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A eclectic mix of beer, law, legal issues, and what ever strikes John's fancy. By the Law Office of John Szymankiewicz, PLLC.

http://jslawcenter.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 6

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?
    Guest Blog Spot: Kelvin L. Spragley, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S., A.A. I get a lot of questions about non-profit businesses. So, I decided to turn to an expert. I’ve known Dr. Spragley for several years and he’s my go-to guy when it…
  • Feb 6

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?
    Guest Blog Spot: Kelvin L. Spragley, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S., A.A. I get a lot of questions about non-profit businesses. So, I decided to turn to an expert. I’ve known Dr. Spragley for several years and he’s my go-to guy when it…
  • Aug 21

    Best of… for the week of August 13, 2012

    Best of… for the week of August 13, 2012
    Here’s my round-up (a couple of days late) of last weeks best stories and articles for Small Business and Beer Business.
Rank this Week: 2997

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Mar 20

    Self Service Legal Site

    Self Service Legal Site
    Self-Serve Legal Websites I wanted to weigh in on the self-serve legal sites that we’re seeing advertised more and more. Well, I’m not going to name names here, but let’s just say that the most popular version of these…
  • Jan 29

    Trademark Snarkiness. Really?

    Trademark Snarkiness. Really?
    Trademark Snarkiness   Recently, I’m sure you probably saw it – it got a lot of coverage, even from NPR) – Exit 6 Brewery got pretty snarky with Starbucks. And Starbucks defended itself (somewhat) here. I had several…
  • Jan 5

    New Beer, Old Building, New Headache

    New Beer, Old Building, New Headache
    Moving a Brewery into a Historic Building? Think Twice. I’m not saying you shouldn’t do it. In fact, I’m all for revitalizing derelict structures or repurposing really cool old buildings into breweries, distilleries,…
Rank this Week: 4950

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • Mar 20

    How to Stay Safe from Semi/Tractor-Truck Accident

    How to Stay Safe from Semi/Tractor-Truck Accident
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer How to Stay Safe from Semi/Tractor-Truck Accidents  At least 60 people or more were seriously injured recently when an Amtrak train collided with a large semi-truck in Halifax, North Carolina.…
  • Mar 12

    Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law

    Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer   Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law   It is a situation no one wishes to ever be placed in. You witness a car accident. You can see that there are victims in need of…
  • Mar 12

    Online Defamation on Social Media  

    Online Defamation on Social Media  
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram…the list of popular online social media sites goes on and on. Millions of people around the world are posting and tweeting their every move every day. These…
Rank this Week: 4955

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

Provides insight and commentary on SEC enforcement actions. By Brooks Pierce.

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • Mar 23

    FINRA Issues Report on Cybersecurity Practice

    FINRA Issues Report on Cybersecurity Practice
    Following up on our post from last week on the SEC’s cybersecurity exam sweep, you should also know about FINRA’s recent report on this area.  Last month, FINRA published a Report on Cybersecurity Practices that really could…
  • Mar 16

    SEC Releases Results of Cybersecurity Exam Sweep

    SEC Releases Results of Cybersecurity Exam Sweep
    We’re a bit behind on this, but better (a little bit) late than never.  Last month the SEC’s Office of Compliance, Inspections and Examinations released the first results of its Cybersecurity Examination Initiative, announced…
  • Mar 2

    The SEC Will Be Your Employment Law Agency, Too

    The SEC Will Be Your Employment Law Agency, Too
    The nature of the SEC’s business a regulator of public companies lends a certain expansive aspect to its jurisdiction.  That is, when your job as a government agency is to be sure public companies are making complete and accurate…
Rank this Week: 2478

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 2415

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4410

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Police officer seeks dismissal of conviction related to fantasy of killing, eating women

    Police officer seeks dismissal of conviction related to fantasy of killing, eating women
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   The prosecution of a former New York City police officer who federal prosecutors say participated in…
  • Mar 24

    Prison is far from an ideal place to be pregnant

    Prison is far from an ideal place to be pregnant
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?   Like countless mothers across the United States, Laura Strange spent two hours cradling her newborn daughter Haley in…
  • Mar 19

    Legislator wants to expand sex-offender registry to include places of employment

    Legislator wants to expand sex-offender registry to include places of employment
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers: A past conviction is keeping me from finding work what can I do?   A state legislator has introduced a bill that she says will close a loophole in Illinois’ sex offender registry. Critics of…
Rank this Week: 3175

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Legislators seek to end state’s presumption that women are better for child custody

    Legislators seek to end state’s presumption that women are better for child custody
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What rules are there for Father’s Right in NC?”   The State of Massachusetts is considering a change to its custody laws…
  • Mar 19

    Lawyer says pets in contested divorce cases should go wherever the kids go

    Lawyer says pets in contested divorce cases should go wherever the kids go
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”   Custody battles between parents in a litigated divorce case can turn into ugly proxy wars in…
  • Mar 17

    Bill introduced to establish private, non-judicial divorce system

    Bill introduced to establish private, non-judicial divorce system
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can you guarantee I will get the resolution I want?”   Two Minnesota State legislators say the very idea of divorce implicates the court system, and that…
Rank this Week: 2655

Charlotte Injury Attorneys Blog

Charlotte Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers car accident, personal injury and motorcycle accident cases in Charlotte, North Carolina. By Myers Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlotteinjuryattorneysblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Dealing with Diminution in Value Claim

    Dealing with Diminution in Value Claim
    When a negligent driver causes a motor vehicle collision by wrecking another car, the innocent victims suffer many losses. One of these losses is a loss suffered by the owner of the vehicle: the loss in the value of the automobile. This…
  • Feb 24

    NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICANS WAGE ATTACK ON YOUR RIGHTS

    NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICANS WAGE ATTACK ON YOUR RIGHTS
    How much is the loss of an arm or leg due to a doctor's negligence worth to you? What about the loss of the ability to walk due to a medical error? North Carolina Republicans think that the maximum amount of money a jury should award for…
  • Nov 15

    What Personal Injury Victims Need to Know About Medicaid Lien

    What Personal Injury Victims Need to Know About Medicaid Lien
    A few weeks ago I posted about Medicare Liens and what people who suffer an injury as the result of someone else's negligence need to be on the lookout for if they have Medicare. Similar to Medicare, if a person has Medicaid and suffers an…
Rank this Week: 4396

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Grocery chain responsible for boy’s food-allergy death, lawsuit claim

    Grocery chain responsible for boy’s food-allergy death, lawsuit claim
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What if a loved one dies from the injuries sustained in a serious accident while the case is pending?”   A family whose…
  • Mar 24

    Confederate battle flag is free speech, must be put on license plates, group argue

    Confederate battle flag is free speech, must be put on license plates, group argue
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   Many well-known courtroom battles involving the interplay between the…
  • Mar 19

    Failure to allege defendant owed her a duty gets Plaintiff’s lawsuit dismissed

    Failure to allege defendant owed her a duty gets Plaintiff’s lawsuit dismissed
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “The insurance adjuster is saying I am partially negligent what does that mean?”   The failure by the mother of a…
Rank this Week: 3502

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4840

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer…

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By The Law Offices of Christopher S. Shumate, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker
    Charlotte workers have two primary choices for governor in the upcoming election. They can vote for Walter Dalton or Pat McRory. I am a Charlotte workers' compensation lawyer; I represent people injured on the job. I don't hide that fact;…
  • Jul 1

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?
    As indicated in previous blog postings, the issue of employers lacking workers' compensation insurance in North Carolina has become an increasing problem recently. The North Carolina legislature recently responded by passing House Bill 237,…
  • Jun 25

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack
    On a June 22, 2012, an eight year boy from York, South Carolina was attacked by a Chow. According to witnesses, the dog was on his leash in a neighbor's yard when the attack occurred. There has been no indication of why the dog attacked the…
Rank this Week: 3621

Child Custody Attorney~In the…

Child Custody Attorney~In the Trenches

Covers child custody and family law issues. By Arlaine Rockey.

http://childcustodyattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:  HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey © 2014PART 2:  GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CUSTODY CASE There are two main kinds of evidence in a custody case:  witnesses and…
  • Aug 31

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey [1]© 2014 PART 1:  HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CUSTODY CONSULTATION Child custody disputes are not pretty.  If you and the other…
  • Dec 2

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)
    Abusers sometimes use false allegations of parental alienation against the protective parent to help deflect away from the abuse allegations and to turn the tables on the protective parent. Unfortunately, it works. Thus, as a protective…
Rank this Week: 3335

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
Rank this Week: 1461

Craige Brawley Liipfert & Walker…

Craige Brawley Liipfert & Walker LLP Blog

Covers elder law.

http://www.craigebrawley.com/blog/
  • May 11

    Long-Term Care Insurance

    Long-Term Care Insurance
    Our safety net has a hole in it. If you or a loved one live in North Carolina and end up needing 24-hour-per-day care in an assisted living facility (like many persons in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, for example), you will have…
  • May 11

    Giving Your House Away and Medicaid Transfer Penaltie

    Giving Your House Away and Medicaid Transfer Penaltie
    One question I am often asked is whether clients should give their homes to their children. The usual reason for the question is the parents wanting to get eligible for Medicaid quicker and save the house for the children. The decision is not…
  • May 5

    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk

    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk
    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk
Rank this Week: 4192

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham,…

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham, Cary

Covers DUI defense in North Carolina. By David A. Bauernfeind.

http://www.raleighdurhamlaw.com
  • May 11

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh
    The number of children drowned in bathtubs accounts for almost two-thirds of reported fatal drowning in the home. As with most cases of child drowning, the accident occurred while the parent or caregiver was not looking. Statistics show that…
  • May 11

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh
    A 23-year-old woman died and two other people were injured in a multiple-vehicle truck-car wreck in Raleigh. The accident started around 10:45 pm on I-40 eastbound near Hammond Road. An initial collision occurred when a tractor-trailer…
  • May 11

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire
    People who live in an apartment sign a lease that indicates what is required of them as tenants and of the property owner as landlord. Both are subject to legal obligations, regardless of whether they are included in the lease. Among the…
Rank this Week: 2910

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?
    When it comes to bankruptcy, it’s important to know the limitations of a bankruptcy. One area we occasionally have people ask about is whether they can file bankruptcy or not if they have a trust. To answer this question, yes; generally…
  • Mar 17

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary workers’ compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called a Form 25T.…
  • Mar 10

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained
    Great question! This can be answered easily using a couple of scenarios. Let’s use the example of Tom and Jane. Tom goes to Old Navy and opens up a credit card. When he fills out the application, he uses only his name and credit history…
Rank this Week: 1480

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Discusses North Carolina family law topics. By Martha New Milam.

http://durhamfamilylawjournal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?
    In this recent article,  Dr. Pauline Boss describes an alternative to ending a relationship because it’s not everything we wish for.  She describes this as making a "conscious choice".  In all intimate…
  • Apr 29

    A Simple Communications Model to Use

    A Simple Communications Model to Use
    Cathy Heenan, Ed.D. recently posted an article in her blog that introduces a model you can use with your spouse when emotions are running high and you need to be able to solve a dispute.Here's what you need to do:If you can agree with…
  • Mar 24

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA
     In a recent New York Times OP-ED Nicholas Kristof informs us that in the United States, domestic violence claims the life of an American Woman every six hours and strikes 25% of all American women in their lifetimes.  Such…
Rank this Week: 3573

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Library reconfigures for Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition

    Library reconfigures for Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition
    The Law Library will be reconfigured to host the Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition beginning Thursday morning, March 26 through Monday, March 30, 2015.We expect you will have regular access to library materials…
  • Mar 22

    Restoring Competency with NCGS 35A-1130: New UNC-SOG Social Services Law Bulletin

    Restoring Competency with NCGS 35A-1130: New UNC-SOG Social Services Law Bulletin
    The newest issue of the University of North Carolina School of Government's Social Services Law Bulletin is now available!  Issue 44 is linked through the Elon Law Library catalog and also available directly through the UNC-SOG…
  • Feb 3

    Administration of Justice Bulletin

    Administration of Justice Bulletin
    Hot off the presses (or really, just on your computer screen) is the latest issue of the Administration of Justice Bulletin (No. 2015/01).  This issue is about judicial misconduct that can lead to discipline from the North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 2892

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3117

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

Covers family law issues in North Carolina. By McIlveen Family Law Firm.

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    So, you’re meeting with a family law attorney for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your issues! You might be startled to find that when…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)
    Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless…
  • Apr 15

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte
    1. White Water Rafting Center: This spot is sure to provide plenty of fun! There is a white water rafting area, a ziplining area and ample bike trails. Also, there is rock climbing and an awesome restaurant to go to for lunch or dinner. On…
Rank this Week: 3107

Greensboro Law Blog

Greensboro Law Blog

Covers the practice of law in Greensboro, North Carolina.

http://greensborolaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    We're Posting to Social Media!

    We're Posting to Social Media!
    Check out all of our social media pages: Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/greensborobarFollow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/GreensboroBar Connect with us on LinkedIn!…
  • Oct 9

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education
    https://www.elon.edu/E/law/news/new-law-curriculum-fall-2015.html
  • Oct 8

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.
    Greensboro Bar Association members are invited to attendSWEARING IN CEREMONY October 10, 2014 at 3 p.m. Courtroom 4C of the Guilford County Courthouse Reception Immediately Afterwards at Churchill's on Elm in Downtown GreensboroThe Young…
Rank this Week: 2077

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    School Bus Accidents Costly for North Carolina

    School Bus Accidents Costly for North Carolina
    A Durham television station reported recently that school bus accidents in North Carolina cost the state an average of $5.5 million a year for medical bills and property damage sustained by injured drivers. The report by WTVD says the…
  • Mar 20

    Hospital to Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem

    Hospital to Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem
    For many years now, hospitals in North Carolina and across the nation have been experiencing what could only be called a rising epidemic of work-related injuries among nurses, nurses’ aides, orderlies, and other healthcare workers. A…
  • Mar 18

    Steps to Take After A Larger Truck Accident

    Steps to Take After A Larger Truck Accident
    Getting into an accident with a tractor trailer is one of the greatest fears for many motorists. The sheer size of 18 wheelers and other large trucks makes some drivers flinch when big trucks rumble past on the interstate. The… The…
Rank this Week: 5035

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member
    As a business owner or a person wanting to start a business; you may face a lot of legal red tape questions that left unanswered can adversely affect your business. Brian King will be conducting a Business Talk seminar exploring the following…
  • Nov 4

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!
    King Law Offices, known locally as King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, has moved it’s Shelby office from 221 South Lafayette Street,  #4,  to 131 West Marion Street., directly across from the upcoming Farmer’s Market.…
  • Oct 14

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic
    King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes would like to thank Bobbie Young and the team at REAL in Marion for providing an opportunity for Brian W. King to teach the fundamental business law practices for new businesses here in McDowell County and…
Rank this Week: 4784

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Mar 27

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC
    Tags: Map Act NCinverse condemnation attorney NCRepublican lawmakers are working on House Bill 183 to repeal the controversial Map Act. (see link below to Lawyers Weekly article) The Map Act saves the NC Department of Transportation…
  • Mar 27

    Inverse Condemnation NC- Greensboro Urban Loop

    Inverse Condemnation NC- Greensboro Urban Loop
    Tags: greensboro urban loopinverse condemnation NCArticle discussing recent lawsuit by 3 Guilford County owners against the NC DOT Website for www.takingland.com: http://takingland.com/greensboro-urban-loop-inverse-condemnation/
  • Mar 24

    Independent Contractor or Employee Test

    Independent Contractor or Employee Test
    Tags: IRS Independent Contractor TestCorporate attorney North CarolinaMany times employers ask whether they need to declare a person an independent contractor or an employee. The IRS has a test to help with that. Employers need to use…
Rank this Week: 3104

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Is Campus Sexual Assault Just a “Greek” Thing?

    Is Campus Sexual Assault Just a “Greek” Thing?
    Examining the Link Between Greek Life & Sexual Assault So what is going on with the association of Greek Life and sexual assault? In the wake of many months’ worth of negative press surrounding collegiate Greek Life, this question…
  • Feb 12

    D. Hardison Wood Named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina

    D. Hardison Wood Named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina
    The National Trial Lawyers Announces D. Hardison Wood as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that D. Hardison Wood of the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood in Cary,…
  • Jan 22

    D. Hardison Wood and Adam Smith Named to the 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers List

    D. Hardison Wood and Adam Smith Named to the 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers List
    Award-Winning Attorneys Cary, NC The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood is proud to announce that two of our outstanding attorneys, D. Hardison Wood and Adam Smith, have been selected to the 2015 North Carolina Rising Stars list. The North…
Rank this Week: 4952

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Covers estate planning and elder law in North Carolina.

http://www.cheryldavid.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting An Effective Pet Trust from Cheryl David A trust cannot operate without having property it can use to pay the pet’s expenses. The property you choose to transfer to the trust is known as the…
  • Jan 19

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet's Future Without You from Cheryl David A pet plan is a part of an estate plan that provides for the needs of your pets in the event you die or become incapacitated. Learn more about pet planning in…
  • Jan 13

    Debunking Some Common Living Trusts Myth

    Debunking Some Common Living Trusts Myth
    If you are a regular reader of our blog you already know that living trusts are a common element in many modern estate plans. However, you might also be under the influence of some common living trust myths that circulate in the general…
Rank this Week: 2546

Law School: Success & Careers

Law School: Success & Careers

Advice, tips and musings regarding law school and life thereafter from a former trial lawyer (and guest bloggers), now Director of Public Service Programs at the North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC.

http://lawschoolsuccessandcareers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe
    Are Yankee fans truly this obnoxious? Truly you, jest! :-) In my Twitter profile, I note that I like to draw parallels between life and baseball. I thought that I would include a scene from an old Kevin Costner movie ("For the Love of…
  • Jan 28

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE
    As I've indicated on many occasions here, and on Twitter, I am a big proponent of students participating in both substantive and social activities in a local bar association.  Cliche though it may be. . "if you want to fish, go where the…
  • Jan 22

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"
    Part II of the "long distance runner" series The first of the "Long Distance Runner" blog articles The Loneliness of the Long Distance Law Student: Do Study Groups Work Or Not - Your Call was a discussion regarding whether law students…
Rank this Week: 4421

Lawyer Goggles

Lawyer Goggles

Commentary on various and sundry legal and cultural issues. By John Wait.

http://lawyergoggles.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    More Class Action Fun.

    More Class Action Fun.
    A friend called me this week with the following scenario.
  • Feb 17

    More Class Action Fun.

    More Class Action Fun.
    A friend called me this week with the following scenario. My friend (“Bob”) received a letter in the mail from Company A informing him that a class action lawsuit had been settled, and that he qualified for part of the settlement…
  • Jan 12

    Monkey Picture Per Request.

    Monkey Picture Per Request.
    Monkey on Dog
Rank this Week: 4289

Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Published by Bowen & Berry, PLLC

http://www.lumbertonlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina
    Woodberry "Woody" Bowen now defends criminal cases where once he prosecuted for twelve years. In Robeson County North Carolina Bowen was on the prosecutorial staff of Joe Freeman Britt, the Guinness Book of Records "Deadliest DA". Joe had…
  • Mar 25

    North Carolina Still Recognizes Alienation of Affections Court Claim

    North Carolina Still Recognizes Alienation of Affections Court Claim
    The Lumberton North Carolina Courts provide a good forum for Alienation of Affection cases. NC is only one a a handful of remaining states which allow an action against a third party for wrecking a marriage. The claim is called allienation…
  • Mar 23

    Slandered Red Springs NC Shopper Wins Record Jury Verdict

    Slandered Red Springs NC Shopper Wins Record Jury Verdict
    I was not long out of the DA's office from a position as a state prosecutor. Fresh back in private practice those decades ago, no big cases were lining up at the door just yet. So I had to make the most of what I had. A young mechanic…
Rank this Week: 4301

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 5

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic
    By Zev Goldstein, Esq.   Driving distracted is one […] Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 25

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney
    James Minick Co-Author’s New DUI Book James Minic […] Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 5056

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 2523

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
Rank this Week: 2115

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy issues in North Carolina. By Fabricius & Fabricius PLLC.

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • Aug 4

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
  • Jul 21

    Stuck in a High Interest Car Loan? Chapter 13 Can Lower Rate

    Stuck in a High Interest Car Loan? Chapter 13 Can Lower Rate
    Here in North Carolina, a car is typically essential transportation. Owning a car can be vital to continued employment. Lenders and car lots know this, and are very willing to loan money to buy a car. The catch, however, is a high, sometimes…
  • May 22

    Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1

    Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1
    Last month, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved fee increases to a number of bankruptcy filing fees, effective June 1, 2014. For Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, the increase is $29. For Chapter 11 cases, the increase is a…
Rank this Week: 4142

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

Legal news and analysis on matters affecting financial institutions and other businesses, with an emphasis on North Carolina. By Matt Cordell.

http://bizlawnc.com/
  • Mar 1

    Data Security Breaches, Unauthorized Transfers, and Corporate Accout Takeovers ...What You Missed!

    Data Security Breaches, Unauthorized Transfers, and Corporate Accout Takeovers ...What You Missed!
    On Friday, I had the honor to join some distinguished speakers for an all-day continuing legal education seminar on computer technology and the law.  My fellow presenters were:Clark Walton, former CIA forensic computer analyst, lawyer…
  • Feb 9

    NC Commissioner of Banks Ray Grace Re-Appointed

    NC Commissioner of Banks Ray Grace Re-Appointed
    Commissioner Ray Grace -photo by M. CordellToday, Governor McCrory appointed Ray Grace to serve as North Carolina's Commissioner of Banks for another term.  Although Commissioenr Grace has been "appointed," the process actually works…
  • Jan 16

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?
    Earlier this week, the President announced a new cybersecurity initiative. The White House explained that:"[t]here is a growing perception that individuals have lost control of their personal information; a negative implication of such a…
Rank this Week: 2455

Norris Law Firm Blog

Norris Law Firm Blog

Covers areas of concern to North Carolina consumers, including lemon law, consumer law, auto vehicle repossessions.

http://www.lemonlawnc.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?
    So now @General Mills is forcing you to arbitrate disputes simply by engaging with them in an online forum, or even using a coupon to purchase one of its products!  Could you imagine that using a coupon for .25c off a box of cereal meant…
  • Apr 11

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?
    There has been a lot of news lately about vehicle recalls, especially with the GM Ignition Recalls fiasco.  This leads to an interesting question of whether someone who has recently, but unwittingly, purchased a vehicle that falls under…
  • Apr 4

    YoYo Jury Verdict Upheld By NC Court of Appeal

    YoYo Jury Verdict Upheld By NC Court of Appeal
    NC Court of Appeals Upholds Jury Verdict for Dealership in a YoYo Sales In March, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion affirming a jury verdict on an auto fraud case involving yoyo sales.   In Patterson v.…
Rank this Week: 4292

North Carolina and South Carolina…

North Carolina and South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents and tractor-trailer accidents. By Grimes Teich Anderson LLP.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Injured At Work: Concerned About Your Light Duty Job?

    Injured At Work: Concerned About Your Light Duty Job?
    For work injuries after June 24, 2011, North Carolina Law encourages employers to provide “light duty” positions while the injured worker is recovering from a work injury. These can be made up positions – a job for which the…
  • Mar 19

    What is A Contingency Fee for Lawyers?

    What is A Contingency Fee for Lawyers?
    A frequent question from our clients is how do contingency fees work? We do almost all of our personal injury work on a contingency fee basis. That means the fee is a percentage of the amount we recover for the client. Depending on the kind…
  • Mar 16

    Is It a Crime to Lie About Military Service?

    Is It a Crime to Lie About Military Service?
    Exaggeration, especially when it comes to military or combat experiences, is nothing new. Probably the only time that people exaggerate more is when talking about fishing or past dating. Lately it seems that everyone is lying about their past…
Rank this Week: 3893

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Mar 27

    Dead Partner And Disqualification

    Dead Partner And Disqualification
    The Business Court on Wednesday disqualified  a law firm from representing its longtime corporate client in a lawsuit against the corporation's former CEO and Chairman of its Board of Directors. The basis for the ruling in Kingsdown Inc.…
  • Mar 23

    If You Are Proceeding Pro Se In The Business Court It Is Best Not To Be Defiant

    If You Are Proceeding Pro Se In The Business Court It Is Best Not To Be Defiant
    It's probably never a good idea to proceed without a lawyer in any Court, but if you are a non-lawyer and insist on proceeding pro se in the Business Court, don't be defiant and obnoxious.  You will not like the result. Two of the…
  • Mar 5

    There Is A Difference Between "Inducing" Something and "Causing" Something

    There Is A Difference Between "Inducing" Something and "Causing" Something
    If you asked me to list my favorite torts, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage would be near the bottom of the list. But that tort was front and center in Judge McGuire's Opinion in KRG New Hill Place, LLC v. Springs…
Rank this Week: 507

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Bean v. Pacific Coast Elevator Corp. - Non-Economic Damage Award Valid

    Bean v. Pacific Coast Elevator Corp. - Non-Economic Damage Award Valid
    When someone is injured in an auto accident, it often will cost them more than the expenses totaled on medical bills. There is the time they lose at work (if they are even able to return), and the repairs that must be made to the vehicle.…
  • Mar 25

    Rental Car Safety Urged Ahead of Vacation Season Travel

    Rental Car Safety Urged Ahead of Vacation Season Travel
    It's been a rough winter in North Carolina, with snowstorms causing major power outages, frigid temperatures, icy roads, school cancellations and halted flights. Now that we are beginning to thaw, many are thinking about a spring or early…
  • Mar 23

    Midwestern Indem. Co. v. Brooks - Stacking of UIM Coverage Benefit

    Midwestern Indem. Co. v. Brooks - Stacking of UIM Coverage Benefit
    When a person is involved in an auto accident with another driver who lacks insurance - or lacks enough insurance to cover all damages - the injured party can pursue uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage through their own insurer. The…
Rank this Week: 2164

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Mar 27

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    195 new bills were filed in the North Carolina Senate yesterday, the deadline for filing new bills in that chamber this session. I haven’t reviewed all the new bills – or all the bills filed before yesterday, for that…
  • Mar 26

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle
    I live in Durham, where the ELF is built. The ELF is a pedal-and-electric-powered reverse tricycle with an egg-shaped body and a solar panel roof. It is certainly unique. A 360-degree view is available here. Organic Transit, the company that…
  • Mar 25

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim
    The rules of thumb about expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases are (1) that an expert can’t testify that a child was, in fact, abused absent physical evidence, and (2) that an expert can testify to common characteristics or…
Rank this Week: 1902

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is getting ready for National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is from October 19 - 25, this year. Since motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens ages 14 to…
  • Sep 25

    Multiple Wrecks in Asheville

    Multiple Wrecks in Asheville
    Traffic on I-26 and I-40 was backed up on Wednesday morning as crews worked to clear multiple crash scenes. At about 8:00 a.m. on I-40, two separate wrecks involving at least 10 cars sent three people to the hospital. According to WLOS ABC…
  • Sep 24

    Construction Worker Killed on I-40

    Construction Worker Killed on I-40
    Early Friday morning, a construction worker was struck and killed by a motorist on I-40. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened sometime around 2:00 a.m., near Morganton. For currently unknown reasons, the driver of a…
Rank this Week: 2292

North Carolina Litigation Blog

North Carolina Litigation Blog

Covers litigation in North Carolina including construction law, personal injury, insurance, N.C. Court of Appeals and N.C. Supreme Court opinions. By Angela Jolly.

http://northcarolinalitigationblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up
      The McIlveen Family Law Firm has jump started its summer by becoming involved with several charities around Charlotte and Gastonia. …Continue reading »
  • Feb 15

    Child Support

    Child Support
    Reblogged from N.C. Family Law Blog: Child Support
  • Feb 9

    Rising Flood Waters in Charlotte Mean Higher Insurance Cost

    Rising Flood Waters in Charlotte Mean Higher Insurance Cost
    If you live in the Charlotte area then you that when the heavy rains come so does the flooding and it’s only getting worse. NC flood maps are being updated so be sure to check your address to see if your house is now in a flood zone. If so…
Rank this Week: 3629

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Smith, Hargett, Petho & Anderson

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation
    By :Douglas A. PethoLawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury Once injured employee has been determined to have reached a maximum medical improvement after an injury (often referred to as a patient being at "MMI"), employers will…
  • Dec 19

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina
    By :Douglas A. Petho If you have been injured at work your employer or health insurance company may have advised you to seek benefits under North Carolina workers compensation. If you have never had to file a claim before, you may be…
  • May 22

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?
    By :Douglas A. Petho Medical payments coverage or "med pay" as it is often referred to, is an optional form of insurance that may be purchased in connection with an automobile liability insurance policy. Under this coverage, the insurer…
Rank this Week: 4116

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Book v. Voma Tire Corp. - Faulty Tire Lawsuit to Proceed

    Book v. Voma Tire Corp. - Faulty Tire Lawsuit to Proceed
    A state supreme court has granted approval for a defective tire lawsuit to proceed in state court against one of China's largest auto parts manufacturers. The case stems from severe injury suffered by a teen worker when a reportedly…
  • Mar 24

    Lemaire v. Covenant Care - Nursing Home Abuse Fine Reduced

    Lemaire v. Covenant Care - Nursing Home Abuse Fine Reduced
    We expect when we entrust the care of our loved ones to a nursing home facility, those staffers will treat them as their own. Unfortunately, that is often not the case, and elderly, vulnerable persons are subjected to neglect, over-medication…
  • Mar 21

    Uriell v. Regents of UC - $550K Lawsuit for Failure to Diagnose

    Uriell v. Regents of UC - $550K Lawsuit for Failure to Diagnose
    A California appellate court recently upheld a $550,000 medical malpractice verdict for the wrongful death of a woman whose doctor failed to timely diagnose her with breast cancer. The cancer was reportedly already in the later stages when…
Rank this Week: 2419

North Carolina Social Security…

North Carolina Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability benefits, appeals and hearings. By the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.C.

http://www.northcarolinasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful
    2012 is on the horizon. If you are on North Carolina social security disability, or if you seek SSD or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, odds are that you face multiple budgetary challenges. Those financial challenges are stacked…
  • Dec 18

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability
    The quest for North Carolina Social Security Disability can be brutally slow, especially when you measure that quest in terms of our 24/7, Twitter-centric world view. It’s easy to get impatient, in other words, particularly if you’re…
  • Dec 15

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?
    In 2011, over 3 million people sought social security disability benefits in North Carolina and elsewhere in the U.S. It’s a safe bet that many hundreds of thousands of those applicants came out of the process disappointed, if not…
Rank this Week: 3938