Tag Archives: Wake County dwi lawyer

Top 4 Ways a DWI Charge Can Affect Your Career

MathesonLawOffice-58_resized

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 […]

Posted in blog, Business, Legal Basics, News & Events, TrafficAlso tagged

Should you hire a lawyer for your traffic ticket?

MathesonLawOffice-118_resized

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 […]

Posted in blog, Legal Basics, TrafficAlso tagged , , , , ,

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

MathesonLawOffice-137

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 […]

Posted in blog, Legal Basics, TrafficAlso tagged , , , ,

Arrested for a DWI in North Carolina?

MathesonLawOffice-146-2

We recently had a Driving While Impaired case that dealt with the issue of probable cause.  In the State of North Carolina, a police officer cannot make an arrest without first establishing probable cause.  Probable cause for a DWI is based on the officer’s opinion that a defendant is appreciably impaired, or that his mental and/or physical […]

Posted in blog, Business, Legal Basics, TrafficAlso tagged

The 7 Essential Elements of a DWI in Wake County

_DSC4748

  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 […]

Posted in blog, Legal Basics, TrafficAlso tagged , , ,