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0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for North Carolina on
Q: Hello, my NC grandma died in 2019. She left her house to my dad and uncle R, joint tenants with rights of survivorship

My other uncle J is living yet not named as a joint tenant on the house. Now, here’s where we get confused, my dad died in first (2016), before my grandmother (d. 2019) and uncle R (d.2022). My uncle R was never married, doesn’t have any children, didn’t leave a Will. Additionally, my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for North Carolina on
Q: My ex husband passed. We jointly owned home. I have not found a will.my name is still on the deed and taxes.

Can I transfer property to our kids. What rights do I have. What can I do.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: e) Nothing in this section shall prevent the parties to the action from entering into an agreement for appropriate

e) Nothing in this section shall prevent the parties to the action from entering into an agreement for appropriate relief, including an agreement as to any aspect, procedural or otherwise, of a motion for appropriate relief.

What is the agreement "as to any aspect, procedural,... and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: Can my husband take my name off property we own together and put his sister on it without my agreement? we are married.

we’ve been separated 12 years. not divorced. she went to the registrar of deeds with a new deed with his and her name on it. my name is there without a signature. they recorded it. is it legal? did i lose my land?

Ben Corcoran
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Ben Corcoran
answered on Sep 23, 2022

I would have to review the deed. He may have just conveyed his portion, but if he also tried to convey your portion then fraud was committed, and you should contact the local law enforcement.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina on
Q: When does someone regain tenant status as a guest in North Carolina.

I just evicted an ex girlfriend. She has come back to pack her stuff and has stayed several nights in my bonus room. I do NOT want her to regain tenant status. How many nights can she stay before that (regaining tenant status) becomes a concern?

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina on
Q: Can a parent spend money from a intestate child’s account prior to his estate being settled? NC GS 29-28?

Minor intestate child leaves behind a pending settlement (net $26k) for a car accident which now has to be put into an estate. The minor also worked and the mother spends her deceased child’s remaining money and last paycheck (which should be included in the child’s estate). Does she receive... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for North Carolina on
Q: My HOA board secretary is asking for my personal insurance information to be sent to her private email. Do I abide?

There was a recent townhome fire in my community. Now the HOA board secretary is asking everyone to provide the Declaration page of their personal insurance to a private email account or sent to the Community Clubhouse where it will be stored. We were told our actual HOA company was failing to keep... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Q: I was charged with reckless driving in yadkin county. When will my insurance go down? Am I able to get this expunged?

I was charged with exceeding safe speed and reckless driving in yadkin county. I didn't lose my license or go to jail, but I took a driving class and did 12 hours of community service. The incident occured September 28th, 2017.

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property for North Carolina on
Q: I am interested in writing a screenplay on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story, The Offshore Pirate. Is it public domain?
Erik Špila
Erik Špila
answered on Sep 22, 2022

Yes, this work should already be considered as in public domain as it was published in 1920.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: I'm 71 can I borrow against a retirement acct. 2 close on my new home then repay it when my present home sells

The new house in FL may close before I have the proceeds from the sale of my present home in NC which I was going to use for payment. I would repay the retirement acct. immediately with the proceeds. As of yet I have not withdrawn any monies from either my retirement or 401K

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for North Carolina on
Q: Should I pay child support informally while my wife goes through the court process?

My wife and I are going through separation, during the separation we both filled a separation agreement form and we both signed and notarized it. In the separation agreement we had a child support agreement. I've been paying for child support even though it's not "official" and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Employment Law for North Carolina on
Q: Ive a temp employment contract in n.c. w/ specific dates of employment & NO termination language. Can I b fired? How?

We are workcampers, employed seasonally by RV parks/campgrounds. We incur great expense in buying, fueling & maintaining rv, traveling to employment at seasonal gigs. We have a valid, signed, simple contract with owner, dates of employment, hourly rate, # of hours, general duties, etc. THERE... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for North Carolina on
Q: What should get added to a prenup if you bring a child from a previous marriage?
Mr. Albert Loch Saslow
Mr. Albert Loch Saslow
answered on Sep 20, 2022

Unfortunately, you likely aren't going to get a clear answer on this type of forum. I would highly suggest that you DON'T try and handle your pre-nup on your own, and instead at least consult with a local family law attorney. I will say that the pre-nup might not have much that is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: Can y’all help me get my personal property from my ex-husband?

I was awarded back in December 2013 and I’m also trying to get my other lawnmower, and other equipment which I have proof of it all.

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims for North Carolina on
Q: Can y’all help me with getting my personal property?

I was awarded some of my stuff back in December 2013 and I need to get the rest of my stuff like my lawnmower, and other equipment that I have proof it’s mine from my ex-husband.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina on
Q: A mother and daughter had a lease daughter was under 18 mother left the property over 14 days ago, but left daughter

Daughter is now 18 and won't leave what can I do my rental is trashed

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Family Law for North Carolina on
Q: If I am ordered responsible for 50% of marital debt during a divorce, can I file bankruptcy if debt not in my name?

All debt in my wife’s name and we are divorcing. If I am responsible for 50% of marital debt and she is filing bankruptcy, how do I file for my half of the debt if it’s not in my name?

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
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W. J. Winterstein Jr.
answered on Sep 19, 2022

I had this issue in a case in Oklahoma, involving a Colorado bankruptcy, and a Florida divorce.

Your divorce decree/property settlement agreement most probably allocates responsibility for the marital debts, and that is what includes you as a responsible party to the debt. But your...
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