Tag Archives: traffic

Speeding in a School Zone

School Zone

With school coming back in Wake County, everyone probably needs a refresher of all of the consequences for speeding in a school zone.  First, let’s talk about what a school zone is and how you know you are in one. School zones are specific areas designated by signs, where the speed limit is reduced from […]

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Hit and Run!

Hit and Run

I hit someone’s vehicle/property and left! Now what? Hit/Run Leave Scene with Property Damage (NCGS 20-166), as it’s called in the legal world, is a common charge these days. Usually when we hear about a hit and run it’s on the news and someone hit a pedestrian. Well in most cases, that’s not the norm. […]

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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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Case…Dismissed?

  We hear it all the time on television lawyer dramas. After a heart-wrenching hour of biting its nails, the crowd lets out an audible sigh of relief as the attorney exits the court room and utters the words “case dismissed.” However, would they react in the same way if the attorney instead walked out […]

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