Clarksville is the fifth largest city in Tennessee and the seat of Montgomery County. The city is named for General George Rogers Clark who was a Revolutionary war hero after fighting for the frontier. General Clark was also the brother of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Clarksville is also home to a number of talented lawyers who are familiar with local Montgomery County courts. Lawyers in Clarksville are well versed with counseling clients on bankruptcy, wrongful termination, mesothelioma, divorce, and DUI cases.
Recently, Clarksville resident Sammy James Hale, a convicted rapist, took a plea agreement to serve 10 years in Tennessee Sate Prison. Hale was originally charged with 4 child rape, 3 attempted child rape, 7 aggravated sexual battery counts and one for soliciting sexual exploitation of a child. Since Hale is a Range One Offender with some time served, he could be eligible for parole in less than 2 ½ years under Tennessee law.
If you have a divorce motion or civil suit to file in Clarksville, the Montgomery County Circuit Court will probably be the court with which you will file. Tennessee Circuit Courts are the highest trial level court and are responsible for hearing many different kinds of cases like domestic relations and criminal cases.
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