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What Are the Penalties of a DUI Conviction in Tennessee? Memphis Criminal Attorney Explains

By |2017-08-29T21:04:28+00:00June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Few experiences can match the stress of a DUI arrest. A conviction can come with life-changing penalties – even if it is your first offense. Several factors will influence the charges you face and the potential penalties of a conviction. If Tennessee police catch you driving a vehicle with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent [...]

Should I Refuse Field Sobriety Tests in Tennessee? Memphis DUI Lawyer Explains

By |2017-08-29T21:04:28+00:00June 27th, 2016|Criminal Attorneys|

Many people who face DUI or DWI charges could have avoided arrest or improved their defense options if they understood their rights. Far too often, drivers answer every question that officers ask, admit guilt, or make statements that hurt their chances of structuring an effective defense. […]

No Change on Marijuana Legalization in Tennessee, but Laws Reduce Drug Possession Penalties

By |2017-08-29T21:04:28+00:00June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

As many states in the country legalize marijuana for recreational purposes and other states make pot legal for medical uses, Tennessee lawmakers continue to refuse to make changes. According to the Daily Helmsman, the majority of Americans favor marijuana reform. 76% of Tennessee citizens favor the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. Yet, despite widespread [...]

Criminal Defense Law in Tennessee: Public Defenders Turning People Away

By |2017-08-29T21:04:28+00:00May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

According to WCYB news in east Tennessee, one Tennessee public defender’s office is turning away indigent individuals who have been criminally charged.  More than 50 years ago, in the case of Gideon v. Wainwright, the United States Supreme Court ruled that every criminal defendant has a constitutional right to a lawyer, whether or not he [...]