Archives for: February 24th, 2023

Probation and parole are two important components of the criminal justice system in North Carolina. You may have heard of someone being on probation or out on parole – but do you really know what the two terms mean?

For most people, the answer is no. In fact, probation and parole are often used interchangeably, even though there are significant differences between the two. This matters a lot if you happen to find yourself facing probation or up for parole – or simply charged with a crime and wondering if either of these [...]

As a taxpayer in North Carolina, it is essential to understand the difference between tax fraud and tax evasion and the consequences associated with each. 

While both terms are often used interchangeably, there are distinct differences between the two, and understanding these differences can be critical for those under investigation for tax-related matters.

How so? While both are considered crimes, there are differences in what you are charged with, the consequences you face, and what prosecutors must prove to convict you.

Defining Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion in North Carolina

Tax fraud[...]

Sexual harassment is an issue that has plagued society for centuries, and unfortunately, North Carolina is no exception. It encompasses any unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that affects the recipient’s ability to do their job or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Although sexual harassment itself is not a criminal charge, there are cases in which sexual harassment can cross the line and become criminal in nature.

This post is going to how accusations of sexual harassment are typically handled in our state, as well as what happens when the [...]

Have you ever been in a situation where you allowed someone to get behind the wheel after drinking? If so, you may wonder if you could face criminal charges for aiding and abetting a DUI.

In this blog post, we’ll explain the concept of aiding and abetting a DUI in North Carolina and what can happen to you if you allow someone to drive while intoxicated. 

What Is Aiding and Abetting a DUI in North Carolina?

Under North Carolina law, it is illegal for anyone to aid or abet another person’s impaired driving[...]