When she was 10 years old, Charla Roberts pulled down the pants of an elementary school classmate. It was a childish prank – but it landed her on the state’s sex offender registry after being prosecuted for “indecency with a child.” Roberts’ name stayed on the list until her early 20s. Even after it … Continue reading Raleigh Criminal Attorneys Share Insights into Children Accused of Sex Crimes
According to poll results released in May 2017, 80% of North Carolinians want medical marijuana legalized. Support was strong from both sides of the political fence, with 83% of Democrats and 73% of Republicans approving of the idea. Millennials – individuals born in 1981 or later – were its staunchest supporters at 65%. The … Continue reading Will North Carolina Legalize Medical Marijuana? Raleigh Drug Lawyers Discuss the Issue
A New Hanover county employee made the news in recent weeks after being charged with driving while impaired (DWI). In this case, it was not his DWI charge that was newsworthy, but other incidents following his arrest. According to WECT 6, the county employee “misrepresented facts” about his arrest to his employers and “failed … Continue reading Raleigh DWI Lawyer Reacts to Firing of County Employee Found Guilty of DWI
Let's get real for a minute. It's simple, divorce usually results in all sorts of complications – whether its emotions, legalities, finances, and/or relations within a separating couple’s circle. Understandably, these complexities can affect any person’s decision-making, leading to unfavorable actions during divorce proceedings. Business Insider recently published seven things you should take care not to do if you … Continue reading Raleigh Family Lawyer Shares 7 Things You Should Never Do If You’re Getting Divorced
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