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Hit and Run!

Hit and Run

I hit someone’s vehicle/property and left! Now what? Hit/Run Leave Scene with Property Damage (NCGS 20-166), as it’s called in the legal world, is a common charge these days. Usually when we hear about a hit and run it’s on the news and someone hit a pedestrian. Well in most cases, that’s not the norm. […]

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Illegal Fireworks

Fireworks

Happy Birthday, America! Our nation’s birthday, along with New Years, is when the sale of fireworks skyrocket (pun intended!).  Now most people will just head to one of those parking lot stands and buy some sparklers and be happy. They may also head out and watch the fireworks at the NC State Fairgrounds. Great! Always […]

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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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Sobriety Checkpoints

There has been much debate in previous years that checking stations are a violation of a person’s 4th Amendments rights, or the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures. North Carolina believes, however, that the importance of preventing drinking and driving among other […]

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Raleigh DWI Lawyer | Why NC DWI Sentencing Doesn’t Make Sense

So recently, I read an article about a driver in Buncombe County who was recently convicted of his 17th DWI and was sentenced to 7 years in prison.  Now, while many of you may expect it, this Raleigh DWI Attorney is not coming to the defense of the repeat offender and the harsh sentence he […]

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