Category: DUI

It may seem like a silly thing to think about – what you should wear to your DUI hearing in North Carolina. However, it’s a small detail that can make a big impact on your day in court.

If you haven’t spent a lot of time in court in your life, then it’s natural to wonder what you should wear to a court hearing, an event that can have a gigantic impact on your life from that moment on. You want to put your best foot forward, after all.

We understand that not [...]

 

Arrest for driving while intoxicated in North Carolina can be intimidating to many people. Dealing with police, chemical tests, and all the other things associated with DWI can feel overwhelming. However, it’s important to not lose sight of one very important detail: You have rights.

It’s a good thing to review your DWI stop and subsequent arrest through the lens of your rights so that you can make sure they were not infringed upon at any point in the process. A good place to start is asking yourself if your DWI stop [...]

States have laws about open containers to help reduce the frequency of drinking and driving, but laws vary from state to state. In North Carolina, there are very specific regulations about what is considered an open container of alcohol.

If you’re pulled over, and an officer sees an open container in your vehicle, can you simply say that it’s trash, or is it illegal for it to be in there in the first place? It’s a good question, and the answer is important for everyone to know.

Read on to find out more [...]

A DWI, driving while intoxicated, can lead to some serious issues for you in North Carolina. As in every other state, driving while impaired or intoxicated on drugs or alcohol is against the law. If you perpetrate this crime, then you may be in for some serious legal issues.

One issue that many people may not think about – but should – when talking about DWIs in North Carolina is car insurance. A DWI on your driving record will have an impact on your car insurance, something you must maintain in order to [...]

New Year’s Eve gives many people a reason to celebrate. For some, that means getting together with friends and family to ring in the new year – and enjoying some adult beverages while doing it.

If you have plans to celebrate, then it’s a good idea to plan how to do so safely. Namely, how to get where you’re going without getting behind the wheel of a car after you’ve been drinking. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in North Carolina is an offense that’s taken very seriously, so it’s important to do what you [...]