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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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Top 4 Ways a DWI Charge Can Affect Your Career

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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?

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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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Arrested for a DWI in North Carolina?

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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 […]

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