For various reasons, spouses often sign Wills that leave out their surviving husband or wife. In other words, a spouse is disinherited. Is this legal? Yes, but steps can often be taken to effectively get around the Will.
“Should I take the breath test or should I refuse?” Although every case is different, there are some important factors that must be considered in making this decision.
We are entering our holiday season and many of us will be traveling. I hope you will be careful while traveling and resist the urge to text or email while driving.
Our firm is very familiar with the U.S. Highway 70 bypass. It will bypass Goldsboro starting near Highway 581 and connect back to Old Highway 70 near LaGrange.
A few years ago the answer to this question was a resounding “No,” but thanks to our Legislature we now have two relatively new statutes which allow felony convictions to by expunged from a person’s record.
I can’t even begin to tell you how many phone calls we get from concerned parents because their teenage son or daughter picked up an underage drinking ticket while attending a concert or tailgating at a football game.
A lot of friends and acquaintances have asked me, my family, and my law partners how it is that I can represent some of the people that I do, I’m certain the general public wonders the same thing, “How can an attorney represent certain defendants?”
We are often asked if a person really needs a Will. The answer is “yes, without a doubt.”
Making a successful claim arising from what the law calls a “premises liability case” that is more commonly referred to as a “slip and fall case” in North Carolina is not an easy task.
Most clients think they can get an annulment if they have been married for less than 30 days. This is not true. North Carolina law does not allow an annulment just because of a short marriage.