- Prosecutors may “Orally Dismiss” cases in Open Court
- District Attorneys (State Prosecutors) may also File Written Notice of Dismissal
- Clerk of Court required to “record the dismissal”
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What can be searched during a search warrant?
Is a Warrant Required? What can be searched during a search warrant? Are there Differences in Types of Warrants?
- Search Warrant is a type of Court Order
Protected: When Do They Need a Search Warrant?
Attorney Bill Powers discusses: When Do They Need a Search Warrant in North Carolina?
- Do I Have Rights?
New NC Fallen and Disabled First Responder Tuition Law
The North Carolina General Assembly Ratified and Governor Pat McCrory signed New NC Fallen and Disabled First Responder Tuition Law “Senate Bill 37”
- Ratified Date September 29, 2015
- Approved October 30, 2015
Do I Have to Consent to Search?
Question: “During a Traffic Stop, Do I Have to Consent to Search?”
A local North Carolina Police Department recently posted on YouTube a video regarding Traffic Stops: What to Expect as a Motorist. There are some important points to consider:
- Consent to Search a Vehicle Implies Voluntary Compliance
What Is Required to Search?
Modified Transcript for “What Is Required To Search?” for the Hearing Impaired:
SEE RELATED: Form and Content of the Search Warrant
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:
Do You Consent to a Sniff Search?
By Driving a Car in North Carolina, Do You Consent to a Sniff Search? Is a Sniff even a Search? Does the law differ between Vehicles and Persons?
Caselaw Summary For North Carolina v. Warren
North Carolina Court of Appeals – Publication Date August 4, 2015
Compelled Blood Draw DWI DUI Charlotte
See Judge Miller’s Administrate Order: Magistrate Videoconferencing
North Carolina General Statute NCGS 20-16.2 “Implied Consent to Chemical Analysis” sets forth some of the different protocols we follow in North Carolina in obtaining a Blood Alcohol Content BAC and/or an BrAC or “Breath Alcohol Content” and reads in relevant part:
§ 20-16.2. Implied consent to chemical analysis; mandatory revocation of license in event of refusal; right of driver to request analysis.