Articles Tagged with CRIMINAL

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

Hidden Consequences of a Criminal Record:  What Happens When Convicted of a Felony?  Is One Forever Branded a Criminal?

The etymology of the word “felon” is to some extent uncertain.  In Latin, fel is thought be associated with gall or poison.  Old French defines felon as an evil-doer, scoundrel, traitor, rebel, oath-breaker, and the Devil.

In early English law, a felony could be a crime punishable by death or mutilation and forfeiture of lands and goods.

Attorney Bill Powers answers the Question:  What Happens When I Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

  • What Does It Cost?
  • How Long Will It Take?

How is Court Scheduled in North Carolina?

How is Court Scheduled in North Carolina?

Knowing How Court is Scheduled in North Carolina, and perhaps whom holds the reigns, is valuable information.

Many would just rather forget about legal troubles or wish they would go away.  That’s normal.

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.

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Modified Transcript of “Assault and Battery Charges” for the Hearing Impaired:

There are different types of assault. There’s simple assault, there’s assault on a female, there’s assault on a government official, there’s assaults on children, and sometimes they’re felonious assaults that have the potential for long term prison sentences.

Media Relations Criminal Charges

Dealing with the media, especially in high-profile criminal matters can be a delicate process. Attorney Bill Powers discusses some of the legal issues involved in North Carolina.

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