Are you a child care provider, scout leader or Sunday school teacher? Do you spend time around children? Are you a nanny or babysitter? If so, did you know that you may have a duty to report information about missing, abused or deceased children? Learn here about Caylee’s Law and how it could affect you!
Being a criminal defense attorney, I see a lot of cases which involve drug use. Unfortunately, many of the cases involving drug use also include some form of drug addiction. There are many options for overcoming addiction, though, in many cases, Drug Treatment Court is the recommended option. But after all, what is Drug Treatment Court?
“Stand your ground” laws have taken the spotlight in the news lately, in part due to the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial in Florida. As a result, some Carolina residents have begun to question the status of North Carolina’s “stand your ground” law. Know what is acceptable and what is not!
The answer to this question is YES! If you have been served with an Order to Show Cause regarding your child support obligation, you could be found guilty of criminal contempt.
Did you know that the majority of hunting and trapping violations in North Carolina involve baiting? The definition of baiting differs depending on the type of game being hunted. With hunting seasons right around the corner, be sure to know what the rules are and how they apply to you. Read more on our blog!
A PJC is the acronym for a Prayer for Judgment Continued. A PJC is most commonly requested in traffic related offenses such as speeding offenses, red light tickets and other types of Chapter 20 motor vehicle violations.
“Should I take the breath test or should I refuse?” Although every case is different, there are some important factors that must be considered in making this decision.
We are entering our holiday season and many of us will be traveling. I hope you will be careful while traveling and resist the urge to text or email while driving.
A few years ago the answer to this question was a resounding “No,” but thanks to our Legislature we now have two relatively new statutes which allow felony convictions to by expunged from a person’s record.
I can’t even begin to tell you how many phone calls we get from concerned parents because their teenage son or daughter picked up an underage drinking ticket while attending a concert or tailgating at a football game.