For Immediate Release: September 21, 2015 Saturday, September 26th: KEEP UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS OUT OF THE HANDS OF AREA YOUTH Bring Unwanted Meds to Asheville Area Walgreens from 10am-2pm, sponsored by the Partnership for Substance Free Youth of Buncombe... read more
Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you have a decision to make. You can choose to drive responsibly, paying attention to the conditions on the road and other drivers around you or you can choose to drive irresponsibly and even recklessly, with no regard for... read more
As the previous blog discussed, a DVPO is a civil action that can require a defendant to give up a number of constitutional rights, often immediately and before even being given the opportunity to be heard as to the veracity of the charges levied. A breach of... read more
DVPO and Your Constitutional Rights If a court issues a DVPO, a number of otherwise constitutional rights evaporate immediately. For example, if the allegations include violence against or in front of a child, the moving party may be granted temporary sole custody of... read more
The North Carolina legislature is engaged in a lively debate regarding revisions to the No Operators License Charge (NOL). Currently, any driver facing an NOL charge is subject to a maximum fine of $200.00. Additional penalties are possible if a driver receives his... read more
Domestic violence laws are couched in NCGS 50-B, which establishes the definition of Domestic Violence. The same statute also prescribes the remedies for the victims, as well as the applicable penalties to defendants. North Carolina defines domestic... read more
In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) often arrive in an ambulance to assess if anyone is seriously injured, and needs to be transported to a hospital for evaluation or treatment. My clients frequently report that they... read more
This is one of the first and most frequent questions most people ask when faced with a divorce in North Carolina. It’s an important question to ask. Moreover, this question serves as an umbrella to a number of other common questions and concerns that deserve... read more
Guest authored for Minick Law Blog by Attorney David Michael Cantor. Arizona is notoriously rough on drivers who get behind the wheel intoxicated. If found guilty of a DUI, you’re facing mandatory jail time, fines and surcharges; you will lose your driving... read more
Right now, the topic of “police brutality” is buzzing through the media airwaves. Do a search on Google for “police brutality” and you’ll almost certainly find an article on the subject written within the last 24 hours. Bloggers, politicians, social activist and many... read more
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