According to the laws of the state of Tennessee, carjacking is the intentional or knowing taking of a motor vehicle from the possession of another by one of two means –
- A deadly weapon, or
- Force or intimidation
If you have been charged with carjacking in Tennessee, you need to obtain qualified council to properly defend yourself. Carjacking is a very serious charge in Tennessee, being classified as a Class B felony. If convicted of a Class B felony, the punishment can range between eight and thirty years in prison, plus a fine of up to $25,000. With such large punishments on the table in a carjacking case, you will want a highly capable lawyer on your side.
Gregory P. Issacs is an experience criminal defense attorney in the state of Tennessee. He has worked on carjacking cases in the past and will bring that experience to your defense. For a free initial consultation, give us a call today at 865-673-4953. Don’t waste any more time that could be spent building your defense.