The Guilford County courts take a very dim view of probation violation. If you remember that kid in school who could never get away with anything because teachers and administrators would never believe the story offered, that’s how judges and probation officers look at offenders who have violated their probation. No matter what reason given, even when it is truthful and legitimate, the response is usually a shake of the head and an implied, “a likely story.” That is why anyone in the Greensboro, NC area who has violated probation, even unintentionally, needs [...]

With all of the details that must be tended to following an auto accident—from medical appointments to visits to the body shop—many people scratch contacting a lawyer off of the list because they do not see it as necessary when there are already so many other pressing things to do. However, it’s in the best interests of any Greensboro resident who has been injured in an accident to at least consult with a lawyer before trying to manage all of the other business at hand.

In most cases, if you have indicated that [...]

A licensed insurance agent was indicted by a federal grand jury in Greensboro last week on criminal charges of mail fraud, making false statements to insurance examiners, and making false entries into the books of an insurance business. Following his arrest, he bonded out of jail with the assistance of his Greensboro criminal defense attorney on a $10,000 bond.

Criminal investigators allege that the agent misled clients into thinking that they were investing in various CDs and annuities, but that he was actually pocketing the money for his own personal use. The investigators [...]

The trial of former Senator John Edwards on corruption charges has focused national attention on Greensboro, NC. This week, an attorney for Virginia heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, who gave a total of $725,000 to Edwards, and whose money is at the root of the criminal charges, returned to the witness stand.

The ultimate question surrounding the sum of money, especially a check for $175,000 that was deposited into an aide’s account, is whether it was meant to be a personal gift to Edwards or a contribution to his campaign. If the government can [...]

High Point police officers arrested a man this past week after he fled from them first by car and then on foot. The High Point Police Department responded to a call regarding a domestic disturbance case, but when they arrived at the home, they were informed that the suspect had left the scene in his vehicle. When another officer spotted the car and tried to stop it, the suspect fled on foot and entered another home.

He was eventually apprehended when he tried to escape out of a second story window. He now [...]