Franklin Criminal Defense Blog

Breaking News: Tennessee Supreme Court Extends Limited In-Person Court Proceedings Until the End of May 2020

The wheels of justice are still spinning, just really slow. Tennessee courts and clerks offices are still open they are very limited still. The Tennessee Supreme Court ordered courts to continue to ...
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How 615-NASH-LAW can Help you and Your Family When Facing Domestic Violence Issues

How 615-NASH-LAW can Help you and Your Family When Facing Domestic Violence Issues The Parable of the Porcupines helps us understand why domestic violence happens. It’s a sad fact that domestic ...
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Can I go to jail for violating Tennessee's Stay at home order due to COVID-19?

Can I go to jail for violating Tennessee's Stay at home order due to COVID-19? Yes. And one District Attorney over Shelby County, Tennessee has stated just that. How many other counties in Tennessee ...
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We are open and here to help during the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus) Situation. Here's what we're doing.

Dear Clients, friends and potential new clients, We are open and here to help you. Here are our thoughts a what we're doing. I wanted to reach out personally to each of you concerning the recent ...
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G.I. Joe said "Knowing is Half the Battle" but Do You Know What the Other Half is as it relates to criminal charges?

Do you know what you’re doing is a crime or not? How about when you go out for a “couple of drinks” and drive. Do you know if that is a crime? You might have heard that “one ...
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You're a Nurse (or about to be) in Tennessee and You've Been Arrested for DUI or DWI

So you’re a nurse, or are in school to be a nurse and or about to be a nurse. Congratulations! Nursing is a noble profession. You work hard, put in long hours and take on the health issues of ...
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My Takeaway after Watching the TV Show 48 Hours - SHUT THE F*@K UP!

Have you ever watched the TV show 48 Hours ? The 48 Hours about page says: “48 Hours is television's most popular true-crime series, investigating shocking cases and compelling real-life ...
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7 Steps to Help Us Help You Win Your Criminal Case

7 Steps to Help Us Help You Win Your Criminal Case By Attorney, Brian Lee Nash Among the most stressful things you or a loved one can experience is being arrested and facing jail time. Often the ...
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13 Ways to Mess Up Your Criminal Case

13 Ways to Mess Up Your Criminal Case We often have clients that come in having messed up their criminal case. We can fix their case for them of course but it could’ve been without as much work ...
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3 Main Things to Look for When Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney in Tennessee

3 Main Things to Look for When Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney in Tennessee It is a given you want a licensed attorney, with years of experience and a good track record. That is the baseline all ...
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Tennessee Domestic Violence Laws - What You Need to Know

There are some crimes that you could be charged with that you never imagined you would ever face. No one plans to get a DUI after leaving a friend’s wedding reception, for instance. Suddenly, ...
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Self Checkout Shoplifting in Tennessee

Technology is great. When ATMs first came out they thought that tellers would be replaced when in fact they increased banking and the need for personal bankers even more. Grocery stores replaced a lot ...
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So You're Stressed Out Waiting for Your Criminal Court Date

Law enforcement citing or arresting you is enough to ruin your day, year or life. Waiting for your court date on top of that is even more stressful to say the least. Then you bonded out. Maybe you ...
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Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

You have the right to remain silent in the United States, which of course includes Franklin, TN which was founded in October 26, 1799. I have offices in downtown Franklin located at 407C Main Street, ...
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What to do after being arrested in Franklin, Tennessee

What to do after being arrested in Franklin, Tennessee As a Franklin, Tennessee criminal defense attorney I spend a lot of time educating people on the court process and options in General Sessions ...
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Arrest v. Citation. (Video) Do you know the difference between these two? Find out now in this brief and to the point video.

Arrests and Citations are similar and different. One you are taken to jail, arrests, and citations told to come to court. They can be for the same offense. When you are arrested by law enforcement ...
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What Happens If You Are Stopped for a DUI In Tennessee (Video)

So you've been stopped by law enforcement for suspicion of DUI in Tennessee. This is a scary moment for sure. Especially if you've had some alcohol. The law says you can't be impaired and ...
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DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) IN TENNESSEE

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) IN TENNESSEE Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Tennessee ( Tennessee Code Annotated § 55-10-401 ) is a crime that can happen to anyone, including you if you ...
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Franklin Tennessee Criminal Defense Attorney For Out of State Clients

Going to court is stressful, criminal court even more so. If you are not from Tennessee and have a warrant for your arrest and/or a pending court date, the stress levels are through the roof. I take ...
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3 Tips to Hiring the Best Criminal Defense Attorney For You (Video)

(Click Image to Watch Video) Hiring a criminal defense attorney can be daunting when you're already stressed out because you've been cited or arrested. You or your loved one may be facing jail ...
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7 Things You Need to Know About Speeding 100 MPH or Over Can Land You in Jail in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee

Driving 100 MPH or above in Williamson County, Tennessee can land you in jail. Whether it’s on I-65, I-840 or any other road in Williamson County, speeding at a high rate is dangerous and can ...
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Beware of Parking Tickets in Downtown Franklin, Tennessee

I am acutely aware of the parking challenges in Historic Downtown Franklin, TN. Mainly because I have an office downtown Franklin located at 407C Main Street, Suite 205, Franklin, TN 37064 and want it ...
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How Much Does a DUI Lawyer Cost?

If you’re dealing with a DUI charge, I know you are stressed out. The first thing on your agenda is probably to hire a good lawyer. While you want to make sure you’re hiring someone who ...
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Is My Attorney Doing A Good Job? Here's How To Tell

Finding the best attorney to handle your case can be a time consuming task. So, when you finally do come across an attorney who you feel is fit for the job, you want to make sure they’re doing ...
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Tennessee Supreme Court Has Begun Hearing Arguments In Case Against DUI Fees

(Source) Back in February, Knoxville’s Court of Criminal Appeals made a decision that could impact all of the State’s future DUI cases. The court ruled that a Tennessee law which allowed ...
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