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5 Benefits of Hiring a Local Law Firm Instead of an Outside Firm

By SeiferFlatow Team | Sep 23, 2019 | Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Hiring a Local Law Firm Instead of an Outside Firm
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If you own a business in North Carolina that has been sued, the first step you should take is hiring a local law firm to defend the case and help protect your company moving forward. Many companies, especially those based outside of the US who own businesses in North Carolina, may consider hiring counsel from…

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What Should I Do if I Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect in North Carolina?

By SeiferFlatow Team | Sep 18, 2019 | Comments Off on What Should I Do if I Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect in North Carolina?
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Under North Carolina law, residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities have the right, among others, to be treated with respect and dignity, to receive appropriate care and services, and to be free of mental and physical abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, this is not always the case in many adult care homes, and there…

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Should I Hire an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

By Mathew Flatow | Sep 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Should I Hire an Independent Contractor or an Employee?
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How to Decide What’s Right (and Legal) for Your NC Business The decisions to be made when starting a new business in North Carolina, or when the time comes to scale up your business, can be daunting. One of the most important decisions for small business owners to make is “Should I Hire an Independent…

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Documents You Need When Starting a Business in NC

By Mathew Flatow | Sep 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Documents You Need When Starting a Business in NC
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Congratulations, you filed your paperwork with the North Carolina Secretary of State and you’ve officially created a business! Now what? We work with many new business owners in North Carolina, and we’re sharing a key group of documents you need when starting a business in NC, including a breakdown by corporate structure. One of the…

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Personal Injury Compensation: Catastrophic Injury Cases

By Adam Seifer | Sep 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Personal Injury Compensation: Catastrophic Injury Cases
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A question from a potential client: I have had a severe, disabling injury, what are my legal rights to personal injury compensation? Catastrophic injury is a catchphrase that generally refers to a permanent and disabling injury.  Such injuries include spinal cord injuries, burn injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and loss of limbs. During these times, medical…

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How Can I get Attorney Fees in my Divorce Case?

By Missy Foard | Aug 1, 2019 | Comments Off on How Can I get Attorney Fees in my Divorce Case?
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After you’ve decided to move forward with a legal separation then divorce, fighting for your rights in family law cases can be expensive. Many attorneys charge an hourly fee, which can add up quickly. If you’re wondering if there is a way to have your spouse pay some of your attorney fee costs, the answer is “maybe.”

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Common Law Marriage in North Carolina

By Jamie Filliben | Jul 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Common Law Marriage in North Carolina
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Does North Carolina recognize Common Law marriages? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe. Several states still recognize common law marriage, North Carolina is not one those states. A Common Law marriage is a term used for a marriage that is considered to exist between two parties but was not performed by…

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“I Think I Want A Divorce”

By Missy Foard | Jul 21, 2019 | Comments Off on “I Think I Want A Divorce”
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When you first think, “I want a divorce,” you may feel overwhelmed with what that means for you, your spouse, and your children. Deciding that you want a divorce from your spouse will be one of the biggest, and possibly the hardest decisions you will ever make. Every marriage is unique, which makes every divorce…

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Representative Cases: Family Law and Divorce in Charlotte

By Missy Foard | Jul 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Representative Cases: Family Law and Divorce in Charlotte
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Our Charlotte-based law firm is equipped to and experienced in handling a variety of cases involving family law and divorce in Charlotte & North Carolina. Our family law team is dedicated to treating each case on an individual basis and help you through a stressful time in your life and navigate the divorce process, post-spousal…

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How is a Trucking Accident Different than an Auto Accident When it Comes to the Law?

By Adam Seifer | Jul 11, 2019 | Comments Off on How is a Trucking Accident Different than an Auto Accident When it Comes to the Law?
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While it is true that a person can be severely injured in both an auto and trucking accident, if you have been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle it takes an attorney with experience in handling cases against big trucking companies to get the best result for you.   According to the 2017 Federal…

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