NC – How Personal Property is Probated

In the state of North Carolina if a person dies and does not have a will, they are considered intestate.  The North Carolina General Statues Chapter 29 states how a person’s estate will be distributed. Personal Property (meaning everything except real estate) explains how the estate is distributed if there is a surviving spouse. Below … More NC – How Personal Property is Probated

Risk Management Alert

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.  

Koulmey v. Sweeney – Pasta throwing leads to a $100K jury verdict

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