Profiting from gambling activity is illegal in North Carolina unless specifically authorized by law.
Conducting an illegal gambling activity in North Carolina may result in criminal charges being filed against you, your organization and/or its officers. All property or money associated with illegal gambling could be subject to forfeiture.
Have you been charged with illegal gambling or being accused of being a bookie in North Carolina?
Are you facing an illegal gambling charge in North Carolina?
How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event. Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark. The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health. You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.
You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used. You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
If you need help to defend yourself against an illegal gambling charge in North Carolina, then contact the SRIS Law Group North Carolina illegal gambling defense lawyers for help.
Our North Carolina illegal gambling defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
- North Carolina General Statutes § 14-293.Allowing gambling in houses of public entertainment; penalty
Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes, if any keeper of an ordinary or other house of entertainment, or of a house wherein alcoholic beverages are retailed, shall knowingly suffer any game, at which money or property, or anything of value, is bet, whether the same be in stake or not, to be played in any such house, or in any part of the premises occupied therewith; or shall furnish persons so playing or betting either on said premises or elsewhere with drink or other thing for their comfort or subsistence during the time of play, he shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Any person who shall be convicted under this section shall, upon such conviction, forfeit his license to do any of the businesses mentioned in this section, and shall be forever debarred from doing any of such businesses in this State. The court shall embody in its judgment that such person has forfeited his license, and no board of county commissioners, board of town commissioners or board of aldermen shall thereafter have power or authority to grant to such convicted person or his agent a license to do any of the businesses mentioned herein.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in North Carolina:
Mecklenburg County, Wake County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Cumberland County, Durham County, Buncombe County, Gaston County, New Hanover County, Union County, Cabarrus County, Davidson County, Catawba County, Johnston County, Onslow County, Iredell County, Pitt County, Alamance County, Randolph County, Rowan County, Robeson County, Orange County, Wayne County, Harnett County, Henderson County, Cleveland County, Brunswick County, Craven County, Rockingham County, Nash County, Burke County, Moore County, Caldwell County, Wilson County, Surry County, Lincoln County, Wilkes County, Rutherford County, Carteret County, Sampson County, Chatham County, Stanly County, Lenoir County, Lee County, Haywood County, Franklin County, Halifax County, Columbus County, Granville County, Edgecombe County, Duplin County.