I got a DUI in NC and this is my first offense for DUI. Will I do jail time or just community service?
Depends on certain factors but most likely not. Having said that the stakes are still very high if you are convicted of even a first DWI so you should definitely consult with an experienced DWI attorney to see if you have any valid defenses to the charge.See question
Convicted of second DUI in 2006, after year suspension of license required to have an ignition interlock. I have not lived in NC since and am moving back and will need to register car and get drivers license reinstated. Can an attorney have someth...
Mr. Smith is correct. There is no way around the interlock unless you never plan to get a NC license. Once you apply for an NC license, it will be a condition of you license reinstatement.See question
Was pulled over the other night on the way to a friends house to stay the night, was pulled over because another car was following real close to us. Car behind us was drunk. They breathalyzed the 21 year old driving me & I was sitting in the back ...
You should consult with an experienced attorney since the consequences of a conviction are pretty high. Depending on the county and the DA Office's internal rules for handling these charges, an attorney may be able to work out a deal to get all charges dropped.See question
She completed a class and charges were dismissed by the District Attorney. State of North Carolina - she is 18 years old.
It never hurts. That way she can legally say she was never charged with the crime. But you only get one expungement so use it carefully.See question
I have already plead to 2 but have one pending. Can I be charged/sentenced for the third. Somewhere I heard you can only be charged for 2 at the same time or something to that effect....please advise
Yes, you can be charged for the 3rd. and since you are facing automatic jail time, and potentially a substantial amount, you should consult an experienced attorney to see if you can defend against this one.See question
I was charged with a misdemeanor in larceny. I got arrested and released to my parents, but I am 19 years old. This is my first offense. I had court scheduled and I showed up by myself just to be told that I now have a trial date next week. I aske...
Consult with an experienced Charlotte criminal defense lawyer asap. You are dealing not only with a misdemeanor crime but one involving dishonesty so there's a lot at stake.See question
I am a college student. I was drunk and found a debit card on the ground and bought a shirt worth 50 dollars. The following day I realized my drunk endeavors and brought the shirt, money to pay the person who owned the card, and a whole lot of reg...
It's certainly a possibility, depending on your prior history. Definitely consult an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area to determine possible defenses or plea bargains.See question
I was in a car accident months ago that wasnt my fault. I had injuries and obtained lawyer and have therapy. This week was my last week for therapy. This case is still open. Now another accident happened the other day and was not my fault. Im now...
As long as you're comfortable with the lawyer, it's usually easier to have one lawyer handle everything.See question
a relative might not have had sufficient representation, or been in the right frame of mind when he took a plea deal
You have 10 days to appeal the guilty plea from District Court to Superior Court.See question
There is a recent underlying medical issue that complicated and compromised how he performed in a cpl of the tests that can be confirmed by physicians and he only blew a .07 but was still charged with a dui
The state can still proceed under the theory of appreciable impairment. Namely that your mental and physical faculties are substantially impaired. This will be based on the officer's observations of you, field sobriety tests, driving etc. I have attached an informative video for your convenience.See question