Lawmakers have the tough job of adjusting legislation as the state, country, and world change. New technology, cultural shifts, and other factors may make old laws useless – or even dangerous. If lawmakers do not address outdated rules, they could Continue reading
Parents just want their teenagers to be safe, but every parent’s approach is different. You may know parents who are very strict about letting their child drink. You may also know parents who let children drink in their house and Continue reading
Halloween pranks and partying can be harmless fun. However, if your teen gets involved in the wrong kind of “fun,” he or she could be arrested. North Carolina law enforcement officials will be on the lookout this Halloween for criminal Continue reading
Worried about your child getting a minor in possession charge at college this year? We’ll tell you what to expect if your kid gets caught, and explain how a skilled criminal attorney can help you fight the charges to protect Continue reading
This summer, our state passed a law stating that juveniles who are 16 and 17 will no longer be automatically charged as adults for misdemeanors and low-level felonies. We were the last state in the entire country to “raise the Continue reading
When your kid is accused of a crime, your first response may be to worry about the consequences. Will your child go to jail? Will they be able to get into college, or get a good job? Will they be Continue reading
North Carolina is one of only two states in which people as young as 16 can be tried as adults.
Despite this fact, political leaders have refused to make changes to the law. However, a recent case that has garnered Continue reading