CAN I GO TO JAIL FOR THEFT OR SHOPLIFTING?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Can I Go to Jail for Theft or Shoplifting?  Yes, you can go to jail for theft, even if it is a small amount. Stolen goods or services valued at less than $1,000, otherwise known as shoplifting, can result in a class A misdemeanor conviction with a sentence

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IS CBD OIL LEGAL IN TENNESSEE?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Is CBD Oil Legal in Tennessee? Yes, CBD oil (cannabidiol) containing less than 0.3 percent THC is legal in Tennessee and can be purchased at a number of retailers or online. The CBD oil that is legal in Tennessee is made from industrial hemp and does not cause the

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IS MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGAL IN TENNESSEE?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Is Medical Marijuana Legal in Tennessee?  No, currently medical marijuana is not legal in Tennessee.  However, medical marijuana has been gaining support in Tennessee, as studies show it can benefit those suffering from conditions including cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. However, recent attempts by legislators to legalize

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HOW MUCH MARIJUANA CAN I POSSESS WITHOUT GETTING ARRESTED?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis How Much Marijuana Can I Possess Without Getting Arrested? In Tennessee you can be arrested for possessing any amount of marijuana. If you are found in possession of an amount less than half an ounce (14.174 grams), you can be charged with an A misdemeanor, the penalty for

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WHO CAN BE CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC ASSAULT?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Who can be charged with Domestic Assault? In Tennessee, you can be charged with domestic assault for committing assault against anyone deemed a domestic abuse victim. Who is a domestic assault victim? Tennessee law has a broad definition which goes far beyond just a romantic relationship. A domestic

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SHOULD I AGREE TO TAKE A BREATH OR BLOOD TEST?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Should I agree to take a breath or blood test? Once an officer has determined that he or she has probable cause to believe that you are driving under the influence, the officer may ask you to submit to a chemical test to determine your blood alcohol concentration

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SHOULD I AGREE TO PERFORM A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST?

by Jonathan Carroll and Ryan C. Davis Should I agree to take a Field Sobriety Test? Are they reliable? What happens if I refuse? One of the most humiliating experiences a citizen can go through is standing alongside a highway in front of blue lights, while an officer subjects you to field sobriety tests.  If

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