DWI Blog

Dummit Fradin’s DWI blog covers a variety of topics on Driving Under the Influence charges. Get informed so you can make better decisions about your case.

Can Field Sobriety Tests, THC Levels Predict Marijuana Impairment?

Recently, a hot topic of discussion in Criminal Defense Law is how to judge a driver's impairment after consuming marijuana or cannabis. This topic has gained traction as several states throughout the United States have begun to legalize cannabis for recreational and medicinal use. As marijuana is decriminalized, the presence of the odor of marijuana [...]

Can Field Sobriety Tests, THC Levels Predict Marijuana Impairment?2021-07-13T12:58:50-04:00

Can I Lose My License After a DUI / DWI in NC?

Yes, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles can impose various types of revocations the moment you are charged with a DWI. Not only are there consequences for a Driving While Impaired charge, but also for a conviction. Upon conviction, the NC DMV imposes at least a one-year revocation of your driver’s license. However, an [...]

Can I Lose My License After a DUI / DWI in NC?2021-06-29T17:25:34-04:00

How much does a DUI cost in North Carolina?

Tallying up the total cost of a DUI or DWI in NC How much does a DWI cost in North Carolina? Unfortunately, fees and costs can quickly pile up, so we need to divide this list into two parts. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the expenses you’ll incur before you even [...]

How much does a DUI cost in North Carolina?2020-12-22T15:11:11-05:00

Thanksgiving Eve, How to Stay Safe and Still Have Fun

Thanksgiving Eve is one of those holidays people don't know they celebrate. Widely popular in suburban towns, Thanksgiving Eve is a night to reunite with old hometown friends at the local bar. It's referred to as Black Wednesday, Blackout Wednesday, or Drinksgiving. As you might infer, Thanksgiving Eve is a night of heavy drinking [...]

Thanksgiving Eve, How to Stay Safe and Still Have Fun2021-06-03T16:51:06-04:00

After a DWI in NC Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes

Here is a list of Ten DWI mistakes that are commonly made by a person charged with DWI in NC. 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% [...]

After a DWI in NC Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes2020-01-07T15:34:37-05:00

License Suspension

If your driver's license is suspended, getting your privilege to drive restored is critical here in North Carolina since we have such poor mass transit systems. Fortunately, the attorneys at Dummit Fradin are experienced in helping prevent driver's license suspensions. But, when they do occur, we work with our clients to get limited driving [...]

License Suspension2020-10-22T17:08:12-04:00

20 Signs of Impaired Driving Police Look For

What indicators does 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 signs of impaired driving. Police officers rely on these signs to stop impaired drivers on the roadways. [...]

20 Signs of Impaired Driving Police Look For2019-08-19T10:14:41-04:00

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 Carolina2019-12-11T11:03:19-05:00

DMV Ignition Interlock Hearing

Robbie Wilson came to 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. The interlock attorney filed an appeal within the 30 days deadline, but [...]

DMV Ignition Interlock Hearing2020-10-22T16:55:43-04:00

DWI Interlock Device FAQ [Video]

In this video, attorney Clarke Dummit answers questions regarding DWI interlock devices, or ingition interlock devices. These in-car breathalyzers are often times a requirement for limited driving privileges after a DWI conviction in North Carolina. Video Transcript Jim: In the last segment, we touched on these interlock devices that are ordered by the court [...]

DWI Interlock Device FAQ [Video]2020-06-10T16:07:25-04:00
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