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Does an expungement wipe the slate clean?

A criminal record may impact you for years after you finish your sentence. Sometimes, it may bar you from getting…

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When should you appeal a criminal conviction?

A criminal conviction is a big deal and an outcome that can permanently change your life’s trajectory. Dealing with the…

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About the Habitual DWI statute and the Governor’s DWI Initiative

Drivers with repeat convictions for driving while intoxicated (DWI) face harsh penalties in the state of North Carolina. One of…

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House and Senate discuss the MORE Act that removes marijuana ban

With more than half of the United States reconsidering their marijuana laws to include medical or recreational use, it is…

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Is deferred prosecution an option for you?

If you are a first-time offender, you are likely worried about how a conviction will impact your future. A criminal…

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Can a DUI impact your college options?

A DUI conviction could have long-lasting and far-reaching impacts that you may not consider when faced with the threat initially.…

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Shoplifting may lead to misdemeanor or felony charges

North Carolina’s General Statutes classify shoplifting as a theft or larceny offense. Based on the value of goods allegedly taken,…

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Common questions about expungement

A criminal record can make life very difficult. Background checks are standard for most employers, lenders and rental agencies, making…

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Should you pursue an expungement for your career?

The terrible truth about having a criminal conviction on your record is plain to see whenever you start hunting for…

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What is implied consent during a DWI stop?

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be planning celebrations with your family and friends. If your plans include alcohol,…

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How can a DUI impact your time in college?

Facing a DUI charge as a student holds certain potential repercussions that other individuals will not have to fret over.…

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North Carolina Senate may kick medical marijuana bill to 2022

Marijuana is a big topic of legislation throughout the states, with 36 now with laws allowing for the consumption of…

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