Having a misdemeanor or felony on your criminal record, even if the charges were dropped, can negatively impact you for the rest of your life. A criminal conviction in particular can block you from getting a job, renting property, or receiving assistance. Fortunately, North Carolina allows you to clear the slate in many situations, but […]
Recent changes to NC laws now allow for 16 and 17 year olds to be tried in the juvenile system, barring specific evidence.
Recent changes to North Carolina’s expungement laws now provide individuals with a criminal record an easier path to removing past convictions. Find out if you are eligible to qualify for an expungement due to the new law.
A domestic violence conviction does not always mean loss of gun rights. However, due to the nature of the conviction, getting your rights restored can be a challenge. Learn what determines if your gun rights can be restored.
Getting your license restored after having them suspended might seem like a challenge, but it may not be as complicated as you think. Depending on the nature of your violation, there may be a way to get your restoration and have you back on the road!
Often the consequences for immigration based on a criminal conviction aren’t fully explained to the defendants. This can be extremely difficult when dealing with language barriers, but it is important to be ethical and forthcoming with those faced with criminal allegations and possible deportation. Find out more about the immigration and criminal conviction process here.
Unfortunately, drug charges for minors do occur. But, if your child has a drug-related charge, do you know the correct course of action? You might be surprised to find out that simply trying to dismiss a drug charge might not be in the best interest of your child. Find out more about what you can do to help your child charged with a drug-related offense.
Being on the sex offender registry is a difficult burden to carry. However, there are ways an offender can be removed if the proper time and steps have been taken. A petition to the court doesn’t necessarily mean that an offender will be removed. Find out what you can do to be removed from the North Carolina Sex Offender Registry.
There was no avoiding the news that erupted from the NFL over the past few weeks. The unfortunate news about Ray Rice was all over the media and sparked controversy and questions everywhere. One question about the whole situation still lingers: what would have happened if all this had taken place in Wake County?
Firearms, The Second Amendment, and guns in general and their restrictions, or lack thereof, have been a hot topic of recent. With heat being under the seats of politicians and citizens alike, it is important that you know your rights and how to protect them. Learn about your firearm rights after a felony conviction in North Carolina .