Nashville Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

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Matt Stephens

Nashville Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

If you have been charged with disorderly conduct in Nashville or anywhere in Tennessee, you were either issued a criminal citation and released or taken into custody and charged by way of an arrest warrant.  Regardless of how you were charged, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced lawyer in order to protect your rights.  Typically, a Nashville disorderly conduct lawyer will be a criminal defense attorney.

As a Nashville criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor, Matt Stephens has handled numerous cases involving allegations of disorderly conduct.  He is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals and will do everything possible to assist you with the goal of reaching the absolute best possible outcome in your disorderly conduct case. Matt has extensive experience negotiating with prosecutors and trying cases in front of Tennessee juries. He has the tools to help.

For your reference, Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-17-305 defines disorderly conduct as follows:

(a) A person commits an offense who, in a public place and with intent to cause public annoyance or alarm:

(1) Engages in fighting or in violent or threatening behavior;

(2) Refuses to obey an official order to disperse issued to maintain public safety in dangerous proximity to a fire, hazard or other emergency; or

(3) Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act that serves no legitimate purpose.

(b) A person also violates this section who makes unreasonable noise that prevents others from carrying on lawful activities.

(c) A violation of this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

If you would like to review the code section yourself, here is a link to the Tennessee Code Annotated:

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If you are looking for a Nashville disorderly conduct lawyer, call 615-244-7447.