for CDL Holders in North Carolina

Those who hold a Commercial Driver’s License (also known as a “Class A” license or “CDL”) are well aware that they are held to higher standards and greater scrutiny on the road. This remains the case even when a CDL holder is off the clock and driving for non-commercial purposes. One of the most impactful…

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Driving with Revoked License in NC

In most states, having your driver’s license suspended or revoked is a consequence reserved for only the most significant driving misdeeds. DWI and DUI, reckless driving, or racking up multiple speeding tickets in a short period of time are common examples. Drivers in North Carolina may be more likely to find themselves with a suspended…

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North Carolina DWI

If you are visiting North Carolina, you should be aware of the traffic and DWI laws the state upholds. There are consequences to breaking these laws, even if you carry a license from a different state. DWI Laws in North Carolina The legal limit for individuals over the age of 21 is a BAC of…

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DWI

The night before Thanksgiving has turned into a sort of holiday for young people to gather and get drunk. “Blackout Wednesday,” or “Drinksgiving,” is now known as “the drunkest night of the year,” steadily rising in popularity since around 2012. This day is generally revered by college kids and early twenty-somethings, and unfortunately produces more…

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North Carolina travel

An estimated 39 million families in the US are planning to travel this Thanksgiving, meaning no matter where you live, roads are likely to be more congested than normal. No one wants to spend their holiday dealing with the aftermath of an accident, but if you are injured in an accident, our personal injury attorneys…

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cost of a DWI in NC

A DWI is an expensive proposition. It can cost you your freedom and it can also cost a pretty penny. You may choose to go along with the charge and just pay whatever the court orders, or you may choose to defend yourself and fight the charges. So, what is a DWI in North Carolina…

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expungement law

This post was updated June 13, 2019. In 2017, Gov. Roy Cooper signed the North Carolina expungement law that made it easier for people to have their criminal record expunged if they have been convicted of and served time for nonviolent crimes and have proven they can stay out of trouble with the law. Criminal…

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DWI

Adam Seifer, a founding partner at SeiferFlatow in Charlotte, NC, is a trusted DWI attorney recognized by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense and has an impressive track record for achieving results. Adam has helped many by answering questions on Avvo, an online legal services marketplace that provides lawyer referrals and access to a database…

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underage drinking

It about time for college and high school students to return to class, and with back-to-school comes the risk of parties, peer pressure, and underage drinking. While not every minor will participate in underage alcohol consumption, more than 90% of minors that drink alcohol do so by binge drinking. Alcohol poisoning and auto fatalities are…

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bui north carolina

In the state of North Carolina, the law prohibits operating a motorboat or vessel under the influence of drugs or alcohol. (N.C.G.S. § 75A-10) This violation is referred to as boating while impaired, or BUI, and has many similarities to North Carolina DWI convictions. According to NC law, a person can be convicted of a…

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