A tragedy can happen in the blink of an eye. When a person is behind the wheel, that instant can have a horrendous impact on a person's life. When a momentary lapse in judgment, regardless of the cause, results in a fatal accident in Tennessee, a person may find him or herself in need of a criminal defense.
Drug crimes continue to be an issue in Tennessee and around the rest of the country. A recent incident in Robertson County involved the search for a suspect wanted for questioning in a drug distribution case. The incident started with a traffic stop that then caused the road to be closed for several hours. The suspect may be considering his criminal defense options.
Being an adolescent is never easy. Young people are subject to intense pressure by their peers to fit in and as a result may engage in behavior and activities that can result in them getting into trouble with the law and having a need for criminal defense in Tennessee. Behavioral and legal issues can stay with a person forever and may limit one's choices in adulthood.
Crimes come in two main levels here in Tennessee: Misdemeanors and felonies. Which level does theft fall under? It depends on what was stolen.