Criminal Law

or penal law, involves prosecution by the government of a person for an act that has been classified as a crime. It is the body of statutory and common law that deals with crime and the legal punishment of criminal offenses. There are four theories of criminal justice: punishment, deterrence, incapacitation, and rehabilitation. It is believed that imposing sanctions for the crime, society can achieve justice and a peaceable social order.


Specialist in Family Law

or civil law seeks to resolve non-criminal disputes such as disagreements over

divorce, child custody, guardianship, etc. The function of civil law is to provide a

legal remedy to solve problems. Sometimes civil law is based on a state or

federal statute; at other times civil law is based on a ruling by the court.

Located at:

125 S. Greene St.

Wadesboro, NC 28170

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1009

Wadesboro, NC 28170