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Juvenile offenses can impact young people’s lives, affecting their educational opportunities, future employment prospects, and overall well-being. In North Carolina, juvenile records are not automatically expunged once a person reaches a certain age, which can be a significant concern for those seeking a fresh start. However, the state does offer expungement options for eligible individuals, providing a chance to clear their records and move forward with a clean slate. 

Understanding Juvenile Records in North Carolina

The Department of Public Safety maintains juvenile records in North Carolina and can include information about arrests, charges, [...]

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 [...]

Domestic violence is a crime that can have a dramatic impact on families. Why? Because it’s a crime that takes place between people with close ties. It adds strain to relationships and can lead to issues going forward. For anyone accused of domestic violence, it can cause a remarkable shift in their lives that they may not understand if they are convicted.

If you are arrested and accused of domestic violence, then what you must face in the legal system may be completely new to you. That’s why it’s vital to not only [...]

Good Samaritan laws across the country are meant to keep those who try to save others in life-threatening situations safe from legal action. However, they don’t always work as they are intended – with devastating consequences for many people.

Recently, a group of parents – who had lost children to overdose and other substance-related accidents –  got together and lobbied the North Carolina legislature to strengthen the Good Samaritan law in the state. Currently, the law does offer protections to those acting in good faith when they seek medical help for someone in [...]

Way back at the early dawn of man, your ancestors developed a fight or flight response that helped to keep them alive as they hunted wooly mammoths and avoided the jaws of saber toothed tigers. 

Since then, the mammoths and sabretooth are gone, but the fight and flight responses still remain – and sometimes can get you into trouble.

Today the fight-or-flight instinct humans still have can come in handy. It allows you to survive dangerous situations and to handle stressful times. Driving a car is actually included. That said, when a car [...]