- What happens if I am charged with embezzlement?
- What are my options?
What is an Indictment? What is a True Bill in North Carolina? Can I be held in jail waiting for charges ?
The short answer is no. If there aren’t charges pending, you can’t be held – Bill Powers
Politely Advise Police You Wish to Say Nothing
The Court of Appeals needs and deserves more human resources to do its important work in a timely fashion, not less. Important changes in the judicial system demand careful review – Bill Powers, President NCAJ
Reduction of Court of Appeals judges should only occur after a request by the Chief Justice and the Administrative Office of the Courts based on solid empirical data – Bill Powers
Eliminating Court of Appeals Seats in North Carolina
Is it a big deal to be charged with underage possession? Well, that depends on what you think is a “big deal?” – Attorney Bill Powers
While underage possession of alcohol charges may not have resulted in an arrest, they can be rather embarrassing in the future, especially if you are applying for a job or even graduate school.
Employers generally prefer not to see anything on a Criminal History or Record; but, how someone responds when they made a mistake can actually make a difference.
Illegal Consumption in North Carolina, Legal Options. Minor with Alcohol, How Does Court Work? How To Deal With Underage Alcohol Possession Charges
Here’s the quick answer: Talk to a Lawyer. Ask some questions. At Powers Law Firm PA, we offer free, confidential consultations. It doesn’t cost you a penny – Bill Powers
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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:
Failed Drug Test? Couldn’t Give a Sample? Picked Up New Charges? What Happens If I Have Problems with Probation – How Does It Work?
Probation is a Second Chance. Violating the Order of the Court can be a big deal – Bill Powers
When it comes to sentencing, North Carolina allows the Judge and Probation Officer a considerable amount of discretion in setting the terms and conditions of a Suspended Sentence.
Can a lawyer or my PO help? Will my probation be terminated? Will I go to jail? If I get in trouble while on probation what happens?
Probation violations can be quite serious. They can result in the revocation of probation and activation of a suspended term in prison or jail time – Bill Powers
What is a Uniform Citation? How Do Insurance Points Work? Can You Go To Court by Yourself? Do you Need a Lawyer for Traffic Tickets?
The adage that ‘a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client’ is the product of years of experience by seasoned litigators – United States Supreme Court
Even a skilled lawyer who represents himself is at a disadvantage in contested litigation. He is deprived of the Judgment of an Independent third party in:
Modified Transcript of “How to Retain a Criminal Defense Attorney in Charlotte” for the Hearing Impaired:
I get asked on a pretty regular basis how do you choose a lawyer?
- What things should you look for?