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Have an upcoming court appearance?

A lot of people don’t have experience with legal matters.  As such, it’s understandable you may not know what to expect, what to do, or how to act in court.  That’s normal.

Two of the most common questions we get is, “What should I expect in court?” and “What should I wear?”

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What to Do When You Receive a Traffic Ticket

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Checking Stations in Mecklenburg County

Checking Stations in Mecklenburg County

DWI Checkpoints are relatively common in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.  Many are established by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department CMPD pursuant to the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program.

It is a complicated area of law, controlled both by North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS) 20-16.3A  and appellate court case law.

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License Suspended?  Need to Drive?  How to prepare a Limited Driving Privilege in North Carolina

Many people don’t realize the true value of a Driver’s License. . .until they lose it –  Bill Powers 

The North Carolina General Assembly gives the North Carolina Department of Transportation / Division of Motor Vehicles the authority to issue, revoke, and suspend Drivers Licenses in North Carolina.

How much are Court Costs?  How Long Do I Have To Pay?  I need more time to pay fines

Costs of Court are expensive in North Carolina.  You very well may need some time to pay them – Bill Powers 

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See More:  2017 Criminal Costs of Court North Carolina

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Is your baby actually old enough to drive?  Been a while since you took a test, let alone THE TEST?  Weeping Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth No More – Parents’ Guide to Navigating DMV

Today’s post provides some hidden truths, and suggestions, for parents about to undergo the process of negotiating DMV to obtain a Learner’s Permit.

Mind you, I am not talking about YOUR Learner’s Permit.

What is the Law about Texting and Driving

Is it Legal?  Can I Dial a Number?  What if I’m stopped at a Light? What is the Law about Texting and Driving?

The preliminary numbers aren’t good.  Texting while driving may soon be a leading cause of motor vehicle fatalities – Bill Powers 

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA:

How Much Do You Know About License Revocations in North Carolina

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Take Our Quiz: How Much Do You Know About License Revocations

Given the importance of a valid driver license, I’m always amazed when someone does not take a ticket seriously – Bill Powers 

Cleaning Up Your Record.  Dealing with the Courts and DMV.  What Happens If I Pay Off Old Tickets in North Carolina?

The first step is to figure out what is out there on a statewide basis.  One should be careful to consider how tickets can affect one another – Bill Powers 

See More:  Missed Court and New Tickets, What Happens

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