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North Carolina Felony Sentencing and Collateral Consequences Explored

The Experienced and Savvy Criminal Defense Lawyers of Kurtz & Blum Discuss Felony Sentencing

It is impossible to quickly and easily characterize the punishments for all felony crimes in North Carolina.  Each situation depends on the seriousness of the charge and the criminal record of the accused.  Sentences can vary from fines and unsupervised probation to years of prison time.  The most serious crime in NC is first degree murder.  In cases where a defendant is convicted of first degree murder, the only possible punishments are life without parole or the death penalty. 

From relatively minor class H felonies like embezzlement all the way up to the most serious of crimes, at Kurtz & Blum, PLLC, we discuss all of the possible consequences with our clients.  We always ensure our clients know what they could be facing in their particular charges.  We also make sure they know what our experience tells us they will receive if convicted.  It is important to know not just the best case scenario, but also the worst and the most likely.  Once fully informed, our clients then get the benefit of our counsel and then they make the final call as to how they want us to handle their case.

Our criminal defense attorneys help people throughout Wake County, North Carolina.  We frequently handle offenses arising out of the following cities: Raleigh, Morrisville, Rolesville, New Hope, Garner, Holly Springs, Wendell, Knightdale, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Zebulon, Apex and Wake Forest.