What Is a Sentence Enhancement?

If you are currently facing criminal charges in the State of Tennessee you should understand the possible penalties you also face if you are ultimately convicted on one, or more, of those charges. Unfortunately, simply googling a criminal offense and looking at the sentence range that applies may not give you the entire story. The reason for this is that additional facts and circumstances can have a direct, and often negative, impact on your sentence. For example, if a sentence enhancement applies in your case you could be sentenced to a longer period of incarceration than the maximum sentence for your offense would normally be. For this reason, you need to know if a sentence enhancement applies in your case. The only way to know for sure what penalties you are facing in your case is to consult with an experienced Tennessee criminal defense attorney but it may also be beneficial to understand what a sentence enhancement is and when they usually apply. Every criminal offense, both at t


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