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No one plans to get arrested for assault charges or spend the night (or more) in jail.LAWYERS WHO HANDLE OBX ASSAULT CHARGES

Allegations of assault or “assault and battery” tend to be related to pre-existing tensions, hard feelings, and in some instances, the overconsumption of alcohol.

That’s especially true when charges involve Domestic Violence issues.

The North Carolina court system, like many other businesses on the Outer Banks, is taking precautions to avoid the transmission of the novel coronavirus. OBX lawyers and law firms, under the Governor’s Shelter in Place Order, are considered “essential.”

“Criminal defense attorneys are officers of the court and an important part of the timely administration of justice.”

Can I get my charges thrown out?
The NC Constitution and Criminal Laws in North Carolina mandate the timely disposition and hearings for certain criminal charges, thereby necessitating interaction with criminal lawyers.

It seems like the media can report on little else than the COVID 19 or “Coronavirus” as of late.

While there are genuine concerns about how the virus will affect us, the ordinary flu is something lawyers who handle cases on the Outer Banks deal with every year.

Continuances and getting a case continued due to illnesses is part of what we do as defense attorneys.  If you’re a client and get sick with COVID 19 or even the flu, we recommend you call the office right away – Danny Glover, OBX Criminal Defense Lawyer 

If you have a Warrant for Arrest against you, we strongly recommend you retain an Outer Banks Outer Banks Criminal Lawyerslawyer without delay.

We can help explain the court system, what to expect, and the most appropriate way to proceed.

While service of process of any Order for Arrest (OFA) or warrant might be a bit scary, we have some suggestions that can make things easier for you and your family.

Driving While Impaired can serve as a “predicate offense” for serious felony charges including manslaughter, murder, and felony death by vehicle.  Homicide and DWI fatality allegations merit DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS IN NORTH CAROLINAcareful consideration of the law, facts, and accident scene, given the possibility of long-term prison terms.

When “drunk driving” results in the death of another, the Office of the District Attorney often assigns senior-level attorneys to prosecute the felony charges.

 Cases that involve homicide charges deserve legal represenation by a defense attorney with decades of practical courtroom experience- Danny Glover, Outer Banks Criminal Lawyer 

“Don’t turn it into a federal case.”  You’ve may have heard that saying, understanding it means making something more serious than it should be.  An indictment and charges in federal court are actually very serious.  Media Is Domestic Violence a Federal Offensereporting in Charlotte has left some to ask, “Is domestic violence a Federal Offense?”

While that may be the case in Charlotte, it’s reasonable to ask, “Is that true in eastern North Carolina and the OBX too?  Will all US Attorney offices in North Carolina start prosecuting federal offenses related to DV charges?”

Local Charlotte TV station WSOCTV reports that Andrew Murray, the United States Attorney appointed by President Trump as the chief prosecutor in the federal court system in the Western District of North Carolina, is considering whether federal charges may also be appropriate in certain circumstances.

OBX criminal charges involving allegations of “domestic violence” are OBX Domestic Violence Chargesserious and often warrant legal representation by an experienced criminal lawyer.

Given the possible consequences of a conviction for assault on a female, communicating threats, or a felony assault such as assault by strangulation, it is imperative to speak with a criminal lawyer without delay.

DV charges can be a complicated mix of emotions, civil actions relating to some form of restraining order, and answering formal criminal charges – Danny Glover, OBX Lawyer 

Criminal Lawyers While no one ever tries to get pulled over by the police, it can happen. There has been an incredible increase in the number of news stories concerning police misconduct.

You may feel compelled to record the police.

It makes sense to want to protect yourself and your rights by filming the police when they’re dealing with you. But first, you must understand and know the NC criminal laws.

Criminal Charges in Hertford NCIt’s a frightening time to be an illegal immigrant in the U.S. In the first eight months of President Trump’s presidency, there was a 42% increase in arrests of illegal immigrants. And unfortunately, that’s just one of the terrifying illegal immigration facts.

If you’re an illegal immigrant living in northeastern North Carolina, it’s important to understand your situation and find a lawyer. We’re here to provide you with information and legal advice you need.

In this article, I’ll lay out some key illegal immigration facts. I’ll tell you about the Trump Administration’s immigration policy. And I’ll tell you why you need a criminal defense lawyer.

I Made Some Mistakes in the Past:  What Can I Do? How Do I Clean Up My Criminal Record?

Expungements

I am frequently asked by people to help “get something off” of their criminal record. One of several tools that I can use to help with that is an expunction, also known as an expungement.

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