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Mr. Joshua Weiss

Mr. Joshua Weiss

Cavett, Abbott & Weiss, PLLC
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Construction Law...
  • Georgia, Tennessee
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Summary

Mr. Weiss concentrates his practice on civil litigation and criminal defense. This defense lawyer represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of legal issues. He has handled an array of civil cases including automobile collisions, malicious prosecution, defamation, bad faith insurance claims, residential construction disputes, and many others.

As a keen negotiator and litigator, this criminal law attorney has resolved numerous cases that achieve results that meet or exceed client expectations. As a strong proponent of zealous advocacy, Mr. Weiss stands up for the rights of his clients. For those accused of a crime, Mr. Weiss is able to effectively explain the law and legal process in order that his clients can make an informed decision about how to proceed with his or her case.

Mr. Weiss currently resides on Signal Mountain with his blue heeler, Nola. He enjoys fishing, poker, and international traveling. As an active member of the Chattanooga community, Mr. Weiss enjoys contributing to making the scenic city a thriving place to work and live.

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Tennessee
Professional Experience
Member
Cavett, Abbott & Weiss, PLLC
- Current
Owner
The Law Office of Joshua Weiss
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Education
University of New Hampshire School of Law
J.D. | Litigation and Intellectual Property
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. | Political Science, Latin, and Classical Culture
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Honors: Dean's List President's List Albert B. Saye Award for exemplary service
Activities: Demosthenian Literary Society
Professional Associations
National Association Of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Current
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Current
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Current
Chattanooga Bar Assoication
Current
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
Tennessee State Bar
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
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South Carolina Lawyer's Weekly
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. DUI FIRST OFFENSE, IS THERE JAIL TIME AND WHAT KIND OF FINE SHOULD BE EXPECTED
A: DUI laws are can be quite harsh in Tennessee. There is a mandatory 48 hour minimum jail time, but it can be up to 11 months and 29 days. However if your BAC is greater than .20, then there is a 7 consecutive day minimum jail time. Your drivers license will be revoked for 1 year, but the judge may allow a restricted license. You will be ordered to participate in a DUI school. You may be ordered to pay restitution to any person suffering physical injury or personal loss. Additionally, there is a $350-$1,500 fine. A judge can order you to install a vehicle Ignition Interlock Device at your expense. You will be required to serve 24 hours of highway litter removal, which can be done in three shifts of 8 hours each; you will wear an orange vest which says I AM A DRUNK DRIVER on the back.
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Cavett, Abbott & Weiss, PLLC
801 Broad Street
Suite 428
Chattanooga, TN 37402
USA
Telephone: (423) 265-8804
Fax: (423) 267-5915