Tag Archives: Wake County

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?

Matheson Wake Court

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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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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I Missed My Court Date…Now What?

Trials

“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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