Marijuana Law

Marijuana Laws in North Carolina

New marijuana laws have been sweeping the country over the last few years. Whether we’re talking about one of the 10 states (plus Washington D.C.) that have legalized recreational cannabis use, or the 30+ that have passed medical marijuana laws, it’s clear that cannabis reform has arrived. In North Carolina, however, not much has changed. More

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What to Expect at a DWI Checkpoint

Also known as sobriety checkpoints, police officers will often set up a DWI checkpoint on weekends or holidays in areas surrounded by bars and restaurants. Some checkpoints are used to stop every car that comes through and others keep traffic moving by only stopping every few cars. According to the Fourth Amendment, police need probable More

Marital property division in North Carolina

Yours vs. Mine: Marital Property in North Carolina

Going through a divorce is always difficult emotionally. When you add additional stressors to it such as going through the process of marital property division, divorce is even harder. Fortunately, Mulligan Attorneys can help make this process easier. We’ve been practicing family law in North Carolina for years and have helped many couples navigate the More

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Halloween Safety Tips for Kids, Adults, and College Students

Autumn brings with it cooler weather, falling leaves, and one of the most fun holidays of the year: Halloween. Long seen as a holiday for just kids, nowadays you can find all ages dressing up and enjoying this spooky season. Tricks and treats aside, some of Halloween’s traditions can be a little dangerous. Fortunately, Mulligan More

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How to Get Around in North Carolina Without a Driver’s License

There are many DWI penalties in North Carolina, from fines and fees to jail time and community service. While all of them are inconvenient, to say the least, many people finding transportation after license suspension or license revocation is the most difficult DWI punishment to endure. North Carolina drivers who commit DWIs may have their More

Cyberbullying Laws in North Carolina

Before the internet, the only time a child was likely to encounter a bully was during the school day. Now that almost every kid has their own cell phone, Instagram, and Facebook account, bullies have far more opportunities to torment their victims outside of school. Bullying has evolved into cyberbullying. Since many bully/victim relationships start More

8 Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

The risk of being injured in a motorcycle accident is much higher than in a car accident. Cars have safety features like metal frames, shatterproof glass, and airbags whereas motorcycles, of course, do not. Motorcyclists are exposed to the elements and, though they can (and should) wear a helmet and protective gear, that’s simply not More

Limited Driving Privileges in North Carolina

If you’re arrested, charged, or convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in North Carolina, you will face some kind of license suspension. The good news is, if you are eligible, an experienced North Carolina DWI attorney may be able to help you obtain limited driving privileges. When Can Driving Privileges be Revoked? In addition to More

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How to Avoid Dog Bites

Whether a dog bites isn’t determined by how familiar you are with them, nor is it determined by breed, gender, or size. The fact of the matter is that any dog can bite at any time with little to no warning and, when they do, the consequences can be grave. According to the Centers for More

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BAC Testing Laws in North Carolina

Driving while impaired (DWI) is a serious conviction that can result in multiple penalties. For a person to be convicted however, North Carolina law enforcement must test their BAC and prove that they were, in fact, under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In North Carolina, drivers over 21 are considered to be driving while More