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Jail Visits from your Lawyer – Process, Limitations, and Considerations

Jail visits from your lawyer – Sometimes when someone is charged with a crime, they can get out on bond while their case goes through the criminal justice process. Other
client responsibilities

Client Responsibilities – This is your Case

Client responsibilities – this is your case – As a criminal defendant charged with a crime, this is YOUR case. While your criminal defense attorney will defend and counsel you
hire a lawyer before you are charged

Hiring a lawyer before you are charged

Criminal charges can be scary for anyone who is facing them. They can be life-altering and most people do not know how to navigate through the process and the criminal
your case

It is your case, treat it accordingly

When a client hires a criminal defense attorney to help with their case, every client should understand what that means. Specifically, if it is your case, an attorney is essentially
constructive possession

Constructive possession in criminal cases

There are several crimes that involve possessing something that someone is prohibited from possessing. This includes but is not limited to possession of firearm by felon, drug possession, and possession
charged with additional crimes in jail

Charged with a crime in jail

When someone is charged with a crime, there is often a chance that they can spend some time in pre-trial confinement in jail. While in jail there are several concerns
Court appearances for defendants and attorneys

Court appearances for defendants and attorneys

If you are ever in a position when you must come to court for a criminal case, and you get there on-time and you do not see your lawyer, there
taking your case to trial

Taking your case to trial

When someone is charged with a crime, it can be a very scary thing. There are many decisions to make and one of them in particular can have the most
wanted for questioning

I am wanted for questioning, what now?

We get all kinds of calls about criminal matters both when people are charged and prior to being charged.  When is the best time get a lawyer? As soon as
they want to drop the case

They want to drop the case

When someone is charged with a crime against a victim (such as an assault charge), the victim is an important part of the process, but he or she is not
defending an assault charge

Defending an assault charge in North Carolina

The number of criminal charges someone can be charged with is outstanding. While there are some that are confusing or rare like possession of hummingbird or going armed to the
charges in multiple counties

Criminal charges in multiple counties

State crimes follow the same rules and punishments throughout the state.  In the state of North Carolina, courts are divided into counties and charges occur where the crime is alleged
plea offer

Getting a better plea offer

Once someone has been charged with a crime there are typically only three ways the criminal case can end. Those three ways are a dismissal, a verdict at trial, or
communication with your attorney

Appropriate Communication with your Attorney

You have hired an attorney. Now you are wondering how to communicate with your attorney and his or her law firm. What should you expect? What is appropriate and what
Getting another bond hearing

Getting Another Bond Hearing

When you are charged with a state crime in North Carolina, prior to the resolution of the case you may either be in-custody (in jail) or out of custody (not

Contacting your criminal defense attorney

When someone is charged with a crime, it can be a very scary and stressful time. The first step in the process should be to hire a criminal defense attorney,
warrant for arrest

I have a warrant for arrest, what can I do about it?

A question that we often get from potential clients is “can you clear up a warrant for arrest?”  We always must explain that the answer to that question depends on
guilt by association

Guilt by Association and Acting in Concert

There are old sayings and concepts that we do not know where they originated but they hold some truth to real life. One of those concepts that apply to criminal
elements of a crime

Elements of a Crime

When you are charged with a crime, the charge is usually based on probable cause at the scene of the arrest or through and arrest warrant. Further, in regard to
changing your mind about a plea offer

Changing your Mind about Taking a Plea

Changing your mind about taking a plea – We have often said there are three ways for a criminal case to end. Those three ways are; a dismissal, a trial,

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