Category Archives: Traffic

A Lawyers Examination of the Traffic Stop in ’99 Problems’ by Jay-Z

(Disclaimer – this is an evaluation of a fictitious scenario based on North Carolina and US law and is not meant, in any way, to constitute legal advice or recommendations on what you should do during a traffic stop) So, I heard this song on my way into work today and thought it would be […]

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Understanding Traffic Laws

DWI

Recently, a client hired us for a traffic case that emphasized the complexities and nuances of NC traffic law. Once we studied this particular client’s driving record, the traffic ticket and the client’s outcome was not even as complicated or unusual but really highlighted the fact that traffic tickets can be much more complex than […]

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

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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