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Can I Get an Expungement in North Carolina?

What is an expungement? First, understand that expungement and expunction are used interchangeably in North Carolina statutes and mean the same thing. An expunction is a legal remedy for removing a criminal conviction or charge from a person’s...

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Felony Larceny Charges in Charlotte, North Carolina

When most of us think of “larceny,” we think of petty theft, shoplifting, etc. But did you know that under North Carolina larceny laws, some larceny convictions are felonies. You may not even know you've crossed the line between...

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Felony Larceny in North Carolina is a Serious Charge

There are petty crimes and there are serious crimes. A felony is a more serious crime than a misdemeanor and carries more severe penalties, such as long-term jail sentencing. Murder, armed robbery and certain kinds of larceny are felonies. Shoplifting...

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5 Times You Simply Must Have a Criminal Defense Attorney

When you get in serious legal trouble, whether it's the first time or the third (especially if it's the third!), you should always have a criminal lawyer handle your case. But there are some situations where you must have a criminal defense...

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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...

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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,...

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