The First 5 things to do after being accused of DWI

You’ve recently been stopped by the police and accused of DWI. A million thoughts are probably racing through your head. You’re probably very scared: What do I do now? Will I lose my license? What about my insurance? Who should I talk to? Here are the first five things you should do after being [...]

The First 5 things to do after being accused of DWI 2017-10-23T18:46:58+00:00

The Top 10 DWI mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Here is a list of Ten DWI mistakes that are commonly made by a person accused of drunk driving. If you find yourself being accused of a DWI or another related charge, this list can help find the right representation for your case. If you plead Guilty you will be found guilty 100% of [...]

The Top 10 DWI mistakes (and how to avoid them) 2017-10-23T18:33:20+00:00

License Suspension

The Attorneys at Dummit Fradin are experienced in helping prevent License Suspension, and when they do occur, we work with our clients to get limited driving privileges and eventually getting driving privileges restored.  Getting your privilege to drive restored is critical here in North Carolina since we have such poor mass transit systems. Here [...]

License Suspension 2017-10-12T18:38:14+00:00

What indicators do law enforcement look for to determine if someone may be driving while impaired?

According to the research performed for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the following are some of the actions that may be indicators of driving while impaired: Turning with a wide radius; Straddling the center of the lane marker; Appearing to be drunk; Almost striking an object or vehicle; Weaving; Driving on anything other [...]

What indicators do law enforcement look for to determine if someone may be driving while impaired? 2017-10-04T17:32:04+00:00

North Carolina DMV to begin charging for hearings.

Beginning in January 2018, DMV plans to assess fees for driver’s license revocation or reinstatement hearings, and it has been rumored that the fees may be as high as $450. This includes restoration hearings after a Permanent DWI revocation, restoration hearings after a 2-year revocation after 2 DWIs within 3 years, Refusal hearings if a [...]

North Carolina DMV to begin charging for hearings. 2017-10-10T20:11:24+00:00

Support DACA – (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Support DACA In summary, this is what we know about the DACA Rescindment Announcement and Memo issued by the Department of Homeland Security:   1) No new initial applications will be permitted after today, September 5, 2017. 2) Initial applications submitted prior to today will be processed. 3) Currently pending renewal apps will be processed. [...]

Support DACA – (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) 2017-09-14T13:34:52+00:00

DWI Alcohol Assessment in North Carolina

DWI Alcohol Assessment in North Carolina The sentence for a DWI conviction in North Carolina can vary greatly from case to case; however, there is always a requirement that you get an alcohol/drug assessment and completed the recommended treatment.   In addition to this being a required outcome of any sentence, if you get the assessment done [...]

DWI Alcohol Assessment in North Carolina 2017-09-07T17:50:14+00:00

DMV Ignition Interlock Hearing

Robbie Wilson came to Mr. Kreider (now Judge Kreider) in our Greensboro Office after attending an Interlock Violation Hearing without an attorney in June of 2015.  As you can see from the transcript of the Hearing (HERE) the hearing was completely unfair and prejudged by the hearing Officer.  HERE is the revocation order which [...]

DMV Ignition Interlock Hearing 2017-08-16T13:49:39+00:00

What is Considered a Vehicle for Purposes of a DWI?

Did you know under North Carolina law a person can be charged with a DWI, even if they are not necessarily driving a car. YES, you could be charged with a DWI without ever going near a car! It often comes as a surprise to many residents, but you can be charged with a DWI [...]

What is Considered a Vehicle for Purposes of a DWI? 2017-08-11T17:53:31+00:00

Charlotte City Council repeals controversial crowd control ordinance

The Charlotte City Council met on Monday, July 17th, 2017 and repealed a controversial crowd-control ordinance, which was passed 5 years ago before the Democratic National Convention in 2012. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney and city staff agreed the ordinance is no longer needed.  He told City Council that his officers need to focus [...]

Charlotte City Council repeals controversial crowd control ordinance 2017-08-11T17:53:38+00:00