What is Probable Cause for Tennessee DUI

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Probable cause for Tennessee DUI is a legal term that plays a critical role in DUI (Driving under the Influence) cases within the state. Understanding this concept is essential if you find yourself in a situation where you are facing DUI charges in Tennessee. Defining Probable Cause for Tennessee DUI In the context of Tennessee […]

Losing Your Driver’s License Because of a DUI

Losing your driver’s license in Tennessee due to a conviction for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) can lead to a cascade of problems that affect various aspects of your life such as getting to your job or picking up your kids from school. Losing your driver’s license, or more specifically losing the privilege to legally […]

Should I Take a Breathalyzer

Leading Murfreesboro criminal defense attorney, David Clarke answers a common question about breathalyzers in a DUI stop. DUI (Driving Under the Influence) is a common traffic stop in Tennessee. If you have been stopped, it may be because the officer suspects you have been driving impaired because of drinking alcohol. A breathalyzer is a tool […]


David Clarke, a leading Murfreesboro criminal defense lawyer, discusses if DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charges can be dismissed. With many years of experience defending his clients in Tennessee, he understands the concern a person who has been charged with a DUI in Tennessee has. He works vigorously to defend his clients but also with […]

Can I Get a DUI For Marijuana in Tennessee? 

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With the increasing acceptance and legalization of marijuana across the United States, it’s crucial to understand the legal implications of driving under the influence of cannabis. Tennessee, like many other states, has specific laws concerning impaired driving. You can get DUI for marijuana in Tennessee because Tennessee prohibits Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of any […]

The Most Popular Stolen Cars in Tennessee

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Car theft is a prevalent issue across the United States, and Tennessee is no exception. As unfortunate as it may be, some car models are more appealing to thieves than others. Let’s look at the most popular stolen cars in Tennessee and delve into the reasons behind their theft and discuss the value of these […]

Why is Prostitution a Crime?

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Prostitution is a crime primarily because it is viewed as a form of exploitation and a violation of human rights. Crimes involving prostitution in Tennessee can carry significant punishment so having a prostitution defense lawyer will be critical. Such convictions carry a lifelong stigma and affect your future personal relationships. In this blog, David Clarke, […]

Is Punching Someone Assault?

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Assault, such as punching someone, is one of those crimes that can be misunderstood by the public based on TikTok posts, crime shows like Law and Order, and general conversation around news stories. But make no mistake, Tennessee Law knows what it means and if you have been charged with assault of any kind, you […]

Tennessee in Spotlight After School Shooting

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On March 27, 2023, Nashville, Tennessee was the location of the latest school shooting tragedy. The shooter killed three 9-year-old children and three adults. The shooter had 2 assault-type rifles and a handgun. These were the three used of seven legally purchased firearms owned by the shooter. The Nashville Covenant School shooting is a stark […]

Do I Have To Let the Police Search My Car?

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Whether or not you have any illegal goods in your care, you may be offended and concerned over letting police search your car. But you have the right to deny their request to search your vehicle, unless the law enforcement official has a search warrant issued for probable cause that a crime has been committed. […]