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Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Retirement – Re-Employment – Benefits Repayment

Walker v. Department of State Treasurer. Petitioner did not show that respondent ever represented to him that town employees were respondent's agents for purposes of explaining petitioner's retirement benefits; therefore, the representations made by town employees are not binding on respondent. We reluctantly affirm the superior court's order that petitioner repay the retirement benefits paid to him by respondent from January 1996 through November 2006.

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Court fleshes out how to calculate ‘income’ for child support

A North Carolina appellate court has for the first time addressed the effect that payments an employer makes on behalf of an employee have on the employee's adjusted gross income under the child-support guidelines in G.S. § 50-13.4(c). "Any time we have a new case that helps us define what is income and what is not for calculating child support, it is a big deal," said Charlotte attorney Rebecca K. Watts, who represented the mother in Caskey v. Caskey (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0859, 16 pp.).

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Domestic Relations – Equitable Distribution – Retirement – Equity-Line Debt – Unequal Distribution

Langston v. Richardson. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0746, 18 pp.) (Ann Marie Calabria, J.) (James A. Wynn Jr., J., dissenting) Appealed from Perquimans County District Court. (C. Christopher Bean, J.) N.C. App. Holding: A husband’s separate investment accounts became marital property ...

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Labor & Employment – Public Employees – ent AgreRetirement System – 5 Years’ Service – Accrued & Unpaid Leave – Settlemement

McCaskill v. Department of State Treasurer. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0548, 57 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) (Robert C. Hunter, J., dissenting) Appealed from Durham County Superior Court. (Orlando F. Hudson Jr., J.) N.C. App. Holding: Plaintiff agreed to abandon his ...

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