Affirmative Defense: A Guide to Affirmative DWI Defense
by Minick Law | Sep 26, 2018 | (DWI) Affirmative Defense, DUI DWIAffirmative Defense: A Guide to Affirmative DWI Defense Automatism Defense Using Automatism and Involuntary Intoxication Defense in DWI Cases Read More Coercion-Duress Defense Duress Defense in the DWI Context Read More Entrapment Defense Utilizing the Entrapment...
The Necessity Defense in the Context of Driving While Impaired
by Minick Law | Jul 16, 2018 | (DWI) Affirmative Defense, DUI DWIWhen does a person charged with Driving While Impaired have the ability to claim the necessity defense? In most attacks to a driving while impaired case, the defense is trying to argue reasonable doubt as to one or more of the elements of the DWI charge. However,...
Entrapment Defense – Successful DUI Defenses
by Minick Law | Jul 10, 2018 | (DWI) Affirmative Defense, Criminal Law, DUI DWIThe Police Made Me Do It When utilizing an entrapment defense the defendant must show that he committed a crime at the urging of a government official. North Carolina allows the defense of entrapment in the context of driving while impaired. State v. Redmon, 596...
Duress Defense in the DWI Context
by Minick Law | Jul 10, 2018 | (DWI) Affirmative Defense, DUI DWIWhen does a person charged with Driving While Impaired have the ability to claim the duress defense and/or coercion defense? Can one become forced into driving while impaired? In certain circumstances a defendant charged with DWI may be able to argue that he was...
Automatism and Involuntary Intoxication Defenses | DWI
by Minick Law | Apr 18, 2018 | (DWI) Affirmative Defense, DUI DWIWhen can a person claim that he did not know he was driving or did not know he was intoxicated? The automatism defense or a defense based on claims of involuntary intoxication can often feel like fact patterns from a law school exam due to the oddity of the...
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The name on my case is actually Raymond Thompson, Floyd Tune Same Person! Let me start by saying James Minick is a total professional and a top shelf lawyer quite possibly the best in the south east. Nc's best for sure. His representation of me proved that month after month. My case lasted 3 yrs not once did James lose faith, James would always keep me up to date about what was going on with my case. And in the end all charges were dropped. DUI/DRUGS, Carrying a concealed weapon, Open container and failure to maintain lane control.I had total confidence in James from the Get Go. If you need a lawyer and have any doubt about who you might want to hire I recommend James Minick 100% five star. Thank you once again James and if I should need it harder for anything in the future he would definitely be the one.
15:25 11 Jan 18
I’m so happy I chose minick law to help with my traffic ticket. I received the best possible outcome and all for very reasonable price. They represented me in court which was great because I live two hours away ! They made this process easy and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend them and would absolutely use them again!
13:17 23 Jan 18
Minick Law provided outstanding service! They were professional and went above and beyond in their dedication to work for the best possible outcome. They were warm, caring, and kind. They exceeded my expectations in every way--I can't recommend them highly enough!
18:46 17 Nov 17
James and his staff were extremely outstanding from start to finish. The staff was great for getting back to me with any questions I had in regarding my case. James has great experience and always figured out ways to help in my case dealing with the federal court system. James always had the time to speak to me about everything and was very positive and friendly. I was from Charlotte and I recommend James for any case, and I will definitely use him again in any circumstances. Thanks James for a great job!
22:01 10 Sep 17
Being my first DWI, unfamiliar with Buncombe County where my incident occurred, and residing 6 hours away, I had to start out at step one upon finding trustworthy and professional representation. After much research, Minick Law topped my list. The Minick Law team is courteous, respectful, knowledgeable, EXTREMELY timely with responses and carry themselves with the utmost professionalism. I could not have selected a better attorney than James Minick. In the courtroom, he has a presence that carries respect, honor and heart. Being an attorney may be his technical profession, but truly caring about the client he represents speaks volumes in my book.
15:03 31 Oct 17
I contacted Minick Law to help me expunge a 20 plus year old warrant that I didn't even know about. Their legal assistant and attorney took my information about the case over the phone and correspondence thru email and were able to take care of everything for me at a very reasonable fee. I was and am very pleased with their work. If you need good people on your side, definitely give Minick a call.
12:25 17 Aug 18
James Minick office helped me feel better about my case, it was so easy and simple. He took all the stress away I had about my case and court by being very to the point and easy to get ahold of. His staff was always friendly and very quick with responses to questions I might had. I would recommend Minick Law to friends or family any day!
00:21 14 Aug 18
Mr. Minick was very kind and professional. He made me feel comfortable and confident every step of the way, and in court he clearly knew everyone there and had arranged the result before I even spoke to the judge. Definitely worth the money for peace of mind.
14:51 13 Aug 18
I highly recommend James Mimic. Always received quick responses to all my inquiries. James went above and beyond to help me recieve the best possible outcome to my situation. I can honestly say he is the best attorney I have ever had.
14:04 29 Jun 18
I've been very satisfied with Mr. Minick's legal services and his office staff's professionalism and communication. Attorney Minick is a great lawyer who advocates for his clients rights, and fights for them in court. In a world of lawyers being untrustworthy, Minick Law is a serious breath of fresh air. I'd recommend them to any of my friends and family who need criminal defense representation.
13:28 26 Jun 18
Our family always uses Minick Law for traffic violations, they are reasonable, attentive and have always taken care of everything to our benfit! It's great to have a true professional on your side when you need it!!
18:03 10 Sep 18
I was allowing my 15 year old nephew to drive in Waynesville, N.C.. He had not received his permit yet, through no fault of his, and I was allowing him some experience. A lady pulled from a driveway on Mainstreet, and clipped our car. No charges were filed in the accident (limited damages), but I had inadvertently failed to renew my collision insurance the previous month, and, I was allowing an underage, unlicensed driver to operate a vehicle, a serious charge in N.C.. The insurance was back in force the next day, but the unlicensed driver charge could have been a Class 1 Misdemeanor, again, a serious charge. James arranged for these charges to be dismissed. I founded and build an Assisted Living Company whose Portfolio Value exceeds $40M, with over 500 employees. Our Corporate Legal Representation includes attorneys who bill $500+ an hour. The representation James provided was on par with these, and his results exceeded many of them. Thank you, James and Stephenie..!!
14:35 01 Oct 18
I receive a speeding ticket in Asheville, NC about a month ago. I found Minick Law on the internet and chose them based on someone answering the phone instead of voicemail. I'm so glad they answered. Stephanie answered the phone and gave me all the information I needed in detail, which made it all the more easier to choose this firm. The results were just what I was hoping for and feed back was very prompt. I highly recommend Minick Law and will choose them if ever needed again.
19:34 08 Oct 18
I used Minick Law for a traffic violation and it was hands down the best experience I’ve had. Very courteous and professional staff. The process was quick and easy and gave me a tremendous sense of relief. Thank you!
14:24 10 Oct 18
Mr. Minick is an excellent DWI attorney who analyzes every aspect of the law to help fight your case. He truly cares about his clients and is prompt in his communication. If you have been charged with DWI, hire Mr. Minick--he's the best around.
21:24 25 Oct 18
Mr Minick was so wonderful to me! He was incredibly patient with me (especially financially) and I know I was probably quite ridiculous, but he just made sure everything went perfectly for me anyways! If you're in a bad sitch, definitely head to Mr Minick. He's experienced, friendly, and damn good. Thank you!!!
20:49 12 Oct 18
I have an interlock device installed in my car due to a DWI and made an appointment with Mr. Minick after receiving a DMV notice stating that I was losing my license due to a violation on the device. It was a pretty high alcohol violation and my odds weren't looking favorable. He was able to get me in very quickly and each appointment I had with him before my hearing was very productive and thorough. The days before my hearing I still had a lot of documentation to complete and he was available over the phone/email even in the early morning and evenings to make sure we were as prepared as possible. I felt important and that he was doing everything in his power to make sure I kept my license. The hearing officer initially seemed like he was going to decide to revoke my driving privileges, but I could see him slowly begin to change his mind as Mr. Minick presented his argument. It was obvious that he'd spent a lot of time working on it. We ended up winning. I was very proud to have him represent me and highly recommend him.
00:52 29 Oct 18
I had a wonderful experience with Mr.Minick and his team. They made the court process very smooth. He is a great lawyer hands down.
21:12 27 Nov 18
Mr. Minick strives to offer an exceptional client experience. He succeeds by offering a thorough understanding of the law, compassion, and a team that communicates and cares for the client. No need to look for an attorney any longer, Minick surpasses the others with knowledge and the skills to passionately seek the most favorable outcomes.
07:31 19 Dec 18
Strongly Recommend Attorney Minick & Minick law! He was an incredible asset during a very stressful time (DUI). Minick was always available to answer questions and very organized so I was in the know every step of the way. I can't speak highly enough of his representation and encourage anyone facing a DUI or otherwise to give Minick Law a call, you won't regret it (even if you regret whatever may be bringing you to his office!).
00:49 12 Dec 18
Attorney Minck is a great lawyer with an amazing staff. Attorney Minick walked me step-by-step through the process of getting my case handled pomptly (before my scheduled court date even) as well as getting the record expunged. Any questions I had along the way were always quickly and effectively answered through his stellar staff who were all very knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend Minick Law to anyone in need of legal consultation.
18:06 11 Jan 19
I spoke with Mr. James K. Minick with regards to helping me get my driver's license reinstated. He was very respectful, upfront and honest with me. He basically saved me $2K or possibly more by being honest. Most attorneys would have their hand out wanting money and giving false hope. I truly appreciate Mr. Minick. I would highly recommend this law firm for any service that they offer.
16:15 21 Feb 19
Amazing lawyer!!! Mr.Minick went above and beyond d to help me prepare for the case, including gathering evidence and helping me through every little detail. Fantastic communication! Very prompt and professional and can not thank him and the staff he has at Minick Law enough for getting me through this troubling ordeal!
04:10 22 Feb 19
They did an amazing job helping me out. I had come to them last min. and they still managed to get my citation dismissed. They were quick and what they charged me was less than my actual citation fee.
19:42 05 Feb 19
Jake and his staff were very professional in assisting us in a legal matter. Many thanks for the great and timely service to our family.
16:50 05 Feb 19
Minick Law has been so supportive and helpful! Mr. Minick was easily accessible and talked me through my whole court proceeding. He always communicated that he had my best interest at heart and made sure that I understood every step of the process. I was lucky I found this law firm. They made me feel safe and taken care of while bringing a terrible life event to a close. I am so grateful!
20:30 14 Mar 19
James Minick and his staff are extremely professional, personable, and genuinely concerned with helping people navigate the legal system to arrive at the best outcome. They offer so much value to clients - the blogs and vlogs are incredible! Their website is like an encyclopedia of DWI information and as an assessment and treatment provider, we often reference the blog and pass that value along to the people we serve. Legal issues are always stressful and anxiety producing, but Minick and his team keep things straight forward and transparent so you can breathe easier. Absolutely recommend their legal services!
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