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How to find the best attorney in your area

The question of how to find the best attorney in your area is not answered the same way for everyone Should you compare lawyers and review articles about attorneys online to find the lawyer that is best for you? Should you talk to friends and family to see what attorneys they have personally used before? Who can you talk [..]

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NC General Statutes Drugs

Below are some of the more important drug related statutes entitled, NC General Statutes Drugs NCGS § 90-87 – Definitions NCGS § 90-90 – Schedule II controlled substances NCGS § 90-91 – Schedule III controlled substances NCGS § 90-92 – Schedule IV controlled substances NCGS § 90-93 – Schedule V controlled substances NCGS § 90-94 – Schedule VI controlled substances NCGS § [..]

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Criminal Law States of Mind

Criminal Law States of Mind Generally in North Carolina the commission of a criminal offense consists of both an act (or omission) and a criminal state of mind. Intentionally Traditionally has been defined as when a person intends certain consequences when the person desires their acts or omissions cause those consequences, or knows that those [..]

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Criminal Law Drug Charges – What is Possession of Controlled Substances?

Criminal Law Drug Charges – What Constitutes Possession of Controlled Substances? What is Possession of Controlled Substances? North Carolina General Statutes § 90 – 95 (a)(3) Elements of Possession of Controlled Substances: A person guilty of possession of controlled substances if they knowingly possess a controlled substance. Possession of Controlled Substances may be either actual or constructive.  State [..]

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Letter to our Friends

Letter to our Friends Dear Friends, Thank you for choosing Welborn Law for your legal needs. We truly appreciate your business and patronage. Although Jon is the attorney, Welborn Law is a family business. It is built on a philosophical foundation of honest work, doing the “right thing”, and giving back to our community. Our [..]

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Challenging DWI Detection

Challenging DWI Detection and Field Sobriety Testing on Impaired Driving Charges The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) definition of DWI Detection: The process of identifying and gathering evidence to determine whether or not a suspect should be arrested for a DWI violation. Driving and the field sobriety tests are both divided attention tasks. [..]

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Cop In ‘Excessive Force’ Case, Promoted By Albuquerque Police Chief

Timothy Gonterman, Cop In ‘Excessive Force’ Case, Promoted By Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden RUSSELL CONTRERASAP05/15/14 11:18 PM ET ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police promoted a commander who was accused in a lawsuit of burning off part a homeless man’s ear with a stun gun, officials announced Thursday. Albuquerque Police Department Chief Gorden Eden [..]

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Alimony received is income for tax purposes

I know its hard to believe some recipients may not report alimony received as income for tax purposes, but its the LAW! WASHINGTON (AP) — Somebody’s not telling the Internal Revenue Service the truth about their alimony payments. When people pay alimony to ex-spouses, they can deduct those payments from their income, lowering their tax [..]

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Dumb Crook News? Naaah

Dumb Crook News? Naaah, it is more like slightly comical wrongly accused news to me. Woman Arrested Corn Dog She’s really in the doghouse now. A West Texas woman is in jail after allegedly threatening the lives of a store employee over corn dogs Tuesday. Workers at a Midland, Texas business said Charmelle Henry threw 75 cents [..]

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