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Implied Consent and Blood vs. Breath Tests in TN

What is Implied Consent and how do you violate it? The law, T.C. A. Code 55-10-401/406,  says that if you operate a motor vehicle in Tennessee you have implicitly agreed to have your blood alcohol level tested. Violating the Implied Consent law is a civil, not a criminal offense (whereas a DUI charge is a criminal offense). [...]

2019-01-18T23:40:19+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

MJPD Body Cam Rollout Helps Me Protect You

Mt. Juliet Police to begin use of body camera technology. Four Mt. Juliet Police officers and patrol units will initially be equipped with the new system, which could be issued in the next two weeks. Reports say all officers will be equipped with the technology by March if the system works correctly. The agreement also [...]

2018-12-13T05:06:55+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Criminal Misdemeanor Citation Laws In Tennessee

Attorney Frank Lannom What does it mean to get a “Criminal Misdemeanor Citation” in Middle Tennessee? The short answer is that it is basically the same thing as getting arrested, yet you were spared the humiliation of being physically arrested, put in jail, and forced to call someone to bail you out. The [...]

2018-10-04T23:49:14+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Sexual Criminal Allegations Often Proven Untrue

Attorney Frank Lannom In my 25 years of experience defending citizens accused of sex crimes, I have found that allegations are often exaggerated and sometimes just down right lies. Our present day society has shifted away from the Constitutional belief of "innocent until proven guilty" to believing it is  wrong to even question the legitimacy of [...]

2018-09-27T21:54:21+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments