Category Archives: Criminal Law

Restraining Orders During COVID-19

DVPO COVID19

With the stay-at-home order requiring many people to either work from home or, unfortunately, not work at all, the dynamics in your household may be changing.  People are now spending more time at home, around their family all day, with nowhere to go.  Tensions are running high as people don’t know when they can go […]

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What Happens If I Violate The Executive Order About Coronavirus

Coronavirus Executive Order

At this point, we all should be aware of Gov. Cooper’s executive order addressing the Coronavirus and certain restrictions he implemented meant to curtail the spread of the virus.  There are three main parts to which law enforcement will be looking for in its enforcement of the executive order: Mass gatherings Operating a business that […]

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Court Closure FAQ

WCJC Court Closure

In this current situation there are many questions about court closures and what to do. We are here to answer those questions. Below you will find the most commonly asked questions we have received. If you have a question that isn’t answered below, please contact our office! We are happy to help during this scary […]

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Why Only Wake County?

Matheson Wake Court

Every day we get calls for defendants with tickets/charges in counties that are not Wake. And every day we have to tell them that we, unfortunately, do not take traffic or criminal cases outside of Wake County. For the first time in a long time, a caller asked us “Why?”. That’s actually a really good […]

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Court is Cancelled! Now What?

WCJC Court Closure

Snow. Raleigh’s (and North Carolina’s) worst enemy!  What could make it worse? Having your court case being heard on a snow day! So, what happens when the Clerk of Courts closes or cancels court? First, DO NOT SKIP COURT unless it is actually cancelled! You can check the court website to find out if court […]

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