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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 the love [...]
We're excited to announce that two Dummit Fradin attorneys have received a Super Lawyers Award for 2019. Congratulations to Jessica Culver and Bree Ward! We're beyond proud of your accomplishments and honored that you make part of the Dummit Fradin team. According to Super Lawyers, "Every year, Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers across the country for [...]
On November 28, the 18 and 18-H Judicial District Bar nominated attorney Stephanie Goldsborough for Guilford County District Court Judge. She is currently in the top five nominees for the vacant judicial seat. The vacant seat is a result of Governor Cooper electing Judge Lora Cubbage to another vacant seat in the Guilford County [...]
Get your DACA renewal applications in now. USCIS has announced they will resume accepting DACA renewal applications under the policy terms that were in place before the program was eliminated on September 5, 2017. Who can renew their DACA? Your DACA expired after September 5, 2016 Who can file a new DACA application? Your [...]
Dummit Fradin domestic attorney Jessica Culver spoke on the CBS WFMY morning show this morning 12/06/2017, concerning "alienation of affection" as it pertains to a high profile ongoing NFL case. A North Carolina man from Huntersville filed a lawsuit against a Philadelphia Eagles' NFL player. The North Carolinian found messages between the NFL player and [...]
DMV to begin charging for hearings. Beginning in January 2018, DMV plans to assess fees for driver’s license revocation or reinstatement hearings, and it has been rumored that the fees may be as high as $450. This includes restoration hearings after a Permanent DWI revocation, restoration hearings after a 2-year revocation after 2 DWIs [...]
Support DACA In summary, this is what we know about the DACA Rescindment Announcement and Memo issued by the Department of Homeland Security: 1) No new initial applications will be permitted after today, September 5, 2017. 2) Initial applications submitted prior to today will be processed. 3) Currently pending renewal apps will be processed. [...]
Our Attorney represented a mother in Davidson County who wished to modify her custody order to allow her to relocate to another state pursuant to her new husband’s military orders. At trial, our Attorney advocated on behalf of her client and the judge allowed the mother to modify the custody order so that she may [...]
Did you know under North Carolina law a person can be charged with a DWI, even if they are not necessarily driving a car? YES, you could be charged with a DWI without ever going near a car! What is Considered a Vehicle for Purposes of a DWI? It often comes as a surprise [...]
The Charlotte City Council met on Monday, July 17th, 2017 and repealed a controversial crowd-control ordinance, which was passed 5 years ago before the Democratic National Convention in 2012. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney and city staff agreed the ordinance is no longer needed. He told City Council that his officers need to focus on [...]
Dummit Fradin recently received media attention in a case involving five Kernersville police officers who violated the constitutional rights of a Surry County couple. The lawsuit, which was filed in July 2014, alleged that the five police officers assaulted, arrested, and seized $4,000 from one plaintiff, and then seized $16,000 from the other plaintiff, all [...]
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On Thursday morning, Dummit Fradin's Greensboro office hosted a meet-and-greet for 6th District Congressional Candidate Mark Walker. Mark Walker, a Republican from Greensboro, addressed those in attendance about his decision to run for election despite not having been a career politician. Mr. Walker also spoke about his desire to increase the opportunities available to small [...]
Clarke Dummit, a lawyer based in Winston-Salem, NC whose primary area of practice is criminal law, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Winston-Salem, NC (PR Newswire) September 23, 2014 – Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Clarke Dummit still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating for both [...]
Winston-Salem-based law firm Dummit Fradin has moved its Greensboro office into renovated space on West Market Street, with plans to grow in the next two years. The renovation was done by Grandview Construction of Pfafftown. Attorney Jonathan Kreider said the firm, which specializes in criminal defense work, relocated its office from the 100 block of [...]
As an attorney, Clarke Dummit has been building his practice one step at a time since it opened 21 years ago. His next move is into a new Winston-Salem office. The Dummit Law Firm, now on Sixth Street, has moved into the newly renovated, old Morning Dew coffee shop building on Burke Street. But there’s [...]
State Failed to Prove Elements of the Crime On September 30, 2012, our client was charged with exceeding a safe speed and driving while impaired. The allegations were that she called the police to report an accident she was in where the car flipped on its side. When the officer arrived on the scene, one [...]
When you have a conditional driving privilege, maintaining that privilege is important. One of our clients was facing the prospect of losing his conditional license even though he met his requirement of not having a Blood Alcohol Content above .000. Fortunately, he had a Dummit Fradin attorney. Client had 4 DWIs, but none within the [...]
At Dummit Fradin, we know that there is more to representation than knowing the law. A good lawyer makes it easy for a client to share his or her story with the court, without letting language barriers get in the way. Today one of our interpreters, Lizbeth Rodriguez, was approved as a Court Interpreter for [...]
A young man who was sent to prison for having sex with an underage girl is not barred from seeking visitation with the child born as a result of the crime, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled. The Sept. 6 decision establishes that certain registered sex offenders cannot be deprived of their right [...]
Yes! Weekly, a Piedmont Triad area publication, needed a respected DWI defense attorney to comment on a recent high profile DWI case in North Carolina. Writer Jim Longworth called on Clarke Dummit, founder of Dummit Fradin in Winston Salem. In a highly publicized trial with potential political overtones, U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx’s Chief of Staff, [...]
WXII 12’s Cameron Kent and Wanda Starke talk with Piedmont attorney Clarke Dummit about the sentence in the Tolly Carr case.
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