Articles Tagged with wake county dui attorney


The North Carolina court system is busy. . .really busy.  Raleigh criminal defense lawyers like John Fanney spend a tremendous amount of time working through scheduling issues.

Part of legal representation as a defense lawyer is explaining to clients a simple, hard fact.  We do NOT control the docket.  The State of North Carolina does.  They get to call cases when they want to call cases – John Fanney

It doesn’t matter felony vs. misdemeanor or Superior Criminal Court or District Court, the State through the Wake County District Attorney’s Office wields an incredibly powerful tool.  Control of the calendar, choosing which criminal defense charge to call and when is a tremendous tactical advantage.


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Can I Handle a DWI Case by Myself?  What Will Happen in Court?  Do I really need a lawyer for DUI

Given the consequences of Impaired Driving in North Carolina, you should take the charges seriously.  The State will be – John Fanney 

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What Can Happen in Court?

What is Retrograde Extrapolation? How Do Blood Tests Affect DWI Cases in North Carolina? Can They Prosecute DWI Cases with Low Blood Readings?

  • Can They Prosecute DWI Cases with Low Blood Readings:
    • Yes, Understanding there are Scientific Principles to Consider
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