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Types of Auto Theft in North Carolina

Unfortunately, the theft of motor vehicles in North Carolina is not uncommon. It’s important to understand that there are different types of theft as well as other crimes that may apply when an individual uses, damages, or misappropriates an auto vehicle.  North Carolina varies from some other states in that it does not have a […]

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Must Juvenile Sex Offenders Be Added to the Sex Offender Registry?

Regardless of the age of the alleged perpetrator, sex crimes are taken very seriously. However, it’s important to acknowledge that how North Carolina treats juveniles fares very differently than adults despite certain similarities. So, what does this mean when it comes to registering as a public sex offender? Must juveniles who commit the same crimes […]

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Driving While Intoxicated

Don’t Sleep in Your Vehicle When Intoxicated

When you’re out and you’ve had a few drinks, you likely know that you shouldn’t get behind the wheel of a car and drive. In an effort to be safe and protect yourself and others, you may make the decision to sleep in your car until you sober up. However, while this may be a […]

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How Do Parole and Probation Differ?

It is an extremely worrisome occurrence to be charged with a crime. While your first thought is likely how you can avoid a conviction, you may also be wondering what should happen if you are, in fact, found guilty. Punishments for the conviction of a crime include jail time, fines, and community service, as well […]

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Drug Crimes

What to Know About North Carolina’s First Step Act

Drug issues are running rampant in today’s current landscape. But people would not be able to obtain drugs without the existence of drug trafficking. Drug trafficking includes either the transport or sale of controlled substances to others. Drug trafficking is a more serious offense than drug possession since it impacts many more lives. Therefore, the […]

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If You’re Arrested Refrain from these 4 Things

When you have been arrested, you may not know what to do. It can be a very frightening time. But before you take the proper steps for what to do next, keep in mind the things that you should not do. If you are arrested, refrain from doing the following four things.  1. Talk About […]

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When Can the Cops Lie to You?

We expect our police officers to do the right thing. That’s why we expect that they must always be honest when you ask them a question. However, this isn’t always the case. While there are times when a police officer is obligated to answer your question honestly, there are also many different situations in which […]

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