Everyone else was drinking. And you’d always wanted to try it. Frankly, these opportunities don’t come around often, so you took your chance to toss a few back. You knew under age drinking was against the law, but thought, “Why not?” So you explored your curiosity and gave in to peer pressure.
A criminal charge of misdemeanor or felony larceny is nothing to take lightly. Being labeled a dishonest person or a thief comes with real consequences. And jail time and other punishments are just the beginning. A conviction can affect your ability to find employment in the future and also ruin your reputation.
Things got heated quickly. You and your partner were arguing, saying and doing things you’d never thought you’d do. And granted, you both could have handled the situation better, and you wish you could take things back. But now what’s done is done.
The day you got your reckless driving ticket probably began like any other day. You got in your car and focused all your attention on getting to your next destination on time.
If you or someone you care about has been charged with DUI, then you know a conviction for driving under the influence in Charlotte can bring with it a whole host of problems.
Despite the severe penalties imposed on anyone caught driving while impaired (DWI) in North Carolina, the Charlotte area still sees its fair share of intoxicated drivers. Whether you’re the cited driver, an innocent victim, or a family member who’s lost a loved one, DWI takes a devastating toll on everyone involved. Police officers and professional […]
There aren’t many experiences in life more intimidating than getting arrested. If you’re ever arrested in or around Charlotte, the most important thing you can do to protect your rights is to contact a Charlotte criminal defense attorney immediately. In the meantime, your advocates at the Law Office of Jason Reece hope that learning a […]
With the recent emergence of the CMPD DWI (driving while intoxicated) Task Force, the number of DWI checkpoints in Charlotte has increased. So if you live in and around Charlotte, it’s highly probably that you will encounter one of these checkpoints at some time or another. These stops are a routine part of the police’s […]
Plenty of people see advertisements for criminal law firms and defense lawyers on TV, but not many people know what to do when the time comes to hire one. In the event that you need to find a lawyer in your area, it’s important to know your rights, and it’s also crucial to work with […]
Do attorneys offer free consultations? In many cases, the answer is “yes.” This is useful for both you and your criminal defense lawyer, so he or she can decide whether to take on your case. Additionally, it lets you, as the defendant, know what kind of defense you will receive, whether you’ve been arrested for […]