Apr 13, 2017

Hit and Run in Tennessee—Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident

By |Apr 13, 2017|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Drivers have a civic responsibility and a legal obligation to stop and render aid if they have caused or become involved in a traffic crash. Leaving the scene of an accident is illegal in Tennessee. If there are injuries and property damage the penalties are significant. Whether it was a minor fender or an accident [...]

Apr 6, 2017

Drinking in an Uber is Legal in Tennessee, but is it Smart?

By |Apr 6, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Despite Tennessee's strict penalties for DUI for drivers who are caught drinking and driving, drinking is perfectly legal for passengers. There are ten states in the United States that allow the consumption of alcohol inside of a vehicle, and Tennessee is one of them. These states allow passengers to drink from open containers of alcohol [...]

Mar 23, 2017

Bonnaroo: What to Bring and What You Should Leave at Home

By |Mar 23, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

As the opening day for Bonnaroo 2017 approaches, we wanted to share a bit of information about our local music festival, along with some tips that will help those who attend the festival make the most of their visit. First, let's start with the basics. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will take place June [...]

Mar 9, 2017

What NOT to Say During a DUI Stop to Police

By |Mar 9, 2017|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

You are driving along late at night and suddenly you see the dreaded flashing blue lights in your rear-view mirror and then the quick chirp of the siren signaling you to pull over. Your mind begins to race as you wonder why you are being stopped. And then you realize that you just passed through [...]

Mar 2, 2017

Understanding Your Rights in a Consent Search of Your Vehicle in Tennessee

By |Mar 2, 2017|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

Most Americans are familiar with their right to protection against unreasonable search and seizure if not from high school civics class, then at least from a good TV crime drama. Let's say you find yourself in the position of being pulled over by a police officer when you are driving on I-65 in Franklin on [...]

Feb 16, 2017

Bonnaroo Citations and Arrests – What to Do if it Happens to You

By |Feb 16, 2017|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

On the Second Thursday in June every summer since 2002, Bonnaroo has transformed the village of Manchester, Tennessee into a massive music festival teeming with thousands of enthusiastic people both young and old who come for the diverse line-up. This year, the festival will run from June 8-11, 2017. Whether you are into classic rock, [...]

Feb 2, 2017

Tennessee and National Crime Statistics for 2016 Shows an Increase in Violent Crime and a Decrease in Property Crime

By |Feb 2, 2017|Criminal Defense Law|0 Comments

In January, the FBI releases its, Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, which this year reveals an increase in the number of violent crimes reported and a decrease in the number of property crimes reported in the first six months of 2016 when compared with the first six months of 2015. The data used in the [...]

Jan 26, 2017

NHTSA Pushes Controversial Alcohol Detection Technology for All Cars

By |Jan 26, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Alcohol-impaired driving is a national problem that is unnecessarily costing the lives of thousands of people each year. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has made a commitment to funding the study of technology that promises to end drunk driving. Called the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS), The NHTSA wants to have [...]

Jan 19, 2017

Avoiding Arrest on Drug Charges at Bonnaroo and Protecting Your Rights

By |Jan 19, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Each summer, a farm in Manchester gets transformed into Bonnaroo, a massive, four-day music and arts festival. People travel to middle Tennessee from all over the region to partake in the hedonistic celebration that seems to be a hotbed of criminal activity. Bonnaroo just announced the 2017 lineup, which does not look like it is [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Repeat DUI Offenders—How the New Law in Tennessee Will Affect You

By |Jan 5, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee drivers who seem to be in the habit of drinking and driving might want to rethink that, as the penalties for repeat DUI offenders just got even more severe. Tennessee already has strict consequences for DUI offenders, and in this new group of laws that went into effect in 2016, they legislature took calculated [...]

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