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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…

How do we handle the prescription drug abuse cases? They’re a little different than other kinds of drug abuse cases because most of the people who are accused of prescription drug abuse started using the prescription drugs because they were properly prescribed by a doctor. These are people who have…

Many people think that possession charges aren’t a big deal, but then they find themselves with charges for possession with the intent to sell or deliver. This offense carries stiff penalties and can result in years behind bars. Understanding this crime and when you can be charged with it is…

Tax Crimes in North Carolina

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that intentional tax evasion and unintentional errors results in approximately $458 billion in lost revenue annually. To combat this, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increased prosecution and penalties for those accused of failing to file a tax return, making a false…

Could the Police Be Investigating You?

If you think you may be under investigation by the police, there are several signs you can watch for that could indicate your hunch is correct. It is important to remember that you have rights, including the right to representation, the right to remain silent, and the right to avoid…