Why DWI Charges Can Be So Hard to Defend in North Carolina

Across the United States, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more is illegal. But not all states agree if that .08 level has to be recorded at the time a person is driving. Arkansas, for example, states that a BAC of .08 or more must be present at the time of

Read More

Why Does North Carolina Have Such Severe Drug Laws?

In the United States, the news is filled with stories about states debating the decriminalization of some drugs, while others are cracking down. North Carolina is one of those states that is putting the pressure on drug users and suppliers. If you are charged with possession of drugs in North Carolina, you can bet the

Read More

What Happens If I Refuse to Take a Breathalyzer Test in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, all drivers are subject to an “implied consent” law. This law says that any driver who is arrested for driving while impaired (DWI) is required to submit to breathalyzer testing to determine blood alcohol level (BAC). This implied consent also refers to other chemical testing to determine the presence of drugs.  

Read More

Run and You’re Done: North Carolina Speeding Law Means Business

Because so many people have so much access to media these days, many laws are promoted with catchy titles like “Booze It and Lose It” or “Click It or Ticket,” and North Carolina is no exception. The  “Run and You’re Done” law has a pretty memorable and catchy title that also gets right to the

Read More

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in North Carolina?

It’s 10:30 on an August night and you’re driving down Tryon Street in Charlotte, headed home from having a couple of beers with friends. All of sudden you notice there is a line of cars ahead and at the far end of that line are State Troopers with their blue lights flashing. Should you turn

Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid After Being Arrested For ANYTHING!

Any good attorney will tell you: it’s often what you say or do after being charged with a traffic offense or crime that can determine the outcome. This field-tested advice applies to speeding tickets, DWIs, DUIs, drug charges, misdemeanors, and, especially, felony charges. An experienced and knowledgeable lawyer has probably defended many clients with the

Read More

Why Does North Carolina Have Such Severe Drug Laws?

In the United States, the news is filled with stories about states debating the decriminalization of some drugs, while others are cracking down. North Carolina is one of those states that is putting the pressure on drug users and suppliers. If you are charged with possession of drugs in North Carolina, you can bet the

Read More

DWIs, DUIs, and BUIs…Oh My!

Summertime and the living is easy. As long as you aren’t drinking and driving, or drinking and boating! Alcohol and summer weather just seem to go together, and boating is the perfect activity for fun under the sun. But just like drinking and driving a car don’t mix, neither does driving a boat and drinking.

Read More

When You Get a Speeding Ticket, Try to Keep Your Sense of Humor

No, we don’t think there’s anything funny about getting a speeding ticket, or any other traffic ticket. But. Keeping your sense of humor when things go wrong is a pretty good idea. Besides, when you get charged with any traffic violation, The Jason Reece Law Firm is just a phone call away. Till then, here

Read More

Do You Know What to Do if You Get Pulled Over for Speeding?

Most of us are aware that there is a lot of tension in the Law Enforcement sector these days in Charlotte and across the state, and nowhere is that more evident than in traffic stops. Whether it’s simply from misunderstandings about what a driver should, and shouldn’t, do, there seems to be very little that

Read More

Are You Really More Likely to Get a Speeding Ticket in a Red Car?

  So you’re cruising around Charlotte on a Saturday night in your almost-brand-new Candy Apple Red Corvette. The streets aren’t too crowded so you give it the gas and pick up speed. Then you see it. Blue lights in the rearview. Ten minutes later you have a speeding ticket and the night is ruined. Was

Read More

How Much Will My Insurance Go Up After a Traffic Ticket?

How Much Will My Insurance Go Up After a Traffic Ticket?   If you are charged with speeding or certain other traffic tickets in North Carolina, you will have “points” assessed to your driving record. Those points determine to a certain degree if, and by how much, your insurance rates will go up. You can

Read More

Speeding Ticket? You’re Not the First, and You Won’t Be the Last

Here at The Jason Reece Law Firm, we live and breath all things traffic. From speeding tickets to DWIs, we’ve seen it all, and we’ve successfully defended it all! So if you need someone on your side to help fight your traffic violation, then we’re here to help. Till then, we hope you will indulge

Read More