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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: My son was 18 at the time and in high school having sex with a young lady that was 26 or 27 is that Romeo and Juliet law

I want to know if I could press charges against her. Because this young lady allowing this under age boy to drink beer and smoke weed at her home then she became pregnant by him

Steven Saad
Steven Saad answered on Jan 2, 2018

As far as the sexual conduct, the age of consent in NC is 16. You could obviously get the police involved if you can substantiate that she has been providing alcohol to your son. The marijuana is still illegal at any age, and you could also get the authorities involved for that possible crime.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Consumer Law for North Carolina on
Q: If you are accused of shoplifting how long does that store have to serve you a no trespassing order can they wait severa
Steven Saad
Steven Saad answered on Jan 2, 2018

Asking that someone accused of shoplifting not be allowed into a private business really has no connection to the criminal charge. The owner or manager could in essence trespass that person years after the criminal case is resolved.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for North Carolina on
Q: 20yearold DWI, .08, never pled guilty. never been in trouble with the law. whats the first step? I need my license
Steven Saad
Steven Saad answered on Jan 2, 2018

Your first step should be to contact an attorney in the county where the charge originated. Different counties handle this scenario in different ways. For example, Wake County would force you to plead guilty before you could start the process of getting back your license. Other counties may dismiss... Read more »

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