State Cases in Tennessee
Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorney
For the dedicated defense you need to avoid potential penalties accompanying
a conviction in Tennessee state court, have one of our criminal defense
lawyers protect you. At Davis & Hoss, PC, we have more than 25 combined
years of experience. Since the foundation of our firm, we have built our
reputation as a legal team that consistently pursues the best interests
of our clients.
No matter how serious the charges you face, we are ready to offer the
support you need. Call our firm today to schedule a
Chattanooga criminal defense attorney
who can provide you with the aggressive defense you need to achieve the
best resolution to your criminal defense case. Some of the areas we are
prepared to help you with include:
Tennessee law does not allow the alleged victims of domestic violence
to have those charges dropped. Whether you have been accused of domestic
assault or you are wish to have charges dropped against a spouse or cohabitant
accused of this serious crime, it is important that you contact an experienced
Chattanooga domestic violence attorney.
Driving Under the Influence
There are several developing issues in the area of Tennessee DUI law that
could affect state residents. For example, the Tennessee Supreme Court
recently ruled that it will not permit two judgments of conviction in
a single indictment. Learn more about pending DUI legislation, including
laws that affect a
first DUI accusation.
The laws on felonies vary from state to state. In Tennessee, any sentence
longer than 11 months and 29 days is considered a felony. Conviction of
a felony can result in forced surrender of several of your constitutional
rights, including your right to own a gun, vote, or run for public office,
and could even affect your immigrant status, resulting in possible deportation.
Retain a Chattanooga criminal defense lawyer who can defend you from a
In the state of Tennessee, T.C.A. §
40-32-101 allows those who have been charged with misdemeanors or felonies to petition
the court to have their record expunged. This is only possible if you
have not been convicted of a crime or if you have completed diversion.
If you were charged with criminal activity in the past, but never convicted,
retain a lawyer to help you get this cleared from your record.
If a minor has been accused of a crime in Tennessee, the state courts
will first assess whether or not he'sheshould be considered delinquent.
If the crime is serious, the minor could be tried in an adult court. Our
attorneys have successfully defended hundreds of children from the harsh
penalties associated with charges such as underage drinking, minor drug
possession, and even serious felony accusations.
The state of Tennessee considers three different types of misdemeanors,
sorted by "classes." Whether you face charges related to a Class
A, Class B, or Class C misdemeanor, do not take these accusations lightly.
Avoid the expensive fines, possible jail time, and other penalties associated
with a conviction by calling our lawyers at Davis & Hoss, PC today.
Motor Vehicle Crimes
Whether you have been the recipient of a traffic ticket, or face charges
involving the use of a motor vehicle as a "deadly weapon," it
is crucial that you receive the defense you need from a Chattanooga traffic
defense attorney. We are familiar with Tennessee's rules of the road
will defend you from the charges you face.
Murder or Homicide
Our legal team at Davis & Hoss, PC has been involved in more than
100 first-degree murder cases. This level of experience is extremely rare.
If you or someone you love is facing charges of first-degree murder, second-degree
murder, manslaughter, reckless homicide, or criminally negligent homicide
in Tennessee, do not hesitate to retain strong legal defense as soon as
Is there a warrant out for your arrest in Tennessee? It is never recommended
that you turn yourself in without first retaining a Chattanooga criminal
defense attorney who can help you protect your rights, reputation, and
interests. Call Davis & Hoss, PC today if there is a warrant with
your name on it in circulation. We can help you take the right steps.
Probation violations are very serious because they can mean the difference
between harsh penalties and freedom. If you have been accused of committing
a crime while on probation or if you have failed a drug test or missed
a mandatory community service day, you could face severe consequences
for violating the terms of your probation. Call a Chattanooga defense
lawyer who can help you.
There are a variety of sex crimes that can be prosecuted in the state
of Tennessee, including rape, statutory rape, sexual battery, indecent
exposure, and more. If you have been accused of one of those crimes, don't
hesitate to retain a Chattanooga sex crime defense lawyer. Penalties upon
conviction can be extremely serious, including prison time and inclusion
in a public
sex offender registry.
In order to pursue the compensatory damages you deserve if you have been
hurt by someone else's misconduct or inattention, you need an experienced
Tennessee civil attorney on your side. Don't hesitate to contact a
lawyer at our firm for the strong advocacy you deserve. We can help stand
up for your rights and go to battle for you in a state civil case.
Call Davis & Hoss, PC for Serious Representation
Our lawyers have defended men and women from a variety of criminal charges
throughout the state of Tennessee. We are one of the most experienced
legal firms in Southeast Tennessee and committed to the best interests
of our criminal defense clients. With a track record that includes 200
jury trials in various jurisdictions around the United States, you can
have full confidence in trusting our firm to protect your interests skillfully
Call Davis & Hoss, PC today to learn more about our respected criminal defense practice in Chattanooga,