A Raleigh mother has been arrested after she posted a video of her baby inhaling marijuana on Facebook. Steven Saad appeared on the 10:00 news last night on ABC-11 discussing the charges against Brianna Ashanti Lofton including 2 counts of felony abuse, contributing to the delinquency and possession of marijuana. In the interview, Saad also explains what you should do if you witness a crime on social media. Click here to read the full article.
In a recent interview by WRAL, criminal defense lawyer Steven Saad weighs in on the legality of the Raleigh Police Department recently using Google information to find suspects in crimes. Click here to read the full article. Contact us for a free consultation if you think you were unlawfully named as a suspect in a criminal case.
The law covering expungements in North Carolina changed dramatically this past December. The two biggest changes are reducing the waiting period to expunge non-violent convictions and allowing dismissed or not guilty charges to be expunged regardless of prior expungements. Continue reading “Big Changes to NC Expungement Law for 2018”
Based on official state records, DWI arrests in Raleigh and the surrounding towns are down a staggering 40% over the last two years. This in no way means that the number of impaired drivers has decreased that amount. Here are three reasons that we’ve seen such a drop off in these arrests: Continue reading “Wake County DWI Arrests Down 40% in 2017: Three Reasons Why”
2018 ushered in new marijuana laws including laws that pertained to edible marijuana. In a number of states including California, these new laws include outright legalization. These changes don’t mean much to North Carolinian’s, and its hard to see even medical marijuana getting the nod here anytime soon (although non-psychoactive CBD oil was made legal for epilepsy patients by Governor McCrory). What has changed in our state is the number of marijuana edibles cases we’ve seen in the courts. It’s reasonable to think that this increase has a correlation to legalization around the country, and I expect that we will continue to see an uptick in edible cases in the next few years. Continue reading “Edible Marijauna and North Carolina Law”
We are over the moon to announce the official launch of Saad Law! This is something I have been working towards for quite a while. Our firm will still be solely concentrating on criminal defense, DWI defense, and traffic offenses in Raleigh and Wake County. Continue reading “Announcing the Official Launch of Saad Law”