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Prenuptial Agreements Benefit All Couples in North Carolina

By Missy Foard | Jun 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Prenuptial Agreements Benefit All Couples in North Carolina
Prenuptial Agreement Benefit All Couples in North Carolina

Summer is a great time to think about love and relationships; with both Pride celebrations and wedding season upon us, our attention often shifts to thoughts of marriage, commitment, and all kinds of summer loving.  While planning your wedding, it can be hard to imagine a time in the future where your happily-ever-after might reach…

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South Carolina: Personal Injury Compensation in Motorcycle Accidents

By Ed Martin | May 29, 2023 | Comments Off on South Carolina: Personal Injury Compensation in Motorcycle Accidents
Personal Injury Compensation in Motorcycle Accidents

With summer upon us, the open road may be calling to you and your motorcycle. While South Carolina’s scenic roads and climate make for a perfect combination to enjoy on the back of a motorcycle, it’s important to acknowledge the dangers that can exist this season for riders.  Summer Road Danger Summer is a notoriously…

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Divorce vs Annulment in North Carolina

By Missy Foard | May 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Divorce vs Annulment in North Carolina
Divorce vs Annulment in North Carolina

When a marriage has run its course and is simply no longer working, married couples in North Carolina have two options for legally ending their relationship: a divorce or an annulment. While both serve a similar purpose, there are distinct differences between the two. Divorce vs Annulment In simplest terms, a divorce – legally known…

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5 Tips for Courtroom Etiquette in the Carolinas

By SeiferFlatow Team | Apr 21, 2023 | Comments Off on 5 Tips for Courtroom Etiquette in the Carolinas
Courtroom Etiquette

Your first courtroom appearance can be a nerve-wracking experience. Knowing how to conduct yourself in a courtroom setting is important, especially because making a positive first impression in court can go a long way and have a positive impact on your case. If you’re preparing for your first visit to a North Carolina or South…

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Boating Under the Influence (BUI) in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Mar 31, 2023 | Comments Off on Boating Under the Influence (BUI) in South Carolina
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Lake Wylie and the Catawba River are both popular spots for recreational water sports activities for residents of Rock Hill, South Carolina. But did you know that, just like there are laws for driving a car under the influence of drugs or alcohol, there are strict laws regarding boating while impaired, too?  Boating under the…

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LGBTQIA+ Adoption in North Carolina

By Missy Foard | Mar 9, 2023 | Comments Off on LGBTQIA+ Adoption in North Carolina
LGBTQIA+ Adoption in North Carolina

The marriage equality ruling nearly a decade ago that legalized same-sex marriage in North Carolina opened a new world of possibilities for LGBTQIA+ families, particularly in the area of adoption.  Who can adopt in North Carolina? In North Carolina, anyone over the age of 18 can legally adopt a child. Any applicant for adoption must…

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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
cohabitation in north carolina

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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