What You Should Know About the Upcoming Changes in Estate Planning Law

North Carolina law governing power of attorneys (POAs) is changing in a big way.  North Carolina has adopted a revised version of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act.  The changes go into effect beginning January 1, 2018 and will completely overhaul this area of estate planning.  Below are some highlights of the changes: The Act […]

Your Agreement to Arbitrate May Not Be Enforceable

The medical profession and their insurance companies, prefer the process of arbitration to resolve disputes rather than the normal litigation process.  Arbitration is an alternative to regular litigation as it is often cheaper and is usually confidential.  It has become a common practice to slip an agreement to arbitrate into the paperwork a patient signs […]

You Should Know: 2 Changes to NC Domestic Violence Protective Order Laws

Effective October 1, 2017, NC House Bill 343 goes into affect which provides the following changes in cases where Domestic Violence Protective Orders have been issued. 1. Domestic Violence Restraining Orders remain in effect during the pendency of an appeal. Instead of being stayed, domestic violence protective orders are still enforceable while an appeal is […]

Open Bar Deals of the Week: 8/28/17

In case you’ve missed it, we recently launched our Open Bar a legal marketplace that focuses on deals for attorneys and law firms on products and services for your practice.  We’ve established affiliate relationships and partnerships with companies including G-Suite, Amazon, 99designs, Bluehost, and PRACTICEPANTHER to offer you promotions on law practice essentials, technology, and […]