Criminal Law


Our firm offers a wide variety of legal services in the area of criminal law, including handling the following charges: driving while impaired (DWI), driving while license revoked, careless and reckless driving, drug possession charges, larceny, shoplifting, breaking and entering, underage drinking, assaults, injury to personal and real property, trespassing, speeding to elude arrest, failure to yield for emergency vehicles, leaving the scene of the accident, felony charges, and more. Criminal charges leave a lasting mark on an individual’s record, and negatively impact their lives in numerous ways. We endeavor to work out the very best plea arrangements possible in criminal court, and we have trial experience to competently try cases for clients who are not guilty of the charges that have been pressed against them.

We also handle expungements of criminal charges and convictions in accordance with the provisions set forth in the North Carolina General Statutes. Contact us today for a free consultation regarding your criminal charges so that we can help you obtain the best results possible in criminal court.

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Meet the Team


Attorneys Mark Morris and Gabrielle Valentine handle our criminal law cases…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC offers free consultations for criminal cases. Call us to schedule either a telephone conference or an office appointment to discuss your criminal case.
For most criminal and traffic charges in North Carolina, the law requires that you be present with your attorney in court. However, there are some waivable offenses in North Carolina, for which you can sign a Waiver of Appearance form and your attorney can go to court for you. Be sure to ask your attorney when you call us if you have to be present in court.
Once you have a criminal conviction on your record, it is visible to employers and others who have access to your background check. North Carolina has numerous statutory provisions for the expunction of certain criminal convictions, so that they can be entirely erased from your record and not follow you throughout your lifetime on your criminal record. Be sure to ask our experienced criminal law attorneys to see if it is possible to have your criminal conviction expunged from your record.

Our Practice Areas

Bankruptcy
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Criminal Law
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Social Security Disability
Traffic Violations
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Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

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