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Exploring Alternatives: Traffic School vs. Fighting a Ticket

If you were issued a traffic ticket for speeding or another violation, you may be wondering what your options are to avoid incurring points on your license. For instance, you might be considering whether you should pay the ticket, fight it, or go to… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions
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What to Know About Drug Laws in North Carolina

Drug crimes in North Carolina are taken very seriously — and these types of offenses can come with serious ramifications for your life and livelihood. Significantly, the charges can vary based on a number of factors, including the schedule under wh… Read More
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What is Involuntary Intoxication and When Can it Be Used as a Defense?

If you’ve been charged with a crime, your criminal defense attorney will evaluate your case to determine a defense strategy based on the facts and circumstances of your case. In the event you were tricked into consuming drugs or alcohol and could n… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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What to Know About Your Miranda Rights in North Carolina

If you’ve been arrested on the suspicion that you’ve committed a crime, it’s important to understand your Constitutional rights. Whether it’s a DWI/DUI, a drug crime, an assault, or any other type of criminal offense, law enforcement is requi… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense

Mike Reece named as 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense

Mike Reece has once again been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in the field of criminal defense. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who are at the top of their fields statewide. Only 5% of North Carolina’s attorneys receive this recogni… Read More
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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Facing Criminal Charges

Being charged with a criminal offense can be a stressful and emotionally overwhelming experience. Regardless of whether it’s a misdemeanor or a felony, a conviction can be life changing and result in serious consequences — including monetary fine… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Is Public Intoxication Illegal in North Carolina?

In many states, public intoxication is a criminal offense. But while it is not illegal to be drunk in public in North Carolina, it is against the law to be drunk and disorderly. Effectively, this means causing a scene in public that impacts the safet… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Challenging Field Sobriety Tests

If you’ve been pulled over by law enforcement on suspicion that you were operating your vehicle under the influence of alcohol, you may be asked to perform field sobriety tests. However, these tests are not based on science — they are dependent o… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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How to Fight a Traffic Ticket

Whether it was for speeding, failure to yield, driving with a revoked license, or another violation, getting a traffic ticket is not only a stressful experience — it can also come with harsh penalties and long-lasting implications. If you simply pa… Read More
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Categories: Uncategorized
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Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Laws in North Carolina

For certain DWI offenses in North Carolina, an individual may be required to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. Also referred to as an “IID,” this is a breath testing device that is installed in a vehicle to ensure you aren’… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI