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 [...]

In North Carolina, taking indecent liberties with a minor is a criminal act. If you get charged with this or any other sex crime, your best move is to seek the help of an experienced attorney to help defend you.

Sex crimes in the state, particularly those involving minors, can ruin your reputation and be something you spend the rest of your life paying for. Not only do you face imprisonment, fines, and probation, but also registration as a sex offender, something that can impact all aspects of your life for many years [...]

The courts in North Carolina, as well as law enforcement agencies, believe domestic violence to be a very serious matter in the state, something reflected in the laws. While many people think they know what domestic violence is, they may not understand its impact or how it’s handled at the state level.

It’s a good idea for all from North Carolina to understand how the law views domestic violence and grasp things that many people do not know. Here are three things every person in North Carolina should know about domestic violence.

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Drug crimes in North Carolina impact many people from all walks of life. In our state, there are several types of criminal offenses related to drugs that a person can get charged with – and each has penalties.

While you may think of time in prison or fines, the penalties for drug offenses don’t stop there. There are many ways in which a drug crime conviction can impact your life. That’s why it’s vital for every person in North Carolina to know a little about drug crimes in the state and the penalties [...]

Statutory rape is a term that may mean different things, depending on the situation in which it is used or the state in which you reside. Some states define statutory rape as a sex act involving someone under 18, while others define it based on the ages of the parties involved.

In North Carolina, statutory rape again has its own definition. That’s why, if you are facing charges for it, it’s vital to understand the elements of this crime and what type of penalties you can face if you are ultimately convicted. Also, [...]