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I was falsely accused of something and had an order filed against me. Ben represented me during court and successfully had the order dismissed. He also went above and beyond to make sure it would not show up on my record. – Brittany.

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Raybin Tennessee Supreme Court Hot List

The Hot List reviews cases which have been recently granted review by the Tennessee Supreme Court to help attorneys keep up with trending legal issues and anticipate potential changes in the law. The Hot List offers a prediction as to how each case might be decided.

Expungments

August 20, 2021

Case:  Recipient of Final Expunction Order v. David B. Rausch, Director of TBI Facts:  The Plaintiff in this case received and completed judicial diversion for a criminal offense. Plaintiff then obtained an Order from Circuit Court directing that all public records regarding the offense be expunged and destroyed. The TBI refused to expunge its records […]

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Comparative Fault and Attorney’s Fees

August 20, 2021

Case:  Pryority Partnership v. AMT Properties, LLC, Et Al. Facts:  In this action involving a commercial lease, the trial court granted judgment in favor of the lessee, determining that the lessor had materially breached the lease. The court further determined that the lessor was liable for negligent misrepresentation, due to its misrepresentations concerning the condition […]

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Forgery Convictions

August 20, 2021

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Ronald Lyons, James Michael Usinger, Lee Harold Cromwell, Austin Gary Cooper, and Christopher Alan Hauser Facts:  The Defendants, who were upset with various government officials, electronically submitted baseless lien filings against them with the Secretary of State’s office. The Defendants were convicted on multiple counts of forgery and fraudulent filing […]

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Drug Free School Zones

August 20, 2021

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Douglas E. Linville Facts:  Defendant was convicted and sentenced under the Drug Free School Zone for possessing drugs near a park. Pursuant to the “School Zone” law, the record reflected the Defendant was to be punished one classification higher, but the judgement form did not reflect the enhancement. Appellate Decision:  […]

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Mootness

July 26, 2021

Case: Elijah “LIJ” Shaw Et Al. v. Metropolitan Government Of Nashville And Davidson County Facts: Homeowners sued City challenging a City code provision that prevented Homeowners from serving customers at their home-based businesses. The trial court granted summary judgment to the City, concluding that the client prohibition had a rational basis. While the case was […]

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