Category: DWI

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

In North Carolina, anyone charged with [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]