If you have ever watched a police reality show or even read a “cops and robbers” bestseller you already know that you have the right to ask for a lawyer at some point during the investigation and/or prosecution of a crime. What may not be so clear is exactly when you should ask for a [ ] The post Ask a Smyrna Criminal Attorney: When Should I Ask for a Lawyer? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
For the average person, being arrested and accused of a criminal offense is a fairly frightening experience. Once the shock of being to jail wears off, you start to think about the bigger picture. Specifically, you begin thinking about the eventual outcome of the case. If you find yourself in this position, the best thing [ ] The post Can My Smyrna Criminal Lawyer Find Out What Evidence the State Has Against Me? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you were recently convicted of a criminal offense in the State of Tennessee, part of your sentence handed down by the court may be a term of probation. Probation may be ordered in lieu of, or in addition to, a term of incarceration as part of a sentence. The terms of your probation are [ ] The post Smyrna Probation Violation Attorneys Explain What Could Happen If You Violate Your Probation appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
The victim of a personal injury “accident” often suffers more than just physical injuries. Both emotional trauma and financial hardship frequently go hand in hand with those physical injuries. While we traditionally use the term “personal injury accident” the term is misleading because in most cases the victim’s injuries are not the result of a [ ] The post A Smyrna Personal Injury Attorney Explains Negligence appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Unless you have been through the process before, finding yourself the defendant in a criminal prosecution is typically a frightening experience. Before you even have a chance to worry much about the potential outcome of your case, you have to make it through your initial court appearance and figure out how to navigate the criminal [ ] The post Smyrna Criminal Defense Attorney Explains a No Contact Order appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Statistics tell us that the average person will be involved in three to four motor vehicle accidents over the course of a lifetime. If you were recently involved in a collision you are likely suffering both physical and emotional injuries as well as financial hardship as a result. If another party caused, or contributed to, [ ] The post What to Expect from Your Smyrna Auto Accident Attorney appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you find yourself under arrest and charged with a criminal offense, one of the first concerns you will likely have is getting out of jail. Fortunately, in the United States, a defendant is entitled to a reasonable bond that will allow the individual to be released from custody and remain free while the case [ ] The post Can a Smyrna Criminal Lawyer Help Me Get a Bond Reduction? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.