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What’s an Improper Equipment? (And Why Does it Cost So Much?)

If you’ve received a speeding ticket in North Carolina, you have a number of ways to resolve it. You can: Have a trial; Plead guilty and request a prayer for judgment continued; Request a reduction in the speed and then plead guilty to the lesser speed; or, Seek an improper equipment. Most people choose the

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Charged With a DWI: When Can You Drive Again?

  Being charged with a DWI carries with it a number of repercussions, even if you end up beating the charge in court. From the financial costs of hiring a lawyer, to concerns about appearing in court, to just plain embarrassment, a DWI charge can weigh on the mind. But what about the more practical

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The Traffic Ticket: Showing Up is Half the Battle

Before I went to college, my Dad, who spent forty years as a college professor, advised, “Showing up is half the battle.” That advice seems applicable not just to attending class but to all aspects of life, including showing up for your court date for the dreaded traffic ticket. But what happens if you don’t

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