DWI / DUI Resources

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NC DWI and DUI Resources

A driving while impaired (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) arrest can mean jail time and court fines, loss of driving privileges, increased insurance rates, employment consequences, and financial uncertainty.

These issues are magnified by the fact that DWI/DUI law is one of the most complex areas of criminal law in the State of North Carolina.

To help you understand DWI / DUI law and prepare your for your appearance in court.

 

DWI / DUI

Top 20 DUI/DWI Blogs (Besides Us!)

Top 20 DUI/DWI Blogs (Besides Us!)

A list of the top DUI/DWI blogs on the internet can be a real timesaver. It's a lot easier than sifting through the search results and wondering whether the sites you’re looking at actually know what they’re talking about. One solution would be to just...

Courtroom Etiquette

What To Wear To Court

What To Wear To Court

Knowing what to wear to court, how to behave in court, and how to talk to a judge are extremely important (yet often forgotten) elements in your court appearance. Making a great impression in the courtroom and putting your best foot forward to the judge and jury can...

Court Etiquette: Don’t Be Late!

Court Etiquette: Don’t Be Late!

One of the surest ways to lose the respect of the judge and courtroom, and to show disrespect to the court proceedings is to be late to your court date. Court etiquette demands that you show up on time. Whether your court hearing is for a large crime or a minor...

What To Wear To Court

What To Wear To Court

Knowing what to wear to court, how to behave in court, and how to talk to a judge are extremely important (yet often forgotten) elements in your court appearance. Making a great impression in the courtroom and putting your best foot forward to the judge and jury can...

What Should I Wear to Court?

What Should I Wear to Court?

If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have unfortunate and unforeseen consequences...

What Color To Wear To Court

What Color To Wear To Court

While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues color and appearance can have...

Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are expected to dress when you go...

11 Tips First Court Appearance

11 Tips First Court Appearance

11 Tips For Your First Court Appearance   Your court date is set. Now what? The courtroom is an intimidating place, especially if it’s your first appearance. There are questions you’re probably asking, like “what should I wear” and “what do I say?”. The whole...

How To Talk To A Judge

How To Talk To A Judge

Going to court can be an intimidating experience, especially if you’ve never been to court before. You may worry about what to wear, where to sit, and how to talk to a judge in court. These worries can make you dread the entire process. Luckily, you don’t need to...

How Should I Behave In Court?

How Should I Behave In Court?

For many people, having to go to court for jury duty is a very unpleasant experience. However, for a criminal defendant, it is even worse due to the potential negative consequences of a possible conviction. Because courtrooms can be both intimidating and nerve racking...

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A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States

James Minick is the co-author of A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States. This is meant to be a guidebook for anyone facing a DWI charge and its consequences.