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Orange County Traffic Court in Hillsborough NC

In some instances, a misdemeanor high speed charge may also be accompanied by a secondary traffic misdemeanor charge of "Careless and Reckless Driving." If the speeding charge is so exceptionally high, it would otherwise cause a suspension of your driving privilege. We may negotiate with the District Attorney to allow a Plea of Guilty to the charge of Careless and Reckless Driving in exchange for a dismissal of a speeding …

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In most cases, your North Carolina speeding ticket will affect your out-of-state driving record. The reason is because most states are part of the Driver License Compact (DLC). There is reciprocity for the states that have signed the DLC, meaning that traffic citations issued in the state of North Carolina get reported to your home state. This usually results in your home state treating your speeding ticket as though it …

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The worst penalty for a conviction of Driving While Impaired in North Carolina, Attorney Benson says, is 36 months in prison and a $10,000 fine when you have a 3rd DWI conviction in 10 years. It's considered Habitual Impaired Driving. This conviction is considered a felonly and you lose your license for life and there are no appeals allowed by the NC DMV. 

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Receiving a Driving While Impaired (DWI) charge in North Carolina can be one of the most stressful times of your life. The next morning, you don't know where to turn and don't know where to start to try to pick up the pieces or seek out legal options.

If you hire Hatley Law Office, we will work to reduce or eliminate the damage that a conviction of Driving While Impaired …

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Summer has come, and along with it, the season’s storms. Within the past few weeks, North Carolina has experienced a plethora of thunderstorms that have led to adverse conditions for drivers. Conditions that have the potential to decrease an individual's ability to drive. All is fun in a day's drive until its pouring and the wind is gusting.

The conditions produced by storms such as rain, fog, hail, dust, and …

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