New Video FAQ: “What are the dangers of file sharing”

If you have ever wondered about the dangers of file sharing online, Nashville criminal attorney Brent Horst discusses this topic in a new video FAQ. Watch the video here, or contact him if you have been charged with a crime as a result of conduct online.

New Video FAQ: “What does implied consent mean?”

Nashville criminal defense attorney Brent Horst explains “implied consent” and what that means according to Tennessee law. Watch the video here, and contact us at (615) 259-9867 if you have been charged with a crime.

Video FAQ: “What is sexting, and is it a crime?”

Nashville criminal defense lawyer Brent Horst discusses the rising trend of “sexting” and explains how it is viewed by the U.S. justice system. Watch the video, and make sure to contact us immediately if you have been charged with a crime and need legal help. The new video FAQ can be viewed on the page or watch it below:

We hear a lot about sexting these days. Sexting, of course, is using a person’s cell phone, whether it’s text messaging or it may be Snapchat or something like that, to send sexual images or sexual conversations. Now of course between adults that’s consenting behavior and that’s not illegal as long as both parties are consenting.

However, where sexting is most prevalent among teenagers it is highly illegal. Even if both individuals are teenagers, you cannot send sexual images of a person under 18. If you engage in conversation with a person of a sexual nature that is under 18, that is likely to be solicitation of a minor to engage in sexual activity.

Both of them are highly illegal, but what most teenagers and parents don’t understand is that it’s illegal even if they’re both minors. So if a 17 year old boy is sexting with his 17 year old girlfriend, he is risking criminal charges and he is risking being placed on the sex offender registry.

Video FAQ: What is the difference between a Federal and a State case?

The Nashville criminal defense lawyers of Horst Law understand that you did not plan on getting arrested, nor are you intimately aware of the differences between State and Federal charges. We are here to help explain your options, help you through the process, and provide the best representation possible for your case.

Watch the video FAQ to learn more about the differences between the two types of cases.

Video FAQ: What is Discovery?

If you have been charged with a crime, you are most likely unfamiliar with the legal process and there may be certain terms that you are especially not acquainted with. Nashville criminal defense attorney Brent Horst wants to make certain that you understand the charges that you face and you are familiar with the process of defending your rights. In his newest video FAQ, Brent discusses the process of discovery in a criminal case. For more information, contact him at (615) 403-2971.

New Video FAQ: Should I get a public defender, or hire my own lawyer?

In a new video FAQ, Brent Horst discusses the question people often ask when they are charged with a crime: “Should I get a public defender, or hire my own lawyer?” If you have been charged with a crime, it is important to act quickly to begin your defense, but it is even more important to know all of the legal options open to you. In most cases, hiring your own attorney will provide you with the dedicated and highest-quality defense that is available to you. Learn more by watching the video now!

Video FAQ: Should I Consent To A Search?

In a new video FAQ, Brent Horst discusses whether or not you should consent to a search of your property. To learn more, watch the video here.

It is important to remember that if you are charged with a crime, it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help fight the charges and protect your rights and your livelihood. You have options and do not have to go through this alone.

Contact an experienced Nashville criminal defense lawyer of Horst Law at (615) 403-2971 today.

New Video FAQ: Should I plea bargain or go to trial?

In a new video FAQ, Nashville criminal defense attorney Brent Horst of Horst Law discusses the circumstances that should be considered when a person who is accused of a crime is deciding between accepting a plea bargain or taking the case to trial.

In the video, attorney Horst describes various situations in which a person may want to take their case to trial or simply accept a plea bargain. Sometimes, it may be in your best interest to take the plea rather than expose yourself to the risk of possibly receiving the harsh sentence tied to the crime you are accused of. In other instances, taking the case to trial is the best option, as you will be able to clear your name.

You can learn more by watching the full video. Click here to view.

It is always best to discuss these consequential matters with an attorney before pursuing a course of action. Nashville criminal defense firm Horst Law has more than 25 years of experience helping people defend their freedoms and fight charges against them. Call (615) 403-2971 to speak with a knowledgeable lawyer today.

New Video FAQ: How do I hire a lawyer in a criminal case?

In a new video FAQ, Nashville criminal defense lawyer Brent Horst offers tips for choosing a criminal lawyer.

Choosing an attorney is not a decision that should be taken lightly. Your attorney is the person who is going to represent your interests throughout your case, so it is important to choose someone who is both knowledgeable and capable. Attorney Horst outlines what to look out for and what questions to ask a potential advocate.

Click here to see the video.

If you are facing criminal accusations, you will need the guidance of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Nashville criminal lawyer Brent Horst of Horst Law has been practicing criminal law for more than 25 years and can help you defend your rights and freedoms. Call us at (615) 403-2971 to learn more about how we can help.

Woman arrested in Nashville for endangering child after suspected DUI

Nashville authorities recently arrested a woman suspected of driving a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana and endangering her child after she got involved in an accident, an article of Fox 17 News reported on January 10.

Reports said 38-year-old April Davis was driving a vehicle with her 3-month-old baby when she got involved in a chain-reaction collision that affected two other vehicles. Responding police told reports that the interior of Davis vehicle had strong marijuana odor. Police later recovered a marijuana blunt inside her vehicle and found that she had been driving with an invalid license. Police also noted that the baby was not properly restrained in the car seat. Appropriate charges were filed against Davis.

Being arrested for charges related to intoxicated driving is stressful as you are going to deal with law enforcement, potential charges, and a chance at time in jail or other fees. However, if you are in such situation, working with a skilled defense attorney is critical to making sure your rights are protected and to possibly lower the penalties imposed on you. Get in touch with Horst Law in Nashville today by calling (615) 403-2971 to find out how he may work on your behalf.

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