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2 Reasons You Need an Attorney for Your Bond Hearing

If you don’t have much personal experience with the criminal justice system, your knowledge of bond hearings is likely limited to what you’ve seen on television or in the movies. Bond hearings are when a defendant who has been charged with a crime goes before a judge and asks to be released until their trial. […]

05.23.19
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Why You Shouldn’t Shrug Off a Misdemeanor

There is no denying that a misdemeanor charge carries fewer consequences than a felony. Felony charges can seriously hamper your abilities to find a job, secure a safe place to live, or even apply for educational opportunities. So can misdemeanors. Misdemeanors carry their own serious consequences that can follow you for the rest of your […]

05.23.19
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What To Do When You’ve Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

There is no denying that domestic violence is a big issue not just in North Carolina, but across the United States as well. It’s estimated that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will experience domestic violence during their lifetime. In reality, that number is probably much higher because of how often domestic […]

05.23.19
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Frequently Asked DWI Questions

Here in North Carolina, the courts take driving while under the influence (DWI) offenses seriously. Now, if you or a loved one have been charged with a DWI, you’ll be facing some major fines and penalties. It’s important to know as much about the law in order to protect yourself from unfair prosecution. It’s advisable […]

05.23.19
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About Observational Period Violations

If you have been accused of driving while intoxicated, and you have received a breathalyzer test, you are subject to protection under “observation period” laws. Officers are required, by law, to observe a driver for 15 to 20 minutes to ensure that they haven’t had anything in their mouth which may cause a misread from […]

05.23.19
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DWI tips and resources for the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be fun and filled with laughing and hanging out with friends and family. And for many, the holidays mean hanging out with friends and family with a beer, glass of wine, or an eggnog cocktail in one hand. The problem is when one glass of wine leads to three and […]

04.23.19
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Traffic violations – Examples and strategies for fighting it

Not many things are more frustrating than driving home from work and seeing red flashing lights in your rear view mirror. You quickly think through how fast you were driving, if you missed a stop sign, or if you didn’t use a blinker to switch lanes. After the officer asks for your driver’s license and […]

04.23.19
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