Breaking Down the Elements of the Castle Doctrine

The Castle Law of North Carolina, signed in 2012, considers the use of deadly force as justified primarily if there is imminent and pressing danger upon the person’s life and property. It’s not simply a matter of being threatened by the intruder, however. The intent to inflict harm must be actualized by the perpetrator’s unlawful … Continue reading Breaking Down the Elements of the Castle Doctrine

Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses State Fair Amusement Ride Casualties

"The issue of a personal injury claim is a separate matter. Individuals who have been injured as a result of negligence or faulty equipment may be able to pursue restitution for their injuries with the help of a competent Raleigh personal injury attorney. Victims of the Vortex incident have three years from the date of … Continue reading Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses State Fair Amusement Ride Casualties

Against Capital Punishment: A Raleigh Lawyer to Uphold Your Rights

"In North Carolina, first degree murder with the finding of at least one of 11 statutory aggravating circumstances is punishable by death. A passionate and competent Raleigh lawyer at Kurtz & Blum, has the experience and skill necessary to handle these important and highly controversial cases. Our lawyers can and will aggressively defend you and … Continue reading Against Capital Punishment: A Raleigh Lawyer to Uphold Your Rights

Raleigh DWI Lawyer—Consequences of Underage DWI in North Carolina

"If your child has been charged with a DWI, you need to discuss your situation with an experienced Raleigh DWI lawyer. Penalties for underage DWI include driver’s license revocation, large fines, and in some cases even jail time. A conviction will appear on the driver’s record and the penalties can affect nearly every aspect of … Continue reading Raleigh DWI Lawyer—Consequences of Underage DWI in North Carolina

A Raleigh Criminal Lawyer’s Challenge: Is Fido’s Sniff Performance Up To Snuff?

"In these cases a professional Raleigh criminal lawyer will argue that the police did not have “probable cause” to conduct a warrantless search violating an individual’s rights under the Fourth Amendment. To put it simply, an officer must have legal reason to believe that a person may be committing a crime. Police K9 drug detection … Continue reading A Raleigh Criminal Lawyer’s Challenge: Is Fido’s Sniff Performance Up To Snuff?

A Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Can Help You Avoid the Sex Offender Registry

Probable Cause For a professional Raleigh criminal lawyer, the term “probable cause” comes up often. To put it simply, an officer has legal reason to believe that a person may be committing a crime. Police dogs, for the record, are simply part of the “probable cause” equation. They, alone, don’t justify a warrantless search or … Continue reading A Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Can Help You Avoid the Sex Offender Registry

A Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You When You’re Paralyzed

A Separate Case As mentioned earlier, personal injury is a separate matter. Victims can pursue restitution due to their injuries with the help of a professional Raleigh personal injury attorney. Victims of the Vortex incident have three years from the date of the incident to file their personal injury complaints, as per North Carolina state … Continue reading A Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You When You’re Paralyzed