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Do I Have the Right to Call My Lawyer Before Taking a Breath or Blood Test?

Can Domestic Violence Include Sexual Abuse or Sexual Harassment?

What Are the Rules of Parole in Tennessee?

What Happens to My SSDI Benefits When I Reach Full Retirement Age?

What Are the Most Dangerous Vehicle Bridges in Nashville?

What Will Retaining a DUI Lawyer Cost Me?

How Long Does It Take to Settle My Personal Injury Case?

Congratulations to Ben Raybin for obtaining a full dismissal of all charges against his client

What to Do If My Injury Claim is Denied?

Attorney David Raybin, makes the 2024 In Charge list.

What are the Stages of a Criminal Case in Tennessee?

How Can I Get a Pardon in Tennessee?

How to Sue an Insurance Company After a Truck Accident

Does an Order of Protection Stay on Your Record in Tennessee?

How Long Do Most Domestic Violence Cases Last?

Who is Liable When Bad Weather Causes an Accident?

Ben Raybin representing mother against Davidson County jail

If Someone Falls on My Property, who is Liable?

How Does a Criminal Record Affect Someone?

What are the Most Dangerous Highways in and Around Davidson County?

What is the Appeals Process in Tennessee?

Ben Raybin interviewed on county music star Chris Young arrest

Can I Sue a Grocery Store If I Fall and There is No Signage?

Are Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise in Nashville?

How Do I Qualify for SSD?

Can I Get a DUI If I Am Not Driving?

Is My License Taken Away After One DUI?

Can You Own a Gun in TN If You Are Arrested for Domestic Assault?

What You Need to Know When Charged With Domestic Violence

If you drink alcohol in Nashville, better stick to plastic cups

Can You Sue a Bar or Nightclub for Assault?

Can “Pocket Dial” Calls be Recorded?

I Got Into an Accident With a Rental Vehicle

Do You Have to Post No Trespassing Signs in Tennessee?

Can You Get Arrested for Self-Defense in Davidson County, TN?

Can You Go to Jail for Fighting in Public?

Charges for Disorderly Conduct Arrest in TN

Careful when loaning your car to a friend or family member

Does SSD Have Short Term or Partial Disability?

Statute of Limitations on a Slip & Fall Case in Tennessee

What Does Date Last Insured Mean?

Who is Liable in a Car Accident Caused by a Defect?

What Constitutes Domestic Violence?

What Insurance Covers Uber Accidents?

Were You Arrested While Visiting Nashville?

What is a Contingency Fee?

When Are The Most Dangerous Times to Ride a Motorcycle?

How Do You Determine Fault in a Slip and Fall Case?

Is Domestic Violence a Form of Self-Defense?

What Are The Differences Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

David Raybin, Criminal Defense partner at Raybin and Weissman P.C. , selected for the Best Lawyers in America

What is The Average SSD Payment in Tennessee?

What are The DUI Laws in Nashville?

Raybin & Weissman, P.C., Partner David Weissman Selected for The Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Raybin & Weissman, P.C. Secure Not Guilty Verdict

Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Harassment on College Campuses in Tennessee and Beyond

Firm attorney Ben Raybin has now filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to hold officers accountable

The Consequences of Aggravated Criminal Trespassing in Tennessee

The Role of a Criminal Defense Attorney: Protecting Your Rights in Davidson County

Trespassing Laws in Tennessee

Sexual Harassment on College Campuses

Parents intervening in Covenants school shooting. Attorney David Raybin Seeking to Convey Rights to parents of children to prevent The Release Of Records.

What is an Order of Protection, and What are The Consequences for Breaking One?

Protecting Your Rights: How Criminal Defense Lawyers in Davidson County, Tennessee Can Help You Fight Criminal Charges

Mental Health Facility could have stopped this tragedy from unfolding

Nashville attorney David Raybin weights in on video of security guard

What Are The Most Dangerous Intersections and Roads in Nashville?

Do You Want to Sue Your Abuser?

What Is A Tennessee Order of Protection?

Imposter police officers in Nashville Tennessee. Attorney David Raybin comments on this most recent case.

What to Do If You Are Sexually Assaulted on Campus

Could You Be Charged with Domestic Violence?

What Is Disorderly Conduct?

Who is Liable If You Are Injured by a Bouncer in TN?

Who is Liable if a Government Vehicle Hits Me?

What Happens If I Get Injured in an Event Because of Lack of Security?

Understanding Your Right Penalties For Public Intoxication

If a Bouncer Assaults Me, Can I Sue the Bar?

If You Are in a Fight With a Bouncer, Here is What You Need to Know

Check out this new coverage on Ben Raybin’s successful defense of his client

What Is Considered Disorderly Conduct?

What are Your Options if a Bouncer Uses Force?

'Ordeal' over for woman whose birds were seized in TWRA raid

Can You Sue a Bar for a Fight if Injured?

Judge calls TWRA raid 'illegal' and demands seized birds be returned to owner

What are Disorderly Conduct Crimes?

Attorney Ben Raybin Elected to NBA Board of Directors

David Raybin's Article Published In Tennessee Bar Journal

Nashville criminal defense lawyer David Raybin called Nashville airport police response "clearly inappropriate."

What is Disorderly Conduct in Tennessee?

Gov. Bill Lee grants clemency to 16, expedites parole eligibility for 30 following state law update

Attorney David Raybin discusses recent Tennessee Supreme Court decision against life sentences against juvenile offenders.

Assault Charges In Tennessee

Our very own David Weissman, represents rural hospital owner who is Sueing the city of Celina, TN

Attorney David Raybin, hopeful for a chance at parole for clients

Attorney Ben Raybin speaks on behalf of Paavola family

Ben Rayin Representing Deputy Hoover in Excessive Force Case

Criminal Defense attorney David Raybin defending officer

Nashville lawyer David Raybin explains Tennesees's "trigger law"

Nashville defense attorney David Raybin, says many people have come to him with how to get abortion pills legally

Press Release: ‘Active discussions’ are underway about a class action lawsuit against DCS

"'Active discussions' are underway about a class action lawsuit against DCS."

6th Circuit Court sacks immunity for Lawrenceburg cop in 2018 shooting

David Raybin is a legal expert, vocalizing the truth

Firearm Rights Restored in Tennessee for “Non-Violent Felony” Offender

Withdrawal of Voluntary Dismissals

Malicious Prosecution

Governmental Tort Liability Act

Criminal Jury Instructions

Consecutive Sentencing

Competitive Cable and Video Services Act

Former prosecutor David Raybin, explains Nashville Waffle House Shooting Case

Prosecutorial Misconduct Standard of Review

Health Care Liability Act: Vicarious Liability Claims

Expert Testimony Against Co-Defendant in Health Care Liability Case

Criminal Savings Statute

Arrests Outside Officers’ Jurisdiction

Forgery Convictions

Expungements

Drug Free School Zones

Comparative Fault and Attorney’s Fees

Speedy Trial

Probation Violations

Mootness

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Health Care Liability Act

Attorney Fees after Dismissal

Andrew Delke Guilty Plea

Jennette Lawsuit Alleges Inmate Killed by Excessive Force

Tennessee Life Sentence Parole Eligibility May Be Reduced

Ben Raybin and the Tennessee Supreme Court Case Ruling

Explosive Growth of Life Sentences in Tennessee Hits Minorities Hardest, Report Finds

Self-Defense Laws Could Protect Man Who Killed Prankster During Fake Robbery

Violent Robbery Suspect Was Out on Supervised Probation Based Off of Judge’s Decision

Claiming Unrest Potential, Officer Wants Murder Trial Moved

Statutory Damages Cap

Prosecutorial Misconduct

Loss of Consortium in Claims Commission Cases

Insurance Payments to General Contractors

Gang Evidence and Premeditation

Raybin & Weissman Will Appear in the Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Res Judicata

Parental Right Termination

Juvenile Life Sentences

What to Expect at a DUI Hearing

Res Judicata

Prompt Pay Act

Parental Right Termination

Negative Reciprocal Easements

Judgments of Acquittal

Inevitable Discovery Doctrine

How Being Convicted of a DUI can Impact Your Employment

Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Gang Enhancement Statute

David Raybin Quoted in USA Today Article on Releasing Inmates During COVID-19 Crisis

TN Supreme Court Grants Review of Case Filed by Ben Raybin

Why has the Tennessee Supreme Court suspended jury trials until Independence Day?

Who Can Be Released from Jail or Prison During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Citation or Summons?

Unlawful Detainers

Opioid Lawsuits

Negligent Insurance Procurement Suits

Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Defense Attorneys Ask Parole Board to Ease Release Requirements

Teacher Tenure Act

Products Liability

Pre-Suit Notice

Money Laundering

Illegal Sentences

Economic Loss Doctrine

Criminal Defense Attorney Ben Raybin was quoted in Tennessean article regarding Gov. Bill Lee Loosening Requirements for Pardons and Commutations.

David Raybin Asks for a Change of Venue in a High-Profile, Police Related-Shooting

Ben Raybin Testifies in Legislature on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Orders of Protection

Car Accident in Nashville: Reasons to Call a Lawyer

Wrongful Termination

Property Tax Classification Appeals

Property Deeds

Non-Economic Damages Caps

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Health Care Liability Act

Delayed Criminal Appeals

Bail Bonds

Attorney’s Fees

Suspended Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft enters plea on rape charges

Lawyers want a change of venue in trial of Nashville police Officer Andrew Delke

Andrew Delke case: Change of venue hearing scheduled for officer charged with murder

Dangerous Intersections in Nashville

Raybin & Weissman, P.C. Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America

What to Do after an Electric Scooter Injury in Nashville

Charged with Domestic Violence While Visiting Nashville: What to Do Next

Can I Sue for an Electric Scooter Accident in Nashville?

Common Reasons for SSD Denials

Expert Witness Geographic Requirement

Sex Offender Registry

Aggravated Burglary

General Sessions Appeals

Teacher Tenure Act

Evidence of Acquitted Conduct

Fraud Convictions

Self-Defense

Hospital Liens

Loudermill Notice of Public Employee Termination

Parenting Plan Modifications

Bail Bonds

Recovering Compensation for a Car Accident Brain Injury

Common Reasons Why Tennessee DUI Cases Get Dismissed

Suicide attempts in jail are more common than anywhere else in Williamson County

PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

Officer Andrew Delke’s lawyer says DA flip-flopped in evidence fight, citing Vandy rape case

Delke lawyers: DA Glenn Funk ‘declared war’ on Nashville police with Nuremberg comparison

Attorney for officer charged with homicide: DA “has functionally declared war on our police”

Can a Passenger Sue Uber or Lyft after an Accident?

What to Do When You’re Charged with Domestic Violence

TN Governor Pardons Client of Raybin & Weissman

How Does Comparative Fault Affect Tennessee Injury Cases?

David Raybin – Attorney for Andrew Delke

Polygraph Exam Evidence

Judicial Estoppel

George Strait’s Drummer Killed in Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on I-40

Driver Seriously Injured in Rear Underride School Bus Crash

David Raybin Featured as Expert on News Channel 5 – Helps Nashville Understand Judge’s Decision in Waffle House Shooter Case

Warrantless Searches of Probationers

Retroactive Grading of Theft Offenses

Contracts

Comparative Fault

Abatement of Conviction by Death

Indictment Amendments

Armored Truck Accident Spills Coins on I-40

2018 Texting and Driving Scholarship Winner – National

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Bordeaux

TSU Researchers Analyze Coverage of Pedestrian Deaths

Tennessee Highway Patrol to Host Teen Driver Education Camp

“Bird” Scooter Lands in Nashville – Hit-and-Run Accident Follows

2018 Texting and Driving Scholarship Winner – Davidson County

Fatal Truck Underride Accident in Franklin

2018 Texting and Driving Scholarship Winner – Tennessee

Driver Rear-Ends UPS Truck in Fatal Construction Zone Crash

Expungement in Tennessee – FAQ

What you need to know about Criminal Misdemeanor Citations in Nashville, Tennessee

Tennessee Gives a ‘Thumbs Down’ to Distracted Driving

Truck Splits Car in Two in Hit-and-Run Accident on I-440

Fatal Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident in Madison

Wrong Way Driver Hits Semi-Truck on I-40

Seat Belts on Tennessee School Buses

Safety Improvements Implemented at Nashville’s “Most Dangerous Intersection”

Raybin & Weissman Files Lawsuit Regarding Female Inmate Who Was Impregnated By Guard

Liability for Suicide

Head-On Collisions Continue to Plague Nashville

Woman Brings Excessive Force Lawsuit Following Jailhouse Taser Incident

86-Year-Old Man Receives $900,000 Settlement in Taser Case

Northeastern City’s Police Force Plagued By Excessive Force Lawsuits

What to Do If You Are the Victim of a Pedestrian Accident

Motion to Intervene Appeal

Exculpatory Agreements

85-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident

Bicyclist Killed in Accident on Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee

Search Warrants in Child Porn Cases

Parol Evidence and Indemnity Clauses

Good-Faith Exception to Exclusionary Rule

2017 – The Deadliest Year for Pedestrians in Nashville

How Can Cyntoia Brown Be Released From Prison?

Motorcyclist Rear-Ends Smyrna Police SUV

Hello world!

Former MLB Pitcher Killed in Tennessee ATV Accident

Appellate Retroactivity Rules: The Pipeline Doctrine

Wrong Way Accidents A Common Occurrence in Nashville

Spring Hill Crash Another in Long Line of Fatal Middle Tennessee Truck Accidents

Sex Offender Probation

Norris “Taser Case” Officially Dismissed After Settlement With Cheatham County

Why Are Distracted Driving Accidents Underreported?

Nashville Good Samaritans Aid Victims of Fiery Truck Accident

Wrongful Death Plaintiff

Writ of Error Coram Nobis

Warrantless Search of Parolees and Probationers

Retroactivity of Constitutional Challenges to Criminal Statutes

Health Care Liability Action Pre-Suit Notice

Attempted Creation of Child Pornography

Accrual of Civil Actions

MTA Bus Hits Pedestrian in Downtown Nashville Accident

Pedestrian Killed in Donelson Hit and Run Accident

Tennessee Statutory Rape Laws and Punishments

Raybin & Weissman Files Lawsuit For Excessive Force in Taser Case

Distracted Driving Statistics Show Major Problem in Tennessee

Raybin & Weissman Client Acquitted of Murder Charges

Man Found Not Guilty in 2015 MTSU Student’s Murder in West Nashville

Tennessee Passes New Expungement Laws For 2017

What To Do If You Are in An Accident With A Drunk Driver

How to Stay Safe During Events in Downtown Nashville

Can Throwing a Catfish Get You Arrested at a Nashville Predators Game?

2-Year-Old Killed in Distracted Driving Truck Accident in Nashville

Stop Texting and Driving Tennessee Scholarship Winner

Can I Change Personal Injury Attorneys?

How to Not Get Arrested at Bonnaroo & CMA Fest

Tractor Trailer Accident in Tennessee Leads To Emergency Hazmat Situation

Stop Texting and Driving Davidson County Scholarship Winner

What Should You Pay Your Lawyer? – Don’t Overpay

A Hit-And-Run Victim Was Left For Dead Near Centennial Park

Enhanced Sentencing Notice

Elderly Woman Hit and Dragged by Negligent MTA Bus Driver

Property Tax Relief for Elderly, Disabled Nashville Residents

Will Contests

Termination of Parental Rights

Stock Valuation

Divorce Injunctions

My Personal Injury Case: How Long Will it Take and How Much Will it Cost?

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Nashville Accident Lawyer

Improving Davidson County’s Worst Intersections: Estes Road Site

The Real Cost of Speeding in Tennessee

2017: Distracted Driving Crashes on the Rise in Nashville, TN

How to Pick a Lawyer When You’re in a Car Accident

Good Faith Exception for Search Warrants

Insurance Options: What Victims of Car Wrecks in Tennessee Should Know

Improving Davidson County’s Worst Intersections: Changes in Antioch

5 Things To Do If You Are Involved In A Car Accident

FAQ: Expungement of Tennessee Convictions

Why You Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Theft of Real Property

Severances, Transferred Intent, and Double Jeopardy

Tax Overpayment Refund

Self-Defense

Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations

Alternative Sentencing

Improving Davidson County’s Worst Intersections: Madison to Undergo Changes

Elderly Woman Killed in Own Living Room by Drunk Driver

Frequently Asked Questions After a Car Wreck

Checking Child Safety Seats for Proper Installation Saves Lives

Proud to be Recognized as One the Nation’s Best Law Firms

Aggravated Robbery

Personal Injury Medical Expenses

Collection of Deficiency Judgments

After You’ve Been in a Car Accident in Nashville

Fatigued Trucking Accident Causes 8-Vehicle Crash in Nashville

Bike Rider in Berry Hill Injured in Crash With SUV

TDOT Worker’s Tragic Death Calls Attention to TN’s Move Over Law

Victims of Crime Now Allowed To Sue without the Necessity of Re-Litigating the Facts of the Case

Wrongful Death Claims When Child Support is Owed

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

Marital Property

Administrative Appeals

Check Your Firearms At Home Before Heading to the Airport

More Truck Drivers Overworked in TN Because of Gas Shortage

Trustee Authority to Arbitrate

Repairman’s Lien

Preemption of Employer Negligence by Vicarious Liability

Jury Deliberations

Judge-Elect GTLA Liability

Identity of Criminal Offenses

Ecclesiastical Abstention

Can Signing Your Name to a Lease or Contract in Your Corporate Capacity Still Subject You to Personal Liability?

2016 Texting and Driving Scholarship National Winner

7 Year Old Boy Killed In Distracted Driving Crash In Brentwood

The University of Tennessee Rape Case – A Civil Perspective

Order of Protection Notice

Med-Mal Pre-suit Notice

Ashley F. Galmish Honored as President Appointed Young Lawyers

2016 Texting and Driving Scholarship Winner Davidson County

Texting and Driving Scholarship “Distracted” Video – Honorable Mention

Hit and Run Accidents are on the Rise, Even in Nashville!

Why Doesn’t Your Child’s School Bus Have Seat Belts?

Paternity in Wrongful Death Case

David Raybin Deemed Best of the Bar by Nashville Business Journal

Consecutive Sentencing

Causation and Summary Judgment

Attorney Fees on Appeal

Return of Seized Property in Criminal Cases

Election Dispute

Child Custody

How Can You Defend Those People

Trucking Accidents: What You Need To Know

Liability Waivers- Can a Child Sue If Parent Signs A Waiver

Employers Liable For Employee’s Negligent Actions

How Not To Get Arrested: Self-Defense Techniques to Teach Your Children

Downtown Nashville B-Cycle Rental

Meet the Press: Dealing with the Media in High Profile Cases

Move Over Law in Tennessee

TN Seat Belt Laws For Kids Save Lives

Don’t Drive Sleepy or Tired

Warrantless Search of Residence

Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Community Caretaking Police Function

Civil Collateral Estoppel From Criminal Conviction

Texting & Driving: Can the Sender of a Text be Liable Too?

Tennessee Teacher Tenure Act

City Of Cranes: Nashville’s Construction Zones & Safety Laws

National Texting and Driving Scholarship Winning Essay

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Davidson County Texting and Driving Scholarship Winning Essay

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Letter to the Governor

What is a Social Security Disability Lawyer’s Cost?

Williamson County Texting and Driving Scholarship Winning Essay

Planning Safe & Successful Summer Road-Trips

Traffic Laws for Tennessee Visitors

Stick to your Guns: Can You Lose Your Firearm Rights in a Divorce Case?

Texting and Driving – IT CAN WAIT!

The Pinheads Strike Twice at the Little Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser

Utility Charge Challenges

Traffic Stop Suppression

Challenging a Conviction After the Sentence has Expired

Defective Indictment and Lesser-Included Offenses

Corporate Shareholder Standing

7 Important Summer Water Safety Tips

What You Need To Know About UBER & Car Accidents

Lesser-Included Offenses

Do You Ever Turn Down Cases?

Is My Attorney Doing A Good Job?

How Long Does It Take To Get A Social Security Settlement?

Time to Take A Stand On Texting & Driving

Letters of Support in Criminal Sentencing Hearings

Ben Raybin’s Client Prevails in TN Supreme Court Case

Marital Dissolution Agreements

Health Care Liability Act

Relief from Execution for Intellectually Disabled

Defective Indictment

What Is The First Thing An Attorney Should Do?

Zoning Appeal

Motion to Dismiss in Securities Fraud Case

Election of Offenses

Are Credentials Important?

How Do Attorneys Get Paid?

Remittitur of Damages

Real Property Dispute

Access to Counsel

Workers Compensation Discrimination

Tolling Agreement

Healthcare Liability Action Pre-suit Requirements

What Does A Good Attorney Do?

Computation of Franchise and Excise Taxes

Voidability of Default Judgments

Do I Have A Good Case?

The Reality of Child Porn & House Forfeiture

What Questions Should I Ask My Attorney?

Do I Need An Attorney?

Can I Discharge My Attorney?

Standing to Challenge Tax Sale

Public Records Act

Right of Confrontation: Medical Examiners Report

Merger of Offenses

Search and Seizure: Inevitable Discovery

Tennessee Public Protection Act and the GTLA

Pre-Suit Notice in Health Care Liability Action

Applicability of Uniform Administrative Procedures Act

What To Do If You Have Been In An Accident

TN DUI Law Changes & Driving a Company Car

As My Attorney, What Do You Do?

How Do You Transfer Probation Supervision to Another State?

Why Do We Have A Conscience?

Patriot Day and Folds of Honor

Summary Judgment Standard

Election of Offenses

DUI Arrest

How to Give a Deposition in a Personal Injury Case

What Do I Wear to Court?

David Raybin testifies in Senate Judiciary Committee on Sentencing Reform

Tips and Advice on Choosing Your Doctor

Congratulations To Vince Wyatt!

David Raybin recognized as Nashville “Lawyer of the Year”

Darren Henrie Plea

What You Should Know During a Police Traffic Stop

Slip and Fall: What You Need To Know

Knowing the Admissibility of DUI Test Results

Impeachment by Prior Conviction

Power of Attorney

Motion for New Trial in FELA Case

Criminal Jury Selection

Comparative Fault in Claims Commission Cases

Arbitration Agreement Enforceability

Safety on the Fourth of July

David Weissman Recognized for Achievements in Law

Termination of Parental Rights

Insurance Benefit Assignment

Due Process Concerns for Kidnapping Convictions

Lawyer for the Condemned: I Witnessed What Should be the Last Electric Chair Execution

What is Tennessee’s Domestic Violence “Cooling Off” Period?

7 Tips to Avoid Getting Arrested at Bonnaroo

Festival Safety: How to Stay Safe During CMA Fest & Bonnaroo

What is the Process for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Motorcycle Safety: 5 Tips to Prevent an Accident

Top Reasons I Turn Down Personal Injury Cases

Kidnapping Jury Instruction

Judicial Diversion

Informed Consent Causation

Your Social Security Disability Claim Was Denied – Now What?

Do You Qualify for Social Security Disability?

FAQ: Restoration of Firearm Rights in Tennessee

Denial of Medical Care for Religious Reasons

6 Tips to Prevent Employee Theft at Your Company

Reporting Fraud: 3 Protections for Whistleblowers

Civil Prosecution after an Accident with a Pedestrian or Cyclist

Rules of the Road: Safety Tips for Runners and Bikers

Suspect Fraud at Your Company? You Could be a Whistleblower

What Does It Mean To Hire David Weissman?

Use Low T Drugs? You May Have Grounds for a Lawsuit

Retaliatory Discharge for Whistleblowing

Expert Contiguous State Requirement

Car Accidents on Icy Roads: Who is At Fault?

7 Important Steps to Handle Employee Theft

What is the Financial Compensation for Whistleblower Cases?

Attempted Offenses

Understanding Tennessee Hit and Run Laws

Should You Go to Trial if You Get a Bad Settlement Offer?

What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

Criminal Mistrial

Retaliatory Discharge – Whistleblower

General Sessions Appeal Bonds

Ben Raybin Appointed to Tenn. Supreme Court Case

Real Estate Contract Dispute

Premises Liability – Independent Contractor

Lesser Included Offense Instruction

Forfeiture of Property

Child Custody

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

4 Tips to Avoid a Holiday DUI

Ashley F. Galmish Joins Our Legal Team

Three Partners Selected as Tennessee Super Lawyers

Vince Wyatt Announces Candidacy for General Sessions Court Judge

Tennessee Human Rights Act

Pre-Suit Notice in Re-Filed Health Care Liability Suit

Jury Instruction Regarding Notice and Foreseeability

Inconsistent/Mutually Exclusive Verdicts

Lesser Included Offenses – Waiver

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Standard

New Medical Malpractice Law Cheats Family from Justice

Regulatory Taking and Inverse Condemnation

Don’t Text and Drive – An Open Letter to Nashville Drivers

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

5 Important Things To Do If Injured in a Car Accident

Retaliation in Employment

Lost DUI Arrest Video May Lead to Charges Being Dropped

Ineffective Assistance – Interviewing Witnesses

Ineffective Assistance – Failure to Appeal

Ben Raybin Discusses Development in Vanderbilt Football Rape Case

Wrongful Death Cases: Getting Records and Filing a Lawsuit

Could Ex-Titan Keith Bulluck Sue for Malicious Prosecution?

Texting While Driving in Tennessee Could Get You in Trouble

Successor Judge as Thirteenth Juror

Multiple Criminal Counts During One Transaction

Medical Malpractice Notice Requirement

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Hospital Liens

Appellate Review of Judicial Diversion Denial

Can Legal Cell Phone Use be Grounds for a Car Accident Lawsuit?

5 Key Features of Our New Law Firm Website

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal?

Business Liability to Customers

Surrogacy Agreement

Proximate Cause

Prosecutorial Misconduct: Closing Argument

Knowing and Voluntary Plea Agreement

Burglary When Defendant Obtains Consent to Enter with Deception

DUI Probable Cause

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Ruling for Shackled Pregnant Inmate in Villegas Case

Summary Judgment on Statutory Interpretation in Declaratory Action

Voluntary Dismissal – “Two Dismissal Rule”

Life Insurance Disbursement

Consecutive Sentencing

Confessions – Civilian as a State Agent

Corroboration of Victim “Accomplice” Testimony

TN Supreme Court 2012 Cases Granted Review

Should you take the breath test if you are stopped for drunk driving?

Are Your Office E-Mails to Your Spouse Protected by the Marital Privilege?

Setting off Fireworks in Nashville Could Lead to Criminal Charges

Division of Military Benefits in Divorce Challenged by Vet

Tennessee Supreme Court Mandates Corroboration of Anonymous Tips

Improving Attorney-Client Communications: Fifty Tips

Sagging Pants Against the Law

Expungement of Tennessee Convictions – Erasing the Past

Problems Emerge Surrounding New Synthetic Drugs

Tennessee Among Roughly 20 States to Adopt “Stand Your Ground” Self-Defense Law

Possible Overservice of Patron Leads to Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

How to get a Tennessee Restricted License After Getting A DUI In Another State

New Legislation Proposed In Response To Growing Drug Problem

Evading Arrest with Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury Requires Bystanders or other Vehicles

United States Supreme Court Says GPS Tracking Requires Warrant

Federal Lawsuit Filed in Response to Humphreys County Police Beating

Can an Order of Protection Be Expunged?

Plaintiffs That Have Potential Medicare Claims Against Them Can Look Online

Straddling Two Lanes Does Not Justify Stop

TN Supreme Court 2011 Cases Granted Review

The Person Knocking at your Door May Be Looking to Arrest You

Inmates with Diabetes Have Rights when Medical Care Is Ignored

Check your Baggage Twice Before You Go to the Airport

Tennessee Joins The Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Electronic Medical Records Seeing An Increase In Use, As Well As In Malpractice Lawsuit Risks

Automotive Black Box Technology Under Congressional Consideration

The Legal Ramifications Of Computer Metadata

Battered Woman’s Syndrome Gains Judicial Support

Drug Free School Zone Laws Raise Stakes in Nashville

Pardoned Felon Sues State Over Right To Bear Arms

Tennessee Mother Charged With First-Degree Murder Of Newborn Twins

Liability Waivers vs. Actual Liability

Tennessee Supreme Court Proposes “Bidding” System For Indigent Legal Services

Tennessee Passes Web Entertainment Theft Bill

Social Security Number: When Are You Required To Provide It?

Illegal to Pat Someone Down without Reasonable Suspicion

The Effects of Bankruptcy on Social Security Disability Benefits

Hire a Lawyer now rather than later for an Underage Alcohol Possession Charge

Handwriting Analysis and the Law

A State Misdemeanor Citation without a Description is Void

An Inability to Pay Restitution Won’t Get You Put in Jail

“Caylee’s Law” Center of Debate in Tennessee

New Tennessee Law Lessens Search Warrant Requirements

Police Beating Caught on Tape

Tips For Successful Cause Challenges

Casey Anthony Found Innocent On Murder Charge

Tips For Handling An Insurance Claim

Tennessee Mosque Under Protest

Attempting to Give Breath Test May Help Avoid a DUI

Improper Background Checks and Inaccurate Information Grounds For Lawsuit

Images Causing “Emotional Distress” Banned Under Tennessee Law

Tennessee Lawmakers Ease Search Warrant Requirements

If You Smoke Marijuana in Your Home, Be Very Quiet

3 Strikes Law Lands Marijuana Offender in Prison for Life

Window Tinting May Get You Pulled Over in Tennessee

Failing to use turn signal is not always enough to justify police stop

Some Police Tactics Cross the Line Like Pretending to be a Defendant’s Lawyer

Don’t Forget to Double Check Yourself for Weapons Before Entering Airport Security Checkpoint

What Those Involved in Civil and Criminal Cases Need to Know about Facebook and other Social Media Sites

Once I give consent to an officer to search is there a limit?

Do I have to give consent to a police officer to search my car?

What a Vanderbilt Student needs to know if charged with a Student Conduct Violation or Violation of the Honor Code?

Hollins, Raybin and Weissman file Civil Rights Complaint Against Warden and Guards for death of inmate during cell extraction.

Nashville Judge Finds New DUI Law Unconstitutional

With New DUI Laws Those with a Prior DUI Find Getting Out of Jail Much Tougher

TN Supreme Court 2010 Cases Granted Review

David Raybin Representing Prison Inmate Believed to Have Been Killed by Prison Guards

David Raybin Interviewed on Nashville NBC News WSMV Regarding Felony Bus

Fake IDs can lead to trouble in Nashville

What distinguishes a simple assault from an aggravated assault in Tennessee?

Careful pleading guilty to assault charge, you may lose right to carry firearm forever

Tennessee Criminal Law: Consecutive or Concurrent Sentences?

2010 Changes to Tennessee DUI Law Part 3- Unlimited Driving with Interlock Device

2010 Changes to Tennessee DUI law Part 1 – Look back period for past offense

2010 Changes to Tennessee DUI Law Part 2 – Ignition Interlock Devices

Factors Courts in Tennessee Consider When Setting a Bail Amount or Bond

Careful of Fake Purses, Watches, and Jewelry

Getting Your Friend Out of Jail in Nashville, Tennessee

The United States Supreme Court Says You Must Speak to Preserve Right to Remain Silent

Previous DUI Conviction Not Admissible to Enhance Sentence

In Tennessee, A Conviction Today May Cost You a Job Tomorrow

Did your Insurance agents do all they could to get you flood insurance before the Nashville flood?

Tennessee Parole Hearings

Pardoned convict sues Tennessee over right to bear arms

Lawyer defends Clarksville Dentist charge with Drug offense in Haiti Mission

Nashville Criminal Defense Lawyer comments about the New Immigration ruling.

Bond Source Hearing Required in Davidson County (Nashville)

Arguing with Police Officers does not equal Disorderly Conduct

Lawyer seeks to vacate conviction after death

In Tennessee you better be direct when asking for an attorney

What happens to me in Tennessee if I am charged with a probation violation?

Nashville Personal Injury Lawyer “sinks his teeth” into dental grill case

Injured Nashville Man recovers $95,000 in personal injury claim

What Nashville (Davidson County Tennessee) Police Officers don’t want you to know about avoiding a DUI

Nashville Police Undercover Stings Aimed at Patronizing Prostitution Arrests

Nashville Tennessee Forfeiture of Car for Drug Possession

The Five Things You Need to Know About a Tennessee Order of Protection

Nashville DUI Checkpoints

D.U.I. Cases Dismissed

Nashville car crash involving drunk driver and police officer