Questions to Ask Your Criminal Lawyer

Were you recently arrested and charged with a criminal offense? If so, and this is the first time you have been charged with committing a crime, you are undoubtedly worried about the outcome of your case. You are also likely confused and a bit intimidated as you try to navigate the criminal justice system for [ ] The post Questions to Ask Your Criminal Lawyer appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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Can They Drug Test Me on Probation?

If you were recently convicted of a criminal offense in the State of Tennessee you may have been sentenced to serve a period of time on probation in lieu of, or in addition to, a term of incarceration. If you have never before been on probation, you probably have a number of questions and concerns [ ] The post Can They Drug Test Me on Probation? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Discovery

If you are the defendant in a criminal prosecution, and this is your first experience with the criminal justice system, you probably have a lot of questions. Many of those questions will be directed specifically at your case and your defense; however, you may also have more general questions about how the criminal justice system [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Discovery appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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A Criminal Lawyer Tells You What You Need to Know about Plea Agreements

If you are ever charged with committing a criminal offense, one of the most important decisions you will need to make about your case is whether to accept a guilty plea agreement or take your case to trial. Accepting a plea agreement means you will have a criminal conviction on your record for life. It [ ] The post A Criminal Lawyer Tells You What You Need to Know about Plea Agreements appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Constructive Possession

Many criminal offenses include possession of an item (usually contraband) as an element of the offense. Possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm are good examples of offenses that require the State to prove possession of something to convict the defendant. When possession is an element of the crime, the State may [ ] The post Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Constructive Possession appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Attorney Explains What Happens If You Miss Court

If you are currently being prosecuted for allegedly committing a criminal offense, and you are not still in custody, the court will provide you with the next court date at which you need to appear. What happens, however, if you fail to appear at that scheduled court date? A Murfreesboro criminal defense attorney explains what [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Attorney Explains What Happens If You Miss Court appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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A Tennessee Criminal Defense Attorney Explains the Bill of Rights

Most schoolchildren learn about the U.S. Constitution and about the first ten Amendments to the Constitution, collectively known as the “Bill of Rights,” at some point – and then promptly forget all about them. If you ever find yourself suspected of, or accused of, a crime though, the rights, privileges, and prohibitions found in the [ ] The post A Tennessee Criminal Defense Attorney Explains the Bill of Rights appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
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