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Officer, are you sure that’s Marijuana?

Hemp is a not-so-distant cousin to Marijuana, and one that has been made legal in North Carolina markets. With its ever-expanding product line including –but not limited to –hemp infused chocolate, honey, plants and even dog treats, it has become common amongst young adults. The only true aspect that separates Hemp and its illegal counterpart, […]

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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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Appreciable Impairment     

Today’s blog will attempt to explain the significance of ‘Appreciable Impairment’ as it pertains to North Carolina’s DWI Law.  DWI’s are the most litigated crime in North Carolina, and there are many different facets that create challenges for both the State and the Defense.  However, when dealing with Appreciable Impairment, it’s hard to understate how […]

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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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