That certainly sounds a bit unusual. Probably requires delving a little deeper into the facts.
You may wish to contact John Fanney in Raleigh. He's an excellent attorney. Please say "hey" if you speak to him.
Best of luck to you.
Gracious goodness that sounds SCARY! Sorry you've been through such an ordeal.
That likey would be a tough claim in North Carolina. Probably would be best to retain someone with substantial exoerience with Costco. Wondering if they have some type of mediating policy as it's a contractual, membership organization.
Best of luck to you. And sorry again!
It makes sense to speak with an immigration attorney, as they would be better suited to answer that question.
From the DWI/DUI criminal side, one would be remiss in failing mention the need to comply with each and every aspect of the Court's Order such as probation, treatment, fines, community service and if appropriate, travel restrictions.
Hope that helps. Mind the gap.
Need a bit more information, as the inquiry makes reference to three or four priors. There have been substantial changes to the law, specifically pertaining to sentencing and Grossly Aggravating Factors.
Check out precious postings on AVVO.com regarding "Laura's Law." Given the possible consequences, separate and apart from Laura's Law, consultation with an EXPERIENCED DWI DUI Impaired Driving attorney makes sense.
There are three different methods of proving "impaired driving" in North Carolina:
1. BrAC or BAC reading of .08 or higher; and/or
2. Appreciable Impairment as described by witnesses for the State; and/or
3. Existence of Metabolites of certain controlled substances. (SEE BELOW FOR STATUTORY DEFINITION UNDER NCGS 20-138.1)
The accused may not be actually "impaired" to be convicted of Impaired Driving. DWI may be proven even in instances where the active ingredient is NOT present in...