Doctor Shopping in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the nature of the criminal offense known as ‘Doctor Shopping’ and how it would be handled in North Carolina. ‘Doctor Shopping’ is a common practice in which an individual will visit multiple doctors in an attempt to receive multiple prescriptions for a medication. This could be done in
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Drug Conspiracy Charges in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, defines and explains a Drug Conspiracy Charge as it would be handled in North Carolina. A drug conspiracy charge is, in basic terms, an agreement between two or more individuals to violate federal drug laws. Criminal drug investigations are normally investigated over a period of time and involve intense scrutiny
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Clean Records Are Possible Under New North Carolina Law

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A law went into effect on Dec. 1, 2012, that should have a positive impact on many North Carolina residents who were convicted of certain nonviolent crimes years ago. Until recently, their criminal records have affected their job prospects, their applications for car loans, their attempts to rent an apartment and a host of other
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Durham Murder Defendant Appoints New Attorney: Herself

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Last month, we posted about a Wake County court’s refusal to reduce the bail for a 34-year-old woman charged with killing her boyfriend. The defendant gained unfortunate notoriety in 2006 when she accused members of the Duke University lacrosse team of rape. The defendant notified her attorney earlier this week that she wants to represent
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