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 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.


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!


Suspected robber busted in Nashville

Authorities in Nashville recently apprehended a suspect they believe was responsible for a series of robberies, an article of Fox 17 reported on December 8.

Information coming from police revealed 33-year-old Jonathan Rigsby was arrested on December 5 during a traffic stop after an officer noticed his vehicle had a busted brake light. After the officer ordered the driver and his two passengers to exit the vehicle, he noticed Rigsby had a driver’s license that was not his own. Rather, the license belonged to a female who was one of the three robbery victims of the previous day. The woman, whose name was withheld, had her purse snatched by an unidentified man. Additional information revealed several robberies from that day were performed by the same person. Rigsby was taken into custody after authorities returned the license to its owner.

Facing charges can be frightening, especially if you are taken into custody. However, if you are charged with a crime in Nashville, a defense attorney from Horst Law may be able to work for you. Call us today at (615) 403-2971 for your legal defense.


Teens facing charges after deadly Tennessee wildfires

Charges were recently filed against two teenagers in Sevier County, Tennessee on the suspicion that they sparked the wildfires that resulted in 14 fatalities and caused injuries to hundreds of people, an article of USA Today reported on December 7.

According to the attorney general, Jimmy Dunn, the two teenagers are scheduled for a juvenile court trial and are facing aggravated arson charges. The teenagers are being linked to the fatal fire in Gatlinburg last week that ravaged over 1,700 houses and business establishments. Reports also revealed that approximately 150 people sustained injuries from the fire. The two teens are currently being held in custody after Sevier County authorities arrested them. The arrests were made after investigations concluded that the fire sparked on the Chimney Tops trail was caused by humans.

Facing charges is frightening, especially if it is your first time and you do not know anything about your legal protections. Get in touch with the legal team at Horst Law in Nashville today by calling (615) 403-2971.


2 people facing drug charges after arrest in Nashville

Charges related to illegal drugs and child endangerment were recently filed against two people in the Metro-Nashville area after law enforcement officers arrested them in their home, a report of WKRN reported on November 3.

After a search warrant was served at a house on Winn Avenue on November 2, police apprehended Jeremy Tidwell, 37, and Amanda Stransberry, 36. The two were taken into custody after illegal drugs, marijuana paraphernalia, and marijuana residue were found in their possession. Based on the drugs recovered, authorities suspected they had the intent to distribute it. Police also rescued two minors, including a 1-year-old baby. Reports revealed Tidwell had a previous conviction; it was not confirmed if the two adults were related to the two children inside the house.

In the situation you have been arrested, enlisting a skilled criminal defense attorney is important to make sure your rights as a person are protected. If you are facing a conviction in Nashville, call the Horst Law attorneys at (615) 403-2971 for your legal defense.