Dave was extremely professional but more importantly I was treated as a person not a case. He always returned calls and emails in a very timely manner. I would definitely recommend Dave to help with legal needs! -Jennifer S.

As someone who never had a lawyer, David made everything as simple as possible. He is very easy to communicate with and provides all the answers and support you will ever need. If I ever need a lawyer again, David will be my first choice to contact. -Andrew

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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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 be considered “consensual” except for the fact that the victim is […]

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Raybin & Weissman Files Lawsuit For Excessive Force in Taser Case

Excessive Force Lawsuit Raybin & Weissman recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of their client alleging excessive force. The suit alleges that Cheatham County Sheriff Deputies repeatedly Tased their client while he was restrained in a restraint chair and unable to resist. After he was released from jail, their client had dozens of Taser […]

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Distracted Driving Statistics Show Major Problem in Tennessee

Distracted Driving in Tennessee on the Rise Eight years ago, the Tennessee State Legislature made it illegal to text and drive on Tennessee roads. But the law—codified in TN Code section 55-8-199—hasn’t reduced the number of distracted driving crashes in the Volunteer State. In fact, the number of distracted driving accidents has risen almost every […]

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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 University student in 2015. The police had initially determined that the victim accidentally shot himself while reaching […]

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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 questions about existing expungement laws  in Tennessee. Multiple Convictions An existing law allows for expungement of certain convictions after five years, unless […]

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

  Two of the most fun and exciting events of the summer will be happening this weekend. As you might guess, these two events are Bonnaroo and the CMA Fest. Fans come from across the state, country, and even the world to attend these world-renowned music festivals. You can find our festival safety tips for […]

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How to Stay Safe During Events in Downtown Nashville

It’s an exciting time in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. We have some of the best events and celebrations in the country which brings together family and friends. Many of these are happening in downtown Nashville such as The Predators at Bridgestone Arena, concerts at Ascend Amphitheater and live music on Broadway. There will also be […]

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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 you behind bars in Nashville as well. Pennsylvania and Tennessee have different […]

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

Dump truck driver Shawn Gardner was driving west on I-440 around 9 a.m. on May 15 when he allegedly took his eyes off the road to look for items that had fallen onto the floorboard of his truck. According to police, with his eyes off the road, he rammed into a trio of cars that […]

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Stop Texting and Driving Tennessee Scholarship Winner

At Raybin & Weissman, we are extremely proud of our 2017 Stop Texting and Driving Scholarship winners. We had a number of amazing video entries, as students across the country created very effective PSAs which expressed the dangers of texting and driving. We cannot believe how powerful, creative and touching all of the videos that […]

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