Month: May 2013

End of Life Decisions

Advance directives can grant solace to you and your loved ones.  Medical technology has advanced such that doctors can keep the body functioning longer than the brain.  But some of us may not want our bodies to be sustained longer than we are able to think consciously and communicate meaningfully with others.  North Carolina, under N.C.G.S. […]

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A motion for amotion

In New Hanover County, local politics has taken an interesting turn since the election of Brian Berger to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in 2010. Since that time he had clashed with other members of the Board and been accused of harassing staff and odd behavior. After an incident where he attempted to […]

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Attorney Fees

A frequent misunderstanding about civil lawsuits that I encounter is about the payment of attorneys fees and costs. A sizeable number of potential clients assume that they can ask for the other party to pay their attorneys fees. Their (logical) thinking is they wouldn’t have to pay for an attorney if the other side would […]

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