If you are charged with residential burglary in our state, the penalties tend to be quite severe. How severe, though, depends on the specific charge.
What factors are involved in being hit with the various charges? What does the prosecution Continue reading
Last week, we laid out the basics of assault crimes: what can be considered assault in North Carolina, the different types of assault charges, and what penalties you may face if you are convicted of assault.
Let’s go back to Continue reading
So you’ve been charged with assault. The incident may have been the result of uncontrolled anger, a one-time offense, or a slip-up that calls for rehabilitation, but not punishment. Being punished is exactly what’s going to happen, though, unless you Continue reading
DWI charges are not something that you want to carry around with you for the rest of your life. Even if the charge or conviction was the result of a one-time mistake, it can still hang in the back of Continue reading
Pulling pranks on friends and neighbors can be a good way to get some laughs going, but when your pranks result in felony charges, suddenly things aren’t so funny.
Earlier this year, Andrew Emilious Justice, 32, of Taylorsville, may Continue reading
If you live around Smithfield, you may have read the story about the church youth coordinator who was arrested for raping a minor. Michael Jansco, 24, met the minor (a 15-year-old) while on a youth pilgrimage. The two were caught Continue reading
St. Patrick’s Day is on a Friday this year, which means that many partygoers will be celebrating all weekend long. While many people who celebrate St. Paddy’s Day use it as an excuse to get rowdy, be cautious. Enjoy the Continue reading
While domestic violence victims may spend years hiding their trauma from friends or family, it’s no secret that domestic violence is a big problem in North Carolina. Domestic violence tears families apart, inflicts lifelong trauma and injuries on victims, and Continue reading
Colorado and Washington appear to have been just the beginning as lots of other states are starting to move closer and closer to the legalization of recreational marijuana. All told seven states now allow (or have at least voted to Continue reading
In general, traffic violations (including speeding or driving without insurance) won’t get you thrown in jail. However, there are penalties to these crimes which can make you feel imprisoned.
Case-in-point: having your license suspended. Not being able to drive can Continue reading