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Emancipation

Emancipation

First, what is emancipation?  Emancipation is the process by which a court determines that you meet the statutory requirements to become a “legal” adult before the ordinary age of majority.   What is the age of majority and what does that mean for you?  The age of majority is 18.  When you turn 18 you […]

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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 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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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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When do I start having the Right to Remain Silent?

The Cold, Hard, Facts Mr. Matheson had driven his car into a ditch. It was raining pretty heavily, so Officers Kuga and Wacenske approached the vehicle, and took him underneath the awning of a nearby building to speak with him about the incident. Mr. Matheson mentioned that due to the heavy rain, he was unable […]

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