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probable cause vs. reasonable suspicion

Probable Cause vs. Reasonable Suspicion: What’s the Difference?

To place someone under arrest, police must have both reasonable suspicion and probable cause. While the difference between reasonable suspicion and probable cause is slight, it is very important and can have significant implications if you have been… Read More
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What Are North Carolina Gun Carry Laws?

North Carolina is an open-carry state. But like all states, North Carolina gun carry laws regulate the sale, possession, and use of guns and other deadly weapons. Learn more about North Carolina gun carry laws, the penalties that can be imposed for v… Read More
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Categories: Weapons
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Challenging Field Sobriety Tests in North Carolina

If you were pulled over and a police officer suspects you were driving while impaired, you may be asked to perform Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs). These tests are commonly used by law enforcement officers to assess whether a driver is under the influenc… Read More
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Reasonable Suspicion in NC: Texting While Driving

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), texting while driving is six times more dangerous than while driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The Transport Research Laboratory found that writing a… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Violations

What Is SCRAM?

Driving while impaired or driving under the influence of alcohol is a very serious offense especially in North Carolina. You will face serious consequences if you are convicted of this offense. Certain types of DWI convictions include mandatory perio… Read More
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Certificate of Relief

Certificate of Relief in North Carolina A previous felony or misdemeanor conviction on your record can severely limit your chances and opportunities going forward. Whether it is your dreams for a new career or improving on an old one, or on your civi… Read More
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Categories: Expungement

What Happens When You Refuse A Breathalyzer in NC?

DWI Refusals in North Carolina North Carolina has very strict laws when it comes to Driving While Impaired (DWI) and DWI refusals. As a driver on North Carolina roads, you need to be aware of some of the laws that guide road usage so you can know you… Read More
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Failure to Appear in North Carolina

Failure to Appear in North Carolina Traffic Court North Carolina takes its traffic laws very seriously. According to Esurance North Carolina is one of the top ten states in the US that issue the highest volume of speeding tickets. While not all of th… Read More
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Categories: Traffic Violations

Do I Need an Ignition Interlock Device After a DWI Conviction?

DWI convictions have multiple repercussions. One of the most common consequences of a DWI conviction is a license suspension. There are some types of DWI convictions that require the driver to have an ignition interlock device (also called Blow and G… Read More
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Can I Get a DWI for Blowing Less Than a 0.08?

Many people believe that the only way to get convicted of a DWI is by driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more. However this is not the case in North Carolina. A person may be charged with DWI if they operate a motor vehicle on… Read More
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Ryan Stowe is the principal attorney at Stowe Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Stowe is proud to be practicing in his hometown of Salisbury, NC, and is a first generation Rowan County attorney. Mr. Stowe takes pride in being a criminal defense attorney. He focuse…

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