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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: 261

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/
  • May 17

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?
    With a near unanimous (410-2) vote on April 27, 2016, the House passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” (“DTSA”). Having already been passed by the Senate (87-0), the legislation advances to President Obama, who has…
  • 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 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…
Rank this Week: 366

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/
  • Dec 13

    Questions and Resources about Searches of Cloud Storage

    Questions and Resources about Searches of Cloud Storage
    If a law enforcement officer obtains a search warrant for a suspect’s cell phone, may the officer use the phone to access cloud storage to which it is linked? For example, may the officer click on the Dropbox icon on the phone’s…
  • Dec 12

    A Look Around the Country at the Admissibility of Evidence in Drugged Driving Case

    A Look Around the Country at the Admissibility of Evidence in Drugged Driving Case
    Last week I wrote about studies examining the prevalence of driving with drugs in one’s system. Research has shown that an increasing number of drivers have detectable drugs in their symptoms. What we don’t yet know is how many of…
  • Dec 11

    Comparing Our Criminal Justice System to Mexico’

    Comparing Our Criminal Justice System to Mexico’
    Last week, I had the opportunity to help provide training to Mexican criminal justice professionals. The training included Mexican police, prosecutors, and forensic experts from multiple jurisdictions. I learned a great deal, and thought I…
Rank this Week: 473

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/
  • Sep 8

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach
    You've probably heard that Equifax revealed on Thursday that it was the subject of a data security breach that resulted in the exposure of 143 million Americans--almost half the population.  It is likely the largest data security breach…
  • Jul 27

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD
    I'm no longer a young lawyer.A few days ago, I handed over an enormous gavel, signifying the end of my term as leader of the more than 6,400 members of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. It has been an…
  • Jul 27

    It's Time for a Change

    It's Time for a Change
    Over the past six years, I have really enjoyed sharing thoughts with you on this blog and participating in some of the conversations that have arisen from the posts.Having recently departed private practice to work as in-house counsel, my…
Rank this Week: 642

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: 505

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Dec 13

    Victims of the Opioid Epidemic: Will You Be Able to Sue for Damages?

    Victims of the Opioid Epidemic: Will You Be Able to Sue for Damages?
    Have you been directly affected by the opioid epidemic in America? Millions of people have become addicted to these powerful drugs—and for many, that addiction started with a legally prescribed medication to treat legitimate pain. One…
  • Dec 5

    Woman Injured by Xarelto Wins $28 Million in Philadelphia State Court

    Woman Injured by Xarelto Wins $28 Million in Philadelphia State Court
    Today, a jury in Philadelphia awarded approximately 28 million dollars to a woman who suffered serious gastrointestional bleeding after taking the blood-thinning drug Xarelto. It was a huge win for the plaintiff, Lynn Hartman. Ms.…
  • Dec 1

    Neurological Problems May Be First Sign of Metallosis From Artificial Hip

    Neurological Problems May Be First Sign of Metallosis From Artificial Hip
    For many years my clients with failing artificial hips have asked me about the health effects of high cobalt and chromium levels in the body. These questions usually arise after clients get blood work done and the test reveals abnormally high…
Rank this Week: 1223

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    DROs and Pension Plan

    DROs and Pension Plan
    Dullea v. Pension Benefit Guar. Corp., 241 F. Supp. 3d 155 (D.D.C. 2017) Background: There are two ways in which state courts can make a deferred future division of retirement benefits. The traditional method is the shared interest approach,…
  • Dec 11

    Don’t Wait to Obtain a QDRO

    Don’t Wait to Obtain a QDRO
    Patterson v. Chrysler Group, LLC, 845 F.3d 756 (6th Cir. 2017) Facts: A divorce decree awarded the wife an interest in the husband’s retirement and survivor benefits, expressly ordering him not to elect a survivor beneficiary other than…
  • Dec 8

    Innocent Spouse Relief: Read Before Signing

    Innocent Spouse Relief: Read Before Signing
    Yancey v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2017-59, 2017 WL 1289451 (2017) Facts: A husband and wife filed joint returns. The returns were prepared by the wife. The returns understated the amount of tax due, mostly because they wrongly double-counted…
Rank this Week: 1046

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.

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Grounds for Annulment in North Carolina

    Grounds for Annulment in North Carolina
    An annulment is a legal action that effectively ends your marriage and treats it as if it never existed. North Carolina law provides for a limited number of situations that will be grounds for an annulment. Even if your marriage is eligible…
  • Dec 12

    Who Should Be Concerned About Estate Taxes?

    Who Should Be Concerned About Estate Taxes?
    While some states levy either estate taxes on the deceased person’s estate or inheritance taxes on the heirs, neither North Carolina or South Carolina have these taxes. You will not have to worry about state estate taxes unless you…
  • Dec 11

    Three Tips for Successfully Getting Through a Custody Case

    Three Tips for Successfully Getting Through a Custody Case
    When facing a custody battle there are a few things you should always do.  In this blog post we are going to share the top three tips for successfully getting through a custody case. BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU PUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Social Media…
Rank this Week: 858

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/
  • Dec 6

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” What is a mother? A father? A parent? Though these concepts have long avoided detailed…
  • Nov 22

    The Impact of Tax Reform on Alimony Payment

    The Impact of Tax Reform on Alimony Payment
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?” Tax reform has been in the news recently, with all sides of the political debate arguing about the best path forward. Some believe…
  • Nov 15

    Divorce and division of personal injury award

    Divorce and division of personal injury award
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” If you have been injured in an accident and made it through the sometimes grueling process of filing, fighting and winning a…
Rank this Week: 892

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Florida Court Decides Whether Cars Count As Deadly Weapon

    Florida Court Decides Whether Cars Count As Deadly Weapon
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” When you think of deadly weapons most people imagine the classics: guns and knives. Crimes that include heightened…
  • Nov 22

    Certificates of Relief

    Certificates of Relief
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”What is an expungement?” We have previously discussed the important changes that will soon go into effect regarding expungements in North Carolina. The law is set to…
  • Nov 15

    Private Warrant

    Private Warrant
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?” One of the many new changes going into effect on December 1, 2017, involves North Carolina’s private warrant system.…
Rank this Week: 1190

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

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

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Webinar: How to Prove Your Case When You Aren’t Being Paid

    Webinar: How to Prove Your Case When You Aren’t Being Paid
    Join us on Thursday, January 18, 2018 for a complimentary webinar discussing "How to Prove Your Case When You Aren't Being Paid".Read More The post Webinar: How to Prove Your Case When You Aren’t Being Paid appeared first on Vann…
  • Oct 10

    2017 Fourth Quarter Newsletter

    2017 Fourth Quarter Newsletter
    James Vann and Joe Davies discuss How to Handle Commitment Issues with Slow Paying Customers, Employee Monitoring: Combating Distractions and Containing Malice, Know What's In Your Lease: The Issue With Forms, and The Impact of Smart…
  • Sep 13

    Webinar: What Terms & Conditions Apply to my E-Commerce Contract?

    Webinar: What Terms & Conditions Apply to my E-Commerce Contract?
    Reserve your seat for our Terms & Conditions webinar on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. This fast paced webinar will review how terms and conditions could be construed with contracts entered into by e-mail, online purchases,…
Rank this Week: 985

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/
  • Dec 1

    NC Business Court On Conversion Of Electronic Data

    NC Business Court On Conversion Of Electronic Data
    The Defendant in SQL Sentry, LLC v. ApexSQL, LLC, 2017 NCBC 105 was alleged to have copied the Plaintiff's software program which was designed to make "resource intensive T-SQL queries. . . in the Microsoft enterprise database platform,…
  • Oct 22

    Nc Business Court Stretches NCRCP 14 to Allow New Third Party Defendants To Be Added Years After The Commencement Of Litigation

    Nc Business Court Stretches NCRCP 14 to Allow New Third Party Defendants To Be Added Years After The Commencement Of Litigation
    The North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure are fairly identical to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.  In fact, I am hard pressed to think of any substantial differences. But the lack of one word contained in FRCP 14 -- "original" --…
  • Oct 12

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"
    You've probably never had to decide what it means to agree to arbitrate.  Usually, there is a written provision that references the AAA Rules and includes a consent to AAA's procedures as to the appointment of the arbitrator(s) and the…
Rank this Week: 1180

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: 921

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: 919

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: 1031

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Law Office of Michael D. Maurer, P.A.

http://www.raleighinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Arbitration in North Carolina

    Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Arbitration in North Carolina
    In a recent North Carolina car accident case, an insurer appealed from a judgment confirming an arbitration award in favor of a plaintiff in a motor vehicle collision. The case arose from a 2013 motor vehicle collision. The insurer was the…
  • Dec 6

    No Wrongful Death Liability in North Carolina for Speed Study

    No Wrongful Death Liability in North Carolina for Speed Study
    In a recent North Carolina car accident decision, a plaintiff filed a claim for damages against the North Carolina Department of Transportation under the Tort Claims Act. He asked for damages of more than $1 million. He claimed that the…
  • Nov 22

    Operation Safe Streets and Dram Shop Liability in North Carolina

    Operation Safe Streets and Dram Shop Liability in North Carolina
    Charlotte, North Carolina is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In “Operation Safe Streets,” the county’s law enforcement is visiting the parking lots of bars in an effort to stop drunken people from getting behind the…
Rank this Week: 1748

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2559

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Sexual Assault and the Law: What You Need to Know

    Sexual Assault and the Law: What You Need to Know
    Since initial allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, more and more women have become empowered to share their stories of sexual assault, and hold the perpetrators accountable. According to the…
  • Nov 7

    A Guide to Planning Your Holiday Road Trip

    A Guide to Planning Your Holiday Road Trip
    If you’re one of the millions of families taking to the freeways this holiday season, you know what lies ahead: congested roads, cars stopped on the shoulder, standstill traffic. If you’re driving with children, you’re…
  • Oct 18

    Insurance Companies and Bad Faith: Do I Have a Case?

    Insurance Companies and Bad Faith: Do I Have a Case?
    When tragedy strikes, the last thing you want to worry about is battling the insurance company. You expect that when you file a claim, your insurance agency will swiftly and expertly handle it in a timely manner with your best interests in…
Rank this Week: 2681

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.

https://www.injurylaw-carolinas.com
  • Dec 12

    Don’t Put Danger Under the Tree: Toys to Avoid This Christma

    Don’t Put Danger Under the Tree: Toys to Avoid This Christma
    If you are shopping for a Christmas gift for a child this holiday season, remember that safety should be a top priority. While toys may appear to be safe, some are not properly labeled or tested and may pose serious health risks. Fortunately,…
  • Nov 15

    New Report Shows Women Face Unique Injury Risks at Work

    New Report Shows Women Face Unique Injury Risks at Work
      Workplace injuries can be devastating for anyone, regardless of gender. But a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that while women have historically received fewer workplace injuries than men, the types of…
  • Nov 3

    Are There Income Limits for Social Security Beneficiaries?

    Are There Income Limits for Social Security Beneficiaries?
    The Social Security Administration (SSA) is responsible for providing benefits to people who are disabled and either temporarily (more than 12 months) or permanently unable to work.  In order to determine that people are actually unable…
Rank this Week: 2993

Asheville Personal Injury blog

Asheville Personal Injury blog

Covers personal injury law, car accidents, legal FAQ's, and basic advice for how to navigate a claim. By Lakota R. Denton P.A.

https://lakotardenton.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Filing a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

    Filing a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit
    Asheville residents who are considering filing a nursing home abuse lawsuit must consider many factors. What effects will the legal process have on their aging parent? How long will the nursing home malpractice lawsuit take? How much money…
  • Nov 16

    Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse

    Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse
    Even when families perform due diligence in choosing an Asheville nursing home for an aging parent or relative, abuse can still occur. Many seniors who are abused are victimized over and over again before the abuse is discovered – if it…
  • Nov 7

    Which Nursing Home is Right for Your Loved One?

    Which Nursing Home is Right for Your Loved One?
    In our last post, we talked about a Western North Carolina residential care facility that, in 2015, received a zero rating by NC Department of Health and Human Services because of numerous, egregious health and safety standard violations that…
Rank this Week: 2147

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/
  • Dec 5

    Crash Involving NASCAR Driver in Asheville

    Crash Involving NASCAR Driver in Asheville
    Over the weekend, NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Jack Ingram was seriously injured in a crash in Asheville. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Amboy Road, at the intersection of Short Michigan Avenue at Carrier Park.…
  • Nov 30

    Holiday Travel Wrecks on I-26

    Holiday Travel Wrecks on I-26
    Over the weekend, there were a few wrecks on I-26 in Asheville. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, there was at least one injury crash on I-26 in Buncombe County. With additional holiday traffic, the roadways in and around Asheville were…
  • Nov 20

    Thanksgiving Eve: Make It To the Table

    Thanksgiving Eve: Make It To the Table
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual Thanksgiving safety campaign. Their “Make It To The Table” campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers associated with…
Rank this Week: 4309

Carolinas Class Action

Carolinas Class Action

The Carolinas Class Action blog covers class action developments in North and South Carolina. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. attorneys report on recent cases involving all federal and state courts in the Carolinas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

http://www.carolinasclassaction.com
  • Dec 5

    Recent Filings – November Digest

    Recent Filings – November Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of November’s filings: Fox, et al. v. SCANA Corporation, et al.; No. 3:17-cv-03063 (D.S.C. November 10, 2017)…
  • Dec 1

    Court Denies Attempt to Recast ERISA Class Action as a Derivative Claim

    Court Denies Attempt to Recast ERISA Class Action as a Derivative Claim
    According to the Company website, “Piggly Wiggly has been bringing home the bacon for millions of American families for over 100 years.” But a putative class of former employees of Piggly Wiggly filed a class action complaint in…
  • Nov 3

    Recent Filings – October Digest

    Recent Filings – October Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of October’s filings: Laverty, et al. v. Niagara Bottling, LLC; No. 5:17-cv-00196 (W.D.N.C. October 31, 2017)…
Rank this Week: 2637

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

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

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    “Protecting Associations from Liability for Sexual Harassment”

    “Protecting Associations from Liability for Sexual Harassment”
    You can’t turn on the news these days, pick up a paper or listen to the radio without hearing about someone else in the entertainment industry being accused of improper sexual behavior towards employees, coworkers or others. Community…
  • Nov 27

    THE COURT OF APPEALS GOT IT WRONG – AGAIN!

    THE COURT OF APPEALS GOT IT WRONG – AGAIN!
    The North Carolina Court of Appeals has struggled with its interpretation of the divisible property statute since its enactment in 1995.  This statute, codified at G.S. Section 50-20(b)(4), provides for the division of certain assets and…
  • Nov 27

    Budget Ratification Meetings Basics – What You Need to Know

    Budget Ratification Meetings Basics – What You Need to Know
    The Planned Community Act and the Condominium Act require most homeowners associations and condominium associations to hold budget ratifications meetings.  What are these meetings? A budget ratification meeting is a meeting of the owners…
Rank this Week: 2359

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Nov 27

    Ocwen Loan Servicing Settles Class Action Law Suit for $17.5 Million

    Ocwen Loan Servicing Settles Class Action Law Suit for $17.5 Million
    Ocwen Loan Servicing recently settled a consumer protection class action lawsuit for $17.5 million for allegations that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making robocalls to its customers without their prior express…
  • Aug 29

    Collection Efforts and Inaccurate Credit Information Following Student Loan Modification or Discharge

    Collection Efforts and Inaccurate Credit Information Following Student Loan Modification or Discharge
    Recent studies by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimate that 44 million American hold student loans and that these loans total more than 1.4 TRILLION dollars. Most of these loans are not private loans, but come from federal…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence
    There are hundreds to thousands of United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks operating every day on the roads in North Carolina. The employees who operate these trucks can drive negligently and cause serious automobile collisions and bodily…
Rank this Week: 4429

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Tennessee Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Proof of Medical Expense

    Tennessee Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Proof of Medical Expense
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the accident was my fault?” “Collateral source rule” may not mean much to most people. The legal phrase, though unfamiliar, is incredibly…
  • Nov 15

    When is an injury not enough to justify a personal injury lawsuit?

    When is an injury not enough to justify a personal injury lawsuit?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” Typically, when we discuss a personal injury case we hear a lot of gruesome details about the harm that was…
  • Nov 8

    Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal of Recent Personal Injury Verdict

    Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal of Recent Personal Injury Verdict
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” Not long ago we wrote about the string of losses faced by consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson. The…
Rank this Week: 3163

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Avoid Car Accident Risks During Thanksgiving Holiday

    Avoid Car Accident Risks During Thanksgiving Holiday
    For many of us, the Thanksgiving holiday includes festive get-togethers with family or friends and plates heaped with our favorite foods. For some, the day requires extensive planning that involves travel across multiple states. It is…
  • Nov 14

    Hardison & Cochran Selected to 2018 Best Law Firms List

    Hardison & Cochran Selected to 2018 Best Law Firms List
    Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law is pleased to appear on the list of Best Law Firms compiled by U.S. News and Best Lawyers® for the fourth year in a row. Hardison & Cochran is included on the 2018 Best… The post…
  • Nov 9

    Hardison & Cochran to Sponsor Campbell Law Student Negotiation Teams at the ABA Negotiation Competition

    Hardison & Cochran to Sponsor Campbell Law Student Negotiation Teams at the ABA Negotiation Competition
    Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law is pleased to offer financial sponsorship to two teams of Campbell Law students to take part in the American Bar Association Negotiation Competition in New York City. Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich…
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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/
  • Nov 13

    Congrats to us! Beer Law Center named one of Top 30 Food Law Blog

    Congrats to us! Beer Law Center named one of Top 30 Food Law Blog
    We’re pretty excited! We were recently named as one of the Top 30 Food Law Blogs on the web. Assuming numbers count for something, we were actually in the top 10! Check it out!   Check out the full list…
  • Oct 25

    Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know

    Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know
    We have a HUGE announcement!  We are so proud to announce the arrival of John’s book, Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know After three years of dedicated hard work, it has finally hit the shelves! John’s book is available on…
  • Oct 18

    Kombucha Q & A: Top 10 Question

    Kombucha Q & A: Top 10 Question
    Everything you need to know and probably more than you want to know about kombucha. I admit, I don’t think we have a client that produces kombucha. But, there must be a brewer out there who wants to know more about kombucha. Here you…
Rank this Week: 2350

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3149

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

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

http://www.brookspierce.com/news-insights/our-blogs/cady-bar-door
  • Oct 31

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 17 -- Regulation FD (Part 1)

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 17 -- Regulation FD (Part 1)
    Cady Bar the DoorIf you're an officer of a publicly traded company, you might want to discuss your company's material, nonpublic information with outsiders from time to time.  But if you do, be very careful, or you might get caught…
  • Feb 2

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 16 -- Salman v. United State

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 16 -- Salman v. United State
    Cady Bar the DoorSalman v. United States , 137 S. Ct. 420 (2016), was one of the most anticipated Supreme Court insider trading cases in almost twenty years. It ended up not being revolutionary, but in reaffirming Dirks v. SEC on the contours…
  • Jan 25

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 15 -- United States v. Newman (Part 2)

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. 15 -- United States v. Newman (Part 2)
    Cady Bar the DoorWelcome to the exciting conclusion to the United States v. Newman mini-series. Today we discuss Newman 's doomed personal benefit test. It would eventually be undone by Salman v. United States , but it's still helpful in…
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Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan,…

Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan, PLLC

Covers criminal defense, family law and professional license defense.

http://www.cheshireparker.com/articles
Rank this Week: 2027

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Oct 25

    Are Energy Companies Using Your Land? An Underground Natural Gas Storage FAQ

    Are Energy Companies Using Your Land? An Underground Natural Gas Storage FAQ
    Is Natural Gas Stored Underground? An enormous amount of natural gas is extracted by energy companies—more than the market can absorb. Therefore, companies need a place to store excess gas. The most common storage method is to inject…
  • Oct 23

    Ohio Residents Continue to Fight Nexus Pipeline Despite Regulatory Setback

    Ohio Residents Continue to Fight Nexus Pipeline Despite Regulatory Setback
    According to an article published at Cleveland.com, Ohio residents opposed to the construction of a natural gas pipeline are continuing to fight even after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave the project a green light late…
  • Oct 20

    What is Your Property Worth to You?

    What is Your Property Worth to You?
    For many landowners, their property is their most prized asset. It may not only be the most valuable thing they own, but they may also have built a life, home, or a career around their property. For these reasons and more, many property…
Rank this Week: 2442

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 2449

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 3246

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 2845

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3656

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Are my 401k and IRA protected in bankruptcy?” Normally, arbitration comes up in the context of personal injury cases. A good example is one of the most common instances of…
  • Jul 10

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” We like to think that when someone takes the big step of filing for bankruptcy, they do so only when it’s absolutely necessary.…
  • Jun 10

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” We all know what bankruptcy is intended for, to help people or companies get back on their feet financially by eliminating…
Rank this Week: 2349

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.naglefirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1735

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Aug 15

    Investigating the Cause of a North Carolina Truck Crash

    Investigating the Cause of a North Carolina Truck Crash
    When a North Carolina truck accident causes a loss of life or serious injuries, litigation often results. Sometimes, it is clear how the accident happened and who was at fault. In such cases, the primary argument is not liability but instead…
  • Aug 1

    Truck Accident in North Carolina Causes 8,000 Gallons of Ethanol to Leak from Ruptured Fuel Tank

    Truck Accident in North Carolina Causes 8,000 Gallons of Ethanol to Leak from Ruptured Fuel Tank
    Earlier this month, a North Carolina truck accident resulted in an ethanol fuel spill of approximately 8,000 gallons. The spill happened within a few miles of a river, causing initial concern about the possible environmental impact. According…
  • Jul 31

    North Carolina Truck Driver Involved in Multi-Fatality Accident Near Work Zone

    North Carolina Truck Driver Involved in Multi-Fatality Accident Near Work Zone
    According to a news article out of Leavenworth County, Kansas, a truck driver from Asheville, North Carolina, was involved in what local officials called a “horrific accident” near a work zone earlier this month. The multiple…
Rank this Week: 1793

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

Covers will, trust, and estate disputes in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 2537

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

A discussion of trusts and estates litigation in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 2510

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: 4451

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

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult
    According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about…
  • Mar 30

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult
    According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about…
  • Mar 27

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in the United States more than 13 million workers are potentially exposed to chemicals that…
Rank this Week: 2969

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am
    The Breakfast Bytes program, presented by the Elon Law Library, will return on Wednesday, February 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Commons. Join us for informal sit-down demonstrations of Microsoft Word formatting tips and tricks to…
  • Jan 24

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime Alert:ProQuest products will be unavailable from 10:00pm EST January 28, 2017 until 7:00am EST January 29, 2017.We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Oct 31

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
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North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    There are a variety of reasons why insurance companies are becoming more unreasonable and offering less to settle claims. As a result, more claimants are being forced into litigation to seek fair compensation.
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    By :Douglas A. Petho Lawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury If you speak to any attorney in North Carolina who handles  personal injury claims  they will tell you that settling claims with liability insurance companies…
  • Dec 28

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition
    Being called upon to give a deposition either as a witness or party can be  a nerve-racking experience. Here are 10 tips from our experienced attorneys to help you prepare: 1. Listen to the question- Take your time. Make…
Rank this Week: 3181

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/
  • May 31

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I
    Last week, I blogged about the Southeast Caissons, LLC v. Choate Construction Company case, in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals held that a general contractor could not enforce a forum selection clause in a subcontract that was…
  • May 23

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?
    In order for an agreement to constitute a valid contract that courts or arbitrators will enforce, both parties to the agreement must mutually assent to all of the terms of the deal.  The fancy Latin term for this mutuality requirement…
  • Jan 11

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine
    Wednesday’s Powerball drawing promises the winner a $1.3 $1.5 billion (yes, that’s “billion” with a “b”) jackpot.  Unfortunately, your odds of picking the winning numbers are about 1 in 292 million, or…
Rank this Week: 3562