What Documents Will Your Divorce Lawyer Need?

The relief people feel immediately after telling their spouse that they want a divorce can be swept away quickly by the overwhelming uncertainty of how to proceed. The same dread can fill the recipient of the news. He or she not only has to deal with the emotional impact, but now needs to cast an (more…)

NC still on the fence as to whether convicted felons may possess firearms in an emergency

North Carolina law prohibits a person who has been convicted of a felony from possessing a firearm. The prohibition, set forth in G.S. 14-415.1, contains narrow exceptions, such as for antique firearms. The question has arisen in several cases whether a person with a prior felony conviction may possess a firearm if necessary to defend (more…)

How to get a student visa in the United States

In order to study in the United States, any non-citizen must first obtain a visa. There are two types of visas that students can acquire in order to study here.  These visas are the F-1 visa or the M-1 visa. There are several requirements that you must have to gain access to one of these (more…)

Concealed Weapons Permit in South Carolina

Up until recently South Carolina was what can be considered a stand alone state with regards to the Concealed Carry requirements. This meant that if you, or a family member, had received a concealed carry permit elsewhere it was not valid within South Carolina. South Carolina was becoming an increasing oddity, as the number of (more…)

Amendments to Home Owner Association Declarations

More and more, residents who are a part of common-interest-developments come asking about their rights and remedies available to them when their homeowner’s association amends their declaration. Homeowner’s associations are organizations in a subdivision, planned community, or condominium that makes and enforces rules for the properties in its jurisdictions. The declaration is the legal document (more…)

Do you have a Digital Estate?

Do you have a Digital Estate?  Do you know what a Digital Estate is?  If you do know what a Digital Estate is or if you have one, how are you protecting and safeguarding those digital assets.  Are you taking the same care with your digital assets as you are with your real and personal (more…)

Removal from the Registry

Getting off of the sexual offender registry is no easy task and for good reason.  Sexual offenders have the highest rate of recidivism or likelihood in repeating a related offense.  The need to monitor these types of offenders has been deemed a paramount concern by North Carolina’s General Assembly, which led to N.C. Gen. Stat. (more…)

Beating the Software: How to get the Settlement you deserve

If you have ever been injured and tried to recover from an insurance company, then you know how stressful it can be dealing with the adjuster.  The negotiation process for a settlement can leave a victim wondering how the insurance adjuster evaluates a bodily injury claim.  The fact is many of the major insurance companies (more…)

In What County Do I File for Divorce in South Carolina?

A lot of our clients are people who have not lived with their spouse for many years, but just never quite got around to the formality of getting divorced. This happens for many reasons: divorce attorneys are expensive or maybe the couple doesn’t have anything to fight over and just needed to separate to solve (more…)

Drivers Point Reduction

In South Carolina, many traffic violations result in points on your license.  For example speeding can result in the addition of anywhere from 2-6 points on your license. The maximum amount of points given for any one offense is 6 points in SC.  The problem that most people run into, however, is the fact that (more…)