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Record Expunctions Can Turn Back Time!

Did you know that even if your traffic ticket case or underage alcohol possession charge is dismissed, the charges still show up on your permanent record? That’s right. Even if you were 100% innocent and not convicted, anyone can see what you’ve been charged with by checking out your public record.   That time you

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Does Your DUI Lawyer Offer Know About Affirmative Defense?

The consequences of drinking and driving in North Carolina can have a big impact on your life now and for years to come. Lawyers in Charlotte, NC are all too familiar with the long list of consequences for a DWI conviction, from hefty fines to revoked licenses and even jail time. Just as there are

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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 do-it-yourself proposition. There are too many factors for determining your outcome, and the

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Did You Know That You Can Get a DWI Without Drinking Alcohol?

Most of us think of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Impaired (DWI) as traffic charges for drinking and driving. Both these terms can be used interchangeably in North Carolina, but did you know that you can get a DUI/DWI for driving while doing drugs? It’s true, and an experienced DWI lawyer can

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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

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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.

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DWI or DUI? Know Your Rights and Where to Find a Good DWI Attorney

DWI/DUI charges can be costly both financially and personally. If you live in Charlotte, North Carolina and you have a few beers at the NCAA tournament or the 22nd annual St. Patrick’s Day festival, you shouldn’t drive. If you do drink and drive, you could be pulled over and risk traffic charges that could affect

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DWI Countdown: 30 Minutes Can Mean the Difference Between a DWI Conviction or a Dismissal

There are some great events slated for February 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina for just about every taste. Whether it’s checking out the Hornets at an NBA game or heading to a concert to see George Clinton or Kid Rock, most of us are going to have a drink (or two). While we all know

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DWI in North Carolina: Top 5 Reasons Not to Drink and Drive in Charlotte

The most important reason for not drinking and driving is that it could injure or kill you and/or other drivers. In a perfect world, that reason alone would encourage most motorists to not get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. But, of course, it’s not a perfect world and drivers will continue to get speeding

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Charged With Underage Drinking in North Carolina? You Need an Experienced Traffic Attorney

It’s a part of growing up. Teenage drinking can be a normal part of testing the boundaries or just curiosity, but in North Carolina, the stakes can be higher than you may think. Especially in metro areas like Charlotte, teen drinking is all too prevalent, and the penalties are harsh.   With the “zero tolerance”

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