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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Consequences for Hit-and-Run Offenses in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the various types of consequences for hit and run offenses in North Carolina. Under North Carolina law, a driver can be charged with a hit-and-run if they are involved in a motor vehicle accident along with any of the following criteria: Failing to stop at the scene of
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Assault Charges in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the various types of assault charges that could be prosecuted in North Carolina. In North Carolina, there are different types of assault crimes such as: Assault, Assault on a Female, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, Assault with a Deadly Weapon
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The Super Bowl Domestic Violence PSA Really Sticks With You

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We came across a blog post once that began, “It is unpleasant to be charged with a sex crime.” It is a true statement, certainly, but it fell a little short of the typical lead-in to a discussion of such a difficult and sensitive subject. Yes, it can be unpleasant to be charged, just as
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The NFL Says ‘No More,’ But ‘No More’ Of What, Exactly?

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We are still discussing — and still very much thinking about — the domestic abuse public service announcement that aired during the Super Bowl. Sponsored by the nonprofit No More and, incongruously, the NFL, the ad uses an actual 911 call. The 911 operator is a little confused at first, and so are we: The
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