Articles Posted in Traffic Law

The Fayetteville Legal Landscape
Matt Richardson

Cumberland County, North Carolina is a unique mix of the old and the new. We are the fifth most populous county in the state, owing much of our growth to the expansion of Fort Liberty (formerly Fort Bragg) over the years. Our county is diverse and dynamic, with a majority of Fayetteville residents being minorities.…

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Accident Reports in Auto Injury Cases
Matt Richardson

In nearly every motor vehicle collision on a public street in North Carolina, an accident report is filled out by either a law enforcement officer or a civilian crash investigator. The standard form is labelled “DMV-349.” The boxes on the form are completed using a complex numerical code. Who’s At-Fault? I have litigated car accident…

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Waive Your Appearance in Traffic Court
Matt Richardson

– Hiring an Attorney Can Help You Avoid the Masses – I began my legal career as a prosecutor in Cumberland County District Court, and I was quicky thrown into the fire. Assistant D.A.’s in cities like Fayetteville, North Carolina are forced to shuffle through hundreds of cases each day, ranging from stop sign violations…

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When the “other person” has no insurance
Matt Richardson

– A guide to Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage in N.C. – In North Carolina, every driver of a motor vehicle is required to have liability insurance. This insurance covers: These are the minimal limits required by law. If you are caught driving without this insurance coverage, you could receive a citation. However, as attorneys practicing…

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Federal Traffic Tickets
The Richardson Firm Team

There is often confusion about if receiving a traffic violation on a military installation is serious or not. It is! Traffic tickets on North Carolina military bases like Fort Liberty and Camp Lejune are enforced by federal law. The military police of Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune issue hundreds of citations every year. If you’re…

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What to Do If You’re in a Car Accident
The Richardson Firm Team

The attorneys at The Richardson Firm have assisted victims of automobile collisions across North Carolina for decades. If you’re in a collision, here are some practical tips that will help: Pull Over – If you were involved in a car crash that includes damage, personal injury, or death, North Carolina requires by law that you…

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Understanding the Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor
The Richardson Firm Team

If facing allegations of criminal charges in Cumberland County, it is important to understand the process and how courts work. With all the information online and how overwhelming a criminal charge can be, we strongly recommend you talk to an experienced lawyer after an arrest or summons. Facing criminal charges can be stressful and cause…

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Federal Traffic Tickets in Fort Liberty
The Richardson Firm Team

Fort Liberty Traffic Ticket Attorneys With our office being located just outside the largest military base in the United States, we are familiar with all military matters, including on-base traffic tickets. Traffic tickets on military bases are enforced by federal law, and if you’re charged with a traffic offense or other crime on a federal…

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