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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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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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Is a Marijuana Drug Charge a Big Deal in North Carolina?

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. While some states have passed laws permitting or mostly decriminalizing possession of small amounts, like North...

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Possession Charges in North Carolina Can be Tricky

    If you are charged with possession of drugs in North Carolina, there are certain parts of the laws that can impact the consequences. A possession charge attorney can help you navigate the process and minimize that impact. Here's...

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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...

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Busted for Possession? You Need a Drug Charge Lawyer

In North Carolina, possession of a controlled substance, often called simply drug possession, can have some serious consequences if you're convicted. The penalties for drug possession depend a lot on what type of drug is involved, how much you had...

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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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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...

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