Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” Special Enrollment

Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” Special Enrollment

Mar. 20, 2015 by

Did you recently do your taxes and learn that you owe a fine for not being insured? The government has created a SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD from March 15, 2015 through April 30, 2015. Legal Aid of North Carolina can help

Upcoming Changes to Unemployment Requirements

Upcoming Changes to Unemployment Requirements

Mar. 25, 2013 by

The North Carolina General Assembly has been busily rewriting Chapter 96 of the General Statutes, “Employment Security” – known to most of us as Unemployment, Unemployment Benefits, or Unemployment Insurance. One change you should be aware of relates to your

Judgment Day

Judgment Day

Nov. 30, 2011 by

A client asks: “I have a judgment from GE Capital that was issued in 10/2008.  How would I go about getting that removed from my credit?  Yes, it is mine.  Whom would I contact?  The court or the creditor?” If

Settle or Sue?

Settle or Sue?

Nov. 12, 2010 by

Only about 10% of filed lawsuits make it to the courtroom; many disputes that could lead to lawsuits are settled before litigation ever starts. One of the primary reasons for this is the concept of settlement. Once the parties bring the facts out and lay out their respective views of the situation, it is often discovered that there is a solution the defendant can offer and that the damaged party is willing to accept to resolve the dispute. The question of whether or not to accept a settlement offer always rests with the client.

Let me check my files and get back to you…

Let me check my files and get back to you…

Jul. 21, 2010 by

Everyone’s keeping a file on you; why aren’t you keeping a file?

Something’s Burning…

Something’s Burning…

Apr. 30, 2010 by

Is your child’s college fund going up in smoke? I’m not talking about market meltdown here…

Dreams Too Small

Dreams Too Small

Feb. 27, 2010 by

Upheaval in the legal profession has spawned much discussion in the press about how the practice of law is changing.  In particular, a great many newly minted lawyers are disillusioned (to put it lightly) at their dim prospects for finding

Too Late to Care

Too Late to Care

Feb. 25, 2010 by

How do you convince a client that the time to worry about those kids at home is BEFORE the probation violation, not after?

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

Feb. 21, 2010 by

Welcome; here’s how I intend to use my blog.