If a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) leads to a conviction, drivers may face a wide variety of new challenges. Time spent in jail or fulfilling the terms of their probation may keep them away from work. Fines and other costs can put strain on even...
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Costly divorce mistakes to avoid
Many people in North Carolina understand that divorce is likely to be expensive. However, there are some mistakes that divorcing spouses make that could cost them a lot more than necessary. Avoiding some of these financial blunders may save people thousands or even...
To Consent or Not to Consent to a Search?
A recent North Carolina Court of Appeals opinion has clarified the constitutional status of search of a passenger in a vehicle which emits the odor of marijuana. In State v. Pigford 789 S. E. 2d 857 (2106), the court ruled that the mere smell of marijuana emanating...