As experienced North Carolina criminal defense lawyers, civil rights and personal injury attorneys, we fight for the accused. Regardless of your criminal charges, we can help. We represent clients of all backgrounds, from lawyers and doctors to blue-collar workers. We treat each client with respect and understanding, and we focus on getting the best results possible.
North Carolina Based Criminal Defense, Civil Rights and Personal Injury Lawyers
Tarlton | Polk
We have the talent, experience, and resolve to protect our clients’ best interests in either federal or state court at every stage of the case. Get to know our criminal defense lawyers and legal team.
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Our team of criminal defense lawyers can represent you or a loved one in many different kinds of cases.
We also represent clients in various areas of civil litigation, including civil rights lawsuits and personal injury claims.
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COVID-19’s Impact on Criminal Proceedings The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to restructure our lives in many ways in the public interest of keeping people safe and healthy. While we often think and hear about how this has changed the way we go to work, school, and other things we do in our day-to-day lives,…
What Does “Mens Rea” Mean? It is a general rule that a criminal offense consists of both an act (or omission or failure to act) and a criminal state of mind. This criminal state of mind is sometimes called a “guilty mind” or the more legal term, “mens rea”. Essentially, in order to be guilty…
College Drug Cases in North Carolina — Can Students Face Federal Charges? Drug use and distribution is very common on college campuses, especially in fraternities and sororities. Many students, especially those at more elite colleges, do not take drug abuse very seriously and doubt they’ll ever face consequences. After all, law enforcement does patrol campuses…
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