There are two types of criminal cases in North Carolina. A misdemeanor can include everything from traffic tickets to DWI to simple assault. The more serious misdemeanors can result in large fines or jail time or both. Brinkley Walser makes sure that your rights are protected. You have the right to consult with an attorney and many a client has gone down a difficult path because they did not ask to speak with a criminal defense attorney. Conviction on felony charges, the more serious of the two, can result in loss of your citizenship as well as long term prison sentences. No one should attempt to go through the criminal justice system without the advice of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. There is no charge for the initial consultation.