State Criminal Laws | North Carolina
North Carolina criminal laws recognizes a broad range of actions determined as unlawful, such as burglary or murder, made punishable by fines, imprisonment or jail time, probation, as well as various other serious sanctions. Criminal laws and penalties in North Carolina are comparable to those of other states, but North Carolina is distinct in a several ways, such as its tough penalties on illegal drug offenses. Possibly one of the most significant things about North Carolina criminal laws deals with traffic law and regulations. North Carolina has distinctively tough penalties and fines for speeding. It is at the top of the nation, statistically, in revoking the driving licenses of drivers for violating a wide range of of traffic laws. Culbertson & Associates is vastly experienced in handling the criminal defense for these laws. K.E.Culbertson alone has over 25 years of experience in this field and has handled over 4,000 legal matters, with the large majority being in the field of criminal law.
North Carolina DWI Laws
The basic regulations and provisions of North Carolina DWI laws, which include blood alcohol content (BAC) limits, possible criminal and administrative penalties, and how it can become a felony.
North Carolina Pyramid Scheme Laws
An overview of North Carolina laws protecting consumers against Pyramid and Ponzi schemes including who enforces the law, possible punishments, and where victims can go for more information.
North Carolina Gun Control Laws
The basics of gun control laws in North Carolina, which ban fully automatic weapons and unlicensed handguns; including a list of who may not own a gun under state law.
North Carolina Marijuana Laws
Overview of marijuana possession and sales laws in North Carolina, including how much an individual may legally possess and possible felony penalties for marijuana sales or trafficking.
North Carolina Credit Card Fraud Laws
The basic provisions of North Carolina credit card fraud laws, which include such offenses as making false statements to obtain a credit card and the use of forged cards.
North Carolina Involuntary Manslaughter and Murder Laws
The basic provisions of the North Carolina involuntary manslaughter law which refers to an unintentional killing that results from recklessness or criminal negligence, or from an unlawful act such as DWI. Murder is the intentional killing of another human being, either by planning the act prior to acting (First degree murder), or acting on impulse (Second degree murder).*
Other relevant laws in North Carolina that usually require a criminal defense attorney are:
- Indecent Exposure
- Voluntary Manslaughter
- Prohibited Consensual Sexual Activity
- Sexual Assault
- Temporary Restraining Order
- Criminal Statute of Limitations
- Insurance Fraud
- Computer Crimes
- Child Abuse
- Child Pornography
- First Degree Murder
- Identity Theft
- Disorderly Conduct
- Second Degree Murder
- Gun Control
- Protective Orders
- Telemarketing Fraud
- Credit Card Fraud
- Pyramid Scheme
- Prostitution and Solicitation
- Domestic Violence
- Capital Punishment
- Involuntary Manslaughter