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50B Dismissed, Father Awarded Emergency Custody

Attorney: Samantha Smith Type of Case: 50-B and Child Custody Case Result: The 50-B was dismissed and our client was awarded temporary emergency custody. County: Davidson County A client had a 50-B, also known as a Domestic Violence Protective Order, taken out against him by the mother of his child. She had also filed for [...]

June 23rd, 2020|

Mother, Daughter Narrowly Avoid Vehicle Forfeiture

Attorney: Clarke Dummit Type of Case: Vehicle Forfeiture Case Result: Successfully received a court order returning the car County: Forsyth County A mother and her daughter were both on the title of a car. However, it was primarily the daughter's vehicle. A friend of the daughter took it without permission and got charged with DWI. [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

What is the NC Second Chance Act?

What is the Second Chance Act? The Second Chance Act is a proposed law that changes and expands expungements in North Carolina. It is also known as Senate Bill 562 and recently passed the North Carolina Senate. What does the Second Chance Act do? The Second Chance Act provides that charges which result in a [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

En Español Today the Supreme Court of the United States halted the Trump administration’s attempt to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. Dummit Fradin offers our sincere congratulations to all of our clients, staff members, and their families who benefit from the protections this program affords! We are proud [...]

June 18th, 2020|

Senate Bill 704 Extends DMV Renewal Deadlines

Governor Cooper recently signed Senate Bill 704 into law, also referred to as the COVID-19 Recovery Act. Section 4.7 of this bill grants an extension to any valid DMV credential that would otherwise expire on or after March 1st, 2020, and before August 1, 2020. The extension is for five months from the date the [...]

May 12th, 2020|

Is the Supreme Court Making It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders?

Leer en Español On April 23, 2020, the conservative majority issued a decision affecting immigrants in Barton v. Barr. Many pro-immigrant advocates have written scathing commentary about the case, using it as an example of the conservative majority on the Supreme Court moving in line with Trump’s agenda to make it easier to deport documented [...]

May 5th, 2020|

Trump’s Executive Order to Stop Immigration for 60 Days

On Wednesday evening, April 22, 2020, President Donald Trump released the text of an immigration executive order claiming to stop immigration to the United States for a period of at least 60 days. The order purports to justify this broad use of presidential power by claiming to limit the strain on our overburdened healthcare system [...]

April 23rd, 2020|

Does the NC Stay at Home Order Impact My Custody Order?

Many parents are concerned about how the current Stay at Home Order will affect their current custody order or agreement. Should they suspend one parent’s visitation? Will they be charged criminally for leaving their homes to participate in a custody exchange? The answer to these questions is no. NC Stay at Home Order and Custody [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

Modifying Jail Bond During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Do you have a loved one being held in jail on a bond they cannot afford to pay? Now is the time to file a Motion to Modify the Jail Bond and get them out! Increased COVID-19 Risk for Inmates Inmates of North Carolina county jails face an increased risk of exposure to the COVID-19 [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

Persecuted Pastor from El Salvador Gets Asylum

Attorney: Devon Senges Type of Case: Asylum Case Result: Asylum Protection Granted Our client was a pastor in El Salvador whose religion strongly believes in the sanctity of all human life. Sadly, our client was the witness to attempted murder in his home country. The would-be criminal was a young gang member. Our client recognized [...]

March 23rd, 2020|

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