Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
North Carolina Civil Rights Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Car Accidents for North Carolina on
Q: My fiancé got into an accident last year and now cops are trying to arrest him for damage to property (hit a mailbox)

For one the cop lives 3 houses down from me, so could he be profiling? He came with three other cops and proceeded to tell me he only needed him to sign some paperwork. I had my fiance call the police station and they said the cops were indeed there to lock him up. Also he told us he has the right... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 22, 2016

Sounds like more than a mailbox, no warrant no search --it's not "hot pursuit." But why not just turn the claim over to the insurance?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for North Carolina on
Q: How do you request a pretrial motion?
Rachel Lea Hunter
Rachel Lea Hunter answered on May 11, 2014

You do not request a pre-trial motion. You file it. What kind of pre-trial motion would this be? The common ones are motion for default judgment (if no answer is filed), motion for judgment on the pleadings (if an answer is filed but there is no need for discovery) or a motion for summary... Read more »

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.