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Electric Scooter DWI: Can it Happen?

So, downtown Raleigh being a hot spot for alcohol consumption, and now being flooded with electric scooters, the reality is, people will be utilizing these machines while impaired.  This begs the questions; Can I be charged and convicted of Driving While Impaired for riding one of these scooters impaired?  What’s to follow is my legal […]

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Appreciable Impairment     

Today’s blog will attempt to explain the significance of ‘Appreciable Impairment’ as it pertains to North Carolina’s DWI Law.  DWI’s are the most litigated crime in North Carolina, and there are many different facets that create challenges for both the State and the Defense.  However, when dealing with Appreciable Impairment, it’s hard to understate how […]

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NC DWI Observation Period Violation

I recently had a conversation with one of our recent NC DWI defendants, who insisted that his case should be dismissed because the chemical analyst had left the room during his 15 minute observation period immediately prior to the collection of his breath specimen.  So essentially, he is requesting Attorney Moseley Matheson argue that the […]

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Costs of a NC Driving While Impaired Charge

So, recently I was having a discussion with a client about the Costs of a NC Driving While Impaired charge costs a driver.  I decided to blog about it so that those that were interested in the overall costs of a DWI, they would have this as a resource.  Although my practice consists of handling […]

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Probable Cause for Arrest

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Most of the cases we handle for Driving While Impaired deals with the issue of whether or not the police officer had probable cause for arrest. When evaluating cases dealing with probable cause for arrest it’s important to understand that an arrest is only constitutionally valid when the police officer has probable cause in order […]

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