Spectra and Dominion Energy companies are coming together to construct a natural gas pipeline that will cover the serving Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina areas. As with any project of this scale, there is a lot of land that will be acquired for the project. Here at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas’s eminent domain division, we will continue to update you as we learn about the details of this project. Read here for yourself!
Ever seen the billboard that reads,”A $20.00 cab ride beats a $10,000 DWI”? It’s true! DWI cases can be expensive and can drag out for a long time. Find out how much your DWI case could cost and how we at Kirk Kirk Law can help.
Are you a child care provider, scout leader or Sunday school teacher? Do you spend time around children? Are you a nanny or babysitter? If so, did you know that you may have a duty to report information about missing, abused or deceased children? Learn here about Caylee’s Law and how it could affect you!
The term condemnation commonly refers to a situation where governmental entities file a civil action to take private property. Most of the time, a basic condemnation action means that the government or other entity enacts an action as the plaintiff to take over the land. This leaves you, the property owner, as the defendant. Learn what your rights are and how to protect what is yours.
Though it can be a difficult decision to make for a family, legal guardianship can become necessary. We have seen many cases where a legal guardianship is a must in order to keep a family member safe. We understand that it is a hard choice to make which is why we are here to help!
Personal injury cases were fairly simple in years past. In October 2011 however, a new law (Billed vs. Paid) enacted means that things are no longer as simple as they used to be. Looking to find out what your personal injury case is worth? Find out here what your case is worth and how 30+ years of Noth Carolina Law experience can help!
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!