Changes to Tennessee’s !2 hour hold in domestic violence cases is set for committee review this afternoon . Current law requires that anyone arrested for a domestic violence charge must be held in custody for 12 hours before one could make a bail bond. A judge has discretion to waive the 12 hour hold .
Just who is a domestic violence victim? Well, the Tennessee State Legislature defines who is a domestic violence victim by statute. I am glad it is defined because it eliminates any debate. Here’s the definition straight from the Tennessee Code.
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