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August 12, 2020
When are 3 times when you could have a case for ineffective counsel?

When your attorney started talking in court, you could barely follow what he was trying to say. Later in the case, he made a mistake and was actually corrected by the judge. You didn’t feel good about what you saw. Then, when a decision was made, you found out that you’d lost your case. You […]

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May 15, 2020
Could an undisclosed conflict of interest lead to an appeal?

The people who work in the legal system get held to a relatively high standard when it comes to how their personal interests affect their job. Neither a judge nor an attorney should play a role in a criminal case where they have either personal experience that would contribute to bias or some kind of […]

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December 4, 2019
What is the duty of candor?

When you hire a defense attorney, you know that he or she will work hard on your case. However, an attorney walks a fine line when defending a client. He or she must stay within the limits of the law when pleading your case and defending you. It is not always an easy task, but […]

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August 29, 2019
How can you prevent road rage from escalating?

A vacation in Nashville can be a lot of fun, but it can also be very stressful trying to navigate by car. Being unfamiliar with the roads and local traffic laws can cause you to make mistakes. This is not only a frustrating situation for you, it may also cause aggravation for the other motorists […]

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May 21, 2019
What is a petition for post-conviction relief?

All too often, the result of a criminal case leaves a person facing far more severe consequences than they should. Perhaps the jury instructions pitted the jury against the defendant, or the court denied an appeal in violation of state law. When that happens, you do not have to sit back and accept your fate. […]

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April 5, 2019
Navigating the high stakes of an out-of-state DUI

As summer draws nearer in Tennessee, many tourists will flock to Nashville and other parts of the state. Unfortunately, a fun vacation can be soured when a police officer pulls you over on suspicion of drunk driving. A DUI arrest can be devastating at any time. Yet, for those coming from out of state, you […]

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