Anybody who is accused of or charged with a criminal offense has a basic right to have a lawyer help defend against those allegations. If you have been accused of a misdemeanor crime, a traffic offense, or a high-level felony offense, you need a lawyer!
Did you know that Miranda Rights aren’t actually listed in the Constitution? In fact, an officer isn’t required to read you your Miranda Rights when arresting you. However, if you make incriminating statements once in custody of the police, and the officer didn’t read you your Miranda Rights, those incriminating statements might be kept out during a trial.
North Carolina law grants judges the discretion to enter a Prayer for Judgment Continued (PJC). This is an appealing option for certain traffic citations…
The first question for many people looking for a criminal defense lawyer is “How do I get my case dismissed under First Offense?”
In North Carolina, a person is guilty of disclosure of images if all of the following apply:
The Second Chance Act is a bipartisan “clean slate” bill that automatically expunges your criminal charges that are dismissed or disposed “not guilty” starting in 2021, and allows individuals to petition for expungement of all nonviolent misdemeanor convictions after 7 years of good behavior at the end of 2020.
A North Carolina criminal expungement is a legal process that petitions the Court to remove a criminal conviction or a criminal charge from a person’s record and to destroy the state’s record of the arrest, charge, and/or conviction.
It’s a question that many people have – if I’m stopped by a police officer in North Carolina, am I required to provide them with my name? What will happen if I refuse? The answer in North Carolina is…it depends.
If you are in an accident in Wake County, it is important to know some of the dos and don’ts of what to do in the stressful moments after the collision.
The Second Chance Act was signed by Governor Cooper and is now in effect. The new law allows many North Carolinians to remove old criminal convictions.