My wife wants me to record everything that happens at work if I'm not on call with her, is that still legal if I'm the only person who knows that they're recording is there and I'm the only person consenting to it but no one else knows is that even legal
In North Carolina, the legality of recording conversations hinges on the state's consent laws. North Carolina is a "one-party consent" state, which means that as long as you are a party to the conversation, you can legally record it without needing to get permission from the other...View More
HIPAA applies to certain "covered" entities. Covered entities typically operate in the medical field or support other entities that operate in the medical field. But unless an employer is a covered entity, HIPAA doesn't apply. Also, when a covered entity violates HIPAA, it...View More
I paid the past due on my vehicle last wednesday, they refused to release my vehicle until today stating they had to make sure the payment wouldn't reverse. I was reassured by multiple people that I could get it back today only to get the release sent and now the towing company says oh our... View More
Unfortunately there is no law requiring a car lender to use a repossession company which is conveniently located. If the vehicle was damaged during the tow, you may have claims against the tow company for the amount necessary to repair - but you have to pay for the repairs yourself and then bring a...View More
I got a car for my son November 2022. All payments have been made, on time. But starting in December 2023, they keep contacting me saying I'm behind and and contacting me saying "if I need help making payments I can send a friend in and if they buy a car I will get $200.00". Is this... View More
Take proof of all of your on time payments to them and speak to them about this. To cover yourself, you could mail in the proof with a letter complaining about the situation and asking them to stop the unjustified messages (get a tracking number and pproof of delivery). The "help making...View More
Using anime stickers from a photo editing application on pictures you intend to post on Onlyfans can raise copyright issues, particularly if the characters are copyrighted material. Copyright laws protect the creators' rights to their works, including anime characters, and using these...View More
Passed in 2021, I just got a copy of the will. My sister was executor, I'm a trustee. My brother sold my dad's land right at 1/2 million, brother took money and bought land and home in brother's name one year before dad's death.
An unexecuted will cannot be probated. Apparently the Father's heirs owned the property. You will need a very good real property litigator in the County of the land to file ejectment, quiet title, etc. actions. All interested parties must be parties. However laches will probably prevent...View More
I got a oil change from Walmart on November 22nd in Virginia. On my way to North Carolina the 23rd, my car lost power on the highway and started making a knocking noise. I pulled over as soon as possible and after some looking around noticed that there was a gas smell coming from the oil. The motor... View More
You should not have it towed to a WalMart first. Instead, have the car examined by a mechanic of your choice first and if that mechanic believes an error with the oil change caused the issue, get that opinion in writing. Then, have the car towed to WalMart for inspection and provide WalMart with a...View More
Unmarried spouse of 17 years dies suddenly without a will. He has a DBA business. After he died his brother helps my mom with arrangements. He ends up taking over the business. Out of good faith my mother hands him every title to every vehicle there is work vehicles included. Well one by one he had... View More
If your spouse passed away without a will, the distribution of their estate, including the business and assets, would be subject to the intestacy laws of the state where you reside. These laws determine how assets are divided among surviving family members in the absence of a will.
In North Carolina, individuals with felony convictions can petition to restore their gun rights, but certain conditions must be met. Since your last felony conviction was in 2009 and you have no violent felonies on record, you may be eligible to petition for the restoration of your gun rights....View More
The statute of limitations limits the amount of time from which they can issue a warrant or complaint (charge) in relation to the date of offense. Once they issue the warrant, the warrant could be renewed indefinitely, until you are arrested. Otherwise, everyone would do what you did and just leave...View More
If the probate office has determined that there is no estate, then technically there is no "estate" to receive mail. However, it is possible that there are still some outstanding matters that need to be resolved, such as closing bank accounts or canceling credit cards. In this case, you...View More
In North Carolina, probate is necessary for handling the estate of a deceased person, but it may not be required for all types of property. If the only assets are personal items like clothes, linens, kitchen utensils, food, cleaning supplies, a mini fridge, cooler, and old TVs, probate might not be...View More
No, but if you mean that he died while the division of your assets were still being worked out means that you filed for equitable distribution and that was still a live claim that was incomplete when he passed, then the personal representative of the estate should be able to continue see that...View More
My friend wanted to buy my car but didn't have the money for it yet, so I let him borrow it on the basis he'd make payments, he kept making excuses of why he couldn't pay, even wrecked the car and blew the motor. Now the car is Mia and he won't tell me where it is.
When you initially allowed your friend to take your car with the agreement that he would make payments over time towards purchasing it, that established a verbal contract between you. However, when he failed to make the payments as promised, stopped communicating with you, and essentially...View More
I was told that orientation and training would be paid. The system didn't accept me and the assistant manager said they'd put in my hours manually. They never did, and I haven't been paid. I am quitting because of another job opportunity and would like to know if I can put in a... View More
You can send a written request for payment for unpaid hours, even after you have resigned from your employment. Your request might include information about the amount of money you believe you are owed, how you calculated this amount, how long you have been owed this money, and previous...View More
They are changing our commission for the worse and I will lose 1/2 of my earning potential. In addition, now our national team is claiming local account causeing loss of income as well Can they enforce a 2 year non compete when they have changed my employment completely.
It would be rather difficult for an attorney to answer your question. In North Carolina, the enforceability of a non-compete agreement is more case-specific than most other types of contracts. For example, in the employment context, enforceability of a non-compete agreement can depend on factors...View More
The cop & his civilian accomplice are paid in cash by a non-profit group representing my ex-wife. The accomplice hasn't reported an income since 2017 and is not gainfully employed. This leaves him free to follow me wherever I go, to commandeer my phone and communications, and conduct a... View More
In your situation, it's crucial to document any incidents of harassment or illegal activity meticulously. Keep a detailed log of dates, times, locations, and descriptions of these incidents. Gathering evidence like photos, videos, or witness statements can also be beneficial. Since local law...View More
If you are buying items on Alibaba or other similar cites and intend on reselling them, it is very important to do a patent search to try and determine if the product is patented. If it looks very similar to another product, you should see if the product indicates that it has a patent or patent...View More
To determine if the kayak you plan to purchase from another country is patented in the USA, you should conduct a patent search. You can start by searching the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database. Look for patents on the design or utility of the kayak by using relevant...View More
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