A Complete Guide to Probation in Tennessee

A Complete Guide to Probation in Tennessee

Almost all convicted defendants receive probation in the Volunteer State. The reason has nothing to do with justice or mercy. Instead, it’s all about money. Let’s discuss some of the factors that go into receiving probation in the State of Tennessee. The state...
The Real Deal: 24-Hour Bonding

The Real Deal: 24-Hour Bonding

American companies are very adaptive. They have figured out that many people prefer doing business over the internet. They have also learned that such transactions cost a lot less. As a result, the number of e-commerce transactions has more than tripled since 2010....
Remember Court Dates While Out On Bond

Remember Court Dates While Out On Bond

Appearing at required court dates is probably the most important condition of bail. This condition has changed significantly, especially in the coronavirus age. In the “BC” (before corona) times, most judges required defendants to appear at all pretrial hearings, even...
Can I Be Arrested For Protecting My Grandchildren?

Can I Be Arrested For Protecting My Grandchildren?

Back in ye olden days, almost all children lived in “traditional” households: a married mother and father, who had never been married before, and their pure biological children. Now, most children live in “nontraditional” households, usually a step-parent household....
What is Tennessee SB219 and Why Should I Care?

What is Tennessee SB219 and Why Should I Care?

This new law, “An Act to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 40, Chapter 11, relative to bail,” probably did not come up in many cocktail party conversations before it became active on June 1, 2021. That’s probably because SB219 is an omnibus bill. Although it says...