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Can I work part time after receiving workers’ compensation benefits in North Carolina?

You can work part time if you are not able to return to work full time due to your injury. The point of workers’ compensation benefits is not …

Answered by Bobby L. Bollinger, Jr.

What is a First Degree Sex Offense in North Carolina?

There are generally two types of first degree sex offense. A first degree forcible sex offense is when a person engages in a sexual act with another …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

How Do I Get A Felony Dropped Or Reduced To A Misdemeanor In North Carolina?

The answer is hire the best criminal defense lawyer you can find. And while that might sound like sarcasm, this answer gets close to the truth. An …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

How Do I Find The Right Criminal Defense Lawyer in North Carolina?

When facing criminal charges and seeking defense representation, an individual will first want the lawyer to be proficient in criminal law. A …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

What If I’m Arrested For DUI On Fort Bragg in North Carolina?

You face everything a civilian does when arrested for DUI: driver’s license suspension or revocation, a possible jail sentence, and insurance …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

What Are The Penalties For Drug Trafficking In North Carolina?

There is no single penalty given to everyone charged with selling illegal drugs in North Carolina. There are many factors that go into determining …

Answered by Christian E. Dysart

What Are The Common Defenses To Child Pornography Or Sex Crime Charges In North Carolina?

The goal of our investigation is always to secure a dismissal of the charges, or a not guilty verdict. This typically requires an inquiry into the …

Answered by Christian E. Dysart

How Is Federal Court Different From North Carolina Court And Why Am I Here?

In many respects, state and federal courts are completely different. The systems are separate. While it is rare, it is possible for one criminal …

Answered by Christian E. Dysart

Can I be kicked out of college if I’m convicted of a crime in North Carolina?

Student disciplinary actions vary widely from one school to the next. Each has its own student code of conduct. Each has its own process for handling …

Answered by Christian E. Dysart

Do mothers always get custody of their children in North Carolina?

No, mothers do not always get custody of their children in North Carolina. In North Carolina, the law says that the judge must decide child custody …

Answered by Angela W. McIlveen

What is the best way to find a personal injury lawyer in North Carolina?

There are several factors to consider in finding the best lawyer to handle your North Carolina personal injury case. First, you should make sure the …

Answered by John M. McCabe

Should I hire an attorney for a wrongful death case in North Carolina?

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, and you feel it was caused by the misconduct or negligence of another, you should seek the advice of …

Answered by Rebecca J. Britton

Can I sue if I am attacked by a dog in North Carolina?

The simple answer is yes.  North Carolina holds the dog owner liable in the case of dog bites due to his or her ownership and control …

Answered by Rebecca J. Britton

Do I need a lawyer after a car wreck in North Carolina?

After a car wreck, or any other vehicular accident, including trucks or motorcycles, seek medical attention.  After seeking medical attention, …

Answered by Rebecca J. Britton

Can I sue for malpractice in North Carolina?

If the negligence of a health care provider or health care professional causes significant damage, permanent damage, or even death, you may have a …

Answered by Rebecca J. Britton

Can I Sue For Wrongful Death In North Carolina?

Yes. North Carolina has specific laws that allow a family to pursue a wrongful death claim.  A wrongful death case exists when someone’s …

Answered by John M. McCabe

Do I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident In North Carolina?

Several studies, including those commissioned by the insurance industry, have shown that in most car accident cases, reputable lawyers achieve higher …

Answered by John M. McCabe

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