If found guilty, Estes faces immediate 30-day driver's license suspension with the possibility of limited driving privileges after 10 days. He could also end up facing a hefty fine and community service depending on the judge’s discretion. A DWI conviction is no laughing matter. More than the direct penalties set by law, it can … Continue reading Raleigh DWI Attorney Comments on Power Outage to Hundreds of Fellow Citizens.
If you’re planning to get divorced, you’re probably worried about how your decision will affect your children. Though you may not love your spouse anymore, you probably do not want your kids to think bad of them. Still, organizing schedules, dividing up holidays and shuffling kids between alternating parental visits isn’t going to be … Continue reading Raleigh Family Attorney Notes that Divorce or Separation Doesn’t Have to be Uncivil
The decision of the District Attorney’s office to add or “trump-up” charges in this type of criminal case filing is likely designed to coerce a plea bargain. If the arrested individual is charged with multiple crimes, the odds are substantially greater that the individual will plead guilty to one or more of the crimes … Continue reading Raleigh Drug Attorney Questions the Outrageous Bond Given to a Low Level Drug Offender
If a witness refuses to talk to a district attorney, the law gives prosecutors a way to compel these witnesses to show up through the issuance of a subpoena. However, before the judge can issue a subpoena, the prosecutors must first present a convincing argument that the witness’s testimony is essential to the administration … Continue reading Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Discusses Fake Subpoenas
While the overall rate of divorce has been declining for several years, approximately one-third of the couples married today will, at some point, seek a divorce. Unfortunately, the costs associated with ending a marriage financially cripple a large number of those going through a divorce. However, there are strategies divorcing couples can use to minimize … Continue reading Raleigh Divorce Lawyer Notes How to Avoid Going Broke During and After Divorce
Two of the NC triangle counties may have had too much fun over the holidays, according to recent data. New North Carolina Department of Transportation data shows it to be among the top five counties with the most DWI arrests during the yuletide season. Over the holidays, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s Holiday “Booze It … Continue reading Raleigh DWI Lawyer Says Wake County Tops List of Most New Year’s Eve DWI Arrests
Just before Barack Obama officially ended his term as President, he signed the commutation or reduction of sentences for hundreds of convicts for non-violent drug offenses. This final act of his Presidency brings the total of reduced sentences to 1,385. For families and their loved ones, this act means finally being reunited with the those … Continue reading Raleigh Drug Defense Attorney Shares Insights into Obama’s Grant of Early Release to NC Man for Low-level Drug Possession Conviction