Insurance Violations, also referred to as Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Responsibility, are a misdemeanor offense that can damage your record and your reputation. An Insurance Violation is classified as a Class C misdemeanor, though it is punishable only by a fine of not more than $100.00 and will not result in probation or jail time. However, if the person did not have insurance or financial responsibility in effect at the time of the violation, the person’s driver’s license will be suspended by the Tennessee Department of Safety. If you have been charged with an Insurance Violation or Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Responsibility, you should seek help from the Knoxville criminal defense attorneys at the Oberman & Rice Law Firm.
[Source: Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 55-12-115, 55-12-139]
Why Hire An Attorney Immediately?
It is important to act quickly in order to gather and preserve favorable evidence, if necessary. Certain witnesses need to be interviewed as soon as possible. Key evidence (faces, dates, events, and conversations) fades from memory over time. Also, video recordings and other evidence may be destroyed. Therefore, it is critical to begin an investigation as soon as possible to ensure valuable evidence is not lost. Success or failure in any criminal case may be determined in the decisions of the defendant and his or her Tennessee Criminal Attorney in only a few hours or days after an arrest.
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If you or someone you know has recently been charged, contact the Oberman & Rice Law Firm today so that we can begin preparing a defense for your case. Submit your information for a free case evaluation from our Knoxville criminal defense attorneys or call our office at 865-249-7200.