Tennessee Statutory Rape Laws and Punishments

The Statutory Rape Law in Tennessee We have all heard about the “age of consent.” That is the age at which a person is considered to be able to consent to sexual relations. The offense of statutory rape is essentially when sex would otherwise … [Read more...]

Raybin & Weissman Client Acquitted of Murder Charges

Verdict: Not Guilty David Raybin and Ben Raybin obtained a full acquittal of their client Brandon Horton, who had been charged with First Degree Murder. The prosecution alleged that Mr. Horton shot and killed a fellow Tennessee State … [Read more...]

Tennessee Passes New Expungement Laws For 2017

The Tennessee Legislature has passed three new laws regarding expungement in 2017. Expungements allow destruction of public records regarding a criminal charge or conviction. In my previous blog post you can read frequently asked … [Read more...]

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

We’ve now all heard about the Nashville Predators fan who was arrested for throwing a catfish on the ice during the Stanley Cup Finals game against the Penguins. Predators fans may be wondering whether the same act at a home game could land … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know When Charged With Domestic Violence

Domestic violence offenses are treated differently than every other kind of offense. These differences exist before, during, and after a case goes to court. “Domestic” cases are where the suspect and victim are related, dating, married, or … [Read more...]

FAQ: Expungement of Tennessee Convictions

Many people with a prior criminal record contact us with questions about having their record expunged, which is a legal procedure that removes a conviction from your record. Unfortunately, Tennessee laws put many restrictions on who can … [Read more...]

David Raybin Deemed Best of the Bar by Nashville Business Journal

  We are proud to announce that the Nashville Business Journal has acknowledged our partner, David Raybin, in their 2016 Best of the Bar list for his achievements in “Litigation and Dispute.” Congratulations, David! Each year, Nashville … [Read more...]

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