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What You Need to Know about Misdemeanor Citations in Memphis, TN

Every day officers across Memphis and Shelby County write hundreds of misdemeanor citations for a variety of criminal offenses. There are many misconceptions about how to handle such citations and how they can affect a person’s background. First and foremost, a misdemeanor citation is a criminal charge. This is not the same type of citation you’ll receive if you’re caught slightly speeding or parking in a no parking zone. Some common crimes for which a misdemeanor citation... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, April 10, 2018

How Long a Criminal Charge Stays on Your Record (2018 Update)

Contact an Attorney Today Week after week, we receive phone calls from worried individuals asking about the expungement of a prior criminal charge or asking how long prior convictions remain on his/her public record. With changes in the expungement law, there is no easy answer to this question. No two convictions are the same. No one’s background is the same. Simply put, before pleading guilty to a crime, you should specifically ask your criminal defense... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About About DUIs in Tennessee

Contact an Attorney Today You enjoyed your night on the town with your friends, catching up and making jokes. The talks took you back to the good ole days, remembering all the fun you had growing up together. After a few hours of drinks and discussions, you realize it’s time to head home. You know your “limit,” and you think you are good to drive home. Should be simple, right? Then, blue lights in the rearview. Normal traffic stop, right? No, this one is... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, January 22, 2018

How a Lawyer Helps When You are Charged with a Crime

In previous Memphis criminal defense articles, we have addressed many topics related to those who find themselves in trouble with the law. Some of the topics we have examined include the following: How Long Does a Conviction Stay on My Record How to Handle a Driving Charge What You Need to Know About Arrest Warrants in Tennessee Often, the individual charged with a crime has never been in trouble before and is dealing with a situation that can seem out of... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, December 13, 2017

No Recovery, No Fee - What Does It Really Mean?

We’ve heard the stories. Those experiences with other attorneys. You lose your case, and the attorney sends a bill for filing fees and related expenses. That doesn’t sound like “no recovery, no fee” you see advertised or referred to by many practicing lawyers, does it? Simply put, “no recovery, no fee” should mean that if your attorney takes on your case and is not successful in obtaining a recovery on your behalf, then you, as the client, do... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, September 7, 2017
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