Serving Putnam, Overton, White, DeKalb, Smith, Jackson Counties and Beyond 
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  • First Degree Murder/Shaken Baby/Abusive Head Trauma Not Guilty
  • Robbery Case Dismissed
  • Manufacture of Meth Case Dismissed
  • DUI Case Dismissed
  • Aggravated Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
  • DUI Penalty Reduced
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White County Criminal Defense Attorney

Experienced and Successful Legal Representation

If you’re battling criminal accusations, our dedicated team at The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis will do whatever it takes to put up an aggressive fight for your freedom. The feeling of uncertainty and fear is understandable in these situations, and our mission to protect your well-being and reputation remains at the forefront of everything we do. We listen intently to your story. Then, we work tirelessly to produce a hard-hitting case that gains the best reward of all: Your happiness.

Don’t navigate the confusing criminal justice system on your own. In fact, it’s risky to undergo a criminal conviction without a focused, successful advocate on your side. Our White County criminal defense lawyer has guided clients through the toughest times in their criminal cases, where they felt hopeless and vulnerable as they entered an unfamiliar and intimidating process. However, with our personalized one-on-one representation, exclusive focus on criminal defense and fierce advocacy, clients feel calm and confident in a favorable outcome.

Criminal Cases We Represent

We fight criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies in White County, including:

Possible Conviction Penalties for Criminal Charges

No matter the severity, you can count on us. We’ve earned an excellent reputation for fighting countless criminal convictions ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. Our success continues to excel through referrals from satisfied clients.

In Tennessee, misdemeanors are classified as:

  • Class A (domestic assault, possession of marijuana, and DUIs): Carries a jail sentence of up to 11.5 months and fines of up to $2,500
  • Class B misdemeanors (reckless driving and prostitution): Carries a jail sentence of up to 6 months and fines of up to $500
  • Class C misdemeanors (speeding, wildlife violations, and petty theft): Carries a jail sentence of up to 1 month and fines of up to $50

Felonies result in more severe penalties:

  • Class A felonies: Punishable with a minimum of 15 years but not more than 60 years in prison and a fine not exceeding the sum of $50,000 unless the law states otherwise
  • Class B felonies: May result in a prison term with a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 30 years with an additional fine of up to $25,000
  • Class C felonies: Carries a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 15 years in prison and a possible $10,000 fine
  • Class D felonies: Can result in 2 years but not more than 12 years in prison and a potential fine of up to $5,000
  • Class E felonies: May be punishable with a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 6 years in prison and a fine of no more than $3,000
  • Capital offenses: Faces penalties such as death and life imprisonment

Our Team Is Devoted to Winning Your Case

With our strong and effective legal counsel on your side, you can trust that we will take all matters into our own hands and execute a stellar case. Don’t allow too much time to pass before contacting our White County criminal defense attorney. Our firm takes your situation seriously and must strategize every component of your criminal case as early as possible to achieve a favorable outcome.

We proudly serve areas throughout White County. Call us at (931) 486-8823 for your free case review today.

The Quality You Need

Why Hire Us?
  • Over a Decade of Experience
  • Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense
  • 1,000s of Criminal Charges Handled
  • Personalized One-on-One Representation
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Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • “Doug and his legal assistant, Jodi, are the kindest, most wonderful, caring people who will help you through rough spots in your life. Doug's knowledge of the law is unequivocally brilliant! I ...”

    - Susie
  • “Let me tell you about Doug Dennis. My son got into some trouble and I didn't know what to do and a friend of mine suggested that I go talk to Doug. At my first meeting I knew Doug would and could help ...”

    - Trish
  • “Mr. Dennis is smart, experienced, and tenacious, and he has a great sense of humor, too. He really cares about his clients, and I would recommend him to anyone in need of a first-rate attorney. All is ...”

    - Mike
  • “Words cannot express my satisfaction with Doug Dennis Law. His personal focus on each case is unmatched in this area and proves he truly cares. His relentless work on my case gave me a second chance ...”

    - Former Client
  • “We've hired Doug Dennis on two separate occasions. He and his office staff were easily accessible and made us feel like we could get in touch with them at any time. He and his staff kept us informed ...”

    - Cristy