The First 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. There is often discussion and debate about what these amendments mean. Without bringing a political view and without giving legal advice, below is the text of the 1st Amendment and some commentary on it. “Amendment I: Congress shall make no … More 1st Amendment – What does that mean?
My malpractice insurance company has issued a warning this week. While I do not practice real estate law, I would like to share the alert. I have no details on the developing matters, and encourage you to talk to your real estate lawyer if you have concerns related to this mortgage company.
When a loved one dies the social media accounts are still active for that person. Family members may wish to gain access to their social media accounts to keep the account going, or get photos and videos their loved one stored on the platform. However, getting access to social media accounts for a deceased family … More Social Media Access After Death
On occasion people have asked me to explain the difference between guardianship and power of attorney and which one is appropriate for them. While I cannot answer that for your specific situation, I think having a little knowledge before talking to a lawyer is a good thing. By having a little bit of knowledge you … More Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney
I have heard many people talk about that is a violation of the First Amendment or that violates the right of free speech, but they are not using the reference correctly. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of … More First Amendment – Free Speech
Happy New Year! As the new year starts this is a great time to review your estate planning documents (will, health care power of attorney, durable power of attorney, and/or living will). Many people create these documents, stick them in a safe place, and never review them. It is important to periodically review estate planning … More New Year means review estate plan
The Law Offices of Michaella Levandoski, PLLC want to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. This is the time of year family gathers together to celebrate. Many families enjoy this time of year, and it is a great time of year to reflect on all the changes that have happened in the last year … More Thanksgiving – Time with Family
With Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael having passed the Law Offices of Michaella Levandoski, PLLC are open.
A real life food fight resulted in a lawsuit that awarded the plaintiff (Constance Koulmey) over $100,000 in Connecticut. Yup, a man threw a bowl of pasta in a restaurant and the woman who was hit by accident was awarded just over $100,000 by a jury. How? There were several factors that played into this … More Koulmey v. Sweeney – Pasta throwing leads to a $100K jury verdict
North Carolina recently changed the statutes the involved regarding Power of Attorney, repealing the forms and replacing them with new ones. What does this mean for people who already have a Power of Attorney paperwork completed and notarized? First, you should always consult a lawyer to know specifics for you situation. Most times the state … More What happens when the law about my will or power of attorney changes?