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Fun & Safe Ways to Enjoy Slime

Have fun and stay safe at the same time by making your own “slime” with the kids. It won’t have dangerous levels of boron, unlike some of the store-bought stuff!

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Can You Sue a Homeowners Association (HOA)?

Ideally, you will never have a conflict with your Homeowners Association, but as thousands of homeowners have found, that dream is simply not realistic. When you moved into your home, you probably received a document with a list of rules and regulations. As a member of the HOA, you must abide by these rules and […]

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Common Commercial Lease Disputes

Commercial leases look nothing like the lease people signed in college to rent an apartment across from campus. Instead, these leases are highly technical and often far too long. Even savvy business owners can feel overwhelmed and might just sign on the dotted line, hoping for the best. Unfortunately, disputes constantly crop up between commercial […]

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Smart Toys For Christmas

Smart toys can be TOO smart. Now that all the presents are unwrapped, heed this story and keep an eye on who’s keeping an eye on your kids.

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Is Your Ex Interfering with Visitation?

Sometimes, marital conflict does not end with divorce. Instead, couples continue to squabble long after the judge signs the divorce decree, and children are unfortunately caught in the middle. At Hodges Coxe Potter & Phillips LLP, we receive many phone calls from mothers and fathers who complain that their ex is interfering with their child […]

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What to do if You are a Victim of a Hit and Run Accident

It is against the law to flee the scene of a crime. Nevertheless, countless motorists take off after crashing into another driver or a pedestrian. Their reasons vary. Some are drunk and do not want to get picked up for DUI. Others lack insurance and are afraid to acknowledge as much. Other drivers might be […]

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Most Dangerous Owners

At Hodges Coxe Potter & Phillips LLP, we love dogs. However, all dogs need to be properly treated and trained or they pose a risk of injury to their owners and neighbors. These maltreated and untrained dogs can cause significant injuries. Not only can the dog’s teeth damage muscles, nerves, and other soft tissue, but […]

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34,000 Americans died from falls in 2016.

You won’t see this story on the evening news, but according to the National Safety Council, over 34,000 Americans died from falls in 2016. Better check out our latest newsletter with prevention tips for people of all ages.

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Should You Ask for the Home in a Divorce?

Under North Carolina law, a couple’s marital property shall be divided equitably during a divorce. Often this means the property is divided equally, 50/50, but not always. A judge must divide it fairly after looking at a variety of factors, such as the income earning potential of each spouse before determining how much property each […]

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Divorce Over Age 50

Increasingly, older Americans are divorcing for the first time in their lives. In fact, the number of people over 50 who are divorcing has doubled since 1990. Divorcing over the age of 50 is called “silver divorce” or “grey divorce,” and there are many special considerations when divorcing at an older age. Consider How the […]

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Anesthesia Errors

When patients undergo surgery, they often need general anesthesia. However, a lot can go wrong during surgery and with anesthesia in particular. Each year, many patients are injured because of anesthesia errors. If you think you have fallen victim, you need to meet with an experienced medical negligence attorney. Types of Anesthesia Errors Anesthesia errors […]

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Study Shows That Under For-Profit Ownership Has Grown

The number of the our nation’s 15,600-plus nursing homes under for-profit ownership has risen to 69.8 percent. Incidents of abuse and neglect can often be traced back to corporate corner cutting for bigger profits. This recent study from the Times Herald-Record in New York is a reflection of a nationwide trend. 

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