Category: General

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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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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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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NC Gun Shows

Listing of upcoming NC Gun Shows & Events As many of you may know already, Jon Welborn is a constitutional conservative that strongly advocates for the lawful possession and carry of firearms for protection. The following listing for upcoming NC Gun Shows is for informational purposes only. August 2016 NC Gun Shows Aug 6th – 7th Raleigh Gun [..]

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Don’t Cry Wolf

Friday night around 8:30 pm: I had just gotten home from work. I was talking to my wife when I feel the vibration of my cell phone in my pocket. I pull it out to see if the caller was my family, friend, or client. The caller ID did not display a name (my cell [..]

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Contact by email preferred

Why do most professionals prefer contact by email or other electronic form? I remember walking into my father’s insurance agency years ago, and the only communication device was a beige desktop telephone with a very long cord. There may have been a typewriter the size of an old Lincoln; however, there were no other devices to my recollection. Jump forward [..]

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Do I need an Attorney?

 When do I need an attorney? Most would assume that if you ask a lawyer, whether or not you need an attorney the answer would always be “Yes, you need an attorney to represent your legal interests.” However, this may not always be case.  A lawyer can be helpful in every legal situation but there [..]

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Avvo Legal Questions ~ Attorney Welborn

Lawyer Jon Welborn | Featured Attorney Criminal Defense Lawyer Jon Welborn | Lawyer Criminal Defense We hope that you have found this post relating to Avvo Legal Questions by Defense Lawyer Jon Welborn to be helpful and informative. No brief summary such as the one above should ever replace the advice of sound, experienced legal [..]

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Are you accepting responsibility?

Accepting responsibility is not always easy “Are we going to be there on time?,” inquires the little voice from the back seat. I could not acknowledge the question or else I would have to admit responsibility for my own actions given rise to my family’s tardiness. With fingers cross, I hurried across the parking lot. Maybe [..]

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