A Family Attorney Explores the Legal Aspects of Gestational Surrogacy

It’s the wish of every married couple to start a family and raise their own children. For same-sex couples and those having trouble with infertility, numerous advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) are now allowing them to explore options to have children, and gestational surrogacy is among them. Such advances are not without its flaws, … Continue reading A Family Attorney Explores the Legal Aspects of Gestational Surrogacy

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Multiple, Pending DWI Charges Are Not That Uncommon in NC According to this Raleigh DWI Lawyer

Recently, a 61 year-old woman was arrested on Interstate 40 in Buncombe County and was charged with DWI. Curiously, she was not facing this single charge, but has five additional DWI charges pending, four in McDowell County and one in Burke County. The oldest one dates back to 2014. She was even charged with DWI … Continue reading Multiple, Pending DWI Charges Are Not That Uncommon in NC According to this Raleigh DWI Lawyer

Drug Abuse among Medical Professionals on the Rise, Notes Raleigh Criminal Lawyer

When someone mentions drug abusers, medical professionals are some of the last people you might think of. But you might be surprised that many doctors are addicted to prescription drugs. As a criminal lawyer I can tell you that it’s more widespread than you would think and many have been apprehended for their actions. In … Continue reading Drug Abuse among Medical Professionals on the Rise, Notes Raleigh Criminal Lawyer

Raleigh Family Attorney talks about Child Custody when one or more parents are arrested

Parents are supposed to do what’s best for their children, yet there are still instances of neglectful parents around North Carolina. Recently, three children from Wake County were placed in the custody of the Child Protective Services after being found in a home that also served as a methamphetamine lab. Both parents, Michael Curtis Jones … Continue reading Raleigh Family Attorney talks about Child Custody when one or more parents are arrested

Raleigh Criminal Attorney speaks out against restricting sex offenders at public events like the NC State Fair

At last October’s North Carolina State Fair two registered sex offenders were apprehended, one for impersonating a state ride inspector and the other for flying a drone around the fair. The presence of registered sex offenders in the N.C. State Fair worried some officials at the state’s Agricultural Department. Joy Hicks, a policy analyst from … Continue reading Raleigh Criminal Attorney speaks out against restricting sex offenders at public events like the NC State Fair

Repeat DUI Offenders can Have it Worse, Says a Raleigh DUI Attorney

Nine years ago, 18-year-old Christopher John Palmeri was found to have been under the influence of alcohol when he crashed and killed a Wakefield High School student. He then pled guilty for manslaughter and was sentenced to five months in jail, five years on probation, and 300 hours in community service. After the sentence was … Continue reading Repeat DUI Offenders can Have it Worse, Says a Raleigh DUI Attorney

Violating Your Probation is No Laughing Matter, Says Raleigh Lawyers

Earlier this year, the so-called “affluenza teen” Ethan Couch faced deportation charges after being caught with his mother in Mexico in December. The 18-year-old Couch was serving a term of probation after being involved in a drunk-driving incident that killed four people in 2013. Couch’s drunk-driving case drew national attention after an expert argued that … Continue reading Violating Your Probation is No Laughing Matter, Says Raleigh Lawyers