Practice Areas

Criminal Appeals

If you have been convicted and sentenced in criminal court, you have the right to appeal that conviction to a higher court. The appeals process is long and difficult. In truth, the odds of winning an appeal are not in your favor. On the other hand, every year, thousands of convictions are reversed or lengthy...

Criminal Defense

Just being charged with a criminal offense is life-changing. Your reputation suffers and you may lose your job. If you are a divorced or divorcing parent, you may face issues concerning child custody and visitation. In addition, you may have to raise money for bail in addition to spending time and money to defend yourself....

DUI

People who drive a car or other motor vehicle with a certain amount of alcohol in their system in the state of Tennessee are typically charged with a DUI, which stands for “Driving under the Influence.” Depending on the nature of the offense and your history, a DUI charge can be very serious. If you...

Forfeiture

In Tennessee, forfeiture occurs when the court seizes a person’s property because it was believed to be connected with a crime. Fortunately, even if your property has already been seized in forfeiture proceedings, you may be able to recover it with the help of a Franklin Forfeiture Lawyer. About Federal and State Forfeiture Law In...

Juvenile Defense

All states, including Tennessee, have special courts for minors who break the law. Instead of being charged with an adult crime and tried in a criminal court, minors are charged with a delinquency and tried in a juvenile court. Although juvenile offenses are not typically as serious as an adult crime, proper representation for juveniles...

Post-Conviction

A conviction and sentence may seem incredibly overwhelming and unfair. You file an appeal and it is denied and your conviction and sentence are upheld. You are distraught, but have heard of post-conviction relief and decide to continue your pursuit for justice. You need to consult with a Franlin post-conviction relief attorney who can help...