The Hidden Costs of Handling Your Traffic Court Case on Your Own

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When it comes time to stand before a judge in traffic court, you may be tempted to represent yourself, thinking it’s a minor infraction you can handle on your own. Representing yourself in traffic court may seem like a cost-effective option at first glance, however, many people don’t realize that the hidden costs of not…

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How Your Social Media Activity Can Impact Divorce and Custody Cases in North Carolina

In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, allowing us to connect with friends, share experiences, and express ourselves online. However, if you’re in the middle of divorce proceedings or a custody case in North Carolina, your social media activity can have a significant impact on the outcome…

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Understanding Premises Liability in North Carolina

Understanding Premises Liability in North Carolina

Accidents can happen anywhere, but when an accident resulting in personal injury occurs on someone else’s property due to the property owner’s negligence, the legal concept of premises liability comes into play.  In North Carolina, understanding the concept of premise liability is important to help you obtain compensation for injuries sustained on someone else’s property.…

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Understanding North Carolina Worker’s Compensation Benefits

Understanding North Carolina Worker's Compensation Benefits

If you’re injured on the job, the financial strain that comes from either needing medical treatment or being unable to work for an extended period of time can cause unnecessary stress.  Fortunately, in North Carolina, workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide financial assistance to employees who are injured on the job. Our firm helps…

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Clearing Your Record: Understanding Expungement in South Carolina

Expungement in South Carolina

Having a criminal record can make life challenging, from finding employment to securing housing. Fortunately, South Carolina law allows for expungement of certain criminal records. Expungement can give individuals a fresh start and a chance to move forward without the stigma of a criminal record. What is Expungement? Expungement is the process of erasing or…

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Navigating Divorce in North Carolina When Adultery is a Factor

Navigating Divorce in North Carolina When Adultery is a Factor

Divorce is always an emotional journey. Not only are you dealing with the end of a relationship, but many legal matters must be addressed. When adultery is a factor, it adds a layer of complexity.  Not only can the hurt and betrayal caused by an affair make it difficult for the couple to communicate, but…

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Understanding Plea Options in South Carolina Criminal Cases

Understanding Plea Options in South Carolina Criminal Cases

Facing criminal charges is an overwhelming experience, particularly when faced with choosing the correct plea to enter in response to the charges against you.  A defendant’s plea is a crucial moment in a criminal case, as it determines the course of the trial and the potential consequences for the defendant. Understanding the different types of…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Navigating Child Custody During the Holidays in North Carolina

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The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy and togetherness, but for co-parents in North Carolina, navigating child custody and visitation schedules during the season can add an extra layer of complexity. Whether it’s decorating the Christmas tree, lighting the Hanukkah candles, or celebrating other cultural or religious traditions, each parent likely…

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Alimony vs. Post-Separation Support in North Carolina: Key Differences and Considerations

Alimony vs. Post-Separation Support in North Carolina

Divorce and separation are challenging processes. When going through a divorce, one of the most contentious issues can be the issue of financial support. In North Carolina, there are two types of financial support that a spouse may be entitled to receive from their ex-spouse: alimony and post-separation support. Understanding the distinctions between alimony and…

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