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
Can you drop the charges? Not really. Can the State choose not to prosecute? Yes, in large measure it’s their decision – Bill Powers
Prosecutors sometimes consider and weigh these case facts before deciding to prosecute an individual:
With the holidays fast approaching and the year coming to an end, we normally sit down and start planning the next calendar year. For attorneys whom practice in the Charlotte-Metro region, we consult the Mecklenburg Court Holiday Schedule and the surrounding districts:
The 26th Judicial District in Mecklenburg County is located at 832 E 4th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 and housed within the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Here is some useful info on Charlotte Mecklenburg Court Schedules and Calendars:
If you’ve been in District Court in North Carolina, most likely you’ve heard mention of two relatively recent cases that the Courts have been bantering about.
Driving While Impaired cases are in-and-of-themselves complicated matters for presentation in court.
When coupled with the loss of another human life, the consequences and potential for punishment(s) necessitate a careful examination of the law, facts and procedural history of the on-scene investigation.
Chapter 15A-246 explains what is required to search, generally speaking, in a North Carolina Search Warrant. While not an exhaustive list, the North Carolina General Statutes set forth: