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Understanding the North Carolina Traffic Ticket Point System

If you’ve been convicted of a motor vehicle violation in North Carolina, driver’s license points may be assessed against your driving record by the Department of Motor Vehicles. These points are separate from those that you may incur on your car… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions
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Are DWI Checkpoints Legal in North Carolina?

Drinking and driving can come with serious consequences, including substantial fines, jail time, and suspension or revocation of your license. Importantly, if you reside in North Carolina or are traveling through the state, you should be aware that D… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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Penalties of Driving Without a License

Driving without a license in North Carolina can result in serious consequences. There are a variety of penalties that can be imposed if you’re caught operating a motor vehicle without a driver’s license, including substantial fines, points on you… Read More
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What to Expect During the North Carolina Criminal Court Process

Being charged with a crime can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. While you might have seen the criminal justice system depicted in movies or on TV, these dramatizations are very different from how a case plays out in real life. If it is you… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Getting a Ticket as an Out-of-State Driver

If you were visiting North Carolina or driving through the state and received a traffic ticket, it’s important to be aware that the ticket won’t go away once you return home. Not only can out-of-state tickets affect your insurance rates, but Nort… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions
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Can I Carry My Gun in My Car in North Carolina?

If you own a firearm, it’s important to be aware of when and where you can legally carry it. While North Carolina gun laws allow for the open carry of a long gun or handgun in an automobile without requiring a permit, the law can be complex when it… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Common DWI Defense Strategies

Being arrested for a DWI in North Carolina, can be stressful and overwhelming — you could face license revocation, fines, and jail time. But it’s important to understand that a charge doesn’t always mean a conviction. There are a number of DWI… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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Can You Lose Your License for a Speeding Ticket?

North Carolina takes traffic violations very seriously and severe penalties can be imposed if you are found guilty of one. While speeding is one of the most common North Carolina traffic tickets that is issued, it’s also one that can come with the… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions
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Limited Driving Privileges After a DWI

Drunk driving is taken very seriously in North Carolina. Not only can a conviction come with steep fines and jail time, but you may also lose your driver’s license. In fact, if you’ve been pulled over for a DWI, your driving privileges can be sus… Read More
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Categories: DUI/DWI
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Common North Carolina Traffic Tickets

Traffic violations are taken very seriously in North Carolina and can result in serious consequences. Not only might you incur a monetary fine, but some types of tickets can also come with points on your license, increased insurance premiums, license… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Infractions