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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


Commercial Drivers License and Impaired Driving Laws.  Are They Different?  What are the Consequences?  What Happens to my CDL with a DWI?

  • What Causes the Suspension?
  • Does the Breath or Blood Test Matter?


What are my options? Can a lawyer help? What happens if I was Over the Legal Limit?

One common misunderstanding with DWI’s is that there are no options if charged – Danny Glover 

  • The State must be able to identify you as the driver beyond a reasonable doubt


What Does the Court Consider?  Are there any alternatives?  Will I Serve Jail Time for my DWI?

Sentencing on Impaired Driving cases can be complicated in North Carolina.  The Court considers a series of different factors.

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DWI cases are complicated and can carry long-term consequences – Danny Glover 

Why Hire a DWI Attorney

You might think that DWI cases are always straightforward: police see a driver swerving or failing to maintain his or her speed, that driver is pulled over, a Breathalyzer shows that the driver is intoxicated, and the driver is charged with a DWI and must then face the penalties.

Although some DWI cases do proceed this way, there are nuances to North Carolina’s DWI law that can result in a driver charged with DWI having the charges reduces or in some cases even dismissed. This is why you need to work with an u7kb_kj-0zi-300x225experienced Elizabeth City DWI defense attorney if you are facing a DWI charge in Eastern North Carolina. There could have been a misstep on the part of the arresting police officer or another reason why the charge is not valid. An experienced dwi defense attorney can review the evidence and advocate on your behalf in court.

Tens of thousands of students enroll every year in colleges and universities throughout North Carolina, with the goal of earning a college degree and working towards a fulfilling career. Anyone who is familiar with the college campus scene, however, is aware that it can be full of never-before seen temptations, and one bad decision or mistake can derail all your hopes and dreams.

student-drug-charges-icon-e1451994613707If you are a North Carolina high school student or college student facing drug charges, the outcome of any criminal charges brought against you will have a major impact on your future. It is important to have a lawyer experienced at handling drug charges to stand up for you.

College students charged with drug crimes face very serious consequences. A conviction can easily spell the loss of eligibility for financial aid, the loss of job opportunities, and more. Don’t let being arrested end your dreams of attending and graduating from college. We aggressively represent students who are facing drug charges throughout Eastern North Carolina.

Teenage Drinking and the Law
What’s a Parent to Do?  Teenage Drinking and the Law

By age 18, 70 percent of Americans have consumed at least one alcoholic beverage, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.By age 18, 70 percent of Americans have consumed at least one alcoholic beverage, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. That teens and young adults under the age of 21 drink alcohol is no secret.

In fact, it was not long ago that the legal drinking age in many states was 18.

As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, dedicated football fans across the nation have already begun planning their game-day parties and celebrations.  If you are thinking of going to a friend’s house, a local sports bar, or some other destination to watch the game, we recommend planning ahead, especially if you expect to consume alcohol.

Plan ahead.  It’s just not worth taking the chance – Danny Glover 

Super Bowl parties can get very exciting. It is not uncommon to get so enthralled in the game and social experience that you lose track of time and the number of drinks you have consumed. One drink turns into two, then three, then suddenly you are unable to remember how much you had to drink and when.

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