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Attorneys – Tort/Negligence – Legal Malpractice Claim – Statutes of Limitations & Repose – Domestic Relations – Divorce (access required)

Button v. McKnight. After the client's first wife filed a motion in 2008 for relief from their 2005 divorce judgment, attorney McClain from the defendant-law firm allegedly assured the client that his . . .

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Criminal Practice – Possession of Stolen Property – Evidence – Hearsay – Business Records Exception – NCIC Database (access required)

State v. Sneed. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0347, 20 pp.) (Martha A. Geer, J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court. (Ripley E. Rand, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: A police detective’s description of ...

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Contract – Construction Project – Subcontractor – Change Orders & Delay Charges – Statute of Limitations – Prejudgment Interest (access required)

Cleveland Construction, Inc,. v. Ellis-Don Construction, Inc. Where the defendant-general contractor filed claims -- including the plaintiff-subcontractor's claims -- with the project owner and asked the . . .

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Criminal Practice – Sentencing – Restitution – Insufficient Evidence – Serious Injury – Gunshot Wounds (access required)

State v. Smith. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0281, 12 pp.) (Linda M. McGee, J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court. (Ripley E. Rand, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: The trial court ordered defendant ...

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