Civil Law Blog

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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 Lawsuit2019-06-25T13:13:46-04:00

Top 10 Pieces of General Advice from Immigration Attorney to Immigrants Living Undocumented in the United States

Always, my first piece of advice, as an immigration attorney that advocates for undocumented immigrants in this community is this: Remember your worth and your contributions to this society.  A nation of immigrants is a rich nation – in culture, food, economics, and language.  Continue to be contributing members of this country with pride and [...]

Top 10 Pieces of General Advice from Immigration Attorney to Immigrants Living Undocumented in the United States2018-10-10T14:20:16-04:00

Keeping Your Privacy Private During a Lawsuit

In a world full of Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram, pictures, posts, and relationship statuses are posted for all of your friends and followers to see. In the midst of the "OMG" and "LOL" comments, these social media accounts are a goldmine for gathering evidence against you in your custody and/or divorce case(s). Sure, blocking [...]

Keeping Your Privacy Private During a Lawsuit2018-12-21T15:18:41-04:00

Summary Judgment In North Carolina

An Introduction to Summary Judgment In North Carolina What if there was a way to have certain issues, or even an entire case, decided without having to go through a long trial? Summary judgment is a procedural device that offers just that. Summary judgment is a way for the court to dispose of claims that [...]

Summary Judgment In North Carolina2019-02-18T12:45:37-04:00

Recovering Attorney’s Fees in Civil Cases

Innocent plaintiffs are often frustrated by the need to pay attorney's fees despite their legitimate claims against wrongful defendants. Understandably, many plaintiffs believe that they would not need to spend money on legal fees if the defendant had not acted wrongfully. Thus, successful plaintiffs often seek to have the defendant pay their legal fees for [...]

Recovering Attorney’s Fees in Civil Cases2017-06-23T13:44:44-04:00

Civil Lawsuits in North Carolina

Venue for Civil Lawsuits in North Carolina One of the first things that needs to be decided when initiating a civil action is where to file the lawsuit. Where the lawsuit is filed and litigated is referred to as the "venue." Venue must be proper to avoid having the case transferred to a different county [...]

Civil Lawsuits in North Carolina2017-06-23T13:45:41-04:00