Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with a crime, you may be facing a jail sentence or a conviction that will follow you for the rest of your life. 

The attorneys at Burnett Law in Crossville can help you navigate the complex criminal justice system and make the best decision for your future. 

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, there were more than 330,000 arrests reported in 2019, with charges ranging from trespass or writing bad checks to violent felonies such as murder or kidnapping. If convicted, sentences can range from paying a fine to spending years in prison.

Your criminal defense attorney can investigate the facts of the case and negotiate with the prosecution on a possible plea deal.   

Tennessee also offers programs that allow defendants to have charges dismissed, provided the defendant meets all conditions set by the court. 

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Some defendants may also qualify for treatment programs or community corrections programs as an alternative to jail or prison. Your attorney can discuss all available options and help you determine the best course of action for your case.

Contact Burnett Law for a consultation and review of your case.

Sources:

https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/tbi/documents/CrimeInTennessee2019.pdf