Tag Archives: Courtroom

I Missed My Court Date…Now What?

Emancipation

“What happens if I miss my court date?”  We get this question all the time. It is part of our practice at Matheson & Associates to communicate regularly with our clients and alert them whether their attendance is required at their court setting. This requirement varies depending on the nature of charge, specifics of the […]

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Caso….cerrado?

Se escucha todo el tiempo en novelas de abogados en la televisión. Después de una hora desgarradora de morderse las uñas, los espectadores dejan escapar un suspiro de alivio cuando el abogado sale y dice “caso cerrado”. Sin embargo, Reaccionarían de la misma manera si el abogado dijera: “el caso ha sido desestimado voluntariamente con […]

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NC DWI Observation Period Violation

I recently had a conversation with one of our recent NC DWI defendants, who insisted that his case should be dismissed because the chemical analyst had left the room during his 15 minute observation period immediately prior to the collection of his breath specimen.  So essentially, he is requesting Attorney Moseley Matheson argue that the […]

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Probable Cause for Arrest

DWI

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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Raleigh DUI Lawyers | What is Up With Wake County DUI Courtroom

So, for anyone who’s ever been through a DWI charge in Wake County, they may have heard a reference to a courtroom ‘5C.’  As a Raleigh DWI Defense Attorney, I have resolved many cases in courtroom 5C and though it has gone through several revisions recently, it has come to be a tried and true […]

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