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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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Charlotte Traffic Citations: Let's Make a Deal!

North Carolina and Charlotte DAs are making it super easy to pay traffic citations for speeding, running red lights, and other traffic charges. Most traffic tickets in Charlotte can be paid online with the click of a button and there are even special...

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Drug Charges in North Carolina Just Got More Complicated

In 2020, Mecklenburg County announced the D.A.'s office would stop prosecuting most simple drug possession cases, including some felonies. While pandemic-related issues and an upsurge in violent crime are partly to blame, but it appears that the...

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Don't Take a Larceny Charge Lightly Just Because It's a Misdemeanor

If you steal something in North Carolina and get caught, you will be charged with larceny. Depending on a range of factors, you could be charged with felony larceny or misdemeanor larceny. Felony charges are far more serious than misdemeanor charges,...

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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...

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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...

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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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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 pressure on drug users and suppliers. If you are...

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