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Your Rights When Facing Drunk Driving Charges

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 32 people die each day in alcohol-related vehicle collisions.  Of drivers with a blood alcohol content (BAC) over the legal limit of .08 percent, younger drivers between ages 21 and 24 are more likely to become fatalities.  Of motorcycle drivers involved in fatal crashes, 30 percent were riding with a …

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Move Over… or get a Traffic Ticket

Unexpected Traffic Violation with Big Fines Did you know you could get a traffic ticket and fine for traveling in a lane next to an emergency vehicle on the shoulder? If you answered no, you’re not alone. North Carolina’s Move Over law protects law enforcement officers, emergency responders and utility workers stopped along side our highways. The Highway Patrol took steps to …

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Announcing Our New Website

At DeMent Askew, we are focused on our clients’ legal issues. So much in fact, that we did not realize how badly our website needed updating! Please forgive how long it took us. For your convenience this new mobile friendly website to work equally well on you iPhones and iPads as it does your laptop. We intend to regularly update it with …

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James Johnson joins DeMent Askew

DeMent Askew is pleased to announce that James Johnson has joined the firm. Mr. Johnson has over 18 years of trial law experience in North Carolina. He is a seasoned litigation attorney. Insurance companies and defense attorneys in North Carolina know that he means business and will take a case all the way to trial unless they are willing to handle your case …

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Criminal Charges for Juveniles in North Carolina

Criminal charges can be filed against a juvenile for any number of offenses. Several factors affect whether the case will be handled in juvenile court or the child will be tried as an adult in the criminal justice system. Parents naturally want their child to have a happy childhood and avoid any criminal activity. However, children and teens make mistakes …