Category Archives: Criminal Law

North Carolina Criminal Law Updates for December 1, 2015

North Carolina Criminal Law Updates for December 1, 2015 Effective December 1st, a new batch of criminal laws will go into effect in North Carolina. These include new laws aimed at curbing the abuse of mentally disabled patients, making certain acts of graffiti vandalism a felony and making it a … Continued

Driving While License Revoked

In North Carolina, drivers face a number of responsibilities while on the road. North Carolina law takes this into account when determining the next steps after a driver commits a moving violation or other law violations.  A driver may have the drivers license revoked and lose the privilege to drive … Continued

Police Search of Vehicle in North Carolina

Drivers in North Carolina may be stopped while driving when a police officer has reasonable suspicion to pull over the car for a number of driving violations. After a stop is made, the police may also ask to perform a search of the vehicle. A police officer may perform a … Continued

DWI and reasonable suspicion

Drivers in North Carolina may be stopped while driving when the police officer has a reasonable suspicion that the driver may be impaired. A police officer may pull someone over only when the officer’s suspicion can be clearly articulated. These suspicions can sometimes be challenged by attorneys when it is … Continued