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March 2017 Archives

How can I restore my right to drive after a DUI in Tennessee?

An arrest for drunk driving can bring serious penalties for a Tennessee driver, particularly if he or she is currently facing the loss of driving privileges. It is terribly inconvenient to lose the ability to drive yourself to work, school or transport your children, and you need your license back as soon as possible.

In the digital age, your car could squeal on you

A few weeks back, we observed how the move into the "smart" world presents some risks to our personal privacy. The story shared was about how police in a neighbor state of Tennessee are working to mine data from one of the growing number of computerized devices that make up the so-called internet of things as part of efforts to build a case against a murder suspect.

Drug charges dismissed. How good would that be?

It is likely safe to say that anyone facing a drug charge in the Franklin jurisdiction would be happy if they could see the charges dismissed. Whether that can happen is something that no attorney can guarantee. Every drug-related charge is serious, and what outcome might be possible depends on the circumstances of your case. The best assessment of such matters involves consulting an experienced attorney.

Technology may help in a criminal case. It may also hinder

In the past few years, attorneys who practice family law have learned that social media can influence the outcome of a case. The upshot is that it is common for the attorneys to advise clients to be careful what they say on those channels of communication. As we enter deeper into the age of the internet of things, everyone in Tennessee might want to consider heeding similar advice.

Be careful driving in Tennessee during your spring break

For those who plan to get behind the wheel during spring break in Tennessee, it's typically a good idea to first become acquainted with state traffic laws, especially those pertaining to DUI. This doesn't imply you or your friends intend to drive drunk while celebrating your time off from school; however, unexpected situations often develop where college students and partying are at hand. So, it's typically a good idea to do a little research ahead of time because it might help avoid complications if a problematic situation arises.

Does Tennessee have implied consent laws?

You may have heard people say that you have a right to refuse a breath test or a blood test when pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. In one sense, that is technically true. You can refuse to take the test. However, Tennessee does use implied consent laws. This means that you can still be arrested under these laws for refusing to cooperate with police.

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