Underage drinking is taken seriously by the state of North Carolina. Learn about the consequences of this “not serious” crime.
Many times people make the mistake of thinking murder and manslaughter are the same crimes, but there are major differences between the two. It’s useful to understand the differences between manslaughter and murder because they weigh heavily on the potential sentences a defendant can face. We’re going to take a closer look at what these […]
If you have a criminal record, you know how this can negatively impact your future. A mistake made in the past may mean you are unable to get a job, rent an apartment, or receive student loans or government aid. You’re not alone in this; approximately one in four adults in North Carolina have some […]
Learn what Castle Doctrine in North Carolina means, what your rights are, and how you can defend your home while abiding by the law.
If a past criminal conviction is holding you back from moving forward, we’re sharing how a Certificate of Relief can help clear the way to going back to school, gaining employment, and more.
Learn how aggravated assault differs from “regular” assault, what it means and the type of penalties involved in this charge.
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.
You want to keep people off your property, but are signs effective and enforceable? Our criminal lawyers in Raleigh are looking at the best signs and how to post them to prevent trespassing.
Even if you’ve had certain charges dropped off of your criminal record, they can still affect your life in a negative way. Learn about expungement in North Carolina.
Recent changes to NC laws now allow for 16 and 17 year olds to be tried in the juvenile system, barring specific evidence.