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Things to know about expungement

If arrested, charged and convicted of a crime in North Carolina, the implications of the incidents in question may not only be immediate but far-reaching in life. It might be difficult finding a job after serving a sentence under conviction, for instance. Many people wish…

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When is deadly force permitted under North Carolina law?

It is generally understood that people can use deadly force to defend themselves and their property. But, cases such as these are not always cut-and-dry. A recent case involving a car owner shooting a would-be car thief who was in the process of fleeing has…

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Physical drug possession vs. constructive drug possession

If North Carolina police take you into custody, it could take days, weeks or longer to process your case. Any number of issues can have an impact on the ultimate outcome, including whether you’re facing drug possession charges or charges related to another type of…

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What is the North Carolina Second Chance Act?

There has long been controversy regarding the treatment of juveniles in criminal law. Many advocates say it is important prevent young offenders from weighed down by a criminal record for acts at such a young age, especially if the offence is non-violent.  The North Carolina…

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Could your child go to jail as a juvenile?

Most parents hope that their children will be productive members of society. While they likely anticipate some horseplay and bad decisions in their children’s younger years, they may not expect their kids to do something that is against the law. However, many teens and even…

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Man arrested and charged with shooting 3 people

Law enforcement officers in North Carolina recently arrested a man for his alleged involvement in a shooting. Three people were injured in the incident. The accused has since been charged with various felony-level offenses.   What happened?  According to reports, police were summoned to Willow Haven…

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