71% reduction in jail time acquired.

Client charged with level 3 trafficking in opiates which carried minimum mandatory sentencing of a minimum of 225 months (18 years 9 months) in prison. After months of negotiating with the prosecuting attorney and following a lengthy argument to the court, Defendant was sentenced to 65 months (5 years and 5 months) in prison with…

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Not Guilty DWI – No Probable Cause

Client stopped for speeding. LEO smelled odor of MJ about clients person. LEO search revealed burned MJ blunt. Defendant performed poorly on all physical tests but told the officer he suffered from a herniated disk in his lower back. On the horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) eye test there were no clues of impairment. A subsequent…

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Guilty Verdict of Less Significant Charges of Driving with License Revoked and Lane Violation; Charges Included DWI, Driving While License Revoked, and Hit and Run; No Jail Time

Criminal Lawyer, DWI Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer.

Client charged with DWI, driving while license revoked for impaired revocation, hit and run, and driving left of center. She was found on side of the road in driver’s seat 400 yards from a collision, showed clues of impairment on the field sobriety tests and blew a .10 on the breath test. Found not guilty…

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Rusty DeMent included in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2019

DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been included in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2019. Russell W. “Rusty” DeMent III is a seasoned criminal trial attorney that has more than two decades of experience in the courtroom.  He is recognized as an AV Preeminent Peer Rated…

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Russell W. DeMent III selected for 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” publication

DeMent Askew partner Russell W. DeMent III has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” publication. DeMent received the designation for Criminal Defense: General Practice. “I am honored to be included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2018 in the field of Criminal Defense: General Practice, and…

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