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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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Do I Need a Drug Charge Attorney in North Carolina?

It's no secret that if you get arrested for drug possession in North Carolina, you could still face stiff penalties if convicted. But if you are arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking in North Carolina, a conviction could be much worse than...

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Clean Up Your Criminal History With a Record Expunction

Original Date of Publication: 04/02/2020 UPDATED: 10/24/2021 Approximately 1 in 4 North Carolinians has a criminal record that could result in collateral consequences that impact employment, housing, and other opportunities. Recent changes in...

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A Felony Drug Charge in Charlotte is Serious Business

Charlotte, and North Carolina in general, have some of the toughest drug laws in the country. Even a misdemeanor could land you in jail—leading to a chain of events like losing your job, your license, and more. But a felony drug charge can...

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A Hit-and-Run Conviction in North Carolina Can Ruin Your Life

A Hit-and-Run Conviction in North Carolina Can Ruin Your Life Hit-and-run charges are brought against someone when they don't stop at the scene of an accident they are involved in. The duty to stop statute in North Carolina states that a driver...

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How Much Does a DWI Cost in North Carolina?

Being convicted of a DWI in North Carolina can be expensive today and for years to come. From basic fines and fees to lost income and opportunities, it can be hard to put a dollar figure on the cost of a DWI in North Carolina.    Getting...

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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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Do I Need a Criminal Defense Attorney

It's always best to hire a lawyer for any charge, and that's especially true for criminal charges. Not having an experienced criminal lawyer when you could be facing hefty fines and jail time is like having a broken bone and not seeing a...

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