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What Is Date Rape?

Date rape is a serious crime in North Carolina. Being found guilty of date rape or other sex crimes carries significant penalties, from a lengthy prison sentence to fines and having to register as a sex offender.  If you’re accused of date rape, you need to seek assistance from a…

The 3 Major Decisions of a Divorce

Divorce can be a complex legal process that involves many issues that can affect your life for years to come. A divorce lawyer can help explain your options, the factors the court considers, and North Carolina law surrounding major decisions involved in your divorce related to: Children  One of the…

What Is Obstruction of Justice?

Obstruction of justice involves willfully interfering with law and order. It carries hefty penalties. This is why it’s crucial that you hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to mount a strong defense against the charges you’re facing. Common Law Definition of Obstruction of Justice Obstruction of justice refers to the…

Listen, most people who get convicted of sex crimes get convicted because they said something stupid to law enforcement. A lot of people think, “If I can just explain what happened, the police will see that I didn’t do anything wrong, and they’ll leave me alone.” I cannot stress enough…