Tag Archives: felony

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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Ask a Lawyer- Felony Plea Bargain

Question: I committed a Class G felony. I am a level one, first felony with no priors and no convictions in 9 years. I was offered a plea for 8-10 months active sentence. I am guilty, but do I have other … Continue reading

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How Many Times Makes a Habit? Part 2- Habitual Breaking and/ or Entering

This blog recently posted about the changes to the Habitual Felon sentencing structures, as well as the changes to DWI sentencing for repeat offenders. This blog will discuss the addition of a habitual breaking and entering status. The new law, … Continue reading

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How Many Times Makes a Habit? Part 1- General Felonies

What is a legislature to do when there isn’t a need for new laws? Change the specifics on old laws, of course. This is exactly what North Carolina has done. Changes to three laws went into effect on December 1, … Continue reading

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