Author Archives: Schlosser & Pritchett

16Aug, 2018

What Really Happens to Criminal Records in NC after Expungement
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What Really Happens to Criminal Records in NC after Expungement

Criminal record expunction is an important component of the criminal justice system. By taking advantage of the process, past offenders are able to attain relief from the devastating consequences of having a criminal record, allowing for better employment, housing, and Continue reading

10Aug, 2018

What to Know about Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges in NC
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What to Know about Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges in NC

Assault charges are serious across the country, but in North Carolina, most assault charges are only classified as misdemeanors. There is one big exception, though: assault with a deadly weapon.

Assault with a deadly weapon is a felony offense that Continue reading

31Jul, 2018

Who Can Report Incidents of Domestic Violence in North Carolina?
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Who Can Report Incidents of Domestic Violence in North Carolina?

Ask anyone who has been in a long-term relationship before: you’re going to fight and argue from time to time. This is true whether the “relationship” in question involves a spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, parent and child, roommate, or some other type Continue reading

18Jul, 2018

Understanding Drug Manufacturing Penalties in North Carolina
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Understanding Drug Manufacturing Penalties in North Carolina

Three triplet brothers were recently arrested for running a drug manufacturing operation out of their high-end apartments in downtown Raleigh. They face multiple charges, including selling and delivering a controlled substance, conspiracy, trafficking, and possession with intent to manufacture or Continue reading

01Jul, 2018

Fight Fraud Charges in North Carolina with These Defenses
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Fight Fraud Charges in North Carolina with These Defenses

Fraud is a serious offense that involves obtaining property or personal information through acts of deception, theft, or coercion. Criminal fraud is typically a felony-level offense that is punishable by hefty fines and sometimes with lengthy prison sentences.

There are Continue reading

20Jun, 2018

North Carolina’s Minor in Possession Law’s Impact Goes Beyond Minors
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North Carolina's Minor in Possession Law's Impact Goes Beyond Minors

When most people hear about minor in possession charges, they think of charges brought against minors who are in possession of alcohol, or who attempt to use fake IDs to obtain alcohol. However, minor in possession laws also cover selling Continue reading

19Jun, 2018

Will North Carolina Get a “Red Flag” Domestic Violence Gun Law?       
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Will North Carolina Get a "Red Flag" Domestic Violence Gun Law?       

In the wake of school shootings and increased violence, state Rep. Marcia Morey has introduced a bill in the North Carolina House of Representatives that would allow judges to issue court orders for the surrender of all firearms and ammunition Continue reading