Knoxville Tennessee False Report Defense Lawyers

Making False Police Statements

Have you been accused of making a false report in the state of Tennessee? You could be facing serious criminal charges! Get an experienced criminal defense lawyer from Baker Associates on your side to fight for your rights and employ the best defense strategy to get your charges dismissed or at worst, reduced. Your future is on the line. Act now and call us toll free at (866) 853-2888. You may also fill out and submit an online contact form, which is located on the right side of the page, and our dedicated staff will get back to you shortly.

What Is Considered a False Report in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, there are three types of criminal actions which are considered making a false report. The first type makes it unlawful for anyone to make a report or statement to a law enforcement officer while knowing that either:

The second type involves providing a report or statement in response to a legitimate question by a law enforcement officer. The question must concern a material fact about an offense or incident under police investigation. It is illegal to knowingly give a false report with the intent to obstruct or hinder the officer from:

The third type involves a person who intentionally starts or spreads a lie about a past, present, or impending bombing, fire, or other emergency, knowing that the report is false or baseless and also knowing that:

A violation of the first two false report types is a Class D felony. A violation of the latter type is a Class C felony. These are serious criminal charges with serious consequences, including imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000, and a permanent criminal record. If you have been arrested and charged with this crime, do not speak to anyone except a trusted attorney. The sooner you get legal help, the better.

Why Choose Baker Associates?

With years of criminal defense experience, we can help you confront and understand the difficulties of the legal process. Through research and investigation, we have often found weaknesses and inconsistencies in the government's case against our clients. Our dynamic criminal defense lawyers have successfully handled many types of criminal cases and will do everything in our power to defend your rights and work toward the best possible outcome.

Defending Your Rights in Tennessee

The criminal defense lawyers at Baker Associates understand that any criminal charges – be it a misdemeanor or a felony – can have far-reaching consequences on your personal and professional life. That is why we take all cases seriously and work hard to get the best possible outcome in your case. If you or a loved one has been accused of making a false report in Tennessee, please call us today for a free, comprehensive, and confidential consultation.

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Knox County
2126 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37929

Phone: (865) 521-0001
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Sevier County
121 Court Avenue
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

Phone: (865) 546-6000
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Washington County
300 East Main Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Knoxville TN Criminal Attorney Disclaimer: The false police report or other legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case. Please contact an attorney at our law firm. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of Tennessee.

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