Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

North Carolina Hit and Run Laws

In North Carolina, an accident becomes a crime if anyone involved leaves the scene without fulfilling statutory obligations. For example, state statute section 20-166 says that you must stop your vehicle immediately after an accident, exchange contact information, and render reasonable assistance to anyone who needs it. Quick take: leaving the scene of an accident … Read more

North Carolina Sexting Laws

Under North Carolina sexting laws, sexually exploiting yourself is possible, and the law is written so that only legally consenting adults can share sexts without risk of legal consequence. Additionally, the age of consent is sixteen. So what does this mean for sexting teens in the state? 1. Creating sexually explicit media and sharing it … Read more

North Carolina Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower Laws as they apply to the state of North Carolina

A Summary of North Carolina Whistleblower Laws North Carolina follows the employment-at-will doctrine. This means employers can discharge their employees for any reason or no reason. However, North Carolina has a few exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees from wrongful retaliation. They include common law protections and statutory protections. Common law … Read more

North Carolina Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of North Carolina

North Carolina Lemon Laws North Carolina’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

North Dakota Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws in North Carolina

Everything you need to know about North Dakota child support laws, updated for 2020. North Dakota child support guidelines are based on the “percentage of income” method. What that means is these guidelines not only dictate your child support order. But they also establish the percentage of your income that you will contribute towards child … Read more

North Carolina Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws in North Carolina

Everything you need to know about North Carolina child support laws, updated for 2020. North Carolina child support guidelines work under the assumption that upkeep is the responsibility of both parents. Whether married or unmarried. But in practice. The non-custodial parent is the one that pays child support. The reason is. The courts assume that … Read more

North Carolina Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations NC- Summary North Carolina’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of … Read more

North Carolina Recording Laws

North Carolina Recording Law Summary: Is North Carolina a One Party Consent State? North Carolina recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In North Carolina, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least … Read more