Category: DWI/DUI

  • Difference between felony and misdemeanor DUI

    If a North Carolina police officer takes you into custody for suspected drunk driving, you might face criminal charges. Many people mistakenly believe that intoxicated driving is a traffic offense when, in fact, it is a crime. The offense level depends on several factors, including whether it is your first DUI or you have been…

  • Understanding different levels of DWI in North Carolina

    Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol is a crime in North Carolina, with varying levels of severity. People who drive while impaired can face serious legal repercussions if arrested and convicted of the crime. The following details the different levels of DWI charges along with their respective penalties.  Levels of DWI  As a misdemeanor…

  • Checking on sister after crash leads to 2 separate DWI arrests

    It’s understandable to want to check on a loved one who was involved in a car accident. However, one should make sure not to drive to the scene impaired, or serious legal consequences could result. One incident in North Carolina saw two sisters arrested for DWI, and now each is likely considering her options for…

  • Understanding dram shop liability laws

    People who drink and drive in North Carolina and elsewhere can face heavy legal repercussions if they cause an accident resulting in the injury or death of another. Most people understand the potential legal consequences for those who choose to drive while intoxicated, but what about the stores and establishments that served them the alcohol…

  • Soccer star arrested for DUI in Winston-Salem

    Soccer fans in North Carolina have likely heard of Hope Solo. The star soccer player is the former goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national team. Although a decidedly talented athlete, she has had her share of controversy throughout her soccer career. Now, she is facing a serious situation after having been arrested in Winston-Salem on…

  • Will a DUI conviction affect your child custody terms?

    Like most North Carolina fathers, your children are the most important part of your life. Since you and your wife divorced, you may have to make extra effort in order to see your children as much as you can, and the situation may not always feel ideal. However, you can work with the custody arrangement…

  • DUI crash injures 2 pedestrians

    The holidays typically see a rise in DUI-related accidents and arrests. While many consider the holiday season to start with Thanksgiving and continue through to the New Year, Halloween is also a holiday where a driver operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be very dangerous simply because of the number…

  • Careful consumption during the holidays

    Finding a happy medium between enjoying a party and avoiding a DWI can seem impossible, especially during the holidays. In addition to the increase in parties and social gatherings, it can be challenging to schedule a sober ride since more people are looking for the same times. When you are on your way home from…

  • Were you charged with underage DUI in college?

    When you stepped onto campus at a North Carolina college, it may have been the first time in your life you were going to be away from home for an extended period of time. As you unpacked your things and set up your dorm room, you no doubt had many hopes, dreams and a few…