Author Archives: The Dummit Law Firm

How long will it take for me to get a divorce if there was domestic violence involved?

Question: How long will it take for me to get a divorce if there was domestic violence involved? Answer: An act of domestic violence will not have an effect on the length of time it will take to obtain an … Continue reading

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Advanced Supervised Release

Sentencing in North Carolina can be confusing for attorneys, let alone defendants.  While we strive to do everything we can to prevent our clients from being found guilty, at The Dummit Law Firm we are also diligent in taking time … Continue reading

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Speeding Ticket Q&A- military

Question: I was recently pulled over for speeding (the citation reads: in excess of 55mph), and my court date is next month. I planned on fighting it, however I will be out of state due to military training during my court … Continue reading

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Q&A- Consensual Underage Sex & Touching with Girlfriend

Question: https://www.lawguru.com/answers/answer/show/540690065 Category: Sexual Harassment LawLocation: North Carolina Question: I am 16 years old and I will be turning 17 in June. My girlfriend is 14 and will be turning 15 in a few weeks. What would be any illegal touching? I do not … Continue reading

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Cross-State Surrogacy Legal Battle

A CNN article posted recently tells the story of a woman, Crystal Kelley, who chose to be a surrogate for a couple to supplement her income after losing her job. Ms. Kelley found a couple nearby her hometown in Connecticut … Continue reading

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Q&A: Masturbation on Film

Question: In North Carolina would it be considered solicitation to pay someone to masturbate on film for the purposes of producing and distributing video for a pornographic website? No actual intercourse would be involved. Our Answer: Under North Carolina Statutes the “Solicitation … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution- Balance Fun with Sense

Any law enforcement official will tell you that New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest- if not THE biggest- night for drunk driving. Which is scary for the many people who are not drinking and driving tonight, and just … Continue reading

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