North Carolina’s New Expungement Law is Good News for Nonviolent Offenders

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Having a criminal record can make it impossible to do things like get a job, apply for housing, or pass background checks. Previously, the North Carolina expungement law meant waiting years and years to petition for a cleared record. The new expungement law for North Carolina went into effect on December 1st, 2017, and it’s
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Self Defense in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, discusses the rules and case law regarding self defense during an assault in North Carolina. In the state of North Carolina, you have the right to defend yourself. An individual may use deadly force or kill an attacker if they believe their actions necessary to prevent their own bodily
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Felony Levels in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, demonstrates the varying levels of felonies in North Carolina. In the state of North Carolina, felonies are organized into 10 categories, with Class A Felony being the most serious offenses and Class I being the least: Class A Felony Class B1 Felony Class B2 Felony Class C Felony Class
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Free Consultation with Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, offers a free initial phone consultation by Sparrow Law Firm when you call their office in North Carolina. What do you do when you are arrested on a drug charge? What if you receive a speeding ticket? What if you have been charged with assault? When you call Sparrow
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Choosing a Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, offers guidance regarding the criteria to use when searching for representation by a defense attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina. When choosing a criminal defense attorney to represent you, there are important questions to answer about prospective representatives. Are they experienced? Are they near me and/or familiar with the area?
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