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Recycling Gets Bar Approval (access required)

Paper recycling, a practice embraced by many environmentally conscious businesses, has been tentatively approved for law firms as well. In a proposed ruling, the State Bar’s Ethics Committee has okayed recycling of old legal files and documents. Recycling presents a ...

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Three Lawyers Are Sanctioned (access required)

The Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the State Bar has taken the following actions against three lawyers: Wilmington attorney Northrope Rice received a five-year suspension of his law license, with the five-year suspension being stayed for five years for his failure ...

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Departures At Petree Stockton (access required)

Eleven lawyers at Petree Stockton & Robinson have announced they are departing to start two new firms. The lawyers who are leaving the firm’s Winston-Salem branch include several prominent litigators. One is Norwood Robinson, the third most senior partner at ...

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Other Rulings On Guidelines (access required)

In McDonald v. Taylor, the Court of Appeals interpreted a “potential income’ aspect of the N.C. Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines, set out in N.C.G.S. § 50-13.4, took effect in 1990 and were fine-tuned by several statutory amendments last year. ...

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