How To Avoid Common “Spring Break” Legal Offenses


Spring Break is a time many students at East Carolina University and Pitt Community College look forward to. It is time of fun, sun and hanging out with friends. A time to leave Greenville, NC and head to various vacation destinations. But, it can also be a time of making bad decisions that can land […]

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Did The Officer Have Enough Evidence To Arrest Me for DWI?


It’s Saturday night, about 10:00 o’clock. You just finished a late dinner with friends where you consumed a little more than two glasses of wine over the course of two hours. You exit the restaurant and leave the parking lot to make the two-mile drive to your residence. As you approach the stop sign at […]

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Arrested For DWI? What Should You Do?


The Holiday Season is accompanied with increased patrols and checkpoints focused on DWI enforcement.  The decisions you make after your DWI arrest are critical to your defense.  Should I take the chemical test?  Do I have a right to have a witness observe the chemical test procedures?  If the officer asks questions should I answer […]

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Underage Drinking, Zero Tolerance and DWI


The summer season provides thousands of young people a sun-soaked break from classes and daily responsibilities. During this time of the year, the coastal and southern parts of the United States are flocked by energetic youth interested in nothing but a good time. While this is a great opportunity to relax and engage in fun […]

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Magistrate’s Order for DWI Does Not Toll Statute of Limitations


In State v. Turner, *** N.C. App. ***, 793 S.E.2d 287 (2016), filed 6 December 2016, the Court of Appeals held that a Magistrate’s Order for DWI did not toll the two-year statute of limitations in G.S. § 15-1.  The Court concluded that the trial court erred when it denied defendant’s motion to dismiss when […]

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Holiday Season Brings More DWI Checkpoints


While the holidays bring joy, happiness, and celebrations, they also bring an increase in travel and alcohol/drug consumption. The increase in travel and celebrations creates the perfect storm for a greater number of people who are Driving While Impaired (DWI). To combat this storm, law enforcement increases its presence and enforcement efforts. Part of that […]

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DWI – Developing Probable Cause To Arrest


The Driving While Impaired (DWI) arrest process involves three Phases. Each Phase is designed to help the investigating officer identify and gather evidence to determine whether there is probable cause to arrest the driver for DWI. These three Phases have been developed and designed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Phase One – Vehicle […]

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4 Tips for Choosing a DWI Lawyer


Know What You Need When looking for a lawyer to come to your defense, figure out exactly what you need. In the state of North Carolina, the term DWI and DUI cover the same charges. Some of these cases are very complicated and require a lawyer who is knowledgeable and up to date with the […]

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Robinson Receives Top 10 Attorney Award for Second Year


Attorney Les Robinson was again chosen as a recipient to receive the Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of North Carolina for 2016. This prestigious award is granted by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA) to those who show an outstanding level of hard work and commitment to protecting the rights of […]

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Elected for Business NC 2016 Legal Elite


For the second year in a row, Attorney Les Robinson was elected by his professional peers to be a member of the Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite. His recognition is reflected in the level of work ethic and unyielding commitment to the field of law. This prestigious recognition is awarded to a select few […]

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