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    Now Hiring: Full-Time Attorney

    Company Overview:   Lindley Law, PLLC is a boutique litigation firm conveniently located across the street from the Mecklenburg County Courthouse in Uptown Charlotte.  Lindley Law handles civil commercial litigation matters throughout North Carolina, representing corporations, small businesses, and individuals.  We offer services in various civil litigation practice areas and concentrations, including, but not limited to, complex business litigation, trust…

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    Mental Incompetency in Guardianship and Divorce

              It is not uncommon for courts to name one’s spouse as their guardian, but what happens when the incompetent party wants to get divorced from his wife and guardian? Can one be incompetent, yet understand the consequences of and express a desire to get divorced?             Carolyn, the wife of…

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    Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Classifications, Considerations, Consequences, and Cases

              Whether a person is an independent contractor or an employee has important legal implications.  The distinction affects the rights of the independent contractor/employer, income taxes, and the liabilities of both employer and worker.   Considerations             In determining the worker’s classification, courts look at the facts surrounding an employment relationship…

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    Beware of the Summertime Grandparent Scams

              With school out and college kids exploring the world, so-called “Grandparent Scams” are on the rise. These insidious scams prey on the reputation of grandparents as willing to help their grandchildren and the possibility that their memories might be weakened by age or illness. Elder abuse scams, like this one, result in over $35 billion…