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Juvenile

Did you know that there is one very important step you can, and often should, take after your criminal case is dismissed?   Have you, or your son/daughter or other family member been criminally charged with something like simple possession (of marijuana), and succeeded in having the State dismiss that charge, or been found “not [...]
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We previously wrote about juvenile law here: Help! My Child Was Charged With A Crime! But did you know - the law has had a MAJOR change since then! As you may or may not know, North Carolina recently passed the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act, also known as “Raise the Age.”  This change is incredibly important [...]
Do you find yourself wondering if you need to be hiring a family law attorney? Maybe your spouse has hinted at divorce, or your ex is threatening to withhold the kids for summer vacation if you don’t do ______ the way they want you to. Possibly you both know a separation is coming and you [...]
There's been a MAJOR change in the law since this article was written! To learn more, check out: https://applepaynelaw.com/raise-the-age-juvenile-law North Carolina is a whacky place when it comes to charging kids with crimes. Kids as young as 6 years old are eligible to be charged with crimes in juvenile court and declared to be juvenile delinquents [...]