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Depositions 101: Eight Tips to Ease Your Mind

The movie “The Social Network” used the depositions of Eduardo Saverin and the Winklevoss twins, who sued Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, to tell its story. Depositions in real life are also used to hear one party’s side of the story so the attorneys know what to expect at trial.  Most people have never had their deposition taken and, Read More

Lady Justice

Eliminating Funding to Legal Services for Low-Income North Carolinians Will Eliminate Equal Access to Justice

“Eliminate Access to Civil Justice Funds” – that is the ominous title of a provision in the North Carolina’s House of Representatives Appropriations Committee’s proposed 2017 Budget. Not cut, eliminate. If passed, this provision would be devastating to legal services available to low-income North Carolinians who cannot otherwise hire an attorney, but are in desperate Read More