Archives for: March 27th, 2020

When you’re convicted of a crime or plead guilty to one in the state of North Carolina, you may be placed on probation in place of serving time in jail or prison.

This is certainly a better option for most people than jail time, but probation can still be complicated to navigate. The rules surrounding probation must be followed because if you violate the terms as they’ve been laid out, you may altogether have your probation revoked.

Here are some of the most common probation violations and steps you can take to appeal [...]

In early March, a North Carolina man was arrested for making bomb threats in Raleigh. The threats were made against the Collins Aerospace campus in Wilson, North Carolina. 

In most cases, these kinds of threats remain under the state’s jurisdiction. However, in this case, the federal government has stepped in and has charged the man instead. 

Why is this the case?

Because the man decided to make threats referencing ISIS

In particular, he sent multiple texts threatening to bomb the Collins Aerospace campus, and one text referenced ISIS. While bomb threats [...]

In North Carolina, driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) is a common crime. 

Because of this, many think they know what to expect should a DUI happen to them in Greensboro, but the truth is that DUIs are a little more complex than blowing in a tube and being placed under arrest.

Do you think you know everything about DUI laws in North Carolina? Here are a few things that may surprise you.

Are You Being Charged with a North Carolina DUI…Or DWI?

There are two terms [...]

A Florida man was recently convicted of wire fraud and tax evasion after stealing millions of dollars from his wife and father-in-law using his father’s North Carolina company.

The man told his wife and father-in-law that he was investing their money conservatively in US Treasury bills, but was actually using the money to make risky trades in futures and commodities. 

He also used $1.6 million for his own personal expenses, including an oceanfront condo in Florida. Eventually, he even mortgaged his father’s real estate holdings to conceal his investment losses.  

He has now [...]