Marijuana has been a controversial topic in the United States for decades, and North Carolina is no exception. The Tar Heel State has a complicated history with marijuana laws, ranging from strict prohibition to decriminalization on a small scale. As recent news has come out about the ever-changing landscape of marijuana laws in North Carolina, […]
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?
If you have been a victim of assault, or know someone who has or witnessed assault on another person, it is important to know your legal rights. The Raleigh and surrounding area assault charge lawyers at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas, LLP have all the details you need for filing assault charges. Whether you […]
Ever seen the billboard that reads,”A $20.00 cab ride beats a $10,000 DWI”? It’s true! DWI cases can be expensive and can drag out for a long time. Find out how much your DWI case could cost and how we at Kirk Kirk Law can help.
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 […]
Learn the laws regarding self-defense to safely protect yourself and your family without fear of legal ramifications.
Getting your license after it’s been suspended may seem like a challenge, but it may not be as complicated as you think. Learn the steps you need to take to get your license back so you can get back on the road.
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 […]