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Should You Take Sobriety Tests if You're Pulled for DUI?

There are a lot of pieces to the DUI puzzle. From specific laws for underage DUIs and repeat offenders to different types of defenses strategies, it can be hard to know exactly what is involved in a particular DUI arrest. But there's one thing in...

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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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Thought You Knew All About DWIs in North Carolina?

While traffic laws in general, including DWIs, don't change very often, there are precedents set every once in a while that change how charges are handled and how punishment is dealt. Just like there are plenty of ways for a criminal defense...

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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...

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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...

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What Happens If I Refuse to Take a Breathalyzer Test in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, all drivers are subject to an “implied consent” law. This law says that any driver who is arrested for driving while impaired (DWI) is required to submit to breathalyzer testing to determine blood alcohol level (BAC)....

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in North Carolina?

It's 10:30 on an August night and you're driving down Tryon Street in Charlotte, headed home from having a couple of beers with friends. All of sudden you notice there is a line of cars ahead and at the far end of that line are State Troopers...

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A North Carolina DWI Can Be a Life Changer

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 annual St. Patrick's Day festival, you shouldn't drive. If you do drink and...

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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...

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What are the Penalties for Under Aged Drinking in NC?

Everyone else was drinking. And you'd always wanted to try it. Frankly, these opportunities don’t come around often, so you took your chance to toss a few back. You knew under age drinking was against the law, but thought, "Why not?" So you explored...

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