Corporate Pro Se Representation

March 8th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Business and Commercial, Small Claims Court | Tagged , , , , , , ,

In North Carolina, a person has a right to represent themselves in court, even if they are not a lawyer. However, even though a corporation or LLC is considered a “person” for many legal issues, they are not capable of representing themselves in court. Even a small corporation that is owned 100% by one individual, …Read More

Small Claims Court Hearings

January 16th, 2009 | Posted in Law for Non-lawyers, Small Claims Court

  I spent some time in small claims court the other day on a minor collections matter.  The county where I attended had all the people with cases in one courtroom and the magistrate heard everybody one case at a time.  Therefore, I was able to see a few cases in front of the magistrate.  …Read More

More on Small Claims Court

November 21st, 2008 | Posted in Law for Non-lawyers, Small Claims Court

The Star-News has a nice article on small claims court or magistrate's court here.  I did a post a few months ago on the procedures of this type of court.  The Star-News article personalizes the New Hanover County small claims court with an interview with one of the civil magistrates.  I have helped people with their case before …Read More