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Something stolen, something found (access required)

Sometimes in a singular situation, there’s both good news and bad news. The good news coming from a recent Fayetteville Observer article is that 51-year-old Walter David Jackson of Wilmington has been located. Jackson was reported missing Sept. 12, three ...

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Not nice, mom (access required)

When Monica Lueallen received a temporary court order to pay child support to her soon-to-be ex-husband, Mike, she scoffed. “I’m a mom and moms don’t pay child support,” she said. The court was not amused, finding that Monica had paid ...

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War Story: When twins go bad (access required)

Before joining Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 1988, I practiced law in Southwest Virginia for about three years. Like many rookie lawyers, I got a lot of court-appointed criminal work. I handled a jury trial for one of my court-appointed clients ...

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For clerk, a fine and proper adieu (access required)

An Office of Administrative Hearings clerk who is retiring after 30 years in her job has received a send-off befitting her position—an official ruling by the OAH “approving” her retirement. Styled as “In the matter of the appeal of Kim ...

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Called for traveling (access required)

In litigation, like real estate, it’s sometimes all about location, location, location. But the North Carolina Court of Appeals apparently wants to make it clear that it is the parties — not judges — who have the right to object ...

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