Criminal Law, Traffic, and Driving while Impaired Representation
It is what we do. Period.
You have a life to live. But mistakes, bad decisions, or simply unfair circumstances occasionally take you away from the life you enjoy, and thrust you into the legal system. None of the people we help choose to be in the situations they find themselves in. They find themselves with new, unexpected problems. We try to solve your problems, defend your rights, and help you get back to living. If you have been charged with a crime, you need a qualified, experienced, and aggressive defense lawyer who will fight for you. A lawyer who cares about your case. A lawyer who understands you, and your problem. The Law Office of Curtis Alan Sluder and Vijay Nathan, are here to provide that representation to you.
We strive to be different from many other defense attorneys. We focus our practice on North Carolina Criminal Law. Not domestic. Not bankruptcy. Not wills and estates. Just Criminal Law. Traffic. DWI. This is our focus and has been since we opened our doors in 1998. We want our clients to be well informed of their charges, confident in their attorney, and relaxed to go on enjoying life.
We successfully defend people who have been charged with misdemeanors as minor as shoplifting and speeding tickets, hundreds of driving impaired charges, revoked drivers license problems, as well as felony assaults, drug offenses, and property crimes. We have helped a great number of people get their drivers licenses returned to them, and provide sound advice on how to negotiate the maze of DMV regulations and rules to prevent losing your license again.
Some attorneys will consult with you, tell you exactly what you want to hear about your case, charge you an exorbitant fee, and leave you sorely disappointed when you later learn they were less than honest in their assessment of your case. We always look for silver linings to every cloud, but we will not preach sunshine to you when the skies are grey. We will give you an HONEST assessment of your case, work diligently to achieve the best possible resolution, and make sure you understand what is happening with your case at every juncture.
No matter what your charges are, I take your defense seriously. In my opinion, there is no such thing as a MINOR charge. It matters to me, and should matter to you, as well.
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Speeding tickets, DWI, revoked license, drug offenses, reckless driving, hit and run, misdemeanors and felonies
We are a concentrated law practice, focused on Criminal Law and Traffic Law
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We can help you keep your license
We can help get it back if it was taken
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We can help keep your insurance rates low.
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From counseling to prevent criminal charges, to defense in court when you have been charged, we can help.
Please browse our site- We have tried to provide useful and sometimes entertaining information about the counties in which we practice, and some of the more common offenses we represent persons for- Especially impaired driving, traffic citations, revoked drivers licenses, assaults, drug offenses, misdemeanors, and felonies.
Traffic Tickets, driving while impaired, drug possession, criminal law, assaults, larceny, felonies, misdemeanors, expunction, driving while license revoked, speeding, reckless driving, driver licensing, Drunk driving. We handle many areas of criminal and traffic law. DWI, Driving while impaired, DUI, Driving under the influence, Operation under the influence, per se violation operating over the legal limit, wet reckless driving. North Carolina also makes it a crime to drive after consuming alcohol while less than 21 years old, to drive impaired in a commercial vehicle, to operate a commercial vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, impaired supervision of another driver, Operating a school bus under the influence For some impaired driving charges in North Carolina an ignition interlock might be required. These are installed by one of two companies in NC, Monitech, and Smart Start. A refusal, refusing to take the breath test in North Carolina, after you have been arrested and taken before a magistrate, will result in a one year license suspension even if you are not convicted, or found guilty, of the crime, and the refusal can be used against you in court.
Visit the North Carolina General Assembly Website for reasonably up-to-date North Carolina Legislation HERE
TRUTH OR MYTH: Once a convicted person has completed his or her court imposed sentence his debt to society has been paid in full. Myth. Although the criminal sentence has been satisfied, the person still faces a range of civil disabilities as a result of the conviction. This great tool from the NC IOG can be used to reveal what other consequences a criminal conviction may lead to.Tool
Great resource for slightly skewed commentary and slightly State-friendly legal interpretation. HERE
Criminal marijuana prohibition is a failure. Over 20 million Americans have been arrested for marijuana offenses since 1965. NORML believes that the time has come to amend criminal prohibition and replace it with a system of legalization, taxation, regulation, and education.
Visit the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws HERE