Tag Archives: Raleigh DWI Lawyer

North Carolina Criminal Court | Understanding ‘Calendar Call’

So, slightly off-topic, but I thought today’s blog would do well to explain exactly what ‘Calender Call’ is as it relates to North Carolina District Courts.  As a Durham Criminal Attorney and Raleigh Criminal Attorney I have seen a lot of confusion in the courtroom from the public when it comes time for calender call.  […]

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North Carolina DWI Defense | Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

Previously on the Raleigh DWI Attorney Blog I have discussed North Carolina DWI Stops and the administration of Field Sobriety Tests; specifically the Walk and Turn Test and the One-Legged Stand Test.  I will now review the third test, known as the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test. 

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North Carolina Field Sobriety Test | Walk and Turn Test

In my previous post, I discussed North Carolina DWI Stops and the North Carolina Field Sobriety Test:  known as the One-Legged Stand Test (I also added the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test). I will now move on to a discussion regarding the Walk and Turn Test. As explained before, there are three standard tests used

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North Carolina Field Sobriety Test | One-Legged Stand

So, this will be an overview of North Carolina DWI Field Sobriety Tests.  The three main Field Sobriety Tests used by police officers  are the One-Legged Stand, the Walk-and-Turn, and the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test.  Today’s Raleigh DWI Attorney Blog will deal with the One-Legged Stand.  As a Raleigh DWI Attorney or DWI Attorney Raleigh, […]

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North Carolina Traffic Law | ‘Run and You’re Done” Law Explained

A new North Carolina Traffic Law, the “Run and You’re Done” bill, has been approved and is ready to be fought out in court by Raleigh Traffic Attorneys.  This bill was signed by Governor Perdue June 23, 2011 (the same time as “Laura’s Law”).  This law, which will go into effect December 1, 2011, is […]

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