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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for North Carolina on
Q: How can I have my daughter returned home to me if my ex, who has no rights, has taken her and refuses to bring her back?

He is not on her birth certificate, we have no custody agreement, he doesn't pay child support, and he has barely been involved in her life for the last two years. She is now 4, and he has obtained temporary emergency custody through an ex parte 50-B, which he lied on. I filed a motion to set... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: simple affray

Do you offer help for simple affray?

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina on
Q: Can executor change named beneficiary of 25 yes on a Schwab acct via internet for personal gain?

I was named beneficiary of my dad’s retirement acct for 25 yrs until 3 weeks before he passed. Executor admitted that he changed beneficiary so that he is the beneficiary. Executor claims to be durable POA, however I have not seen proof.

Durable POA wasn’t filed with Wake Cty register of Deeds.

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina on
Q: Executor of will changed named beneficiary on retirement account for personal gain? Durable POA not filled. Wake, NC

Executor changed named beneficiary of 25yrs to make himself now the named beneficiary, via internet, on Charles Schwab acct. 3 weeks before my dad passed away. Durable POA not filled with registry of deeds in Wake county

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for North Carolina on
Q: Is there anything more I need to do after being awarded a judgement earlier this month in small claims court?

The judgement was in Buncombe Co, N.C. and I still haven't received anything. Can anyone help me understand if there's anything else required of me? And do I have to be there in person to do it? Also is there a time limit in which I have to do it? BTW, it was a business that I sued not an... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for North Carolina on
Q: Just got order a civil summons domestic violence 50b in state of nc in cabarrus County. Will someone serve jail time?

Her allegations are all over the place. She literally contacted me and rip up the paper of the civil summons. I'm front of people. But the time on the order said 12pm.

0 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on
Q: What happens when child is sexualy abused at school and principal tell her not to tell anyone and nothing is done

She got sexualy abused last year on bus by student then 3 male principals called her to office watches the bus video with her having her explain to them the actions amd how she felt. Only thing done was offer counseling to family still happening thus year and told her not to tell anyone both times.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for North Carolina on
Q: how can a walmart in SC issue a warrant for my arrest, making me a fugitive in NC if I wasn't even aware of a crime?

ok I know walmart didn't issue the warrant, it's for a misdemeanor larceny.

I was stopped in NC got a drug charge, bail has been made.

The people in SC today said it's not even a felony, they just used to fugitive warrant for a hold. No one made me aware of my... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina on
Q: I had to vacate my apartment due to 2 break-ins directly across from me. Do I have a safety right to break my lease?

It is a “secured” building, but the burglar lives in the building & on my floor. I called the police.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: I put in an offer on a home and submitted proof of funds on 4/23/2024, my offer was accepted 4/26/2024. I was supposed

and the sellers were under contract with someone else! I have made all of my plans around moving to this house for over a month i was not even notified of the "termination" what can i do.I can send you a copy of our contract as well in our contract it says that buyer (me) does have to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina on
Q: Someone I lived with assaulted me and the court ordered a no contact order on them for 9 months. More information

Someone I lived with assaulted me and the court ordered a no contact order on them for 9 months. This person never paid rent, they never had a lease agreement of any kind, started as a guest that never left. Now that the 9 months are up can they legally try to come back and live in my house?

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: I pay taxes on place 10years can I claim
1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: I live on acre land for 12 years it's in my and brother name now brother trying to sell is he allowed too I verbaly told

It was mind brother trying to take mom got all timer and brother making decisions for her

Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
answered on May 20, 2024

Your brother can only sell what he owns, so if someone is willing to buy his interest, he can sell it, but he cannot sell your portion. Since he is a part owner, your brother can get a court-ordered sale in which the whole property would be sold. You need to speak with a local attorney for further... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Carolina on
Q: If a person has been convicted of a federal felony, served their time but was wrongfully convicted. What can he do?
John D. Pritchard
John D. Pritchard
answered on May 20, 2024

There are three broad ways that a person can challenge a federal conviction, but none of those may apply to this situation.

First is the most common and widely understood--the person may appeal his/her conviction to the Court of Appeals. (And in rare circumstances, may appeal from there to...
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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for North Carolina on
Q: If me and the father agree on a payment and terminate the court ordered child support, will they cut off my gvmnt assist

Me and the father have been speaking about maybe terminating court ordered child support but I was told they would take my Medicaid and food stamps for them as well and for me

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law and Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on
Q: I was touched inappropriate by a nurse in Duke hospital. Is there anything I could do about it ?

I had a surgery on my spine upper back it’s no reason for this nurse finger to be sliding down then up the crack of my bottom

0 Answers | Asked in Entertainment / Sports and Gaming for North Carolina on
Q: Can a sports org require a purchase of raffle tickets in addition to season registration fee?

A sports organization requires the purchase of what used to be 10 $10 tickets, but now no tickets are provided and we are automatically entered and charged at registration time. No idea how many tickets this is , and all drawings are done electronically evidently. Can this is organization requires... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for North Carolina on
Q: My girlfriends mom doesnt use the child support from my gf's dad to help my gf. Could my gf get it herself directly?

My girlfriend is 17 but lives alone and works full time. Her mom receives child support money from the dad but spends it on other things. My girlfriend needs to pay for all her expenses. The dad would be okay with directly giving it to my gf.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for North Carolina on
Q: My online income tax payment was deducted twice from my bank account almost 2 months ago. They still haven't refunded.

After reporting it over a month ago I was told today they haven't even begun processing the refund yet and that there is no way to tell or estimate when I will receive it. It could be next week. It could be in six months. Can they legally do this? Is there anything I can do to expedite it? I... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 17, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about the difficulties you're experiencing with your tax refund. It's understandable to be frustrated, especially when you need the funds to cover essential expenses. Here are a few thoughts on your situation:

Legally, if you were incorrectly double-charged,...
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