Real estate brokerages and lending institutions operating in North Carolina have learned where the money is in the real estate closing business: title insurance, according to some attorneys in the state. That realization - and the "controlled business arrangement" model that has sprung up as a result of it - has driven some longtime real estate lawyers out of the practice.Read More »
From the time Renee Williamson was a little girl she knew she wanted to be a lawyer. "When she was 10 years old she had her mind made up," said her aunt, Toni Skvaril. "That's what she wanted to be. She said ‘I wanna be a lawyer.'"Read More »
By DIANA SMITH, Staff Writer email@example.com When it comes to marketing, perception is 99 percent of the sale. That’s the philosophy that Indievision CEO Bert Hesse adopted when his Charlotte-based company was hired to design a website dedicated solely to ...
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By PAUL THARP, Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org At least two plaintiffs’ attorneys in North Carolina are willing to take adverse discovery orders regarding medical records to the appellate courts. They happen to work in the same firm. So far they are 0-2 ...Read More »
By PAUL THARP, Staff Writer email@example.com In a decision that could affect the rights of millions of N.C. homeowners, the Court of Appeals has held that owners of multiple lots in a development can cumulate their votes in order to terminate ...
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By PAUL THARP, Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org A man who subpoenaed a law firm that represented his ex-fiancée in a dispute over an engagement agreement has to pay the law firm for the time it spent responding to what the trial court ...Read More »
While the legislature continues to debate what may be the biggest change to state law in decades in the form of S. 813 the comparative negligence bill the state appellate courts and federal district courts have been churning out opinions ...Read More »