Articles Tagged with criminal defense lawyer

DWI Sentencing in North Carolina. Grossly Aggravating Factors and Impaired Driving.  Is there a way to Avoid Mandatory Jail Time?

Careful consideration is given by the Court to Aggravating, Grossly Aggravating, and Mitigating Factors in DWI cases – Danny Glover

What are Some Things That Can Affect DWI Sentencing by the Court ?


Modified Transcript of “How Do You Defend Guilty People?” for Hearing Impaired

As a criminal defense lawyer, a lot of times I’m asked, “How can you defend a guilty person?”  “How Do You Defend Guilty People?”

Well, our justice system is set up to where everyone needs a lawyer.

(This post pertains only to expunctions of North Carolina charges in North Carolina courts)

In this day and age, most employers, colleges and universities and military branches routinely run a criminal record check on applicants.  A person with a previous criminal charge on their record runs a much higher risk of rejection than someone with a clean record.  Expunctions, otherwise known as expungements, are a way to eliminate some of those previous charges and related information, in certain, limited circumstances, from appearing on a public record.  However, simply obtaining an expunction does not erase the fact that the previous charge, and the conduct which led to it, actually occurred.  So what, exactly, does an expunction accomplish?

North Carolina Expunction Statute

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