Complete this form to apply to hire a
North Carolina Licensed Attorney to
Reset Your Court Date!
- All of the following criteria MUST be met in order for your case to qualify for our service here:
- Your case MUST be an infraction or misdemeanor traffic offense which was set for hearing in Wake County, NC District Court, not more than ten (10) days prior to your submitting the application to reset;
- You MUST NOT have missed any prior Court date;
- Your missed Court date MUST have been the first setting for the case, it MUST have been scheduled in District Courtroom 101, Wake County Justice Center in Raleigh, North Carolina (Sometimes this Court is referred to as "Disposition Court"); and
- Your case MUST be one defined as a "waivable offense" under NC Statutes and the Wake County, NC Local Rules of Practice (A list of "waivable offenses" can be found here) Please note that more serious cases, such as Driving While Impaired ("DWI") or Driving While License Revoked ("DWLR") are termed "mandatory appearance" or "non-waivable offenses," and are NOT cases that can be reset using this site! (A list of "mandatory appearance" or "non-waivable offenses" can be found here).
Here's the Five Step Process:
- Complete this form.
- Submit the form to our office for review and a conflict of interest review.
- You must receive our email "Confirming Representation and Accepting your case for Reset."
- Return to us your signed "Waiver of Appearance and Limited Engagement Letter."
- Pay our fee on the electronic invoice we send to you.
Upon completion of all five steps above, we will undertake a limited engagement to continue your case and thereafter notify you of the new court date.
You are free to represent yourself at the new court date, hire us to represent you at the next court date or hire another attorney of your own choosing. Our representation established on this portal is a limited engagement solely for the purpose of moving the Court to strike your FTA, obtaining a Court ordered continuance of your matter to a later court date, typically four weeks later than the original Court date and communicating the results of the Motion to you at the email address you provide.