Implied Consent Law In Tennessee: Can You Refuse A Breathalyzer Or Blood Test?

It has become more important than ever to know what your rights are when you are pulled over by law enforcement. Implied consent laws state that by driving on Tennessee roads, you have implicitly agreed to submit to a breathalyzer test or other chemical test if asked by a police officer. However, an officer cannot […]

Can Plea Bargains Have Immigration Consequences?

A plea bargain can often reduce your charges, reduce your sentence, or result in probation instead of time in jail in exchange for a guilty plea. When you hear a favorable offer from a prosecutor, you may rush to enter your guilty plea to get your case over with. However, before you plead guilty to any offense, […]

The Basics Of A Self-Defense Claim In Tennessee

Most people know that they have the right to defend themselves from harm. However, the law does not allow you to justify violence by claiming self-defense in any given situation. It is important to understand the basics of self-defense under Tennessee law, both to prevent criminal charges and to defend against them. The following is a […]