Articles Tagged with NORTH CAROLINA

How to find a Criminal Defense Lawyer near me in Charlotte NC

What is the next step after the free consultation?

After the initial phone consultation with one of our criminal defense lawyers, we often times will want to meet you in person.

We find that it is helpful to be able to look a client in the eye, get to know you, and figure out your goals and what’s really important to you.

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What to Do When You Receive a Traffic Ticket

  • What are my legal 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 

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  • Politely Advise Police You Wish to Say Nothing

Can I Dismiss Charges?  What Happens If I Don’t Want to Prosecute? Do I Get a Say?  Who Decides?

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:

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.

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North Carolina Advocates for Justice Summer Convention 2017

  • SUNSET BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA
  • Sea Trail Resort

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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 

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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 

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Eliminating Court of Appeals Seats in North Carolina

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NC Advocates for Justice – I’m Just Sayin’

In North Carolina, ‘I’m Just Sayin’ means, I am going to speak the truth, even if it is not popular.  It is, was, and always has been the truth – Bill Powers, President NCAJ 

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NCAJ Bill Powers  President’s Column NCAJ

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Is your baby actually old enough to drive?  Been a while since you took a test, let alone THE TEST?  Weeping Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth No More – Parents’ Guide to Navigating DMV

Today’s post provides some hidden truths, and suggestions, for parents about to undergo the process of negotiating DMV to obtain a Learner’s Permit.

Mind you, I am not talking about YOUR Learner’s Permit.

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