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Can You Get a Job with a DWI?

Most people are familiar with the criminal consequences of getting convicted of a DWI. However, it’s important to understand that there can also be a variety of collateral consequences — including those related to employment. While a DWI in North… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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Proving Impairment in Marijuana DWI Cases

Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol isn’t the only way to get a DWI in North Carolina. These charges can also apply if you were driving while impaired by a drug, such as marijuana. Although there is currently no breath test ava… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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What Happens if the Officer Doesn’t Appear in Traffic Court?

It can sometimes be difficult to decide whether you should fight a traffic ticket in court or simply pay the fine. There can be significant advantages to contesting a ticket in court, depending on the facts of your case. Importantly, courts often rel… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions
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What to Expect at a DWI Checkpoint in North Carolina

Being pulled over at a DWI checkpoint can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you were driving under the influence. If you’re stopped at a roadblock, it’s important to know what to expect — and understand what your rights… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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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