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UDAP Claim Not Assignable (access required)

A title insurance company that paid a claim to a bank could not then pursue an unfair trade practices action against the attorney who defrauded the bank, the Supreme Court ruled Jan. 27. Claims for unfair and deceptive acts and ...

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Embezzlement Profile Drawn (access required)

Bar Says Men, Solo Lawyers Are Most Common Violators The State Bar recently profiled the 47 attorneys disbarred since 1985 for embezzling client funds. In all but two cases they were sole practitioners. Besides being in a solo practice, Bar ...

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Child Support Tips Offered (access required)

Lawyers handling child support cases should not be shy about asking trial courts to deviate from North Carolina’s presumptive guidelines, one judge advises. “I can’t think of a single reason why you wouldn’t request a deviation from the guidelines in ...

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