Criminal Defense

  • A defense attorney protects your rights and will work hard for the best possible outcome if you have been accused of a crime.

Accused of a Crime? You Need a Defense Attorney

Having a criminal lawyer who can provide legal aid is so important that our Founding Fathers put it in the Bill of Rights.  The Sixth Amendment guarantees that you have the right to assistance of counsel.  If you have been accused of a crime, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who can explain your rights

  • DWI lawyers can help you understand your rights when arrested for driving under the influence, as well as the protocol arresting officers must use.

Defenses to DWI Cases

According to the United States Department of Transportation, over 4 million adults in the U.S. have admitted to driving while under the influence of alcohol at least once, totaling an estimated 112 million alcohol-related driving instances, in 2010. Since 2004, all states have adopted a .08 alcohol limit.  The .08 limit, coupled with “per se”

  • Drug Possession Attorney | Sanford Attorneys Wilson, Reives & Silverman

What to Do If You Were in a Car That Had Drugs In It

Imagine you are giving your friend a ride somewhere in your car.  You see flashing lights in your rearview mirror.  Maybe you didn’t come to a complete stop at a stop sign or one of your tail lights is out.  You pull over, and when the police officer asks if he can search your car,

  • Victim of cyber bullying and violence

Why the Cyberbullying Statute in NC was Declared Unconstitutional

A recent opinion by the North Carolina Supreme Court declared the cyberbullying statute unconstitutional. The decision affects both those charged with and convicted of a cyberbullying crime and those who have been victims. Cyberbullying Laws in NC: The History In 2009 the North Carolina General Assembly enacted a cyberbullying law that, among other provisions, makes