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.
When charges with a criminal offense, the ideal outcome is to be found not guilty or have the charges dismissed. Sometimes, however, there is no way to avoid a conviction. When a conviction is inevitable, one of the preferred sentencing outcomes is a probation only sentence that avoids spending any additional time in jail. If [ ] The post Smyrna Probation Violation Attorneys Explain What Happens at a Violation Hearing appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Are you facing a parole violation hearing in the State of Tennessee? If so, you may be wondering if you need to retain the services of a criminal lawyer to accompany you to the hearing. Just as when you are originally accused of a crime, there is no legal requirement that you retain an attorney [ ] The post Do I Need a Criminal Lawyer for a Parole Violation? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you were convicted of a criminal offense in the State of Tennessee, you may have been ordered to serve a period of time on probation as part of your sentence. If so, you were also ordered to abide by a number of standard and special conditions as part of your probationary sentence. If the [ ] The post Do I Need a Criminal Lawyer for a Probation Violation? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Probation is a sentencing alternative that may be used in liwue of, or in addition to, a term of imprisonment for a defendant who has been convicted of a criminal offense. If you were ordered to serve a period of time on probation, and you have been notified that a violation of that probation has [ ] The post Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help with a Probation Violation? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you were convicted of a criminal offense in the State of Tennessee you may have been ordered to serve a period of time on probation in lieu of, or in addition to, a period of incarceration. Throughout your probationary period, however, the court will maintain jurisdiction over you and supervise your progress. A violation of any of the terms of your probation could result in serious consequences, including a return to jail. If you have been notified that a probation violation has been filed, or you have reason to believe one will be in the near future, you should contact an experienced Tennessee criminal lawyer immediately to ensure that your rights are protected during the probation violation proceedings. Understanding Probation Unfortunately, a significant percentage of the people who are placed on probation do not have a clear understanding of what probation is and how the terms of probation work. Probation can be used an alternative sentencing option that does not require a defe
In the State of Tennessee, parents of a minor child who do not live together must abide by the provisions of a Parenting Plan with regard to parenting time spent with the child. If one a parent wishes to relocate with the child and the proposed new residence is outside of the current state and/or more than 100 miles from the current residence the relocation requires court approval. If you relocate with your child in violation of a court order, or without first obtaining the court’s permission, you risk finding yourself in contempt of court. Moreover, you could jeopardize your future rights to your child. Tennessee Code Annotated § 36-6-108 governs parental relocation with a minor child. According to the statute, when a parent wishes to relocate with a child to another state, or to a new residence that is more than 100 miles from the current residence, that parent must follow the procedures outlined in the statute. Those procedures require notice to be given to the other parent at l