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May

Theft Charges in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Many people don’t realize the seriousness of theft charges in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This is probably why so many people get caught stealing from others. Being arrested for shoplifting or other theft crimes can be embarrassing and costly. It can affect your immediate future and your long-term future, depending on the severity of the crime. Whether …

10
May

What to Know When Facing Criminal Charges for Aggravated Assault in Chattanooga, Tennessee

When facing criminal charges for aggravated assault in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the most important thing to understand is that this is a very serious felony charge. You do not want to end up with this kind of charge on your record if it is at all avoidable. At the same time, you need to keep in …

25
Apr

Matt Brock Law Firm Reports Client’s Murder Charge Was Reduced to Manslaughter

Attorneys Matt Brock and Garth Best joined forces to get Chattanooga man’s 2nd-degree murder charge reduced to voluntary manslaughter and his assault charged dismissed, MattBrockLaw.com announces (Chattanooga, TN) Criminal Defense Attorney Matt Brock announces he, in conjunction with attorney Garth Best, has successfully defended a client in court getting his second-degree murder charges dropped to …

12
Apr

Plea Bargains May Help Many Achieve Best Possible Outcome

Within the past twenty years, there have been more than 250 million arrests in the US. Of these individuals, the FBI has a criminal database of over 75 million people, which accounts for one in three people in the US population of adults. Of course, this number may be old by the time you read …

7
Apr

What to Do and What Not to Do When Arrested for a DUI in Chattanooga

If you are arrested for a DUI in Tennessee, the consequences can be life altering. You could lose your license, face significant fines, and even spend time in jail. It is essential to do things right, avoid making mistakes, and be prepared for what’s going to come next. Today, we’ll discuss what you should do …

25
Mar

Are You Facing Criminal Charges for Fraud Crimes in Chattanooga, Tennessee?

If you are being accused of committing a crime that involves fraud in Chattanooga, Tennessee, you are likely facing some serious and life altering penalties. If you are truly innocent of the crime, then you may not fully understand what you’re being accused of. If you have committed a crime, then it is still likely …

11
Mar

What is Considered A DUI Offense in the Chattanooga, Tennessee Area?

The definition for DUI in Tennessee is in section 55-10-401 of the Tennessee Code. This code makes it illegal to drive under the influence of any intoxicant that impairs a driver’s ability to operate the vehicle safely. While this code does not articulate an objective means of deciding whether or not a driver is legally …

21
Aug

TN DUI’s for end of summer

One of the most dangerous times of the year on our nation’s roadways is the last hurrah of summer.  As people try to get their last bit of fun in the sun in, police departments across the nation are ramping up their DUI detection units. The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) is partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s …

17
Aug

$450,000 on DUI campaign

The Governor’s Highway Safety Office began a campaign against drinking and driving in Tennessee this summer called the “100 days of Summer Heat Booze it and Lose it Campaign”.  The initiative was met with strong criticism because many people found it to be sexist.  Materials such as coasters were distributed boasting slogans that refer to …

28
Jul

DUI Frequently Asked Questions

I have found that many potential clients have similar questions regarding (1) what counties or municipalities do I practice in and (2) what are the penalties associated with a DUI.  The third question is usually about how to avoid getting their photo in those magazines but… I’ll only address the first two here. What is a DUI? …

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