How to Not Get Arrested at Bonnaroo & CMA Fest

Here in Middle Tennessee during the month of June, we are fortunate to host two of the most popular music festivals each year. Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee and the Country Music Festival right here in Nashville. A … [Read more...]

TN DUI Law Changes & Driving a Company Car

  Getting a DUI or Implied Consent conviction in Tennessee means losing your driver’s license for one year. In many situations, a person is able to obtain a Restricted License by which they can drive with certain conditions. The … [Read more...]

DUI Arrest

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Mechelle L. Montgomery Issue:  Can an officer detain a DUI suspect for fifteen minutes without performing any DUI investigation to wait for additional information regarding an unrelated crime involving the … [Read more...]

Knowing the Admissibility of DUI Test Results

A motorist suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol in Tennessee will likely be asked to submit to blood alcohol test to determine if their blood alcohol level registers at .08 or greater. When Are DUI Test Results … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Avoid a Holiday DUI

‘Tis the season for holiday parties. However, there are not many things that put more of a damper on the holiday season than getting arrested for DUI. It is important that we remind ourselves to plan ahead before attending events where … [Read more...]

Lost DUI Arrest Video May Lead to Charges Being Dropped

Last month, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled in State v. Merriman that it would be fundamentally unfair for a person charged with DUI to stand trial when the police lost the video recording of that person’s DUI traffic stop. The court based … [Read more...]

What is the Law on DUI Checkpoints?

A citizen’s YouTube video encounter with the police at a sobriety checkpoint has engendered enormous interest. And a lot of legal questions. Nancy Amons for Channel 4 News asked me to comment on this. My interview has prompted other … [Read more...]

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