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09
MAR
2016

WinikerLaw Recent Media Interviews

Stay up to date on recent news at the Winiker Law Firm on Twitter and Facebook WCNC Sept 2015 Federal Forfeiture Action Against Local Business WCNC Nov 25, 2014  
27
AUG
2013

Useful Guide on Expungement of Older, Non-violent Misdemeanor and Felony Convictions

Effective December 2012, G.S. 15A-145.5 authorizes expunction of older nonviolent misdemeanor and felony convictions in North Carolina.  Previously, only charges that had been dismissed, as well as certain offenses committed as a youth, were eligible for expungement. Expungement...
11
APR
2013

Elizabeth 8k Road Race – Don’t Forget to Register to Run or Volunteer

  The Elizabeth 8K Road Race is a USATF-certified course (course number NC10035PH) and a fantastic tour of the scenic residential streets of the Elizabeth neighborhood. Wheelchairs and baby joggers are welcome in the race. Water will be available at approximately the 2 and 4...
29
OCT
2012

iPad in the Courtroom- My Yellow Pad and Briefcase, all-in-one

Last spring, my mother suffered an injury that left her, temporarily, unable to use her computer mouse.  As she is a very wired person, my sister and I thought it best to buy a tablet so that she can keep up with her busy, digital life during recovery.  I bought one for myself...
12
OCT
2011

Detainers, Writs and Fugitives

Christian Hoel, Asst Public Defender Laura Jackson, and I presented a CLE today that was hosted by the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office and the Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina, Inc. on the issues of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers, other...
26
AUG
2011

Winiker Law Firm in the News

Feds: Charlotte mom wanted hitman to silence witness in diamond heist trial (VIDEO) By Derrick Rose, Reporter CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A federal grand jury indicted a Charlotte mother on 3 counts of trying to kill or hurt federal witnesses in the trial of men accused in a...
08
JAN
2011

MacBook Not Connecting to Wireless Network FIXED

Following my blue screen of death incident before the end of the year, I upgraded to a MacBook Pro – it’s my first foray into the world of Apple computing – and it’s been a generally excellent experience so far.  Among other concerns that have been...
07
JAN
2011

News Roundup 2010

Winiker Law Firm in the News, 2010Cyberbullying Matthews Police Department Charge Local man under new Cyber-Bully Statute Arts’ attorney defends his client, saying there can be many different interpretations of the law. “It can be very subjective and in this case, the...
07
JAN
2011

Charlotte at dusk

Charlotte at dusk The Charlotte skyline at dusk as seen from Morehead Street. For any questions regarding criminal charges, a law enforcement investigation, United States Attorney grand jury subpoena, federal indictment, computer crimes, white collar criminal (fraud) charges, or...
06
JAN
2011

Study Linking Vaccinations to Autism Reported to be Fraudulent

The Sunday Times, NPR and other media outlets report that the 1998 study by Andrew Wakefield linking the Mumps Measles and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations to increased incidents of autism worldwide was based on altered and fabricated data. That report led to a sharp decrease in...