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How important is good legal advice?

How important is good legal advice?

Should you talk to a lawyer? Will it make a difference?  How important is good legal advice? Hi, I’m Bill Powers and I’m an attorney in North Carolina. I help people with different legal issues throughout the state. If you have a question or would like some answers to your particular inquiry or something that involves a friend or family member, give us a call at 704-342-HELP....
4 Things you should know about how lawyers help

4 Things you should know about how lawyers help

How reliable is the internet in getting answers to legal questions?  4 Things you should know about how lawyers help Hey, I’m Bill Powers. Most likely, you have just posted something on a public online forum, a board if you will, a message board and that means either you or someone you love has potentially some legal troubles or problems in the state of your North Carolina and you’re...
In sex cases what is the difference between civil and criminal court?

In sex cases what is the difference between civil and criminal court?

In sex cases what is the difference between civil and criminal court? What is the Difference between Civil and Criminal Cases? Are sex offenses different? What are the Statute of Limitations? Are you required to talk to police? What are your legal options? Is a lawyer necessary? Should I cooperate or give a statement?   Sex offenses can involve several different aspects of the judicial...

NC DUI Checkpoint Law

DWI Checkpoints are relatively common in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.  Many are established by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department CMPD pursuant to the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program. It is a complicated area of law, controlled both by North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS) 20-16.3A  and appellate court case law. Checkpoints are somewhat unique in that...
What happens if I am charged with embezzlement?

What happens if I am charged with embezzlement?

 What happens if I am charged with embezzlement? What are my options? Is it a Felony or Misdemeanor? What are the long-term consequences? What is the difference between Larceny by Employee? How does it affect my job? Can Employers Refuse to Hire Me?   Embezzlement and Employee Theft charges are serious in North Carolina.  The amount does not matter, if you stole from the job it’s a...
Can I be held in jail waiting for charges

Can I be held in jail waiting for charges

What is an Indictment?  What is a True Bill in North Carolina? Can I be held in jail waiting for charges ?   The short answer is no. If there aren’t charges pending, you can’t be held – Bill Powers  Politely Advise Police You Wish to Say Nothing and REMAIN SILENT Be Polite and Respectful, but also Firm in Asserting Rights  Tell Law Enforcement You Want to Speak with a...
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