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What happens if I receive a Failure to Appear?

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jan 13, 2021 | Comments Off on What happens if I receive a Failure to Appear?
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In Charlotte, missing your court date, even by accident, can have serious consequences. Failing to show up for DWI, felony drug, or domestic violence charges can result in an Order for Arrest being issued. Failing to show up to your court date for a traffic citation can result in the suspension of your driver’s license.…

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After the Accident: Personal Injury Compensation in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Jan 6, 2021 | Comments Off on After the Accident: Personal Injury Compensation in South Carolina
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In South Carolina, injury due to the fault or negligent actions of someone else could entitle you to personal injury compensation. It is crucial for your claim that you follow the steps listed below. Doing so may ensure that you get the maximum personal injury compensation available to you. Seek Medical Attention & Follow Your…

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What you need to know about Driver’s License Points in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Oct 26, 2020 | Comments Off on What you need to know about Driver’s License Points in South Carolina
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When clients call us about traffic-related issues – like speeding tickets – their first questions are usually:  How many points will the ticket add to my license? Can I avoid getting points on my license? How long do the points stay on my license? What are license points? In South Carolina, points are the consequences…

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Driving Under Suspension in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Oct 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Driving Under Suspension in South Carolina
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Driving under suspension (DUS) is a serious traffic offense and never should be taken lightly. It can have a significant consequence to not only your driving privileges but also could result in the loss of your freedom. If you receive a driving under suspension citation, you should consult a South Carolina traffic attorney as soon…

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What Executive Order 158 Means for Businesses and Job Seekers in NC

By SeiferFlatow Team | Aug 31, 2020 | Comments Off on What Executive Order 158 Means for Businesses and Job Seekers in NC
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North Carolina’s Governor Cooper recently signed Executive Order 158, which will implement fair chance policies at state agencies. The Order, effective November 1, 2020, will increase employment opportunities for people with criminal records. The Order removes criminal history questions from state employment applications and prohibits inquiries into an individual’s criminal history during the initial stages…

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Should I opt for a DIY divorce during COVID-19?

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jul 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Should I opt for a DIY divorce during COVID-19?
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The COVID-19 pandemic has made things a little more difficult for couples wanting to separate and divorce in Charlotte. With court delays due to a temporary limit on operations and stay-at-home orders, many couples have considered the possibility of a “DIY” or uncontested divorce to move the process along. The NC court system reopened on…

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What happens if I’m charged with trespassing in North Carolina?

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jul 14, 2020 | Comments Off on What happens if I’m charged with trespassing in North Carolina?
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You may be aware of the general concept of trespassing, which involves intentionally intruding on the property of another person without his or her consent, but what you may not know is that NC law treats different types of trespassing in different ways, and each has separate requirements to prove your guilt. For example, trespassing…

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How Criminal Charges Affect Divorce and Custody

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jul 7, 2020 | Comments Off on How Criminal Charges Affect Divorce and Custody
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Family Law Cases and DWI Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) in NC One thing many people might not understand about a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge – and subsequently a Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) charge – is the effect it can have on their child custody arrangement.  DWI penalties are strict…

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Too Much Together Time? How to Start a Charlotte Divorce

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jun 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Too Much Together Time? How to Start a Charlotte Divorce
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If you and your spouse find yourselves coming out of quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic headed toward divorce or separation, you are not alone. In fact, experts believe there will be a wave of divorces filed across the country as quarantine is lifted for more and more states. Though they opened back up June 1,…

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Everything you need to know about expungement in North Carolina

By SeiferFlatow Team | Jun 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Everything you need to know about expungement in North Carolina
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Expungement is the process that seals or “erases” a conviction, charge, or arrest from public record. When an arrest or criminal conviction is expunged from a person’s record, they no longer have to disclose that information on an application for a job, apartment, or higher education. NC’s Second Chance Act: changes you need to know…

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