Criminal Defense

Assault, Domestic Assault & Orders of Protection

Franklin Assault Lawyer Assault (or simple assault) occurs when one party causes bodily harm to another, or causes another to reasonably fear imminent injury, or causes offensive, provocative contact. An assault charge does not necessitate actual touching or injury. As long as the victim actually believes that they are in imminent danger based on the...

Burglary & Robbery

Franklin Burglary & Robbery Lawyer Burglary and robbery are extremely serious criminal felony offenses in Tennessee. A conviction will result in extensive punishments. Burglary occurs when a party illegally enters a property with the intent to commit a felony, which may include theft or assault. The burglar does not necessarily have to steal any property...

DUI & Drug Possession

Franklin DUI Lawyer DUI is the abbreviation for the Tennessee offense of Driving Under the Influence of either alcohol or drugs. DUI is commonly referred to as DWI, or Driving While Impaired, although this is not the technically correct wordage. DUI laws have strict penalties in Tennessee and a first conviction can result in a...

Felony & Misdemeanor

What are the Differences Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor in Tennessee? There are two categories of criminal offenses in Tennessee: the felony and the misdemeanor. Misdemeanors are less serious, carry lesser fines and penalties and are punishable by less than one year in jail. They include offenses such as prostitution, public intoxication, possession of...

Probation Violation

When you realize that you have violated your probation it can be pretty frightening. Will you be forced to serve out the full sentence from your original conviction? Will you be going to jail? As these questions race through your mind it is easy to get upset and you may even feel hopeless. Attorney Lonnie...

Shoplifting

If you have been accused of shoplifting and are facing theft charges you may be feeling both embarrassed and frustrated. Whether you intended to shoplift or not, you now face the possibility of criminal charges, fines and possibly jail time. As upsetting as this all can be, it is important that you remember that you...

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