Visiting Someone in Montgomery County Jail

Visiting Someone in 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...
What Does Released On Own Recognizance (OR) Mean?

What Does Released On Own Recognizance (OR) Mean?

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...
Why Do I Need An Attorney?

Why Do I Need An Attorney?

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

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

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...
TN Child Support Laws Changed & Got Me Arrested

TN Child Support Laws Changed & Got Me Arrested

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...
I Missed My Court Date…Now What?

I Missed My Court Date…Now What?

If you have been arrested for a civil or criminal offense in Tennessee, learn about the consequences for missing court dates. Can I re-schedule my court date over the phone? Prevention is the best course of action and if you know you won’t be able to make your...