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Domestic Relations — Equitable Distribution – LLC Distributions – Divisible Property – Parents’ Estate Planning (access required)

Montague v. Montague (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1168, 18 pp.) (Chris Dillon, J.) Appealed from Wake County District Court (Debra Sasser, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Since the parties owned a commercial building through a limited liability company, the LLC’s post-separation distributions ...

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Landlord/Tenant — Eviction – Federally Subsidized Housing – Preemption – Babysitter’s Drug Possession – Unconscionability – First Impression (access required)

Eastern Carolina Regional Housing Authority v. Lofton (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1166, 22 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Wayne County District Court (David Brantley, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though federal law would allow the plaintiff-landlord to evict the ...

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Workers’ Compensation — Average Weekly Wage – Temporary Employee – Disability – Medical Restrictions (access required)

Tedder v. A&K Enterprises (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1171, 20 pp.) (Richard Dietz, J.) Appealed from the Industrial Commission. N.C. App. Holding: The defendant-employer hired plaintiff to work for seven weeks at $625 per week; however, plaintiff was injured during the ...

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Municipal — Contract – Construction Bond – Civil Practice – Standing – Statute of Limitations (access required)

Town of Black Mountain v. Lexon Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1172, 16 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Buncombe County Superior Court (Gary Gavenus, J.) N.C. App. Holding: After the plaintiff-county approved subdivision projects and the defendant-sureties issued ...

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