What are the expected benefits of the raise the age law?
As part of the same initiative, House Bill 280, which goes into effect on December, 1 2019, raises the minimum age to be charged as an adult to age 18 for most non-violent offenses. North Carolina is one of the last holdouts that currently charges 16 year old children as adults for any and all criminal offenses.
New Expunction law changes in NC effective December 2017
Before undertaking any license restoration on your own it is advisable to at least speak with an attorney to determine the best path to success as paying off old tickets can often restart the 3 year window to get a DMV hearing. The last thing anyone you need is to risk going to jail for driving while license revoked simply because you had no other way to get to work.