Here’s the Ticket – for Going Less than Nine Over

We’ve believed it for years – going nine over the speed limit is okay. You won’t get pulled. You won’t get a ticket. We’ve called it the ‘buffer zone’, a license to speed, a safe zone. But here’s the ticket: a campaign called, “Obey the sign or pay the fine” is warning all North Carolina…   Continue Reading…

Speeding Tickets and Improper Equipment

“I was NOT going that fast!” You just got a speeding ticket, but it wasn’t your fault. Really. Your speedometer had to have been off – right? If it was – or even if it wasn’t – you may be able to protect your record and avoid higher insurance prices by entering a plea to…   Continue Reading…

Prayer for Judgment: What North Carolina Drivers Need to Know

In certain traffic offenses, a PJC, which stands for Prayer for Judgment Continued, offers a solution to drivers who want to minimize insurance costs and protect their driving record. Only North Carolina offers PJC’s to drivers. It is similar to a Deferred Adjudication in other states. Basically a PJC means that a driver is found…   Continue Reading…

You were going how fast?!

Finding help for extreme cases. We know that you’ve probably already heard this from your mom, but some traffic offenses bear greater consequences than others. If you’ve been charged with Unsafe Movement, Exceeding Safe Speed or going 90 mph or more, there are consequences, and your choices for a solution have narrowed considerably. While District…   Continue Reading…

Can I Get My Speeding Ticket Reduced?

Everyone knows that a speeding ticket can cost you in hefty fines. Many people don’t know that if you live in North Carolina, you face a 45% insurance rate increase for the next three years. How scary is that? I routinely handle traffic tickets in Alamance County, and according to NC statute, your original charge…   Continue Reading…

What To Expect When You Hire Me to Handle Your Traffic Ticket

So you were driving down an Alamance County hill without a care in the world when you heard the policeman’s siren and saw the lights. Your first “Who could he be after??” soon turns to “OMG! He means me!” And just like that, you have a traffic ticket. Don’t suffer the consequences alone. Hiring an…   Continue Reading…

Drug Charges? How G.S. 90-96 Program Could Help

You thought your 18-year-old was at the movies, but she was actually at a party where many of the kids were smoking pot. When a policeman was called to the house due to a complaint about noise, he saw marijuana on a table – where she was sitting. Now she’s charged with drug possession. What…   Continue Reading…

Is the First Offender Program for You?

If you or someone you love has been charged with a first time misdemeanor or criminal crime, you may want to know more about the first offender program. What’s the good news? With the First Offender Program, you can avoid going to trial and you can still make a plea bargain. Charges against you may…   Continue Reading…

The Truth About Your Consequences

We all know that being young and foolish can cost you, but there are consequences to certain impulsive actions that can wreak havoc with your future plans in ways you might not have known. Did you know that a misdemeanor charge can prohibit you from entering the military? And a larceny charge can prevent a…   Continue Reading…

When You’re Pulled Over In Alamance County…

Anyone can have a bad day. Maybe you were so distracted that you didn’t notice your speed until you were pulled over for speeding in Alamance County. Don’t let one speeding ticket ruin your driving record or hike your insurance rates. As your attorney, I can help you with these charges before your court date….   Continue Reading…