All education facilities, including but not limited to, middle schools, high schools, colleges, and universities located within New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties have a judicial process related to disciplinary suspension. Each school has its own judicial process. These vary greatly, and can include punishments from probation to expulsion, based upon the alleged conduct. These sanctions can have catastrophic impacts upon the student’s academic career and future employment.
This process is invoked any time a student is allegedly in violation of the respective codes of student conduct. Often, students and students’ parents are surprised to learn that an alleged act taking place off-campus could subject them to the school’s judicial process. We hear from many students and parents that they were told that they do not need an attorney nor are they entitled to an attorney. That is not true. You are entitled to an attorney and you should have one. The student has rights, and we can preserve those rights. If you are currently, or will soon be, involved in a disciplinary hearing, do not delay in contacting us. We have successfully defended many students of all educational levels. Our initial consultation is free. Call us today to schedule an appointment so we may put our experience to work for you.