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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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Should you hire a lawyer for your traffic ticket?

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Should I just pay off my traffic ticket? Can my ticket get reduced? Will this affect my insurance costs? In a law practice that handles Wake County traffic tickets on a daily basis, these are the top three questions we hear from potential clients. And the answer is very simple: it depends! With traffic violations […]

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What happens when your vehicle is seized because of a DWI in Wake County?

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Recently, we have received an influx in calls from potential clients relating to Driving While Impaired offenses with a prior DWI conviction already on their record. More specifically, however, their main concern was getting their vehicle back after it has been seized by law enforcement. It’s important for the public’s concern and for any criminal […]

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The 7 Essential Elements of a DWI in Wake County

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  When you have been arrested for Driving While Impaired that means the police officer has found probable cause to believe that you are appreciably impaired, or essentially too drunk to drive. You will not be fully charged with a Raleigh DWI until you have been found with a .08 or above on the Intoximeter […]

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Sobriety Checkpoints

There has been much debate in previous years that checking stations are a violation of a person’s 4th Amendments rights, or the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures. North Carolina believes, however, that the importance of preventing drinking and driving among other […]

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