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Understanding Assaults in Tennessee | Knox Defense | Criminal Defense Lawyers

Understanding Assault Charges in Tennessee

In Tennessee, assault charges fall into two main categories: simple assault and aggravated assault. Knowing the difference between these charges is crucial if you find yourself facing assault allegations. Simple...

State Court

If you are facing criminal charges in Tennessee it is crucial to have an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. Being charged with any crime in Tennessee carries serious...

Federal Court

Federal Crimes and Federal Court At Knox Defense, we recognize the gravity of facing federal charges and the unique challenges that the federal court system presents. If you're confronted with...
3rd DUI Offense | Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorneys | Knox Defense

Consequences of a Third Offense DUI in Tennessee

Any DUI conviction carries serious consequences, but the stakes are even higher for a third offense. In Tennessee, a third-offense DUI leads to substantial jail time, extended license suspension, and...
DUI Plea Bargaining | Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyers | Knox Defense

DUI Plea Bargaining in Tennessee: Options and Outcomes

Facing DUI charges in Tennessee can result in severe penalties, whether it’s your first offense or you’re a repeat offender. Convictions often lead to mandatory jail time, hefty fines, and...
DUI Laws Surrounding Minors | Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorneys | Knox Defense

Understanding DUI Laws for Minors in Tennessee

In Tennessee, minors suspected of driving under the influence face different legal standards and penalties compared to adults. For individuals under 21, the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit is 0.02...
Field Sobriety Tests | Knox Criminal Defense Attorneys | Knox Defense

Understanding Field Sobriety and Alcohol Tests in Tennessee

Hearing a police siren behind you is always nerve-wracking, especially if you’ve had a couple of drinks. Knowing your rights and understanding field sobriety and alcohol tests in Tennessee can...
Understanding Forced Blood Alcohol Draws in Tennesse | Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyers | Knox Defense

Understanding Forced Blood Draws (DUI Testing)

If a police officer pulls you over on suspicion of drunk driving (DUI) in Tennessee, you may wonder if you must consent to a blood draw. The answer is “no.”...
Restricted Driving Privileges in Tennesse | Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyers | Knox Defense

Navigating DUI Restricted Licenses in Tennessee

A DUI conviction in Tennessee results in the automatic revocation or suspension of your driver’s license, significantly impacting your daily routine. However, there is a possibility of obtaining a Restricted...
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DUI Release

Getting Released on Bond after a DUI Arrest In Tennessee, an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) includes a mandatory jail sentence, even for first time offenders. If you’re arrested and...
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Second Offense DUI in Tennessee

Second Offense DUI in Tennessee Your first DUI in Tennessee is a serious offense, with many serious consequences. If you are arrested for a second DUI within 10 years of...
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DUI by Consent in TN

DUI by Consent in Tennessee DUI by consent, also known as DUI by proxy, in the state of Tennessee is a driving under the influence law that charges the owner...
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What a Felony Conviction Does to You

People often do not realize the severe effects that a non-violent felony conviction can have on their lives. As the pictured chart shows, the collateral effects are far-reaching. There are...
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Tennessee Implied Consent Law

Tennessee Implied Consent Law When you see the dreaded flashing lights behind you, one of the things you need to think about is Tennessee’s implied consent law. In addition to...
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Drug Trafficking Statistics

The United States Sentencing Commission has released its drug trafficking statistics for 2016. Which of the following drugs would you think commands the greatest number of prosecutions from the federal...