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Trials: A Three Part Series

Trials

Part 2: Criminal Trial Procedure in District Court In our previous blog post about the differences between bench and jury trials we went over how they differ. This blog will go over how a trial actually works. Remember, district and superior court have different rules and procedures. Cases in District Court usually do not start […]

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Why Only Wake County?

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Every day we get calls for defendants with tickets/charges in counties that are not Wake. And every day we have to tell them that we, unfortunately, do not take traffic or criminal cases outside of Wake County. For the first time in a long time, a caller asked us “Why?”. That’s actually a really good […]

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Electric Scooter DWI: Can it Happen?

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So, downtown Raleigh being a hot spot for alcohol consumption, and now being flooded with electric scooters, the reality is, people will be utilizing these machines while impaired.  This begs the questions; Can I be charged and convicted of Driving While Impaired for riding one of these scooters impaired?  What’s to follow is my legal […]

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Constructive Possession of Marijuana

Throughout this summer, I have had the fortunate opportunity to speak with many parents who are seeking explanation for why their son or daughter was charged with the unlawful possession of marijuana when, in fact, they were not the rightful owners of the controlled substance. “The weed belonged to his friend… it wasn’t even found […]

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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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