May-December romances may be found between people of many ages in North Carolina. When both parties are over the age of 18, such a relationship is entirely legal. However, if one of the parties is between 13 and 15 years old, such a relationship may be illegal, and may in fact be considered statutory rape.
Certain theft crimes in North Carolina sometimes fall under the realm of federal crimes. This means that they may have long-lasting consequences. Because of this, it is important that when it comes to allegations of a theft crime, one understands the defense arguments that potentially can be made.
Being accused of a sex offense can have serious repercussions for North Carolina residents. Not only could a conviction lead to jail time and steep fines, but there are also other consequences. One of the consequences of being convicted of a sex crime in North Carolina is having to register as a sex offender. Doing so comes with various restrictions, all of which can negatively affect a person's life.
White-collar crimes, such as embezzlement, tax fraud, identity theft or insurance fraud occur every day in North Carolina. These crimes are taken very seriously by the authorities, so it is important to understand how to defend against such allegations.
There are few things more gut-wrenching than finding out that you are the subject of a sex crime investigation. Facing sex crime investigations and charges can turn a person's life upside-down in an instant.
A North Carolina man accused of tax evasion could end up spending multiple years in prison.
Recently, a federal judge issued a sentence in an embezzlement case from here in North Carolina.
Recently, a North Carolina man was given his sentence in a federal mortgage fraud case.
One of the things that individuals here in North Carolina who have been convicted of a sex crime face is having to register as a sex offender. Status as a registered sex offender can affect what jobs a person can get and where they can live. It also can have major reputation effects. The reputation effects have become particularly amplified as new technologies have made it easier for the public to access the information on the state's sex offender registry.
Recently, check crime allegations have been leveled against the mayor of a city here in North Carolina.