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New Law allows Permit-less Carry of Firearm after Order of Protection

If you've been granted an Order of Protection against someone for domestic abuse, stalking, sexual assault, or other ground, a new law enables you to lawfully carry a firearm without having a handgun carry permit for a limited period of time. 

Law Enhances Sentences for Undocumented

A new Tennessee law gives judges the power to increase the severity of the sentence for criminal defendants if they are undocumented immigrants. If you or someone you know is undocumented, continue reading to understand more about the impact of this law.

Can "No Trespassing" signs keep out Police?

You may wonder if "No Trespassing" signs can legally keep out police and other law enforcement officers. What if law enforcement finds something incriminating on your property after disregarding your "No Trespassing" signs? Recently, the Tennessee Supreme Court answered this question. 

Una Nueva Prueba Sobre Si Una Orden de Registro es Válida

New Test on Whether a Search Warrant is Valid

The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued a new rule to determine whether a search warrant is valid. If you've been charged in a criminal matter, this can affect whether the evidence to be used against you can be suppressed. Continue reading to learn more. 

Que sucede cuando una persona choca y escapa en Tennessee

Hit and Run in Tennessee

Conozca sus derechos durante una parada de trafico

Know Your Rights During a Traffic Stop

Seeing blue lights in your rearview mirror gives most people anxiety. Police officers need reasonable suspicion to stop and detain you, but Tennessee law also gives officers huge leeway in their "community caretaking" function when interacting with citizens. It is important to know your rights during any police encounter, especially when on the road, whether at a DUI checkpoint, or during a traffic stop.

Procedimiento de Defensa Criminal en las Cortes de Tennessee

Un buen abogado de defensa criminal le explicará el proceso de su caso y la forma en que es probable que proceda. Sin embargo, también es importante que cada persona entienda los tribunales criminales de Tennessee y cómo funcionan. Continúe leyendo para aprender más acerca de este tema.

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