James Kevan Minick’s Guides

James Kevan Minick

Asheville DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. I signed a liability release waiver, can I still su

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    If you have ever participated in any kind of outdoor adventure activity, you are probably familiar with liability release waivers. Unfortunately, persons injured as a result of an outdoor adventure activity may not understand that the waiver does not always prevent you from filin...

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  2. Asheville's Nuisance Court

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    ASHEVILLES NUISANCE COURT: VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF CHARGES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY When deciding how to handle a criminal charge in North Carolina, it is important to consider the county in which the charge has been filed. For those facing certain types of misdemeanor charges in Buncom...

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  3. What should I do about an outstanding arrest warrant in Mecklenburg or Gaston Counties?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    Having a warrant out for your arrest means that at any time your freedom can be taken from you, and it will likely happen at the worst possible time. The best thing you can do if you have an outstanding warrant is prepare before you turn yourself in so you can get out as quickly ...

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  4. North Carolina DWI/DUI: Consequences of A Child In The Vehicle

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    If you have been charged with DWI/DUI in North Carolina, there are a number of factors that can make the potential sentencing you are facing more serious. Perhaps the worst aggravating factor in North Carolina is having a child (a person under the age of 18 or with the mental dev...

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  5. How To Recover Money For Your Injuries After A Car Accident: 6 Steps

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    Do you have injuries from a car accident? You will need to file a claim or lawsuit against the insurance company of the at-fault driver in order to recover money for your injuries. A personal injury attorney or an accident attorney can help guide you through the process. However,...

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  6. How Do I Remove My Arrest Photo From the Internet in North Carolina?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    Having an old mug shot floating around on the Internet is a recurring embarrassment, especially if the state dismissed the charge or it was adjudicated as not guilty. All it takes is one misunderstanding to suffer the Google consequences forever; prospective employers entering a ...

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  7. I Suffered A Zipline Injury - Can I Sue?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    The overall risk of a zip line injury is relatively low. However zip lines are becoming increasingly popular, particularly in Western North Carolina. The idea of flying through the mountains on zip lines is very attractive. However, because of a lack of regulation by the state an...

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. What is “Med-Pay” and How Do I Collect It After A Car Accident?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    North Carolina automobile accident victims often overlook a source of money that is available to them through their own automobile insurance policy. Many vehicles in North Carolina are covered by Med-Pay or Medical Payments coverage. Many people do not even know that they have th...

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  9. Can the Police Take My Blood During A DUI Arrest?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    In a nutshell, yes they can, if they have probable cause to arrest you for a DUI. In general there are a couple of ways you can wind up having your blood drawn during a DUI arrest. First, under the NC implied consent statute you give consent for an officer to test you by breath, ...

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  10. My Personal Injury claim is being denied because of “contributory negligence”, What is the law?

    Written by attorney James Minick, almost 2 years ago.

    Contributory negligence is a common excuse for insurance companies to deny your personal injury claim. You have just been in a serious automobile accident. You owe thousands of dollars in medical bills, a car you can no longer even drive, and are out of work because of your injur...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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