How a DUI Affects Your Car Insurance

How a DUI Affects Your Car Insurance

(This article comes compliments of Reviews.com) You already know driving under the influence makes you a danger to yourself and others on the road. It also makes you a much bigger risk to auto insurance companies, which is why they’ll ask drivers with a DUI on record...
When Do Arrest Warrants Expire?

When Do Arrest Warrants Expire?

Ignore it and it will go away. Sometimes, this saying is accurate. Negative credit information is a good example. Eventually, most negative information, even bankruptcies, falls off credit reports.  However, as a general rule, ignoring problems and hoping they...
A Guide to Grand Jury Proceedings in Tennessee

A Guide to Grand Jury Proceedings in Tennessee

The right to a grand jury, which is rooted in English common law, is guaranteed in the Fifth Amendment. However, the Supreme Court has never applied this right to state court prosecutions. So, grand juries are only guaranteed in federal crimes. At the state level,...
Can You Get Fired for a DUI?

Can You Get Fired for a DUI?

Most criminal convictions have collateral consequences, and DUI may be one of the worst. For example, a DUI conviction usually means much higher auto insurance rates. Additionally, as outlined below, DUI could affect both employment prospects and job status. Like most...
Bail Conditions in Robertson County: Some FAQs

Bail Conditions in Robertson County: Some FAQs

Prompt jail release is an important component of a solid criminal defense. Defendants who are behind bars cannot contribute to their own defenses in any meaningful way. Furthermore, many incarcerated defendants often accept unfavorable plea bargain settlements just to...
What is Criminal Mischief in Tennessee?

What is Criminal Mischief in Tennessee?

In the Volunteer State, there is no first-degree criminal mischief offense. Instead, the phrase “criminal mischief” usually refers to one of three nuisance offenses: disorderly conduct, criminal trespass, or vandalism. These offenses are typically Class C...