Driver’s License Points In North Carolina (High and Low Level Traffic Offenses)

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Traffic offenses in North Carolina will, in most cases, amount to Driver’s License Points and insurance points.  Focusing particularly on the license and insurance point system (excluding commercial vehicle), you will see that more serious traffic offenses will obviously carry more impact to both point systems than the lesser offenses.  In order to explain NC […]

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What are my chances of getting my DWI dismissed?

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Chances of getting your DWI dismissed in North Carolina are very slim.  However, there are are several circumstances that could potentially amount to a dismissal of your charge for DWI, but the most common instance is when a Police Officer lacks probable cause in order to arrest you for driving while impaired.  In the State of […]

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What is alienation of affection?

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ALIENATION OF AFFECTION is one of the most difficult discussions to have, is with a Client who has recently discovered the pain and betrayal that comes with adultery. There is nothing like discovering with certainty that your spouse has had or is having an affair. There is no legal remedy that can take away the […]

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Incompetency and Spousal Support

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The duty for the supporting spouse to pay the dependent spouse money after a determination of alimony or post separation support is not something that can be written off by being adjudicated incompetent. If that were permitted, then every single person who has been declared a supporting spouse would just go to the courthouse and […]

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Should I Hire a Public Defender?

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A Public Defender is appointed by the court and they are not always “free.” If you plead guilty, no contest, or are later convicted after trial, the court will often order you to pay attorney fees as part of your sentence. So in most cases there is a very good chance you are going to be […]

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