Articles Tagged with DWI

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North Carolina Vehicular Homicide:  What Happens Auto Accident and Murder Charges?

  • What is Second Degree Murder?
  • What is Involuntary Manslaughter?

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:

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Can You Get a Limited Privilege?  Are You Eligible?  Did You Have a Valid License?  Are There Options?

Obtaining a Pre-Trial Limited Privilege requires careful consideration of the record, prior history, and factual basis of a case.  One should not assume it is automatic or guaranteed  – Bill Powers

Are You Eligible?  Important Questions to Consider:

Happy 4th July Bill Powers

Fourth of July Celebrations and Cook Outs: What is the History of a Carolina Slaw Dog?

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History of North Carolina, Traditions, and Culture

  • North Carolina was first settled in 1587


Can You Enter Canada with DUI Convictions? Can I travel abroad with a misdemeanor conviction or DWI on my record?

If you have a conviction or even just pending charges, it makes sense to talk to a lawyer  – Bill Powers

How to find information about foreign laws:


What documents are needed for a Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege? What is a DL-123 form?

An attorney can help explain the process, determine eligibility, and draft the different forms that are necessary for a Pre-Trial Privilege – Bill Powers

What is a Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege?

What is a Pre-Trial Limited Driving Privilege? Am I Eligible to Drive? How to get a Limited Driving Privilege

Under North Carolina Law, and under limited circumstances, the Court may authorize a Pre-Trial Limited Driving Privilege during a period of suspension – Bill Powers

See Sample : Pre-Trial Limited Driving Privilege

Please be careful this Memorial Day

Heads Up:  Operation Click-It-or-Ticket.  Please be careful this Memorial Day Holiday.

We wish all our friends a safe, healthy, and happy holiday weekend.  If you are planning on driving anywhere, heads up:  North Carolina is in the middle of a statewide “Click-It-or-Ticket” campaign.

For the safety of you and your loved ones, please be careful this Memorial Day Holiday – Bill Powers 

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
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