Why Did My Expunged Case Show Up On A Background Check? In many situations, we are successful at getting a client’s case dismissed and their public record expunged. Unfortunately, the case can still appear on private background checks even … [Read more...] about Expungement in Tennessee – FAQ
What does it mean to get a Criminal Misdemeanor Citation in Davidson County, Tennessee? The short answer is that it is basically the same thing as getting arrested, yet you were spared the humiliation of being physically arrested, put in … [Read more...] about What you need to know about Criminal Misdemeanor Citations in Nashville, Tennessee
Domestic violence offenses are treated differently than every other kind of assault offense. These differences exist before, during, and after a case goes to court. “Domestic” cases are where the suspect and victim are related, dating, … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know When Charged With Domestic Violence
Photo credit: Mbure/Wikipedia Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee inmate serving a life sentence, has been in the news recently after celebrities and viral internet campaigns brought her case to light. Kim Kardashian even recruited her own lawyer to … [Read more...] about How Can Cyntoia Brown Be Released From Prison?
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...] about Tennessee Statutory Rape Laws and Punishments
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...] about Raybin & Weissman Client Acquitted of Murder Charges
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...] about Tennessee Passes New Expungement Laws For 2017
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...] about Can Throwing a Catfish Get You Arrested at a Nashville Predators Game?
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 obtain … [Read more...] about FAQ: Expungement of Tennessee Convictions
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...] about David Raybin Deemed Best of the Bar by Nashville Business Journal