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Cleveland, Ohio Area | Proven Winner - Joe Patituce

If you have a questions about criminal charges, arrest or procedures, I likely have the answer to your question right here.

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Defense Attorney Provides Information On The Penalties For Finding The Value Of Stolen Property As Part Of Verdict (O.R.C. 2913.61)

When you’ve been charged in certain types of theft cases, one of the obligations a jury must fulfill is to determine the monetary value of the property that has been stolen.

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Defense Attorney Discusses Penalties For Evidence Of An Intent To Commit Theft Of Rented Property (O.R.C. 2913.72)

Ohio law allows for certain assumptions to be made when certain factors are in place in a theft case.

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Defense Lawyer Discusses The Penalties For Evidence That Victim Lacked Capacity To Give Consent (O.R.C. 2913.73)

When a person in Cleveland is charged with a theft crime, one of the first avenues for presenting a defense is to argue that the property in question wasn’t stolen at all, but was given by the owner to the defendant.

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Defense Attorney Provides Information For A Felony Of Fifth Degree Regardless Of The Value Of The Property (O.R.C. 2913.71)

While most theft charges in Cleveland are graded based on the value of the property stolen, with the lowest tier being a first degree misdemeanor, the rules are different for some types of property.

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Receiving Stolen Property (O.R.C. 2913.51) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland prosecutors will grade a charge of Receiving Stolen Property (O.R.C. 2913.51) according to the value of stolen property received, in keeping with the structure of other theft and fraud crimes.

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Identity Fraud (O.R.C. 2913.49) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

There are a number of ways to run afoul of Identity Fraud (O.R.C. 2913.49) in Cleveland.

From using another person’s ID without their consent to allowing a person to use your legitimate identifying documents in the commission of a crime, penalties for violation can be severe.

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud (O.R.C. 2913.48) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

Those who defraud Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation Fund in Cleveland, or participate in a fraud scheme against it, either as workers, employers, or healthcare professionals, face criminal sanction under O.R.C. 2913.48, Workers’ Compensation Fraud.

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Insurance Fraud (O.R.C. 2913.47) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

Making a false claim, or assisting with the making of a false claim, to an insurance company in Cleveland is against the law.

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Defrauding Creditors (O.R.C. 2913.45) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

When a creditor has a legal right to obtain assets or property, it is a crime in Ohio to hinder their ability to recover it.

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Unlawful Display Of Law Enforcement Emblem (O.R.C. 2913.441) Penalties In Cleveland, Ohio

While Unlawful Display of Law Enforcement Emblem (O.R.C. 2913.441) is charged when you are not authorized to display, but do display, a decal or emblem of a law enforcement organization on your vehicle, the crime is a minor misdemeanor.

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