NC Premises Liability: Chaos, Confusion, and Sadness

NC Premises Liability: Chaos, Confusion, and Sadness

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.

LEGISLATION UPDATE: North Carolina Domestic Violence Protective Order-50B

LEGISLATION UPDATE: North Carolina Domestic Violence Protective Order-50B

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? More Like Completely-Torpedo-Your-Personal-Injury-Claim-Book!

Facebook? More Like Completely-Torpedo-Your-Personal-Injury-Claim-Book!

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. 

Registration of Foreign Child Custody and Support Orders

Registration of Foreign Child Custody and Support Orders

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?

The Argument For and Against Daylight Saving Time

The Argument For and Against Daylight Saving Time

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.

Judgment Day (A How-To Regarding Enforcement of Civil Judgments)

Judgment Day (A How-To Regarding Enforcement of Civil Judgments)

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.

Standard Exceptions to Your Auto Insurance Coverage: Because Simple is Boring!

Standard Exceptions to Your Auto Insurance Coverage: Because Simple is Boring!

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!

Life, the NC Financial Responsibility Act, and You

Life, the NC Financial Responsibility Act, and You

What is the meaning of life? Why does the universe exist? Does North Carolina law REALLY require me to buy all this auto insurance?!?