Category Archives: DWI

Trials: A Three Part Series

Trials

Superior Court Trials In part two of our trial series, we looked at how district court trials work. This blog will focus on Superior Court trial procedure. If you read our previous blog about district court trials, you’ll know that in Superior Court you have the choice of either a bench trial (when the judge […]

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Trials: A Three Part Series

Trials

We often get asked, “What happens in trials?” As simple as the question sounds, it’s much more complicated! So, we’ve decided to break down trial for you in a 3 part series! Bench Trial vs. Jury Trial Let’s start with learning about the two different types of trials. Now, you may be asking yourself, “There’s […]

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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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