Charlotte criminal defense attorney Allen Brotherton of Knox Law Center discusses the 3-strikes rule in North Carolina.

Charlotte criminal defense attorney Allen Brotherton discusses boating while intoxicated (BWI) criminal charges in North Carolina.

Charlotte criminal defense attorney Allen Brotherton of Knox Law Center discusses DWI arrests in North Carolina.

In North Carolina, domestic violence is taken very seriously by the legal system as it should be. If someone has accused you of domestic violence, you must take the matter equally seriously, especially if it’s a false accusation. A domestic violence charge can do serious harm to your reputation at best and result in a prison sentence at worst. Here’s what you need to know about domestic violence laws in North Carolina and the steps you should take after your arrest.

Charlotte criminal defense attorney Allen Brotherton of Knox Law Center discusses misdemeanors vs felonies in North Carolina.

In North Carolina, it’s illegal to drive under the influence of “any impairing substance,” which may include alcohol, marijuana, prescription medication or illegal drugs. However, the law has different levels of stringency depending on the type of controlled substance causing the impairment.

Amazingly, some people on the ketogenic diet may produce ketones that cause a false reading on a Breathalyzer, getting them into trouble. Learn more about the false DWI a keto diet may bring.

Knox Law Center was recently named ‘winner’ of the 2019 Reader’s Choice Award for ‘Best Law Firm’ by Lake Norman area weekly magazine The Herald Citizen.

Attorney Allen Brotherton recently spoke with WSOC TV news about the aftermath of a $1 million local Ponzi scheme. After deep negotiations, the judge rejected the government’s request for a much harsher sentence and went below the guideline range to drop the penalty from 57 months in prison down to 37.

The debate over the pros and cons of ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber have raged since their inception in 2009. But recent data hints at a benefit that, if true, would put add a big fat plus in the “pro” column: Ridesharing services might contribute to a decrease in Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests. Read on…

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