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Charged with a DUI?

Charged with a DUI/DWI? PART 1 BY: Haden Lawyer, Associate Attorney at the Claiborne Ferguson Law Office Anyone can get pulled over by the police for any number of reasons. We interact daily with ...
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I Missed My Court Date....What Now?

I MISSED MY COURT DATE…… BY: John McNeil, Associate Attorney at the Claiborne Ferguson Law Office If you have a pending criminal case and you made bond or were released on your own ...
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Licensed to Practice In Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi

At The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., our criminal attorney is licensed to practice in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. This can be a very important advantage to a person facing ...
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Do the Police Need a Warrant To Make an Arrest?

Many people assume or have been falsely told that the police have to obtain a warrant in order to arrest someone. This is not always the case. The police are able to make an arrest as long as they ...
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Attorney Ferguson Speaks at CLE for The Tennessee Association of Criminal Trial Lawyers

The Tennessee Association of Criminal Trial Lawyers (TACDL) holds programs for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) in order to help the members stay up to date on the laws and legal proceedings of today ...
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Need a Lawyer for a Drug Interdiction Stop Charge in Memphis, TN?

Tennessee strategically places drug interdiction stops throughout interstates in the state as an attempt to catch drug trafficking violators. If you have been stopped and charged with a drug crime, ...
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Charged With a Sex Crime? What to do next...

Have you been accused of a Sex Crime? If you are reading this, then chances are you have either been accused or charged. FIRST......STOP TALKING TO ANYONE, ESPECIALLY THE POLICE ABOUT THIS. Even your ...
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Desoto County Criminal Defense Attorney

The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. has added Haden Lawyer to its roster of attorneys. Mr. Lawyer is licensed in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. This addition strengthens the criminal defense ...
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How can ADHD/ADD be confused for a DUI/DWI?

How can ADHD/ADD be confused for a DUI/DWI? According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), up to 80% of children diagnosed with ADHD have symptoms that persist into adolescence and up to 66% ...
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What are the Penalties for Theft in Memphis?

The penalties for theft in Tennessee vary according to the money value of the property. Theft offenses can be charged as Class A misdemeanors all the way up to a Class B felony. The penalties for any ...
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New York Nanny Accused of Killing 2 Kids in Her Care

A New York nanny was arrested last year for the alleged murder of two young children who were in her care; the children were 2 and 6 years old. All around the country, working parents are relying on ...
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Porn Star appears in court and vindicates man charged with child porn

Colombian-born Spanish porn star Lupe Fuentes is 4'9, weighs just 79 pounds, and, early in her career, was marketed as "Little Lupe" and "the world's youngest-looking porn ...
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Memphis Criminal Court Judge Otis Higgs Dies Unexpectedly.

Memphis Criminal Court Judge Otis Higgs Dies Unexpectedly. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge W. Otis Higgs, a pioneering judge and public servant, died suddenly on Friday. The lose will be felt ...
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Fake Hyperlinks by Feds to snare "Attemped" possession of kiddie porn

The FBI recently began posting hyperlinks that purport to be illegal videos of minors having sex, and then raiding the homes of anyone willing to click on them. So far this hyperlink-enticement ...
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Welcome To Our Criminal Defense Blog!

Our team at the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. is excited to announce the launch of our new criminal defense blog. The goal of this blog is to provide clients and prospective clients with helpful ...
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