It likely won't have a huge impact moving forward, BUT you should contact a lawyer in your area and schedule a consultation. It might be the best money you spend to make sure you handle it correctly and ease your anxiety over the issue.
was at bar drank "a beer", i did not even finish it, left bar about 12:45am. I was kinda irritated, so i was driving a little on the fast side, coming around a corner i failed to maintain control as the rear end of the car i was driving started to slide in to the turn. the back wheels left road as... Read more »
Basically, if you kept your mouth shut when you were arrested and made no statements - you'll likely get off. If you flapped your hole to law enforcement like most people do - you will likely be convicted. So go consult with a local DWI attorney in the county you were charged in.
It is DWI in North Carolina and no, you can't resolve this over the phone or via 'court cam'. You also likely still have an outstanding Order for Arrest that needs to be dealt with. You need to hire an attorney and keep your fingers crossed that the charging officer is no longer available. Even...Read more »
You can potentially do it yourself somewhat for free if you are indigent and your local court provides a divorce forms packet. It is extremely difficult and confusing for most people and most basically end up wasting their time and some money trying to do it themselves. We can provide...Read more »
I am just curious to know if I should have asked more questions at trial. I was convicted of DWI. We dont have police patrolling or even have legal stop signs or posted speed limits. Kids drive golf carts on our road. We are a locked gated community that is owned by the Property owners. Could... Read more »
It sounds very much like you represented yourself, if so that was a big mistake and no matter what you asked, the outcome would likely not have been different. If you live in a gated community, you ought to be able to afford an attorney. So if you didn't hire one - hire one now and if you did...Read more »
My hubby saw "CAP" arrested@ scene but wasn't asked if he wanted to press charges & he wasn't notified of her court date. Her ins Co conceded the max of 30k BUT wants us to sign a "Release of ALL Claims NOT TO ENFORCE JUDGMENT" against the driver "CAP" & the man holding the policy, "CB". I found... Read more »
What can you do? Really? You need an attorney and you likely have the type of case that personal injury attorney's would likely take on a contingent basis. So go shop around and hire an attorney before this gets mucked up any more than it may already be.
Depends. If doing what you suggest is an idea you cooked up yourself - then, maybe, maybe not. You need to get an alcohol assessment from an approved assessor - hopefully your psychiatrist qualifies and follow the recommendations of the assessment. If you do that then it should be considered a...Read more »
If by 'received' you mean you were charged, then there is no statute of limitations. If you have not or do not take care of the charge eventually you are likely to be arrested - and usually at the worst possible time.
In North Carolina it is DWI. Your license to drive or at least your privilege to drive in North Carolina (if you are licensed out of state) will be suspended at the time you are charged - generally speaking for 30 days. This is called a civil revocation. If you are processed properly, you will...Read more »
In 2001 I received a DWI while driving through Pasquotank county, NC. I hired a lawyer at the time to represent me because I was overseas still have a copy of the power of attorney, I never heard anything and assumes case was handled. I recently retired and live in Texas and found out the case was... Read more »
if the case was never handled you likely have an outstanding Order for Arrest. Obviously your first step in resolving this is calling your former attorney and finding out whats what. If that fails you are going to have to retain new counsel.
My friend and me were at a concert and were given a MIC. Two of us were NOT asked to blow. Two of my others were told to blow, and they did. We were not explained ANYTHING and we are not from North Carolina we don’t know how anything works in NC. We are from SC. AND I’am a half of week from... Read more »
Prior convictions of Driving While Impaired (DWI) or what would otherwise be deemed a prior conviction under the NC DWI laws MAY be considered by the Court in sentencing. Convictions entered more than seven (7) years from the current offense date may be deemed Aggravating...Read more »
In North Carolina, it is a DWI and generally will not affect your insurance at all unless you are convicted. If convicted, your insurance will skyrocket in price possibly to the point of simply being unaffordable for some people. If so, one option is to purchase a used beater type car outright so...Read more »
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