Your Phone Calls in Jail Are Recorded

By Jedidiah McKeehan Let me say it right at the beginning: yes, your phone calls you make to and from jail are recorded. Yes, it is legal for law enforcement to do this. A few years back I was representing a criminal client on a drug case and the investigating office called me and said, […]

Can Cops Lie to You in Interviews?

By Jedidiah McKeehan From time to time I will be contacted by someone who tells me that they have been contacted by law enforcement about some investigation that is being conducted into criminal activity they may or may not have conducted. Typically, that person will already have spoken with the police and tried (usually poorly) […]

Where Should I Keep My Will?

By Jedidiah McKeehan When I draft wills for people, one conversation I have with them is where they will store their wills. It’s important to know that usually courts, especially in Tennessee, need the original of a will for it to be admitted to probate court. So whether it’s your spouse or your children, they […]

How Little Do I Have to Make to Get an Appointed Attorney?

By Jedidiah McKeehan I have discussed before the cases for which you are eligible to receive an appointed attorney (almost exclusively criminal cases). How did this right come about? The right to an appointed attorney if you cannot afford one is a right everyone in America possesses. But before we get there, let’s review the […]

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