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A Great Source for Free CLE Online: LexVid

by Admin on November 8, 2012

Around November, I always start worrying about whether I’ve met my CLE requirements for the year, but it is always so difficult to find the time in my schedule to be away from the office for a day or even half day. I came across the LexVid website which offers a number of free online CLE courses, several of which I found to be approved by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization (TCCLES).

The following list includes the course title, TCCLES course number, hours approved, description from the website and hyperlink to the course.

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How Much Will a DUI Cost?

by Admin on October 26, 2012

DUIs are expensive and usually involve paying fees to many different entities. The following is a brief description of different types of fees that one might expect to pay as a result of a DUI case in Tennessee. Most of these are mandated by law if you are convicted as charged for DUI. If you settle a DUI charge for a non-DUI offense, such as reckless driving, your sentence may include some or all of the following as well.

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Tennessee Expungement Law Overview

September 11, 2012

Can I get my criminal record expunged? This is one of the most common questions I am asked as a criminal defense lawyer. The answer, however, is not always clear. In this blog post I will give a quick overview of the types of cases that can be expunged, or cleared from your criminal history, […]

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Tennessee Probation Violations: Top Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions

August 30, 2012

Who gets put on probation, what does it entail? In Tennessee, a judge can sentence someone to jail, probation, or a combination of both. Generally speaking, probation is often granted to offenders who have little or no prior criminal history and are charged with lower-level felonies or misdemeanors. What is probation? Probation is a type […]

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Absent minded packing can lead to fines and/or arrest at Nashville airport

June 25, 2012

I came across an article recently that reminded me of a situation that I have seen with increasing frequency in recent years-people being fined or even charged with crimes for minor weapons violations at airports which are the result of absent minded packing rather than any nefarious attempt to use a weapon at an airport […]

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Challenge Mounted to Drug Free School Zone Prosecutions in Tennessee

June 25, 2012

Could a drug case pending in Knox County successfully bring a constitutional challenge to Tennessee’s Drug Free School Zone Act? The Act and similar acts in other states were passed in an effort to curtail drug activity in areas close to school zones, but have met much criticism for encompassing excessively large geographic areas beyond […]

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Tennessee Has New DUI Laws Regarding Interlocks

June 25, 2012

Tennessee has beefed-up a weapon in its arsenal of DUI prevention: the interlock system. An interlock device is a dashboard breathalyzer installation that requires a driver to blow into the device and demonstrate to the computer that he or she is below the legal limit. They cost approximately $100 per month to operate and must […]

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Turning Yourself In for an Outstanding Warrant Can Have Several Advantages

June 25, 2012

Last month, international headlines were dominated by the story of the arrest, and later release on bail, of the infamous WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The recent events of this news story are instructive to illustrate two decisions that are important when facing a criminal charge: (1) hiring a lawyer, and (2) turning yourself in on […]

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Will Some Tennessee DUI Defendants Be Denied Bail After Arrest?

June 25, 2012

Sweeping changes to Tennessee DUI laws went into effect January 1st which are sure to keep Nashville DUI lawyers busy. One of the new laws may have DUI lawyers down at the courthouse within hours of an arrest fighting for their clients release on bail. A change to one of the bail statutes directs courts […]

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