Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

Protecting your freedom, your future, and your rights are essential after you have been charged with a crime. With nearly two decades of experience handling state and federal criminal cases, our firm will aggressively fight to protect you. Exposure to the criminal justice system can be an intimidating and confusing process; that is why our team of attorneys are devoted to navigating you through each phase of your legal journey and providing individualized legal services tailored to your needs. At Wells & Associates, we fight for you!

Drug Crimes

If you were charged with being in possession of, distributing, or manufacturing any type of controlled substance, this constitutes a drug crime.


This category consists of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, or any other DUI-related offenses.

Gun Crimes

This category consists of carrying a weapon without a license, carrying a gun in an unauthorized location, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, employing or possessing a weapon during the commission of a dangerous felony.

Violent Crimes

Violent crimes are crimes such as assault, kidnapping, robbery, carjacking, domestic violence, manslaughter, murder.


You will be charged with theft and/or burglary if you are accused of entering someone else’s property with the intention of stealing or for actually stealing someone else’s property and/or belongings.

White Collar Crimes

This category of crimes consists of cases such as identity theft, fraud, embezzlement, and other such cases.


A number of offenses can be expunged under Tennessee law. We will help you determine whether your record can be expunged and take the necessary legal actions to make it happen.

Probation Violation

A person can be charged with a violation of probation if they do not adhere to the terms/conditions that were initially placed upon them when they were placed on probation for a previous conviction. A person can violate their probation by being arrested for a new charge, failing a drug test, not reporting to their probation officer, and not adhering to conditions previously imposed.