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A defense attorney is essential if you face criminal charges. It’s nearly impossible to defend yourself in court–regardless of your IQ and experience. If you find yourself in a jam, it is crucial to know your rights and how an attorney can help you.

No case is the same. Get a lawyer to look over your situation and help you when it comes time to go to court. Having a good lawyer can assure you don’t go to prison if you’re innocent, or that your punishment is kept to a minimum if you are guilty.

We’re going to go over the duties of a criminal defense attorney and show you how they can give you a winning edge in front of the judge.

Even if it’s your first DWI offense in North Carolina, you could be facing possible jail time, a suspension of your driving privileges, drastically increased insurance premiums, an ignition interlock device, probation, alcohol counseling and a fine of up to $4,000, depending on the circumstance. You definitely need to hire an experienced North Carolina DWI attorney to help you.

In North Carolina, DWI stands for “driving while impaired” and means the operation of a vehicle after the consumption of drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants. The Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) limit in the state is 0.08%.

If you’re pulled over for suspected DWI and have a North Carolina driver’s license, then you have already given “implied consent” to take a blood or alcohol test. If you refuse the blood or alcohol test, then you may lose your driver’s license for up to 1 year.

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.

What do I have to do at a checkpoint ?

Checkpoints are strange, and complicated, legal exceptions to the Constitutional right to be free of unwarranted searches and seizures.  Checkpoints allow officers to stop you, i.e. seizure, without any suspicion that you are doing something wrong. 

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This would typically be unconstitutional, but the US Supreme Court [see City of Indianapolis v. Edmond, 531 U.S. 32 (2000)], and t

4 Ways Your Automobile Insurance Can Increase

There are basically 4 ways your automobile insurance can increase. Most insurance premium increases last 3 years from the time they begin, which normally occurs at the first premium increase following the occurrence of the event that triggers the increase.

Hiring a good lawyer when faced with these some of these situations can help avoid or lessen the premium increase – Danny Glover


License Restoration Issues in North Carolina. What Are the Fees Associated with DMV? How Do You Get a License

You should NOT just pay off old tickets.  That can make a bad situation worse – Danny Glover

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The Difference Between a Revocation and Suspension in North Carolina


Can DMV Revoke My License?  What Happens to Insurance?  How Can a Lawyer Help with Tickets?

Some traffic matters carry more than just insurance increases.  Certain really fast speeding tickets in North Carolina can actually be criminal offenses and result in immediate revocation

– Danny Glover 

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What are DWI Dexterity Tests?  Are There Clues of Impairment?  What is the Eye Test for DWI Charges?

Standard National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA Tests include:

  • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus
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