Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run in North Carolina

The State of North Carolina has two types of hit-and-run offenses: misdemeanor and felony. The difference between these two charges lies in what was damaged during the incident. While a misdemeanor charge is mostly concerned with property damage, a felony charge usually involves an injury. A driver can be charged with a felony hit-and-run if … Continue reading Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run in North Carolina

Raleigh Criminal Lawyer on the Indictment of Former SEANC Director

Early in August, the Wake County grand jury indicted the former director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC), Dana Cope, on two counts of obtaining property by false pretense. According to the WRAL.com article, Cope allegedly used the organization’s credit cards and submitted fake invoices to get checks which were used for … Continue reading Raleigh Criminal Lawyer on the Indictment of Former SEANC Director

Personal Injury Lawyer Offers Advice for Successful Claim Negotiation

People who want to claim compensation for damage and losses they incurred will find that talking to the insurance company is no walk in the park. Insurance companies and adjusters alike would do anything to get you to settle for an amount lower than you deserve. The negotiation process is often a long ordeal and … Continue reading Personal Injury Lawyer Offers Advice for Successful Claim Negotiation

Raleigh DWI Lawyer Strongly Advises Minors to Never Drink and Drive

In the U.S., the average age for girls to have their first drink is 13. For boys, it’s 11. The appalling nature of these numbers is compounded by the fact that young people who drink tend to have no control over their alcohol consumption, much less their actions. As such, they become more vulnerable to … Continue reading Raleigh DWI Lawyer Strongly Advises Minors to Never Drink and Drive