Criminal Defense

Assault and Domestic Violence

Assault is defined in North Carolina as an unlawful touching or battery, or a show of force or violence that puts a reasonable person in fear of harm. An accusation of assault should be taken seriously. If you are convicted of assault in North Caroli… Read More


Even if you’re found not guilty or have your case dismissed, a background check can reveal the original charge to an employer, a school, or a lender. Whether or not it’s fair, a criminal charge can continue to hurt you even after your name has be… Read More

Felony Defense

Felonies are the most serious charges that can be filed against you in North Carolina. If convicted of a felony, you will face heavier fines than a misdemeanor, and you will serve longer prison or probation sentences. You might also lose many of your… Read More


A misdemeanor is considered a “lesser offense” than a felony. That’s because the punishment for a felony can be much more severe. Still, a misdemeanor is nothing to treat lightly. If you are convicted of a misdemeanor in North Carolina, you can… Read More

Drug Possession

North Carolina is home to some of the stiffest drug crime laws in the country. A conviction for possession, distribution or trafficking in drugs can carry a major fine and a mandatory prison sentence that could cost you your freedom for several month… Read More

Probation Violations

Probation can be a positive alternative to prison for many people. Instead of going to jail, a person on probation can work at a job, receive counseling, undergo substance abuse treatment or perform community service. However, if you violate any of t… Read More