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Statesville North Carolina Legal Blog

North Carolina traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Drug charges carry serious consequences and penalties and should be responded to with a strong criminal defense strategy. In a North Carolina community east of the Statesville area, I man was recently arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop. The man was stopped for speeding but ended up facing multiple drug charges after police alleged they smelled the odor of marijuana in his vehicle.

According to authorities, police seized 20 grams of marijuana, 48 doses of Xanax, assorted paraphernalia and an assault rifle when they searched the car. The 20-year old man was charged with possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana; possession with the intent to sell and deliver a Schedule IV controlled substance; marijuana possession; simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; and felony maintaining a vehicle for the storage of a controlled substance.

The family law process is a resource for families

The family law process is designed to help families resolve a variety of issues that can come up related to their family and circumstances. Divorce, property division, child custody and child support are all issues that may be important to families. Divorce-related issues can be emotionally draining and challenging which is why the family law process serves as a resource to help guide couples and families towards positive outcomes for them.

It is important during the divorce process to have an understanding of how child custody concerns will be resolved, how property and assets will be divided and how to protect both children and finances during the process. These are likely concerns at the top of the minds of divorcing couples. A variety of considerations must be resolved during the divorce process such as property division, child custody and child support.

What happens during a DWI stop

Getting stopped on suspicion of DWI can be a stressful experience. Understanding what happens and why can help you stay calm and make informed choices.

While a general outline can be helpful, situations may vary. Anyone facing DWI charges is best served by consulting an attorney for specific guidance.

North Carolina statutes give grandparents visitation options

Grandparents can be an important fixture in the life of a child. Grandparents love and nurture their grandchildren. The bond between grandparent and grandchild can be really special. If you are a grandparent and your child is separating from their partner, you may worry about your relationship with your grandchild.

Parents usually have the right to determine who will spend time with their child and how their child is raised. If you worry about the care your grandchild will receive post-separation, you may want to take legal action.

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