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Is my non compete agreement enforceable in North Carolina?

Non-compete agreements are increasingly used by employers throughout North Carolina. They are most commonly used with key employees, such as executive...

Is my general contractor licensed?

It is critical that you research any potential general contractors you are thinking about hiring to build or remodel your home. In addition to obtaini...

Understanding Automobile Insurance in North Carolina

When you are injured in an automobile accident in North Carolina, you need to understand the critical role insurance plays in determining your legal o...

What to expect after a car accident

You have just left your house and are heading to work. You are thinking about all the things you need to get done that day. You have just stopped at a...

What is contributory negligence in North Carolina?

North Carolina is one of the few states that still has “pure” contributory negligence. This means that, if you are involved in an accident in North Ca...

Why won’t the insurance company accept my claim?

The insurance companies for the at-fault driver are not in the business of paying claims unless they believe their insured is legally responsible for ...

Can a child be negligent in North Carolina?

The answer depends on the age of the child. North Carolina has developed what is known as “the rule of sevens” when determining whether a child is neg...
Challenging a will

Challenging a Will in North Carolina

Losing a loved one can be one of the most challenging events in our lives. The grief experienced at the loss is often compounded when it is discovered...

What are “mediation” and “arbitration?”

Mediation is an informal and confidential way for people to resolve disputes with the help of a neutral third party – a “mediator” – who is trained to...

Attorneys’ fees, court costs, and other expenses – how much will this cost?

We offer clients a variety of fee arrangements that vary based upon the nature and complexity of the particular matter that we are asked to handle.  C...
Law Books

How long will my case take?

There is no “one size fits all” answer to this question.  With respect to matters pending in court, the length of time before any case is resolved (wh...
Estate Planning

Do I really need to hire an attorney?

Clarence Darrow is widely regarded as one of the most capable and accomplished trial lawyers in our nation’s history.  When he was charged with a crim...

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