Do I Qualify for an Expungement in NC?

Before petitioning for an expungement, you will need to determine if you qualify for an expungement in North Carolina. With the recent changes to expungement laws, this step can be quite confusing. Below, we answer common questions about the requirements for an expungement in NC. What is an Expungement? In North Carolina, an expungement is [...]

Do I Qualify for an Expungement in NC?2020-03-25T12:05:41-04:00

Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español I spent a week volunteering at the Mexican-U.S. border, working alongside other attorneys who came from all over the country to help people asking for protection in the United States. U.S. Federal law provides several forms of protection for people who are fleeing [...]

Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency2019-11-04T11:28:40-05:00

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español For decades, the United States has denied permanent residency to anyone likely to rely primarily upon the government for their main source of support. This is the “public charge” bar to residency and is currently codified in the Immigration Nationality Act section 212(a)(4). [...]

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule2019-11-04T10:50:45-05:00

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina

When it comes to dealing with Immigration Customs Enforcement officers, it's better to be safe than sorry. Being prepared for an ICE raid will help you stay calm throughout the process. Below are our tips for how to prepare and what to do in the event that you're detained by ICE in North Carolina. [...]

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina2019-11-06T16:13:11-05:00

Continued Success for Dummit Fradin in Yo Gotti Lawsuit

RAPPER YO GOTTI LOSES BID TO THROW OUT $6.6 MILLION VERDICT Yo Gotti tried to argue that a deputy never served him, but the court disagreed. Pictured right to left: Clarke Dummit, Michael Terry, Brett Moore, Abigail Seymour. [Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Monday June 24, 2019] Rapper Yo Gotti, aka Mario Mims, appeared in [...]

Continued Success for Dummit Fradin in Yo Gotti Lawsuit2019-10-24T09:46:22-04:00

Immigration Detainers Ignored by Most NC Sheriff’s Offices in 2019

What is an Immigration Detainer? An Immigration detainer is a request for the state to hold people without a valid court order. This is also referred to as an ICE detainer or immigration hold. The State or Federal Government cannot hold a person, citizen or not, without a Judicial review. Only a judge or magistrate [...]

Immigration Detainers Ignored by Most NC Sheriff’s Offices in 20192019-10-24T09:46:28-04:00

What the NC First Step Act Means For Your Loved Ones

NC First Step Act December 2019 Update The NC First Step Act has the potential to positively affect a great number of North Carolina inmates with criminal felony offenses. While this bill is not yet law, it's made notable progress in NC legislature since its introduction in March of 2019. As of December 2019, the [...]

What the NC First Step Act Means For Your Loved Ones2019-12-20T16:53:14-05:00

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?

Is cohabitation before marriage illegal in NC? Yes, cohabitation before marriage is still technically illegal in North Carolina. North Carolina general statute 14-184 states: "If any man and woman, not being married to each other, shall lewdly and lasciviously associate, bed and cohabit together, they shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor." [...]

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?2020-03-05T14:54:13-05:00

Expungement in NC | 9 Common Questions Answered

In North Carolina, it is possible to get your record cleaned by petitioning the court for an expungement. But the act of getting your record cleaned is a bit more complicated than just petitioning the court. Below we answer 9 common questions regarding expungement in NC. What is an expungement? An expungement is when a [...]

Expungement in NC | 9 Common Questions Answered2019-10-24T09:47:34-04:00

Alienation of Affection Laws in NC

What is Alienation of Affection? North Carolina is one of only 6 six states in which you can still sue for alienation of affection. These types of lawsuits basically allow a spouse to sue their marriage's homewrecker. "So, if a third party has inserted themselves into your marriage in some way and destroyed [...]

Alienation of Affection Laws in NC2020-03-05T15:09:25-05:00
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