Author Archives: Schlosser & Pritchett

14Feb, 2019

Child Abuse: Defining the 4 Main Types Covered By North Carolina Law
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Child Abuse: Defining the 4 Main Types Covered By North Carolina Law

The conversation around child abuse and reasonable punishment has been going on since the beginning of parenting. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement urging parents not to spank or physically punish their children.

Still, it’s not Continue reading

13Feb, 2019

Want to Avoid a North Carolina DWI? Yep, There’s an App for That
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Want to Avoid a North Carolina DWI? Yep, There's an App for That

Now that smart phones are ubiquitous, developers have created apps to help us with nearly every aspect of daily life. Finances. Diet management. Avoiding traffic. Shopping. More shopping. And even more shopping.

Some of the most surprising apps, however, may Continue reading

01Feb, 2019

North Carolina Shoplifting: Larceny Versus Concealment of Goods
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North Carolina Shoplifting: Larceny Versus Concealment of Goods

What is shoplifting?

Most of us have a pretty clear understanding of the basics. It’s when someone takes something from a store without paying for it, right?

Except that in North Carolina, it’s not quite that simple. There is no Continue reading

17Jan, 2019

You Were Just Defending Yourself – But Got Charged with NC Assault
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You Were Just Defending Yourself – But Got Charged with NC Assault

As of 1st December 2011, North Carolina’s citizens have had the legal right to defend themselves in their homes, places of work, or vehicles using deadly force without duty to retreat. The legal right to defend oneself is conferred Continue reading

03Jan, 2019

Careful What You’re Holding – Drug Possession in NC Varies by Drug
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Careful What You're Holding - Drug Possession in NC Varies by Drug

North Carolina outlaws the possession of various controlled substances and drugs. Drug possession charges in NC are usually proportionate to the type and quantity of drug.

Given the severity of a drug charge, it’s important not just to work Continue reading

28Dec, 2018

NC Law Enforcement on High Alert for Credit Card Fraud This Season
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NC Law Enforcement on High Alert for Credit Card Fraud This Season

Spending goes up around the holiday season, including credit card transactions. Unfortunately, some criminals use this opportunity to fraudulently collect others’ credit card information, which is commonly referred to as skimming.

A rash of credit card fraud was recently discovered Continue reading