Legal Resources Blog - Weaver, Bennett & Bland, PA

What to Do Immediately After Getting into a Car Accident

No one intends on being a part of an auto accident. However these car wrecks happen to even the best drivers. Some car crashes are simply an inconvenience, whereas others can be life altering. Knowing these simple steps can you help you navigate through an unexpected car accident. Stay Calm and Check for Injuries When

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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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Understanding Eminent Domain

A condemnation action, also known as “eminent domain” or “land condemnation,” is the process by which the local, state, or federal government takes ownership of private property for public use. Governments use their power of eminent domain for the construction of greenways, parks, highway widening or other road continuation projects, public transportation projects, water drainage

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5 Rules For Collecting Your Civil Lawsuit Judgment

Congratulations! You won your civil lawsuit and have a judgment, but now what? Winning in court is only half the battle as collecting on a judgment is an entirely different legal proceeding. When you obtain a judgment from a person or business, you become a judgment creditor and the opposing party becomes a judgment debtor.

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Protect Yourself from Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is out of control.  The following statistics are alarming…and they are more than four years old…and the problem is not diminishing: On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. To put this in perspective, in one year, this equates to more than 10

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Post-Marital and Postnuptial Agreements

Most people recognize the terms “prenuptial” or “premarital agreement.” Likewise, most, are aware that if a married couple part from each other that they may enter into a “Separation Agreement.” Many people do not know that in North Carolina, and most other states, you may enter into a binding contract with your spouse DURING marriage.

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How To Begin Divorce Proceedings in North Carolina

If you’re currently separated from your spouse and seeking a divorce in North Carolina, then here is information shared by our firm’s divorce attorney to help you understand the process. Parties must be separated for a year before filing an action for divorce. One of the parties must have lived in N.C. for six months

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