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Checklist For New Divorces (access required)

The days of divorce litigants lining up by the dozens and waiting for a brief appearance in front of a judge may be a thing of the past in light of the new summary divorce procedure. Family law attorneys contacted ...

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58 Woodson Claims Filed By Rowan Firm (access required)

A Rowan County lawyer has brought 58 damage claims based on a recent North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that opened an alternate recovery route for injured workers and their families. Mona Lisa Wallace of Salisbury says she has been ‘scrambling ...

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Summary Jury Trials Latest ADR Option (access required)

A new practice rule filed Sept. 10 by the Supreme Court authorizes the statewide use of summary jury trials, the latest innovation in alternative dispute resolutions. That means lawyers can now custom tailor their trials in Superior Court to control ...

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First AIDS Anguish Case Filed (access required)

A Wilson County couple has brought the first AIDs-based mental anguish claim in North Carolina. In a complaint filed earlier this month, the couple alleged the husband’s dentist had been negligent in not telling them he carried the AIDS virus. ...

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