Dec 31, 2012

Do I Need an Order of Protection?

By |Dec 31, 2012|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

Is someone terrorizing you?  Do you constantly feel afraid and worried about your safety?  If so, an order of protection may help protect you.
What is an Order of Protection?
It is a paper signed by a judge that tells someone who is threatening you to stop it or face serious legal consequences. While the order […]

Dec 27, 2012

Why Divorce Mediation May Work For You

By |Dec 27, 2012|Family Law|0 Comments|

When you’re considering getting a divorce in Tennessee, you may be surprised to discover that divorce mediation is required in most instances. But is divorce mediation right for you?

Anyone who has gotten a divorce can tell you that they can be expensive and time-consuming; however, divorce mediation can lessen those impacts. Divorce mediation is […]

Dec 24, 2012

The Cops are Pressuring Me. Should I Consent to a Vehicle Search?

By |Dec 24, 2012|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

A routine traffic stop on a Tennessee road may lead an officer to ask you some questions such as if you are carrying any weapons, are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or whether you consent to a search of your vehicle.

Generally, under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibiting unreasonable searches […]

Dec 20, 2012

Do You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

By |Dec 20, 2012|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

Whether you are contesting a criminal charge or pleading guilty, you need a criminal defense attorney on your side. No matter how friendly and professional a prosecutor seems, he or she can never be a substitute for a criminal defense lawyer in the plea bargaining process for five important reasons:

Prosecutors’ interests directly oppose the […]

Dec 17, 2012

Welcome

By |Dec 17, 2012|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

Welcome to the blog for Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates.  Check back soon for more information about the firm and our practice.