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What happens when you slip and fall at the store? North Carolina's premises liability laws used to be super confusing, but thankfully they've gotten a bit clearer over the past twenty years.
North Carolina General Assembly's last legislative session passed two important amendments to North Carolina's domestic violence protective order statute (50B-3 & 50B-4). Both went into effect on October 1, 2017.
Facebook is pretty great, and it's one of the first places that people go after a traumatic experience like a car wreck. But you could be putting your claim in serious danger by posting about it.
So you wish to move or have moved and have a child custody and/or child support order(s) signed by a Judge in another state. How do you enforce the order(s) from another state?
As I awoke Sunday morning I quickly realized that it was no longer 8AM but was instead now 7AM. After getting up I began to think about the return to standard time and the positives of having daylight saving time be a year round policy. This inevitably got me thinking about the counter-arguments of daylight saving time being extended year round.
Many times a client will come in with a pretty open and shut civil case. Typically those are breach of contract cases where the client has performed his/her obligation under the contract but has yet to collect the other party's consideration, which is almost always money. After discussing the client's version of the facts the conversation will turn to what would happen once the case is over and we, hopefully, won.
No insurance policy would be complete without some good ole' convoluted language! We're going to decipher all that stuff for you, or at least give it our best shot!
What is the meaning of life? Why does the universe exist? Does North Carolina law REALLY require me to buy all this auto insurance?!?
It is very important that separated spouses read and understand this post. Failure to notify, in writing, a healthcare provider that you are separated could leave you on the hook for the other spouse's medical bills.
One of the things I love about going to court is the ability to listen to other cases. At the very least I'm usually highly entertained and sometimes I pick up some interesting legal tidbits. Monday I got the opportunity to learn a little more about the UCCJEA and North Carolina. For those of you that are not up on your acronyms UCCJEA stands for Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act.
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