Non-competition agreements, commonly referred to as non-compete agreements, are often requited from employers. In recent history, these contracts have been held up very strictly by the courts of North Carolina. Lately, there appears to have been a shift. Now, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has potentially decided to change the rules of the game to clearly benefit employers.
If you own land, you have probably heard about the North Carolina trespassing laws which help protect your land. You may also be aware of the Landowner Protection Act, a law that became effective on October 1, 2011. The purpose of this legislation was to help further protect land and wildlife on these lands. Learn about how this may affect you!
We are often asked about recording a third party. This can be a complex issue because the law varies from state to state and North Carolina is no exception for having different laws compared to its neighbors. Whether you are a journalist, employer, or artist, be sure that you know the law and how it applies you.
Being a criminal defense attorney, I see a lot of cases which involve drug use. Unfortunately, many of the cases involving drug use also include some form of drug addiction. There are many options for overcoming addiction, though, in many cases, Drug Treatment Court is the recommended option. But after all, what is Drug Treatment Court?
“Stand your ground” laws have taken the spotlight in the news lately, in part due to the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial in Florida. As a result, some Carolina residents have begun to question the status of North Carolina’s “stand your ground” law. Know what is acceptable and what is not!
The answer to this question is YES! If you have been served with an Order to Show Cause regarding your child support obligation, you could be found guilty of criminal contempt.
Did you know that the majority of hunting and trapping violations in North Carolina involve baiting? The definition of baiting differs depending on the type of game being hunted. With hunting seasons right around the corner, be sure to know what the rules are and how they apply to you. Read more on our blog!
You have been hurt in an automobile accident and it is not your fault. What are you entitled to recover?
“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.