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!
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
Authorities in La Vergne, Tennessee, arrested and charged a suspected DUI offender after he got involved in a collision with another vehicle as he was driving in the wrong way, an article of wate.com reported on December 27.
According to reports, the several charges filed against 24-year-old Spencer Rhodes included felony reckless endangerment, DUI, and reckless driving. Dispatchers at the time of the incident notified authorities regarding the vehicle, operated by Rhodes, going against the flow of traffic on Interstate 24 West. Rhodes’ vehicle reportedly side-swiped another vehicle, Police Chief Mike Walker said. Rhodes’ vehicle then caught fire as it was running “only on rims,” Walker also said. Authorities revealed via reports that Rhodes had traveled in the wrong-way for approximately 12 miles before the accident took place. Documents revealed Rhodes posted a bond and was later discharged from custody.
The Nashville defense attorneys at Horst Law provide legal assistance to individuals who have been charged with a DUI or other similar charge. If you are in such situation and obtain our services, rest assured that we will tirelessly protect your rights. Call us today at (615) 403-2971 to learn more about your options.
In a new video FAQ, Nashville criminal defense attorney Brent Horst describes situations in which tape recording conversations is allowed and when it is not.
Tennessee has a “one party consent” rule, which enables individuals to record conversations that they are a part of. This means if you are party to a conversation, it is not illegal to record it. However, if you are not involved in the conversation, you are not allowed to make a tape recording of it.
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To learn more about tape recording conversations, or if you have been accused of a crime, contact Horst Law by calling (615) 403-2971 to speak with an experienced Nashville criminal defense lawyer today.
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Generally, before a search, police are required to provide a warrant, a document issued and signed by a judge that gives them permission to search your home for a specific item or items. However, there are situations where a warrant is not required.
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If you have been accused of a crime, experienced Nashville criminal defense attorney Brent Horst can use his extensive legal knowledge to help you combat the charges and protect your freedom. Begin establishing your defense by calling Horst Law at (615) 403-2971.
In a new video FAQ entitled “I wasn’t read my rights. Can my case be dismissed?,” Nashville criminal defense lawyer Brent Horst discusses when a police officer must and must not inform you of your Miranda rights.
Contrary to what you may have seen, there are instances where police are allowed to question you without informing you of your right to remain silent and other Miranda rights. For the most part, these are only read to you prior to an official investigation.
If you are being accused of a criminal act, you will need the help of an experienced defense lawyer. Call the Nashville criminal defense attorney at Horst Law at (615) 403-2971 to learn more about your rights and what to do if you are facing criminal charges.