Jul 8, 2014

In Tennessee, a DUI Requires a Motor Vehicle

By |Jul 8, 2014|Criminal Defense Law, DUI|0 Comments|

In certain parts of the country, you can receive a DUI / DWI for operating any kind of vehicle – including a bicycle. In Tennessee, however, DUIs are exclusive to motorized vehicles. This includes:

Riding a lawnmower

Riding a motorcycle

Riding a moped

Driving a car or truck

Riding a scooter

Driving an ATV

Driving a golf cart

So while having too […]

Jun 25, 2014

Tennessee Requires Ignition Interlock Devices for All DUI Offenders

By |Jun 25, 2014|Criminal Defense Law, DUI|0 Comments|

In 2013, a drunk driver killed Tennessee Titans player Delanie Walker’s aunt and uncle. So, it’s no surprise that he was front and center at a press conference singing the praises of Tennessee’s new ignition interlock device law. The new Tennessee law that went into effect on July 1, 2013 allows DUI offenders a […]

Apr 11, 2013

Cyber Crimes – When LOL Leads to OMG

By |Apr 11, 2013|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

As much as we may hate to admit it, many of us have an Internet addiction. Whether through Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, or LinkedIn, there are endless ways to stay in contact with others, share our thoughts and ideas, and find and distribute information. Through the convenience of smartphones, tablets, and laptops, our ability to […]

Mar 15, 2013

Burglary and a Basketball Coach

By |Mar 15, 2013|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

Fired University of Tennessee basketball strength and conditioning coach, Troy Wills, allegedly used a hacksaw to break into Thompson-Boling Arena in the early morning hours of February 23. He trashed a former colleague’s office and took more than $4,000 in cash. He is facing Class D burglary charges.
In Tennessee, burglary is divided into three […]

Feb 14, 2013

Charged With a Crime? Find the Right Defense Lawyer

By |Feb 14, 2013|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

You’ve been charged with a crime in Tennessee. Now what?
Hire an attorney. Which attorney you choose can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. Here is what to look for:
To begin with, you need to look for a lawyer with a lot of experience defending people charged with your type of […]

Jan 14, 2013

Facing Drug Possession Charges? Learn What You’re Up Against

By |Jan 14, 2013|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments|

If you’ve been charged with drug possession in Tennessee, it can be a very serious matter, and the charges can include charges for possession of items you never thought about, such as drug paraphernalia.
You can be charged with possession, even if you don’t have drugs on your body. You can be charged with drug […]