Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney in Nashville, TN

Areas of Practice

The Law Office of Amanda Gentry specializes in criminal defense and family law.

Criminal Defense Areas of Practice


If you’ve been charged with a felony, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. Amanda Gentry will fight for a fair trial and will present the strongest defense possible by building a solid case.

Amanda can handle all types of felony cases, including:
  • Aggravated Assault or Battery
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Illegal Drug Use or Sales
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Vehicular Homicide


Whether you’ve been arrested for a DUI, disorderly conduct, vandalism, trespassing or another offense, you need a misdemeanor attorney who will fight for your rights. Amanda J. Gentry is ready to take your case and serve as your advocate.

Amanda can defend all types of misdemeanor cases, including:
  • Petty Theft
  • Prostitution
  • Public Intoxication
  • DUI
  • Simple Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Trespassing
  • Vandalism
  • Possession of Marijuana (without intent to sell)

DUI Defense

Being arrested for a DUI can be a terrifying and confusing time. We understand what you are going through and are ready to support you with experienced representation, communication and straight-forward honesty, in order for you to get back to your normal life as soon as possible.

Our DUI defense includes the following:
  • First Offense
  • Multiple Offenses
  • Underage DUI

Drug Crimes Law

Drug offenses are very serious in Tennessee and can carry mandatory jail time for certain types of drug offenses, even if it is your first offense. Thus, it is important to take a possession charge very seriously and to hire a knowledgeable and reliable criminal drug crimes attorney.

Amanda J. Gentry defends drug-related charges including:
  • Distribution
  • Possession
  • Possession with Intent to Sell
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Conspiracy

Domestic Violence

When a situation gets heated and emotional, it often becomes violent. There are always two sides to the story and Amanda J. Gentry, family and domestic violence attorney, will be at your side to make sure your voice is heard.

Types of domestic violence include:
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Psychological Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Stalking or Cyberstalking

Additional Areas of Practice Include:

  • Offenses Against Property
  • GPS Monitoring
  • Aggravated Assault and Battery
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Murder
  • Sex Crimes

Family Law Areas of Practice

Divorce Law

If you require legal counsel regarding a divorce, separation or collaborative divorce, you need an attorney who will help protect your rights and guide you through the intricate legal process. Amanda J. Gentry understands that divorce is a highly emotional and stressful time and will stand with you to offer guidance and legal support.

Child Custody Law

When custody of your child is on the line, don’t let just any attorney take your case. Amanda J. Gentry will fight for your child’s safety and wellbeing and will be your advocate as you defend your rights as a parent. As your attorney, Amanda will help facilitate your child custody case from the earliest stages of your separation from your spouse and will be your guide through the complex legal system.

Grandparents’ Rights

When the parents of a child are divorced or legally separated, they can decide whether or not to allow a grandparent to see the child. However, Tennessee courts will consider grandparents’ visitation rights. Amanda J. Gentry strives to provide experienced, affordable and reliable legal services to grandparents seeking visitation rights.

How Can the Law Office of Amanda J. Gentry Help You?

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