Criminal Defense

Defendant charged with 2 counts after his 7th impaired driving offense.

By Web Administrator / June 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Defendant charged with 2 counts after his 7th impaired driving offense.

Defendant charged with 2 counts of habitual impaired driving on his 7th total offense.  Were able to negotiate a plea consolidating the sentence to one term of 28 months in prison where he was facing the potential for 10 years or more.

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Insurance Points for Traffic Offenses

By Web Administrator / January 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Insurance Points for Traffic Offenses

Most people do not know that when you pay a ticket for a traffic offense, like speeding, you are actually pleading guilty to that offense. Most moving traffic violations add points to your driving record, and each one can negatively effect your record and cause your insurance premiums to increase. The points that are added…

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Traffic Offenses and DMV Points

By Web Administrator / January 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Traffic Offenses and DMV Points

Most people do not know that when you pay a ticket for a traffic offense, like speeding, you are actually pleading guilty to that offense. Most moving traffic violations add points to your driving record, and each one can negatively effect your record and cause your insurance premiums to increase. The points that are added…

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What’s an Ignition Interlock Device (IID)?

By Web Administrator / May 16, 2017 / Comments Off on What’s an Ignition Interlock Device (IID)?

Drunk driving is never tolerated in any state. However, North Carolina deploys some of the harshest penalties for drunk drivers, including the Ignition Interlock Device (IID). From jail time to fines to penalties, you will certainly endure a lot as a punishment for breaking the law. However, one punishment many DWI offenders do not think about is…

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What Happens if You are Convicted of Growing Marijuana in North Carolina?

By Web Administrator / May 1, 2017 / Comments Off on What Happens if You are Convicted of Growing Marijuana in North Carolina?

While some states allow growing marijuana and the private use and sale, North Carolina is not one of those states. In North Carolina, marijuana is considered a Schedule VI substance, which means that is has a low potential for abuse, but it is illegal to possess, sell, or manufacture. If you are growing marijuana on…

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When Does Misdemeanor Assault Become a Felony?

By Web Administrator / April 12, 2017 / Comments Off on When Does Misdemeanor Assault Become a Felony?

In the state of North Carolina, there are three types of misdemeanor assault crimes. While the vast majority of individuals charged with assault will face a misdemeanor, there are instances where the prosecution may opt for a felony charge. Therefore, if you are arrested for assault of any kind, it is imperative that you understand…

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Can a Defendant Contest Breathalyzer Results?

By Web Administrator / April 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Can a Defendant Contest Breathalyzer Results?

The breathalyzer, known as a breath-test device, is routinely used by law enforcement in North Carolina to determine if a motorist is under the influence. Law enforcement’s prevalent use of the device makes some defendants believe they cannot contest breathalyzer results. If a high BAC comes back, prosecutors use the breathalyzer’s evidence to prove the DWI charges…

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Are DWI Roadblocks in North Carolina a Violation of Motorist Rights?

By Web Administrator / March 28, 2017 / Comments Off on Are DWI Roadblocks in North Carolina a Violation of Motorist Rights?

Sobriety checkpoints, often called DWI roadblocks, feel like an invasion of privacy. They are strategically set along main roads with one purpose: finding drunken drivers. At these checkpoints, all vehicles must stop, and law enforcement can assess if the driver is inebriated at the time. If the officer suspects that the driver has been drinking, they may…

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Stalking: Is It a Form of Domestic Abuse?

By Web Administrator / March 23, 2017 / Comments Off on Stalking: Is It a Form of Domestic Abuse?

Stalking is considered domestic violence and is taken very seriously in the state of North Carolina. Courts are diligent when it comes to protecting victims of alleged acts of domestic violence. Therefore, law enforcement is highly sensitive to what constitutes domestic abuse. If your spouse or ex-partner alleges that you are stalking them, you might…

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Reasonable Suspicion: What is it and How Does It Affect My DWI Case?

By Web Administrator / March 15, 2017 / Comments Off on Reasonable Suspicion: What is it and How Does It Affect My DWI Case?

For law enforcement to pull your vehicle over, the law requires them to have reasonable suspicion that you violated the law in some way. When it comes to drinking and driving, the officer must have probable cause to rationalize a field sobriety check. While North Carolina used to have some of the strictest laws against drunken…

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