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    Rule 11 Sanctions and Incompetency Proceedings

              In Re Cranor began as a straightforward incompetency proceeding, but devolved into a Rule 11 battle between two North Carolina attorneys.[1]  The proceeding centered on a woman named Carole Cranor.  Because of her early onset dementia, Carole had difficulty preparing meals for herself, suffered dehydration, and sustained a fall due to her diminished mental capacity.  As…

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    When Heirs Cry: Claiming Prince’s Paternity

              The inheritance saga in the wake of Prince’s death continues.  Since reportedly dying without a will, potential heirs are coming of the proverbial woodwork and claiming they are entitled to a piece of Prince’s fortune.  According to Minnesota law, if there is no will, the deceased’s estate first goes to his spouse. If there is…

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    Discovering Lindley Law, an Interview with Trey Lindley

              When founding Lindley Law, my vision was to create a boutique litigation practice known as one of the best in the region for the services we offer, primarily in civil litigation.  What separates Lindley Law from other law firms is our dedication to clients, commitment to engaging in meaningful work, and ability to adapt and…