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a little legal blog

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: 3001

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: 4968

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • May 29

    Boating Accident Fatality in North Carolina

    Boating Accident Fatality in North Carolina
    Boating Accident Fatality in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer  On May 16, a boating accident took place on the Roanoke Sound in North Carolina that claimed the life of one man and injured another.  According to…
  • May 25

    Pedestrian and Bike Safety in North Carolina

    Pedestrian and Bike Safety in North Carolina
    Pedestrian and Bike Safety in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer According to Watch for Me NC, around 2,400 pedestrians and 960 bicyclists are hit by cars on North Carolina Streets every year.  Watch for Me NC is a…
  • May 13

    Trial Continues in Duke Hospital Medical Malpractice

    Trial Continues in Duke Hospital Medical Malpractice
    Trial Continues in Duke Hospital Medical Malpractice  An article posted May 7 covered the continuation of a medical malpractice trial in Durham, N.C. where Duke University Medical Center is a defendant.  According to the article,…
Rank this Week: 4907

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

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

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • May 21

    Why Did BHP Billiton Settle an FCPA Case Including 7+ Year-Old Conduct?

    Why Did BHP Billiton Settle an FCPA Case Including 7+ Year-Old Conduct?
    Remember the Water Cube from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing?  BHP Billiton has probably had reason to think about it recently.  On Wednesday it settled an FCPA case with the SEC arising out of the company’s sponsoring the…
  • May 12

    D.C. Circuit Says “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose” Is Maybe Not the Best Set of Rules for Criminal Forfeiture

    D.C. Circuit Says “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose” Is Maybe Not the Best Set of Rules for Criminal Forfeiture
    If you’re a federal prosecutor, you have a lot of tools at your disposal.  Crimes waiting to be indicted are abundant.  If you’re having trouble getting a defendant sentenced as a career offender, you can see if he fits…
  • May 5

    Insider Trading Recklessness and Kevin Love’s Shoulder

    Insider Trading Recklessness and Kevin Love’s Shoulder
    A couple of weeks ago I expressed skepticism about the ultimate impact of Judge Rakoff’s recent opinion in SEC v. Payton.  In it, he held that for purposes of a motion to dismiss, the SEC had adequately alleged insider trading…
Rank this Week: 2464

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: 2360

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4392

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Craigslist-post conviction thrown out; criminal defamation law ruled unconstitutional

    Craigslist-post conviction thrown out; criminal defamation law ruled unconstitutional
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?”   The axiom that “The truth shall set you free” is, in my opinion, a bit overused and often used out of…
  • May 21

    Class action challenges alleged police quota system, non-PC criminal summonse

    Class action challenges alleged police quota system, non-PC criminal summonse
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Five years after he was issued two criminal summonses by a New York City police officer for alleged…
  • May 19

    Life imitates art in Big Lebowski-esque wrong-car smashup

    Life imitates art in Big Lebowski-esque wrong-car smashup
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC responds to “The person that called the police doesn’t want to press charges, can I still be prosecuted?”   A twenty-two-year old Florida man brought a scene from Joel and…
Rank this Week: 3134

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/
  • May 26

    Say No to social media and Yes to your marriage, says psychologist

    Say No to social media and Yes to your marriage, says psychologist
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?”   Attorneys have long used Facebook…
  • May 21

    Divorce should be tougher or it should be easier, depending on who you ask

    Divorce should be tougher or it should be easier, depending on who you ask
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?”   Think divorce is tough? It’s not tough enough, say activists and…
  • May 19

    “Secret marriage” torpedoes man’s engagement to television personality

    “Secret marriage” torpedoes man’s engagement to television personality
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I’m not getting along with my husband. We’ve been married two weeks and it was a mistake. Can’t I just get an…
Rank this Week: 2604

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: 4378

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 28

    Pair of 2008 “scared-to-death” cases draw to a close, seven years on

    Pair of 2008 “scared-to-death” cases draw to a close, seven years on
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?”   The estate of a Michigan man who suffered a fatal…
  • May 26

    Sharpton’s Facebook post teaches lesson about social-media use during PI case

    Sharpton’s Facebook post teaches lesson about social-media use during PI case
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “The insurance company wants to send me to their own doctor for a second opinion. Do I have to go?”   Before last week, I…
  • May 21

    Woman claims racial, sexual discrimination caused her termination from financial firm

    Woman claims racial, sexual discrimination caused her termination from financial firm
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What should I do if I have been injured by another party but I can’t afford a lawyer?”   A woman who is married to an American National Football League…
Rank this Week: 3478

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: 4846

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: 3587

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: 3308

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: 1458

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: 4174

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: 2893

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1475

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: 3566

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
  • May 15

    Test

    Test
  • May 11

    Summer & post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

    Summer & post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law
    Lexis and Bloomberg Law permit unrestricted summer access to both continuing students and law graduates. Westlaw restricts summer access by students and graduates to specific purposes and requires those…
Rank this Week: 2892

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3114

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: 3083

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: 2088

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • May 28

    N.C. Workers’ Comp and Work-Related Vehicle Accident

    N.C. Workers’ Comp and Work-Related Vehicle Accident
    It is a mistake to overlook the availability of workers’ compensation benefits if you have been injured in a car or truck accident that was connected to your job duties. Motor vehicle accidents of all kinds are among the…
  • May 13

    Avoiding Accidents over Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding Accidents over Memorial Day Weekend
    Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer. Unfortunately, backyard cookouts, pool parties, lake and beach trips, and other celebrations of the season also lead to Memorial Day weekend being one of the heaviest periods of…
  • May 6

    Six Ways to Lose Your NC Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Six Ways to Lose Your NC Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    If you are employed in North Carolina and are injured or become ill because of your job, you likely qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. But if you don’t follow the rules, you could lose your eligibility for workers’…
Rank this Week: 4940

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: 4783

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

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

    Post Judgment Collection NC Attorney

    Post Judgment Collection NC Attorney
    Tags: post-judgment collection NCcollection attorney ncSo you have a judgment against someone in North Carolina, now what? If it's an individual-debtor, this article is for you. If it's a corporation or LLC or business entity, then get a…
  • May 26

    Agricultural Liens in NC

    Agricultural Liens in NC
    Tags: agricultural lawyers ncagriculture attorneys NCWe represent and have been involved with a number of providers of seed and fertilizer. Agriculture liens are one way to secure goods & services provided. If you have an…
  • May 7

    Petiton to Sell Real Property NC

    Petiton to Sell Real Property NC
    Tags: petition to sell real property ncestate lawyer ncIf you are faced with an issue where an estate needs to sell real property or you are opposed to an estate selling real property to pay debts of an estate, read more from my…
Rank this Week: 3090

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Crash on U.S. 264 In Eastern Wake County Wednesday

    Crash on U.S. 264 In Eastern Wake County Wednesday
    Frightening Wreck on U.S. 264 in Eastern Wake County on Wednesday Knightdale, N.C. – Authorities were forced to shut down U.S. Highway 264 between Raleigh and Knightdale early Wednesday due to an accident between a cement truck and a…
  • May 12

    Are Motorcycles As Dangerous As You Think?

    Are Motorcycles As Dangerous As You Think?
    A Deeper Look Into Motorcycle Safety in 2015 In honor of May being Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, we think it fitting to delve deeper into the safety of riding a motorcycle. But with recent crashes throughout North Carolina, and our…
  • Apr 15

    Follow Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Follow Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    Hardison Wood Supports Sexual Assault Awareness Sexual assault is a serious and all too prevalent crime. Though the media has covered certain “high-profile” sexual assault cases recently, mainly those involving local greek…
Rank this Week: 4949

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Covers estate planning and elder law in North Carolina.

http://www.cheryldavid.com/blog/
  • May 12

    Estate Planning Issues for Baby Boomer

    Estate Planning Issues for Baby Boomer
    In the past couple of weeks we have looked at estate planning issues for Millennials and members of Generation X, but this week we thought we would turn our attention to the aging baby boomer generation and the estate planning concerns they…
  • May 11

    Robin Williams’s Family Fighting Over Personal Item

    Robin Williams’s Family Fighting Over Personal Item
    Following his suicide in August of 2014, we learned that Robin Williams had crafted a rather sophisticated estate plan that protected his assets well, and left directions for how he wished his property to be distributed after his death.…
  • May 6

    Free Report: North Carolina Letters of Instruction: Part2

    Free Report: North Carolina Letters of Instruction: Part2
    The effectiveness of any estate planning tool, including letters of instruction, depends entirely on your ability to make sure it matches you needs, desires, and circumstances. Topics covered in this report include: Financial Details Contact…
Rank this Week: 2537

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: 4411

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: 4276

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…
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 27

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking
      Most people are familiar with the concept of sta […] Cyberstalking vs. Stalking is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cyberstalking vs. Stalking appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
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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.
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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: 2127

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…
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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/
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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.…
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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/
  • May 19

    Am I a Veteran according to the Department of Veterans Affairs?

    Am I a Veteran according to the Department of Veterans Affairs?
    Sometimes it is easy to determine if someone is a veteran, but other times it can be pretty difficult. This brief article will shed some light on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (“VA”) definition of “veteran”…
  • May 1

    What Evidence should I File in Support of my Claim for VA Disability?

    What Evidence should I File in Support of my Claim for VA Disability?
    This post will try to briefly explain the two most common and helpful forms of supporting evidence, Lay Evidence and Expert Evidence. When submitting a claim to the Department of Veterans Affairs, it is always highly encouraged that you also…
  • Apr 29

    How Long Must You Be Unable To Work Before Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits?

    How Long Must You Be Unable To Work Before Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits?
    If I become sick or injured and can no longer work, should I wait at  least 12 months before applying for Social Security Disability benefits? How long must you be unable to work before applying for Social Security Disability benefits?…
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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/
  • May 28

    NC Business Court: Motions To Amend And The Statute Of Limitation

    NC Business Court: Motions To Amend And The Statute Of Limitation
    Maybe you have the same nightmare that I do.  You have moved to amend your Complaint to add a new defendant.  The statute of limitations is about to run, but your motion to amend was made before the end of the limitations…
  • May 19

    NC Business Court Gives Full Faith And Credit To LegalZoom's California Class Action Settlement

    NC Business Court Gives Full Faith And Credit To LegalZoom's California Class Action Settlement
    There are probably some of you who lie awake at night wondering whether Leagalzoom's offering of do it yourself lawyering products will be found to be the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) in North Carolina. For those few of you, that…
  • May 15

    Two Claims You May Not Want To Make In North Carolina

    Two Claims You May Not Want To Make In North Carolina
    I said yesterday that there was too much in DSM Dyneema, LLC v. Thagard, 2015 NCBC 47 for just one post, so here are the rest of the key points from the case.  They involve two claims you might not want to bother to make in North…
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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/
  • May 27

    South Carolina Motorcycle Accident Proves Fatal

    South Carolina Motorcycle Accident Proves Fatal
    According to a recent article from News 12, a woman was killed in motorcycle crash in McCormick County, South Carolina. Authorities say the 43-year-old victim died on a Sunday afternoon when her motorcycle hit a guardrail, causing her to be…
  • May 25

    Lawsuits Filed in Charleston for Car Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicle

    Lawsuits Filed in Charleston for Car Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicle
    Everyone knows, when you see or hear an emergency vehicle rushing to the scene of an accident or crime, you must yield right of way, so as not to interfere with the vehicle. It is also true an emergency vehicle is allowed to run red traffic…
  • May 23

    Fatal Car Accident in Clarendon County, South Carolina

    Fatal Car Accident in Clarendon County, South Carolina
    According to a recent news report from WLTX 19, one person was killed in an early morning car crash in Clarendon County, South Carolina. The fatal car accident occurred on Interstate 95. Authorities say the crash occurred just after…
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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/
  • May 29

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    It was a big news week, but I’ll start with the General Assembly. First off, it passed a law, S.L. 2015-31, that requires motor vehicles to have at least one “stop lamp,” or brake light, on each side of the rear of the…
  • May 28

    Counting Jail Credit Day

    Counting Jail Credit Day
    If a defendant is arrested on Monday, detained all week, and sentenced on Friday, how many days of jail credit does he get? It’s either four or five, right? Five if you subscribe to the theory that any portion of a day is a day for…
  • May 27

    How Many Shades of Registration Violations?

    How Many Shades of Registration Violations?
    Gray is in.  And DMV knows it.    The News and Observer’s Road Worrier, Bruce Siceloff, reports that DMV is dropping its colorful registration renewal stickers in favor of neutral gray ones—and saving more than…
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North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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/
  • May 28

    Famous Philadelphia Chef Suffered Serious Spinal Cord Injury in Amtrak Crash

    Famous Philadelphia Chef Suffered Serious Spinal Cord Injury in Amtrak Crash
    In the days immediate following the fatal Amtrak derailment accident in Philadelphia, we were seeing around-the-clock coverage of the incident. Each day, we learned new details about the speed of the train and some of the conditions…
  • May 26

    North Carolina Boat Crash - One Dead, One Injured

    North Carolina Boat Crash - One Dead, One Injured
    Every year, as the weather gets warmer, thousands head to the North Carolina coast and the Outer Banks on weekends to spend time on the water. Boating is a very popular activity. While spending the day on a boat or personal watercraft can…
  • May 23

    South Carolina Rep. Clyburn Injured in Car Accident

    South Carolina Rep. Clyburn Injured in Car Accident
    According to a recent report form News 12, South Carolina State Representative Bill Clyburn was involved in an auto accident. Authorities say Clyburn had attended the funeral of a former South Carolina representative in the Williamsburg…
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