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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques are popular methods to resolve legal issues without going to trial. Two of the most common techniques are arbitration and mediation. But what are the differences between the two? Arbitration Another alternative dispute resolution mechanism is arbitration. This process is basically a simplified version of a full trial after parties finish…

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Navigating Contracts and Contract Litigation in Western North Carolina

“The aforementioned client agrees to the terms stated on Page 11, line 25 – 28, and will not seek retribution after the date agreed to on Page 4 unless qualifications met on Page 13 are met but if any qualifications on page 6 are met, then all clients claims are blah blah blah, etc, etc.”…scan…

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Business Break-Ups

Business and marriage are very similar – the combined effort of individuals who share the same goal and want to support each other to achieve that goal. And as marriage and business often share the same goals, they can occasionally come to the same end – divorce. You never set out with the intent of…

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Serving as a Corporate Registered Agent

An incorporated business is recognized by the law as a person with rights and responsibilities. A human being has multiple organs that all have different functions with the common goal of keeping the human alive. A corporation, in theory, is very similar – multiple people in various branches of the company with different jobs all…

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5 Things You Need to Consider When Forming a Business in North Carolina

After years of being in charge of the desserts at family functions and friend gatherings, you’ve finally decided that you want to create your own business selling all the delicious baked goods you’ve perfected. Armed with your recipes and your best mixer, you’re ready to start throwing around the flour and sugar – all that’s…

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How a Business Attorney Can Assist Your North Carolina Corporation

Starting a North Carolina corporation can be a confusing process. These days, there are numerous books and online resources that are intended to help individuals with “do-it-yourself incorporation”. While do-it-yourself incorporation may seem like a cost-effective alternative, there are several reasons you should consider enlisting the assistance of a qualified and knowledgeable attorney. First, while…

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6 Easy Steps To A North Carolina Green Business

Starting or operating a green business in Asheville, North Carolina  is easier than you may think.  It not only helps the environment but saves you money by conserving resources and cutting down on waste.  If you are in the process of starting your new business or you’re an already established business, here are 6 helpful…

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How Mechanic’s Liens Assist North Carolina Contractors

North Carolina contractors who provide labor, services or supplies to improve real property are eligible for a “mechanic’s lien”.  This includes electricians, plumbers and carpenters — just about anyone hired to work on real property. So what is a materialman’s or mechanic’s lien? Well, a lien is a legal claim against real property.  A materialman’s…

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The Facts About Contracts

A business settles and finalizes its deals with contracts.  These are the written documents that represent a business’s risk management and are signed to prevent future business litigation.  Contracts are used for deals like new partnerships, confidentiality agreements, shareholders agreements and customer contracts.  In more simple terms, a contract is an agreement to do something…

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