Archives for: January 29th, 2021

You’d be hard-pressed to find a seasoned driver who has never gotten a traffic ticket, which is why many people don’t consider the offenses to be serious. 

Most people simply pay a ticket and then move on. That said, not all traffic tickets are a walk in the park. In fact, some violations are so serious that they’re considered felonies – and paying the ticket for them is essentially admitting guilt to that offense.

Those offenses go on your record, possibly increasing your insurance and even resulting in the suspension of your driver’s [...]

Domestic violence can be an issue in a variety of relationships, but in every case, it can lead to serious consequences. In North Carolina, there are many different crimes associated with charges of domestic violence. 

So, what makes a crime fall under the umbrella of domestic violence, and what kind of penalties can result from a conviction? Read on to find out.

Domestic Violence: What Is It?

Under North Carolina law, domestic violence occurs when someone commits any of the following acts against certain persons:

  • Assault by pointing a gun
  • Assault in the

Shoplifting may seem like a common crime, but it’s also not one that is taken lightly. In fact, if you are charged with shoplifting in North Carolina, you could be facing felony charges.

There are many factors that go into determining the charges for shoplifting, but a conviction of either a misdemeanor or a felony can result in severe consequences for that seemingly minor “five-finger discount.” Here is what you need to know about shoplifting in North Carolina and the charges you may be hit with.

NC Shoplifting: A Tale