Criminal Law AttorneysPosted on December 12, 2011
Criminal Defense Attorneys Chattanooga, TN
Locate 200 Walker St. Chattanooga, TN 37421
Experienced Criminal Defense
When you are arrested and charged with a crime, the consequences are very serious. Depending on the type of crime that you are charged with, you may face many years in prison, loss of your job, driver’s license, family problems, and the list goes on. The first and foremost action that you should you take is to retain an experienced criminal attorney Jim Purple has been practicing criminal law for over 29 years.
Chattanooga Criminal Attorneys Defending:
Involves the accusation of having committed a very serious crime. There are several classes (A-E) of felony crimes, with punishment ranging from 1 year to life in prison, or capital punishment. Conviction of a felony offense can lead to the loss or limitation of certain constitutional rights, including the right to vote, and to right to own or possess a firearm. Contact a felony criminal attorney in Chattanooga, TN. Felony charges in Tennessee include aggravated assault, theft over $500, robbery, gun crimes, and a multitude of sexual offenses, just to name a few. There a variety of drug charges that are classified as felonies in Tennessee. Contact a Tennessee criminal lawyer to inquire as to the crime for which you have been arrested or indicted.
Being arrested an accused of committing a less serious crime with penalties ranging from fines to incarceration for up to 11 months 29 day for a Class “A” misdemeanor. Misdemeanor crimes include simple drug possession, simple assault, prostitution crimes, public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and a variety of other criminal offenses. To find out if you have been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor crime consult with an attorney practicing criminal law in Tennessee.
DUI- Driving under the influence of intoxicants
including alcohol, marijuana, illegal narcotics, and some prescription drugs. Conviction of a DUI offense can lead to the revocation of drivers license, and multiple convictions of a DUI offense can lead to felony charges.
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