Should I Hire a Private Defense Lawyer?

As defense attorneys we know how stressful finding out that you are being charged with a crime can be. You have a limited time to hire good legal representation to start working on your case. A lot of people do not know if they have the finances to be able to afford a private attorney…

Toxic Fume Offenses

While most drug crimes are focused on so called “controlled substances” such as trafficking heroin and cocaine, North Carolina has a set of criminal offenses for toxic fumes. These toxic fumes are not explicitly controlled substances, but can have hazardous affects on people when inhaled, sold, transported, or otherwise used. This may not seem like…

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Did you know that you can be charged for a drug crime for merely possessing products, equipment or tools that are related to illegal drug activities? Perhaps this seems obvious, such as in the case of there being actual drugs present, or for items that have a sole purpose for nothing other than illegal drug…

Disabled and Elder Abuse and Exploitation

While most crimes focus on the criminal acts of the accused, and sometimes on their state of mind at the time of the offense, there are some crimes that require a specific kind of victim. The crimes that most likely come to mind here would be those protecting children, such as laws against child pornography…

Incomplete Crimes

When we think of crime, we usually assume that the criminal’s intentions were successfully carried out — drugs were trafficked, the victim was assaulted. However, sometimes people may only try to complete a criminal act and fail to do so, for one reason or another. These actions that fall short of committing an actual crime,…