Can I get it dismissed.
There is no hard rule on the number of times a case can be continued. A motion to dismiss based upon the state's failure to prosecute can be made when a witness does not appear.. Each judge is different on how they handle this situation.. It also depends if the witness had a valid reason.Also, a dismissal in General Sessions court is not final. The state can take the case to the grand jury. Discuss this with a lawyer.See question
My mom passed left me the house named me as sole executor had home insurance switched to my name the ild insurance company sent me a check
The short answer is no. It is the estate's money. Open the estate and do it the right way.See question
i just got put on 6 mos probation and was ordered to do random drug screens and i have to pay for the test.ive had two this mo,someone in the lobby said its usually weekly/im on ssi disability and this mo ive had car trouble also with my other pre...
I would write or talk to your probation officer quickly. Explain your problem. If you had an attorney during the plea, reach out to them to file a motion to have you declared indigent or to waive any future drug testing. I would show up as ordered and tell the folks at Avertest, you don't have the money. Not showing up might land you in jail.See question
Safe was broke into cash and things where took I have a record and someone else has a record they are blaming us and want us to take a test can we deny it.
You do not have to submit to a lie detector test. It is not admissible under Tennessee law. Police use the test as an investigative tool. On occasion, I have let a client take a lie detector test. We use a pretest before we agree to the test.See question
Got in a car wreck, blood was tested for medical use only, can my records be subpoenaed without my consent or opportunity to object?
Yes. Your medical records can be subpoenaed . HIPPA allows for judicial subpoenas. The big issue is the difference the way blood is tested in a medical setting verses a forensic crime lab.See question
I am on probation for a DUI. I am going out of town for business and I need to know if I can drive out of state in a rental car?
First, I would contact your lawyer. You should not drive a rental car unless your restricted license allows you to do so. Effective July 1,2016. , you cannot drive any vehicle without an interlock device with a restricted license. Prior to July 1 , there was some limited exceptions.See question
I have a misdemeanor attempt to possess charge that will be a year old on October 28th. My case was put on a retired docket and I was told that as long as I don't get in any sort of legal trouble within the next year that my case would be dismisse...
No. It will not be automatically expunged. You or an attorney must complete the expungement process. There may be some costs . Sometimes the case is retired on the condition of paying the court costs.See question