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The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Apr 1

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board
    Attached is a Board Effectiveness Checklist from governance.pro that helps an organization determine if it is being as effective as it can be. The checklist applies to all types of organizations, so all the factors may not apply to every...
  • Mar 20

    What a jury doesn't hear

    What a jury doesn't hear
    An American judge talking to a lawyer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After every trial, I try to talk with the individual jurors who heard my case. It helps me as a trial lawyer determine what strategy and tactics worked and what...
  • Feb 10

    Ask a Lawyer Day

    Ask a Lawyer Day
    Last week I participated in the Ask a Lawyer Day program in Wilmington NC. This is similar to Justice4All program where local attorneys field legal questions for free from the general public. Oftentimes it involves explanations of legal…
Rank this Week: 434

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 31

    NC Business Court On A Barely Ever Referenced Rule Of Civil Procedure And A Host Of Employment-Related Claim

    NC Business Court On A Barely Ever Referenced Rule Of Civil Procedure And A Host Of Employment-Related Claim
    There are undoubtedly many of the Rules of Civil Procedure that you remember by number.  Certainly Rules 12, 56, and 65.  But Rule 10(b)?  What does that even say? If you are reaching for your Rulebook, put it away.  Rule…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 754

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 31

    Cop who allegedly shot suspected drunken driver in back cleared of wrongdoing

    Cop who allegedly shot suspected drunken driver in back cleared of wrongdoing
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What am I obligated to do if I’ve been pulled for Drinking and Driving?”   Long before Ferguson police…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 915

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: 914

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: 897

Southeast VC

Southeast VC

Covers businesses, trends, technology and venture investing in the Southeast. By Jason Caplain.

http://southeastvc.blogs.com/southeast_vc/
  • Feb 23

    Be Proactive to Grow Your Busine

    Be Proactive to Grow Your Busine
    I had coffee with a local service provider last week. I am always up for meeting new people and it was the first time we had met. Our conversation went really well, but he mentioned he was very disappointed one...
  • Nov 20

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP
    We invited some local tech founders over to our office Wednesday night to meet Scott Kupor Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. We have been close with Scott since before he joined Andreessen Horowitz. We thought this would be a good...
  • Sep 9

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email
    I referenced WedPics' CEO/founder Justin Miller in my last blog post. He sends a monthly email to us. His emails serve 2 purposes: 1) Keeps Justin and WedPics top of mind 2) Shows off his continued success as he thinks...
Rank this Week: 1277

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary worker’s compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called Form 30D. Form…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1349

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: 1355

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 10

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret
    From India’s Business Standard, a report on the comforting information, I guess, that the NSA’s collection of information from private companies is not looking for trade secrets, but only following terror money as it moves around…
  • Aug 23

    John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager

    John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager
    From the Business Section of the Waterloo Cedar Falls (IA) Courier, a story concerning a trade secrets case by agricultural equipment maker Deere & Co. against the long-time general manager of its largest combine factory. Deere is seeking…
Rank this Week: 1370

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 1387

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: 1350

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Mar 30

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert
    Governor Pat McCrory According to N.C. Governor Pat McCrory, workers’ compensation claims cause the state to spend about $150 million per year. He claims that research by CorVel, the state’s administrator for state employee…
  • Mar 26

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande
    All of us need to talk honestly about matters that concern us. Talking honestly about end-of-life choices is essential, and Atul Gawande (a surgeon in Boston) makes that clear in his book Being Mortal. Are the desperate surgical procedures…
  • Mar 23

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Guadalupe González doesn’t know if she’s going to be able to make it much longer. The East Boston resident used to hold a full time position…
Rank this Week: 1687

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 1724

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: 1703

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/
  • Apr 1

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds that Implied Consent is not Actual Consent

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds that Implied Consent is not Actual Consent
    Prosecuting impaired drivers in Georgia just got a little bit harder. The Georgia Supreme Court held last week in Williams v. State, __ S.E.2d __ (Ga. 2015) that the mere fact that a DUI suspect agreed to allow officers to withdraw his…
  • Mar 31

    Revised Sex Offender Flow Chart (March 2015 edition)

    Revised Sex Offender Flow Chart (March 2015 edition)
    It’s time to post an updated sex offender and monitoring flow chart. I was going to do it last week, but I’m glad I didn’t. Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed North Carolina’s appellate courts…
  • Mar 30

    Drug Dogs and Checkpoint

    Drug Dogs and Checkpoint
    I’ve had several questions about the role of drug dogs at motor vehicle checkpoints. The details are below, but a quick summary of the law is as follows: (1) Officers can’t lawfully run drug dogs around every vehicle stopped at a…
Rank this Week: 1956

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 31

    Asheville Birth Injury Lawsuit Against Doctor With History

    Asheville Birth Injury Lawsuit Against Doctor With History
    The North Carolina Medical Board has launched an investigation of an obstetrician in Asheville who oversaw three home-birth deliveries in which all three babies died. As it turns out, the Asheville Citizen-Times reports, that same physician…
  • Mar 30

    Anderson DUI Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Driver, Bar

    Anderson DUI Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Driver, Bar
    A civil lawsuit filed by the family of one of three youths killed in a deadly DUI accident in Anderson late last year names not only the alleged drunk driver, but also the establishment that reportedly served him alcohol. The 17-year-old…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1963

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 2011

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: 2027

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: 1806

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 29

    Lemley v. Wilson - Liability in Roadside Work Crew Death Case

    Lemley v. Wilson - Liability in Roadside Work Crew Death Case
    Roadside work crews undoubtedly have a dangerous job. They suffer not only the risk of injury faced by all construction workers (which is high in comparison to other occupations), they also risk working near fast-moving traffic. In fact, the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2258

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury
    A man who suffered an injury at work caused by an underlying knee condition unrelated to his job will receive workers' compensation, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled. In Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., the worker was…
  • Mar 26

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending
    If you work in the fast-food industry, chances are, you have suffered a burn. Most likely, you endured more than one. That's according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Council for Occupational Safety, which indicated…
  • Mar 24

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed
    Almost all companies with more than a few employees in North Carolina must carry workers' compensation insurance. The goal is to ensure that workers injured on-the-job have easy access to necessary medical care, and are adequately supported…
Rank this Week: 2257

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    Hamilton County, Fishers to add roundabouts, lanes to 96th Street

    Hamilton County, Fishers to add roundabouts, lanes to 96th Street
      Fishers and Hamilton County plan major upgrades to 96th Street over the next three years, including adding roundabouts and making lane improvements. Mayor Scott Fadness said he wants to ensure that urban decay doesn't strike the…
  • Mar 23

    Landowners wary of energy line plan

    Landowners wary of energy line plan
      PANA -- What will happen to their land and how much say they will have were the concerns of more than 120 Central Illinois landowners at a meeting sponsored by the Shelby County Farm Bureau on Thursday. The meeting at Oak Terrace…
  • Mar 9

    Easement Negotiation Tips Ohio Landowners Should Know

    Easement Negotiation Tips Ohio Landowners Should Know
    When landowners are faced with a potential pipeline easement across their property, there are many things that should be considered. The first, and likely the most important, is that landowners are not completely at the mercy of the large…
Rank this Week: 2200

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: 2246

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: 2293

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: 2154

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: 2205

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Downfall to Specialization?

    Downfall to Specialization?
    It can’t happen to me, right? When I hear people talk about a workplace injury, I am relieved that I
  • Sep 3

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!
    Really? Can they do that?  That seems so unfair?!  While not at all unheard of in the trial setting, thi
  • Aug 30

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?
    The paperwork following an accident can create more pain and suffering than the actual auto accident itself.  This is all
Rank this Week: 2088

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • 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
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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/
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a little legal blog

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.
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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…
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Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Focuses on construction and business law, commercial creditor's rights and estate planning.

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Robert C. Armstrong Joins Vann Attorneys, PLLC

    Robert C. Armstrong Joins Vann Attorneys, PLLC
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, N.C. – Vann Attorneys, PLLC is proud to announce the addition of Mr. Robert C. “Rob” Armstrong to its North Carolina law practice. Mr. Armstrong is a graduate of the University of…
  • Mar 30

    The Benefits of Forming as an LLC

    The Benefits of Forming as an LLC
    Deciding which business entity your new company should be is a daunting task.  You will need to consider the tax implications, the state liability issues, and what ongoing responsibilities will have to be performed in order to keep the…
  • Mar 19

    Webinar: Resolving Delinquent Account

    Webinar: Resolving Delinquent Account
    Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.Vann Attorneys Webinar: Resolving Delinquent Accounts Submit your questions in advance by email and social…
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Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • Mar 30

    When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?

    When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?
    When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?  WMBF.com is reporting on the tragic death of Deajah Hough – a 15-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed while attempting to cross a busy intersection in Darlington South…
  • 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…
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
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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: 3211

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…
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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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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: 3719

On The Docket

On The Docket

Covers appellate litigation in the Carolinas and beyond. By Nexsen Pruet.

http://www.nexsenpruetonthedocket.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Error Preservation in South Carolina: Beware the "Two Issue" Rule.

    Error Preservation in South Carolina: Beware the "Two Issue" Rule.
    By Kirsten E. SmallBecause I am an appellate lawyer, error preservation is the bane of my existence. I don't care if the trial judge excluded your evidence, kicked a puppy, or made the jury deliberate through the Clemson-Carolina game. If you…
  • Sep 19

    The Appellate Code: The Many Meanings of "Per Curiam"

    The Appellate Code: The Many Meanings of "Per Curiam"
    By Kirsten E. SmallWe all know that “per curiam” means “by the court.” But, to echo a 1960s hippie-type, what does “per curiam” really mean, man? What message, if any, is an appellate court conveying by issuing an opinion “per…
  • Sep 12

    New Fourth Circuit Nominee Stephanie Thacker

    New Fourth Circuit Nominee Stephanie Thacker
    By Kirsten E. SmallJust in time for "On the Docket" to return from its summer hiatus ("hiatus" sounds so much more deliberate than "holy cow, I've been busy lately," doesn't it?), President Obama has officially announced a new pick for the…
Rank this Week: 3124

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Botched order filing draws bankruptcy judge’s ire, sanction

    Botched order filing draws bankruptcy judge’s ire, sanction
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Most judges—including bankruptcy judges—rely on lawyers at least in part to…
  • Mar 26

    Bankrupt company that promised to keep customer data private is selling it

    Bankrupt company that promised to keep customer data private is selling it
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is a small business bankruptcy ?”   For years, retail chains have been collecting customer data to use for marketing,…
  • Mar 24

    Private school’s bankruptcy liquidation unearths unsecured student record

    Private school’s bankruptcy liquidation unearths unsecured student record
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?”   The private Wisconsin International School once boasted enrollment of some 800 students in its…
Rank this Week: 4135

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 30

    Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny

    Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny
    When charged with a crime, all criminal defendants must […] Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 3974

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • 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: 3950

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: 4156

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: 3896

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    Obtaining a Trademark… Are We There Yet?

    Obtaining a Trademark… Are We There Yet?
    You have decided that it is finally time to protect your brand, however you have been wondering how long it will take before you officially are the owner of a trademark. The answer will generally depend upon your specific situation, however,…
  • Mar 11

    Community Association Managers, Lawyers, and Tooth Whitening?

    Community Association Managers, Lawyers, and Tooth Whitening?
    So, what do state boards that regulate community association managers and dentists have in common? According to a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court last week, possibly more than you’d think. Interestingly, the case of North Carolina…
  • Mar 6

    Unpaid Rent: 5 things a North Carolina Landlord should think after a tenant leave

    Unpaid Rent: 5 things a North Carolina Landlord should think after a tenant leave
    Your tenants are gone and still owe you rent. Is it worth your time, effort and money to pursue a money judgment against them? Unfortunately, collection efforts can be expensive and difficult and, often, just aren’t worth it. If the…
Rank this Week: 4153