My Friend & Real-Life Job Creator Uli Wiegand

January 16, 2012

Ulrich H. Wiegand & I.O., Inc. (fka Interordnance) Creating Jobs in North Carolina You hear the phrase, “job creator” a lot right now, but you don’t many specific individuals named as actual job creators. So, I thought I should mention my friend, Ulrich H. Wiegand. Uli Wiegand is a firearms manufacturer and importer who actually […]

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Business and Real Estate Trial Lawyers Write Persuasively for a Living

December 9, 2011

Talking is Not Enough Good trial attorneys need good oral skills. They have to make persuasive presentations to the Judge and the Jury. But being able to stand up and talk in front of an important audience is not enough. To carry the day, litigators, especially business and real estate trial attorneys, need good writing […]

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Real Estate Law Creates New Private Right of Action

November 10, 2011

New Private Right of Action for Damages PLUS Attorneys’ Fees for Unauthorized Practice of Law Recently, Raleigh Real Estate Attorney Ben Kuhn gave a presentation about a new North Carolina law affecting real estate transactions. Ben spoke about North Carolina Session Law 2011-336 (Senate Bill 349), which has been passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor. […]

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Injured in Portland? You need a Portland Personal Injury Attorney.

October 25, 2011

Outstanding Personal Injury Website for Portland, OR Portland Personal Injury Attorney E.J. Simmons, has a new, very helpful website for folks who have been injured by another’s negligence in or around Portland, Oregon.  The site covers topic including Do I need a lawyer for my claim What you have to do if you are hurt […]

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New Statute Prohibits Naming Trustees as Parties in Civil Cases

September 6, 2011

North Carolina has just ratified a bill, signed by the Governor, that is partially entitled, “AN ACT TO MODERNIZE AND ENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS REGARDING DEEDS OF TRUST….” S.B. 679, 2011 Sess. Law 312 (the “Act”). The Act, which is effective October 1, 2011, modifies North Carolina General Statutes in Chapters 24 (Interest), 45 (Mortgages and Deeds […]

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Two New North Carolina Condemnation Cases

August 16, 2011

CarolinaCondemnationlaw.com is an online journal of North Carolina eminent domain law for eminent domain lawyers and other professionals as well as for lay people who are interested in North Carolina land condemnation law. North Carolina condemnation lawyers as well as lay people seem to find it a helpful source for questions about eminent domain in NC. […]

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Wake County Register of Deeds has Great New Website

July 30, 2011
Wake County Register of Deeds Laura Riddick helping Wake County real estate attorneys once again.

Recently, the Wake County Register of Deeds, Laura Riddick, unveiled her new website.  It looks great and even  has a post right up front explaining the changes and improvements to the site: The Wake County’s Register of Deeds Office is launching a web site overhaul this week that improves the heavily-used public service’s functionality and […]

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Service of Process by certain FedEx or UPS services

June 8, 2011
Service of Process by FedEx or other designated delivery service

NC now allows Service of Process by “Designated Delivery Services” Service of process is the delivering of a summons and complaint to a defendant.  It is a step that is required to compel, or “hale”, a defendant into court.  After a defendant is properly served, if he or she (or it) fails to appear or […]

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March 29, 2011

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North Carolina eminent domain law

March 27, 2011

As an Associate City Attorney, my primary practice area is eminent domain or land condemnation, representing the City of Raleigh in filing lawsuits to acquire private property for public projects for the City of Raleigh.  My wife, Inez de Ondarza Simmons, is also an North Carolina eminent domain lawyer, although she never represents clients against […]

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