Charged With DUI While Sleeping It Off in a Parked Car

A long time ago, a friend’s father was arrested for a driving under the influence (“DUI”) when he was asleep behind the wheel of a parked car. Many people think that as long as they are not physically driving the vehicle, they should not be charged. But as the law stands, if you are inside […]

DUI Ignores Diabetic Patients

DUI Ignores Diabetic Patients When you are held by an officer under suspicion you often believe that the officer holding you on sport has no inherent training or skill which could help them detect the levels of intoxication. This means that they believe what they see disregarding any alternative explanations or understanding of situations. DUI […]

Hands free cell phone law now in effect in Tennessee

It’s not only dangerous… It’s now against the Law! Beginning July 1, 2019, it is ILLEGAL to use your phone in TN while operating a vehicle. If caught motorist could face a fine up to $200 for using their phone while operating a motor vehicle. Drivers will be prohibited from physically supporting or holding a […]

Happy 4th Of July From The Law Office’s Of James A.H. Bell, P.C.

  On Friday, June 7, 1776, in Cartridge Hall in Philadelphia where the Second Continental Congress was in session, a tall slender figure arose to offer a resolution that would set the path of freedom for these United States and also the world for generations to come. His resolution was simple, but yet controversial. Simply […]

The Good Faith Exception to the Warrant Requirement

The Good Faith Exception to the Warrant Requirement On April 4, 2019 a divided Tennessee Supreme Court adopted, as a matter of state law, the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule set forth by the United States Supreme Court in Herring v. United States and crafted by United States v. Leon.  The Supreme Court determined […]

Tennessee Automobile Accident F.A.Q.

  Car accidents are inevitable. Even the safest and most cautious driver can be involved in a car wreck. Often these wrecks result in significant injuries and can have a catastrophic effect on the lives of the drivers, passengers, and their families. Car accidents may be caused by a number of different factors. Some are […]

A Christmas DUI Charge

“I guess I gоt thе Christmas blues,” оr ѕо thе song goes. It doesn’t hаvе tо bе thаt way, but ѕhоuld thе blue lights соmе уоur wау іn Tennessee, оr ѕhоuld уоu gеt ѕоmе coal іn уоur stocking, the experienced trial attorneys at the Law Offices of James A.H. Bell, P.C., are аvаіlаblе tо hеlр […]