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Car Seizures

Fleeing to Elude in North Carolina

Fleeing to elude in North Carolina can be a misdemeanor or a felony. Pursuant to NCGS 20-141.5 (pdf), fleeing to elude in North Carolina will be a Class H felony if any two of the following factors are present: Speeding in excess of 15 miles per hour over the legal speed limit. Gross impairment of…

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Vehicle Seizure and North Carolina DWI Cases

North Carolina law allows police to seize vehicles in a number of circumstances, including if you’ve been convicted of a prior DWI or are in a civil revocation period for a prior DWI arrest and are arrested for a subsequent DWI. Therefore, it’s possible for your vehicle to be seized even if you’ve never actually…

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Run and You’re Done Law Likely To Be Passed

The N.C. General Assembly is poised to pass the “Run and Your Done” bill, which will go into effect December 1, 2011. This law would allow North Carolina to seize the vehicle of anyone convicted of felony speeding to elude. The vehicle will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to…

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