DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE "From Stop Signs to Murder" Criminal and traffic cases can be... more
DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE "From Stop Signs to Murder" Criminal and traffic cases can be more complex than they seem, and if you are in the hands of an inexperienced attorney who does not know what he or she is doing, you can end up with awful results. You don't have to worry about that with me. I've been practicing in Charlotte for over 30 years. My practice is focused entirely on traffic violati... view profile
As an Associate at Powers McCartan, PLLC, Attorney Emily D. Bretz is eager to assist... more
As an Associate at Powers McCartan, PLLC, Attorney Emily D. Bretz is eager to assist those facing criminal charges such as Driving While Impaired (DWI), other misdemeanors, and traffic infractions. In addition, Emily assists clients who are seeking a hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) regarding a DWI refusal, interlock system violation, or license restoration. After growing up... view profile
Mr. McCleary joined Dummit Fradin’s Winston-Salem office in 2013 before moving to... more
Mr. McCleary joined Dummit Fradin’s Winston-Salem office in 2013 before moving to Gastonia to open the fourth Dummit Fradin office in 2014. His practice areas focus on Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, and Family Law. Prior to joining Dummit Fradin, Mr. McCleary spent two years in Duquesne University School of Law Federal Civil Litigation Clinic and Bill of Rights Clinic. He was also selected... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.