Tag Archives: NC DWI

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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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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Top 4 Ways a DWI Charge Can Affect Your Career

1.  Suspended License If you are convicted of Driving While Impaired in North Carolina your license will be suspended for a minimum of 12 months. If your license is suspended and you don’t get a limited driving privilege for driving to/from work (NC does allow this exemption under certain circumstances) then you’re either taking a […]

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Should you hire a lawyer for your traffic ticket?

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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