Category: DWI

Driving While Impaired (DWI) checkpoints are a common method used by law enforcement agencies to ensure road safety and detect impaired drivers. In North Carolina, these checkpoints are legal, but it’s crucial for individuals to be aware of their rights when encountering them.

Understanding what law enforcement can and cannot do at DWI checkpoints empowers individuals to protect their rights. In this blog, we will explore the legal landscape surrounding DWI checkpoints in North Carolina, discuss individual rights, and emphasize the importance of seeking legal counsel when facing DWI charges.

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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[...]

When facing DUI charges in North Carolina, one of the first things you will need to decide is if you should apply for a public defender, represent yourself in court, or hire a private attorney. A person’s financial decision often influences their choice, but there are many good reasons to choose the last option of a private attorney.

If you decide to hire an attorney, don’t choose the first option. While you may feel urgency because of what is going on with your DUI charge, you still want to find the right attorney [...]

In North Carolina, those charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) can face the loss of their driver’s license – something that can cause a significant interruption in life.

There’s a lot to understand about a driver’s license suspension in North Carolina but rest assured that not all hope is lost if you’re facing a DUI and the loss of your license. Read on to find out all you need to know about your options.

DUI Charge: License Suspension in North Carolina

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If you are convicted of driving while intoxicated in North Carolina, then chances are you will be required by the court to undergo an alcohol assessment. You may also need to take part in some kind of alcohol education classes and counseling.

What happens during an alcohol assessment and the education classes in North Carolina? Who has to take them and for how long? The answers to these questions vary on a case-by-case basis. Read on for a general idea of what you can expect from North Carolina alcohol assessments and education.

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