Category: FAQ’s

Review us

Client satisfaction is our goal, please review us. Online reviews are very important to us and we appreciate the time you take to recommend our services. Please review us on any of the following sites.  It should only take a few minutes and would assist our clients in the future.  If you do not have [..]

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Improper Equipment in NC

Improper Equipment in NC 1. Improper Equipment in NC may be faulty equipment or mechanical issues First, Improper Equipment in NC may describe a vehicle having equipment or mechanical problems such as dangerous tires, improper muffler, or broken speedometer. 2. Improper Equipment in NC is now a lesser-included offense to a traffic ticket Improper Equipment is [..]

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Do I need an Attorney for Traffic Court?

The need to have an attorney for traffic court in North Carolina varies If the charged offense is a minor infraction then I often tell prospective clients that they do not need an attorney. These minor traffic offenses may include offenses such as expired tags or inspection violations, but in cases where you are likely to be facing [..]

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Calculating Court Costs

Calculating court costs and fines commonly associated with traffic tickets Calculating court costs and fines can be a daunting task but hopefully this explanation will better explain why the court costs for your speeding ticket may be higher than what is indicated on your citation. Disregard the traffic ticket court costs on your citation The speeding [..]

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What is child custody mediation?

Child Custody Mediation is a guided conversation Child Custody Mediation allows people to exchange information and make decisions that can help them avoid going to court. Child custody mediation helps people discuss the best way to parent from different homes. Final Agreement not required Parties are not required to reach an agreement, however in North [..]

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How to Obtain a Criminal Background Check in NC

Instructions on how to obtain a Criminal Background in NC Check 1.  Contact the Clerk of Superior Court’s office for a single-county record check for yourself or others If you would like a certified copy of your or another individual’s criminal record, you may contact the Clerk of Superior Court’s Office within the county for a search of records within that [..]

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Pay Court Costs Online

Online Collections and Payments in NC Pay court costs online in many North Carolina counties. If your case has been resolved in court, pay court costs online for many criminal, infractions, speeding and traffic ticket cases at http://onlineservices.nccourts.org/. How to pay court costs online For additional information on how to pay court costs online visit https://www3.nccourts.org/onlinepayments/menu.sp Benefits when [..]

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Commercial motor vehicle points – Effect of Traffic Violation

        Commercial motor vehicle points Generally the effects of traffic violation convictions while operating a commercial motor vehicle are enhanced from that of operating a standard motor vehicle. Common commercial motor vehicle points assigned to conviction are as follows: Point Value – Conviction 8 – Passing stopped school bus 6 – Careless and reckless [..]

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Frequently asked questions in court

As a criminal defense attorney I often get asked similar criminal  and traffic related questions. The following is a work in progress and hopefully it will answer many of your frequently asked questions in court. When is my next court date likely to be if my case is continued? As a general rule your court date [..]

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