Can I be charged for possession of hemp or CBD?

Can I be charged for possession of hemp or CBD?

With the passing of the Federal 2018 Farm Bill came the legalization of industrial hemp and hemp derivatives including cannabidiol (“CBD”). Despite the legality and regulation of this budding new industry, some CBD consumers are facing charges for marijuana possession...

The legal and social ramifications of teen sexting

Among the many difficult challenges North Carolina parents of teenagers face is the problem of sexting — the sharing of nude photos of themselves or others. New research says that sexting is widespread: more than two-thirds of teen girls say they have been asked...

North Carolina teacher accused of taking indecent liberties

If you drive out west of Raleigh for about three hours — out past Chapel Hill, High Point, Winston-Salem, and Hickory — you will arrive in Lenoir, North Carolina. The town of about 18,000 residents was recently the site of an arrest of a middle-school...

Using the Alford plea in criminal defense in North Carolina

The U.S. criminal justice system is designed with the intent of avoiding accusing and/or convicting an innocent person of a crime. Despite its best intentions, no system is flawless, and innocent people do find themselves facing criminal charges. Some people in North...

Dysart Law announces addition of attorney Carrie L. Browder

Dysart Law is pleased to announce that Carrie L. Browder has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ms. Browder is a North Carolina native and graduate of Campbell University’s Norman A. Wiggins School of Law. Ms. Browder was sworn in for practice in North...

What to expect in Wake County criminal court

Whether it’s a simple traffic ticket or a serious felony charge, appearing in court can be intimidating and stressful. Even with an attorney, navigating the process can be a challenge. Here’s a quick breakdown of the recommendations we make to our clients...