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Visiting Someone in Robertson County Jail

Robertson County Jail

It is hard to visit loved ones in jail.  Especially hard if you don’t know where to go, when to go and how to follow the rules.   Below are important pieces of information to guide you if your loved one is in the Robertson County Jail. In order to visit an inmate at the Robertson… Read More

What Can A Bondsman Accept as Collateral?

In some cases, particularly serious felonies, the amount of bail is very high. So, paying the premium yourself in cash may not be an option. Fortunately, Fizer Bonding Company, serving Montgomery and Robertson County accepts various forms of collateral http://www.tcng.org/understanding-bail-bond-collateral-agreements/. Technically, anything of value can secure a collateral bond. If the defendant does not fulfill… Read More

Visiting Someone in Montgomery County Jail

Montgomery County Jail

It is hard to visit loved ones in jail.  Especially hard if you don’t know where to go, when to go and how to follow the rules.   Below are important pieces of information to guide you if your loved one is in the Montgomery County Jail.   In order to visit an inmate at the… Read More

What Does Released On Own Recognizance (OR) Mean?

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The wheels of justice can be inclined to turn slowly in Montgomery County. The time between arrest and trial may be a year or more in many criminal cases. Sometimes, this delay can be an advantage for the defendant. The more time that passes, the harder it can be for prosecutors to assemble enough evidence… Read More

Will Close Ties to the Community Reduce My Bail Amount?

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In misdemeanors and most minor felonies, the Montgomery County Sheriff usually sets presumptive bail amounts within a few hours. These presumptive amounts are difficult to change. These average bail amounts take the legal factors in determining bail into account. In Tennessee, these factors are based on Title 40 of the Code of Criminal Procedure as… Read More

Why Do I Need An Attorney?

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Success in sports is usually a team effort. Football running backs are inefficient without guys to block for them, baseball pitchers are inefficient unless the defense makes plays, and so on. Success in criminal court is much the same. It is definitely a team effort between your bondsman (bail bonds near me) and an experienced… Read More

I Have a Warrant in Montgomery County Tennessee, Now What?

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Most crimes have statutes of limitations. After a while, authorities may no longer pursue them. But arrest warrants have no statute of limitation https://thelawdictionary.org/article/statute-limitations-arrest-warrants/. Once authorities issue warrants, they stay active on the Tennessee warrant list forever. It is only a matter of time before wanted individuals roll through stop signs, try to renew their… Read More

Out On Bond and F.T.A. (Failure To Appear)

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Bail Revocation Issues in Montgomery and Robertson County When people bond out of jail, they usually receive paperwork detailing the conditions of bail which always includes showing up for court dates.  Failure to appear in court is a serious issue for staying out on bail. The county jurisdiction of your bond usually has some conditions,… Read More

TN Child Support Laws Changed & Got Me Arrested

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You may have heard that the Tennessee child support collection law recently changed http://www.tba.org/journal/modifications-to-child-support-laws-in-2017. That’s partially true. Lawmakers made some technical amendments to things like the statute of limitations and interest rates, both of which, if they affect your current child support situation, could force the issuance of a bench warrant. But the mechanics of… Read More

FAQs About Your Rights During an Arrest in Tennessee

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Pretty much everyone who has ever seen a cop or lawyer show is at least somewhat familiar with the Miranda rights. For the most part, these shows are quite entertaining. We’re especially partial to those 1980s made-for-TV Perry Mason movies. However, even the best courtroom dramas do a poor job of elucidating Constitutional Rights https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/stops-and-arrests-what-do-when-encountering-law-enforcement…. Read More