Legal Resources Blog - Weaver, Bennett & Bland, PA

7 Things to Know When Being Sued for Civil or Criminal Contempt

1. There are two kinds of contempt – Civil and Criminal. Civil Contempt is used to enforce the rights of a party by forcing compliance with a court order. Criminal Contempt is utilized to uphold the respect due the Court and to punish violations of its orders. 2. The general distinction is that Civil Contempt is used

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Supporting Our Local Heroes in Matthews, Waxhaw, and Weddington

At Weaver, Bennett, and Bland, we are proud to support the Matthews, South Charlotte, and Western Union County communities. For more than three decades we’ve been committed to providing more to our communities than legal services. Our firm has a core value to connect with our community, and we do that by giving back whenever

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10 Common Questions about PPP Loans

How did we get Here? On December 21, 2020, Congress passed the new COVID relief bill called the “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Non-Profits, and Venues Act.” Shortly thereafter the bill was signed into law. On January 6, 2021, the Treasury Department and the Small Business Association issued written rules governing the new rounds

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5 Advantages of Hiring a Local Law Firm

As a business owner, you may consider hiring an out-of-state firm to handle your company’s legal needs. However, there are some advantages  to choosing a local attorney. Consider the following benefits a local law firm provides. Established Relationships A local attorney will have the benefit of having established personal relationships with area judges, court clerks,

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How to Form a Business Entity in North Carolina

When starting a new business entity in North Carolina, there are several requirements you’ll need to follow, and some may be tricky to navigate. In this post we’ll break down the steps you need to take, and get you on your way to being your own boss. In a previous blog, we discussed why choosing

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Giving Back to the Matthews NC Community

At Weaver, Bennett, and Bland, we’re proud to support the Matthews community – a community that has been there to support us for so many years. In fact, one of our core values as a firm is to connect with our community, and one way we do that is by giving back whenever we can.

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Choosing a Legal Structure for Your New Business

A business entity is a legal structure formed under state law to offer a product or service. The type of business structure you use dictates how taxes are paid and the relationship between the owners of the business. When beginning a new business in North Carolina, choosing a legal structure is one of the first

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5 Myths About Child Support

Child support is mandated by the State of North Carolina.  It’s calculated using the parents income and how many children the parties have together.  It also factors in if one of the parties pays for medical insurance for the minor children, and if there are any extra ordinary expenses for the minor children. Those are

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