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Fast FAQs: Cohabitation in North Carolina

By Missy Foard | Jan 19, 2023 | Comments Off on Fast FAQs: Cohabitation in North Carolina
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As more couples opt to delay traditional, legal marriage, or opt out of it altogether, cohabitation has become increasingly popular. In North Carolina, there are multiple legal aspects surrounding this type of relationship. What is cohabitation? Sometimes called “unmarried cohabitation,” is defined by North Carolina State law as two unmarried adults “dwelling together continuously and…

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Representative Case: Personal Injury Claim Settled in Mediation

By SeiferFlatow Team | Dec 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Representative Case: Personal Injury Claim Settled in Mediation
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The personal injury team, led by senior partner Adam Seifer, at our Charlotte law firm is experienced in bringing justice and just compensation to those who have been injured due to the negligent actions of others.  While we are always ready to take your case to trial, we are often able to settle the case…

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How to Stay Safe on the Roads This Thanksgiving

By SeiferFlatow Team | Nov 18, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Stay Safe on the Roads This Thanksgiving
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As the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday approaches, North Carolina roads will once again be packed with holiday travelers. Thanksgiving travel is expected to reach pre-pandemic levels, with AAA predicting that around 1.5 million North Carolinians will travel at least 50 miles for the holiday and 89% of those Thanksgiving travelers will be driving. Tips for staying…

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Is a DUAC the same as a DUI in South Carolina?

By Ed Martin | Sep 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Is a DUAC the same as a DUI in South Carolina?
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In South Carolina, there are two serious drunk driving charges that drivers can face if pulled over while intoxicated: DUI and DUAC. While most drivers know what a DUI charge is, many clients question whether a DUAC is the same thing.    Is DUAC the same as DUI? DUAC stands for “driving with unlawful alcohol concentration,”…

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Fast FAQs: South Carolina DUI

By Ed Martin | Sep 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Fast FAQs: South Carolina DUI
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The team at SeiferFlatow believes that an informed driver is the best driver. We feel it’s important to educate drivers about traffic laws in South Carolina – especially DUI – because we know that being under-informed can lead to unfortunate and serious consequences.  Most drivers in South Carolina know what Driving Under the Influence (DUI)…

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FAQ: Does a DUI carry jail time in South Carolina?

By Ed Martin | Jul 27, 2022 | Comments Off on FAQ: Does a DUI carry jail time in South Carolina?
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Most people know that driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in South Carolina, but we still find that people are severely underinformed on the subject. This can lead to unfortunate and serious consequences.  South Carolina law defines driving under the influence/DUI as driving under the influence of a substance (ie, alcohol or…

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False Pretenses in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Jul 6, 2022 | Comments Off on False Pretenses in South Carolina
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South Carolina law treats wrongfully gaining property from another person, or theft, as a criminal offense. Theft can happen in a number of ways, including fraud or larceny. Similar to both these crimes is the theft crime of “false pretenses,” which is sometimes described as a combination of fraud and larceny because it involves both…

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An Overview of South Carolina Gun Laws

By Ed Martin | Jun 30, 2022 | Comments Off on An Overview of South Carolina Gun Laws
South Carolina Gun Laws

Knowing your local gun laws is an important part of being a responsible gun owner, but gun laws in the U.S. can be complicated and hard to keep up with because they are ever-changing and vary from state to state. If you’re in South Carolina, knowing the requirements to purchase or carry a gun in…

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Custody and Summer Break in North Carolina

By Missy Foard | May 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Custody and Summer Break in North Carolina
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Temperatures outside are heating up and kids are getting antsy, which can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for summer break. While most people associate summer break with easygoing days and fun in the sun, if you have a joint custody agreement, summer can create a lot of confusion. How do you split parenting…

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Answering Your Questions About Custody and Health Concerns

By Missy Foard | May 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Answering Your Questions About Custody and Health Concerns
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Navigating custody agreements at any time can be difficult and confusing. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted and complicated many aspects of our daily lives and brought to light many issues you may experience when sharing custody of your child.  We often get questions from clients who are confused as to what their rights are regarding…

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