Criminal Law

Can You Be Charged With A DWI For Prescribed Medication?

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The average citizen would think that a prescription to take a medication is okay from a legal perspective. It seems to make sense that taking a drug that is prescribed to you would have no legal ramification in North Carolina. What about driving? Can you really get a DWI while on a prescription medication?

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What is Considered Trespassing in North Carolina?

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When it comes to the term ‘trespassing’, most are familiar with the general concept. However, it is important to note that in North Carolina, laws surrounding trespassing are strict, and therefore should be taken ‌seriously. Whether you are a property owner, or somebody who has been charged with trespassing, understanding the details of this offense […]

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The Differences Between Manslaughter and Murder

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 […]

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Expunging Criminal Records Through the Second Chance Act

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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 […]

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