Can a Relative Gain Custody of a Child? Parents have a constitutional right to the legal and physical custody of their children. However, there are situations when custody of child should not be with their parents, but rather with a third party that has a substantial relationship with that child. Those situations occur when a … Continue reading Can a Relative Gain Custody of a Child?
The increasingly popular use of drones has undoubtedly given people more opportunities and options for recreation. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are also used for security and surveillance work. The growing popularity of UAVs, however, has also given rise to different security and airspace issues. In an effort to address these issues, the Federal … Continue reading A Raleigh Attorney Discusses the New Federal Legislation on Drones
Recently, the world watched as the legal dispute between “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara and ex-fiancé Nick Loeb unfolded, particularly because both parties were battling over the frozen embryos they created. The high-profile case brings attention to the debate on what the law states regarding assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and marriages that don’t go as … Continue reading Raleigh Family Attorney Talks About Frozen Embryos in Divorce
Drug trafficking and drug possession are both serious crimes though drug trafficking is so serious that it has its own punishment chart. If you are found in possession of an illegal substance, you could be facing serious penalties. If found trafficking, you will be facing prison time. An experienced drug lawyer can quickly become the … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Drug-Related Trial
Everyone is subject to DWI arrest if the police finds probable cause that you have been driving while under the influence of alcohol. Even members of law enforcement aren’t exempt from DWI charges. Such was the case of a Sheriff’s Deputy from Lincoln County, who resigned from his post after being charged with DWI. Exactly … Continue reading A Raleigh DWI Lawyer Explains the Concept of “Low Blow” in DWI Cases
Robert Edward Whiteside, a 46-year old man was arrested for suspicion that he was holding a woman from Germany in involuntary servitude in a secret room at a Zebulon warehouse. Originally, Whiteside was charged with one count of sexual servitude of an adult victim. Recently, however, federal authorities have taken over the case and filed … Continue reading Criminal Lawyer: Double Jeopardy Clause in Sexual Offense Charges
If you're facing a DWI or DUI charge, you need to begin mounting your defense as soon as you can. DUI convictions can have serious consequences that can impact your life for quite some time. Here are a few steps to take immediately if you have been charged with driving while impaired. Document Relevant Information … Continue reading What To Do After a DWI or DUI Charge