Archives for: July 15th, 2019

The criminal court system in North Carolina is based on the premise of rehabilitation. Ideally, once you’ve paid your debt to society, you should be welcomed back into the community as an equal contributor to society.

Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen.

Most people, in fact, never get full restoration of their rights and status after conviction — and sometimes when charges never led to more than an arrest!

A criminal record in this state can be like a scarlet letter. Its effects can reach your job opportunities, living arrangements, education opportunities, travel plans [...]

Every teenager – even the best of them – experiences a lapse in judgement at some point during their formative years. Science says it’s inevitable. The parts of the brain which process decision-making and emotional drive simply aren’t fully developed.

Unfortunately, a number of them end up with a blip on their record which can lead to paying for those temporary lapses long after they should.

In this post, we’ll share how a North Carolina criminal record can affect the college admissions process and eligibility for financial aid, along with what you can [...]