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May 2015 Archives

Chattanooga area seeing fewer juvenile arrests

Sometimes, when a juvenile is accused of having broken the law, they are placed under arrest. Being arrested can be very traumatic for a kid and can lead to a kid being in juvenile court proceedings that could end up impacting their future in some very big ways. Thus, having been arrested can be a very difficult and potentially life-altering situation for a juvenile.

What effect does a drug-free school zone have on TN cocaine sale charges?

Many things can potentially influence how severe of charges a person can face in connection to allegations of having committed a given drug crime in Tennessee. In some instances, one such thing can be what location the alleged drug crime is alleged to have occurred at. This can be seen in a brief look at cocaine sale charges law in the state.

Jail time for first-offense DUI convictions in Tennessee

It is true that, here in Tennessee, a person accused of DUI can face harsher potential penalties if they have previous DUI convictions. However, this does not mean that those who are facing DUI allegations who have no past DUI convictions are not in a serious situation. A conviction on a first-offense DUI in the state still carries penalties that can affect a person in some very fundamental and deep ways. Today, we will be focusing on one of these penalties: jail time.

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