Currently Browsing: Alcohol

Is A First-Time DWI in North Carolina That Bad?

Many minor and some not-so-minor crimes usually result in lighter consequences for first-time offenders. A first offense DWI in North Carolina carries less severe consequences than, say, a third DWI conviction, but those consequences are anything but...

Read More

Can Getting a DUI in North Carolina Be a Good Thing?

If you get a DUI in North Carolina, the consequences can be life-changing. You could face large out-of-pocket costs, the loss of your license, increased insurance rates, and even jail time under some circumstances. Thankfully, a good DUI lawyer can...

Read More

Yes, Underage Alcohol Possession in North Carolina is a Crime

Underage possession of alcohol is a common occurrence. While many consider underage alcohol possession to simply be a right of passage but it is a crime with some stiff penalties. Across the state, lawyers in Charlotte, NC and other college towns know...

Read More

FYI, A DWI Isn't a DIY Deal: You Need a DUI Attorney

Getting a DWI/DUI in North Carolina has some serious legal consequences that are best handled by a criminal defense attorney. From losing your license and paying hefty fines to possible jail time, going to court for this charge is definitely not a...

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...

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...

Read More