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Articles Tagged with CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Shawn Patrick Ellis created quite a kerfuffle in more ways than one.REASONABLE SUSPICION IN NORTH CAROLINA

His defiant middle finger and later refusal to identify himself to law enforcement resulted in a Superior Court criminal conviction for Resisting Officers.

On a day focused on NC court closures, continuances, and the Coronavirus, Justice Robin Hudson delivered an opinion addressing the legality of giving someone the middle finger.

Charlotte Criminal Defense Lawyer Bill Powers Answers the Question:  Is larceny a felony or misdemeanor criminal case?

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Why are some things considered a “minor misdemeanor” and other allegations of larceny considered a felony? What is a felony and why is it more serious?  Is larceny a felony or misdemeanor criminal case in North Carolina?  Does it even make a difference?

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a criminal charge or a facing indictment for felony larceny, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, or any crime of “theft” or dishonesty, call a defense lawyer immediately.

Larceny by Employee Embezzlement Criminal Defense in Charlotte NC

TAKE THESE CHARGES SERIOUSLY – They can have LONG TERM consequences!

  • What happens if I am charged with embezzlement?
  • What are my options?

NC Attempted Assault Charges and Penalties

Does North Carolina Have Attempted Assault?

Attempted Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury – New North Carolina Crime

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently held in State v. Floyd that attempted assault is a recognized crime in North Carolina. The court explained in their decision what the newly recognized law is and how it will work.

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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See More:  NORTH CAROLINA ALCOHOL OFFENSES 2016

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

Probation Violation

North Carolina Law Talk – Summer 2016

Attorneys Mike Daisley and Bill Powers discuss developing trends and provide legal commentary on North Carolina Law issues.  If you have general questions about how the legal system works in North Carolina, please feel free to contact Mike and Bill at:

Mike Daisley:

What Happens if a Family Member is in Jail?  What Can Parents Do?  How To Help Family with Criminal Charges

Lawyers can help answer questions, provide advice, and give direction – Bill Powers 

If Someone Calls and is in Jail, What Should I Do?

What is the Most Often Cited DWI Evidence

Impaired Driving Testimony.  Manifestations of Alcohol Consumption and Proof.  What is the Most Often Cited DWI Evidence?

Alcohol breath odor is the most frequently cited observation by US police officers in alcohol related traffic offenses – Southern California Research Institute

  • Strength of Odor

What are the Consequences Violating a Court Order?  Do I Need a Lawyer for Protective Order Violation?

Answering the Question “Do I Need a Lawyer for Protective Order Violation” one would be wise to also consider:

  • Does It Matter if Order is Under NCGS Chapter 50?
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