Walker Law

MICHAEL K. WALKER, ESQ.

341 HARRISON STREET

NASHVILLE, TN 37219

(615) 485-3065 or (931) 292-2889

Nashville and Middle Tennessee Divorce and Criminal Defense Lawyer serving the Middle Tennessee area with affordable legal services. Our fees for services are very reasonable and the full amount is not due at the beginning. We are willing to work with our clients by providing a payment plan throughout the case as the fees become necessary.

 
Hire a lawyer before your General Sessions booking date in Davidson county

It is extremely important to call an attorney within a couple of days of receiving a misdemeanor citation. Most people do not even realize that a citation is an arrest. Just because you are not taken to jail does not mean the charge is not serious. The jails are overcrowded and the police cannot take every single person to jail for a misdemeanor offense. If you do not have a history of failing to show up for court dates then the officer should cite and release you as long as there is no risk of the offense continuing. The citation will have a date that you are to report for booking.


Davidson county in particular has what is termed a "1 Stop Shop" docket. This means that after your booking process is completed (photographs, fingerprint, entry/updating statistical information in the database, etc.) you will have your first appearance court date immediately afterwards. It would be very wise to have an attorney with you on your first appearance court date. The attorney would attempt to have your case handled in your best interest at this time resulting in a successful dismissal of your charge(s). Hiring an attorney to handle the case from the beginning may help to keep you from burdening your schedule with future court dates, and resolve your case earlier to give you piece of mind and closure.

 

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