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Steven Oberman

Knoxville DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. What is the statute of limitations on a charge of theft over 1000?

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Steven Oberman
    1 lawyer answer

    It actually depends on the value of the property which was taken. Theft is a Class D felony if the value of the property or services obtained is one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more but less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000); Theft is a Class C felony if the value of the property or services obtained is ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more but less than sixty thousand dollars ($60,000); and Theft is a Class B felony if the value of the property or services obtained is sixty...

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  2. DUI transfer from state to state

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Steven Oberman
    2. James Robin McKinney Jr
    3. Gary Michael Rusing
    3 lawyer answers

    Any prior conviction for the offense of DUI which occurred in the last 10 years, and sometimes which occurred in the last 20 years, may be used to increase the punishment of a current DUI. This is true even if the prior conviction(s) were in another state. It is important to note that even if a defendant has no prior DUI convictions, if he or she has more than one DUI case pending at the same time, the defendant may nevertheless be prosecuted as a multiple offender. For instance, if the...

  3. Will my dui Charge show up on a employer criminal backround check

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Steven Oberman
    1 lawyer answer

    While one can never be certain what will appear on computer records, the normal practice is that only convictions are reported to the Dept. of Safety. However, if an employer checked your criminal history in that particular court or jurisdiction, the case will likely appear as "pending." Of further concern are independent companies which post ARREST records on the internet for purchase by the public. If the issue comes up, remind your employer that the law states you are innocent unless...

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  4. Do I need a criminal attorney?

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Herman Martinez
    2. Cynthia Russell Henley
    3. Steven Oberman
    3 lawyer answers

    I strongly suggest you obtain a card/letter/bracelet from your physician oulining your medical condition so this problem is not repeated. Such cards are available for MS patients. Otherwise, you may wish to consult with a personal injury or civil rights lawyer in your area. In most jurisdictions, the police are not required to administer a chemical test to determine whether you are under the influence of an intoxicant. Good Luck,

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