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How to prepare a Limited Driving Privilege in North Carolina

  License Suspended?  Need to Drive?  How to prepare a Limited Driving Privilege in North Carolina   Many people don’t realize the true value of a Driver’s License. . .until they lose it –  Bill Powers    The North Carolina General Assembly gives the North Carolina Department of Transportation / Division of Motor Vehicles the authority to issue, revoke, and...
Can I be held in jail waiting for charges

Can I be held in jail waiting for charges

What is an Indictment?  What is a True Bill in North Carolina? Can I be held in jail waiting for charges ?   The short answer is no. If there aren’t charges pending, you can’t be held – Bill Powers  Politely Advise Police You Wish to Say Nothing and REMAIN SILENT Be Polite and Respectful, but also Firm in Asserting Rights  Tell Law Enforcement You Want to Speak with a...
What happens if I don’t want to prosecute?

What happens if I don’t want to prosecute?

Can I Dismiss Charges?  What happens if I don’t want to prosecute? Do I get a say?  Who decides?   Can you drop the charges? Not really. Can the State choose not to prosecute? Yes, in large measure it’s their decision – Bill Powers      Prosecutors Sometimes Consider & Weigh: Availability of Witnesses Prior Record of the Accused Prior Deferrals, Deferred...
Living in Limbo

Living in Limbo

  Powers McCartan, PLLC is pleased to host a soft opening of Living in Limbo  Where:  Powers McCartan, PLLC – Concord, NC When:  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Time:  5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.     Living in Limbo is a series of images which examine transitional, transformational, liminal space, and experience – J. Nickerson    In the summer of 2016 John...
Can I get more time to comply with Deferred Prosecution?

Can I get more time to comply with Deferred Prosecution?

Can I get more time to comply with Deferred Prosecution?  Do I Need a Continuance?  What are my Options?   You may have to explain the nature and the circumstances of your financial condition and why you need more time – Bill Powers    Court Costs apply in Superior and District Court in North Carolina ONLY if Convicted or Pleading Guilty or No Contest NO COSTS may be assessed...
What happens if I pay old tickets?

What happens if I pay old tickets?

I want to do the right thing.  What happens if I pay old tickets? Why was my license revoked?   If you pay off a ticket while you’re in a period of revocation or suspension, that actually may result in additional period of revocation or suspension – Bill Powers    SEE MORE:  NCGS 20-28.1 ADDITIONAL REVOCATION 2017       See More:  Do You Need a Lawyer for...
FREE CONVENTION CLE HOUSING NCAJ

FREE CONVENTION CLE HOUSING NCAJ

via GIPHY   FREE CONVENTION CLE HOUSING NCAJ Need CLE? Want to go to the Beach? FREE Good with You? Free CLE? Free Housing? Hang with some of the Best-in-the-Biz? Make Connections? #CONVENTION2017   The Bailey Fellowship experience at Convention is unparalleled – Bill Powers, President     The Endowment – Alen Bailey Endowment 2017 CONVENTION FELLOWSHIP provides the chance to...
Is there such a thing as Attempted Assault?

Is there such a thing as Attempted Assault?

Is there such a thing as Attempted Assault? Attempted Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury – New North Carolina Crime The North Carolina Supreme Court recently held in State v. Floyd that attempted assault is a recognized crime in North Carolina. The court explained in their decision what the newly recognized law is and how it will work. Download:  North Carolina v. Floyd...
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Summer Convention 2017

North Carolina Advocates for Justice Summer Convention 2017

North Carolina Advocates for Justice Summer Convention 2017   SUNSET BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA Sea Trail Resort June 17, 2017 through June 20, 2017 #Justice4ALL SIGN UP NOW     Once again our professional staff NCAJ has set up a FABO Convention.  I can’t wait until #Justice4ALL – Bill Powers, President         Sea Trail Resort  Summer Convention returns...
Reap a Harvest of Justice for All

Reap a Harvest of Justice for All

  NCAJ President Bill Powers – Spring 2017 Trial Briefs – Reap a Harvest of Justice for All     Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up      Download Full Article:  Harvest of Justice for All 2017       See More:  Trial Briefs NCAJ Spring 2017       More Trial...
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