If you assume you need to be behind the wheel of a car or truck in order to get charged with driving under the influence, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception that, to get a DUI, you need to be behind the wheel of an actual car or truck. However, that’s not the case at all.
A North Carolina man is finding out the hard way what the definition of a motorized vehicle is. He was arrested behind the wheel of a golf cart for driving without the headlights on. When police [...]
In North Carolina, it is against the law to operate a vehicle if you are impaired due to the use of drugs or alcohol. Doing so and getting caught can set you up for what is called a DWI, or driving while impaired charge.
Getting a DWI is very serious and could cause many problems for those who are convicted, such as jail time, fines, and the loss of your driver’s license. That’s why it’s crucial to understand what the law in North Carolina says about driving under the influence.
In North Carolina, driving while impaired (DWI) is a serious crime. It’s also a crime with a bit of a complicated sentencing structure in the event you are found guilty.
The best-case scenario for a DWI case in North Carolina involves small fines and community service. The worst case can send someone to prison a couple of years and require them to pay thousands in fines, among other penalties.
Here’s a guide to help you understand the DWI sentencing structure in the state so you can understand what to expect if convicted of [...]
Driving Under the Influence (DWI) is a serious offense in North Carolina. Depending on the severity of the case, offenders face anywhere from fines and probation to two years in prison.
The best way to avoid the fines and possible jail time associated with DWI charges is to steer clear of drinking and driving. If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of being pulled over while under the influence of alcohol, here are some tips for navigating the situation:
Pull over in a safe place. It’s important to pull over as [...]
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Shoplifting in North Carolina is not a simple crime. In fact, there isn’t just shoplifting in North Carolina – which refers to taking merchandise without paying for it – there’s also larceny. That is a charge that can be a whole lot worse.
What is the difference between shoplifting and larceny? Many people don’t know. But anyone facing one of these charges must understand the difference between them and how it can impact their future.
Assault in North Carolina is a crime that involves violence against someone else – but that violence doesn’t have to be physical. This fact often confounds people who find themselves charged when assaulted when they never made physical contact with the victim.
What does the law say specifically?
Assault in North Carolina
A person can get charged with assault in North Carolina if they threaten someone with harm in a way that puts them in reasonable fear for their safety. If contact is made, that can result in a battery charge.
Every person on the planet makes mistakes sometimes. It’s universal to err as a human. But for some people, their mistakes can follow them around for the rest of their lives in the form of a criminal record.
For people who are caught and either charged or convicted of perpetrating a crime, the state of North Carolina offers a solution to right your past wrongs through something called record expungement. There are guidelines and requirements that you must meet to get this process started, but it can be very helpful for those who [...]