• Blog Post

    How Smart is Your Technology?

    With the popularity of smart devices on the rise, their prevalence in the courtroom is increasing. In 2018, police used Karen Navarra’s Fitbit fitness tracker to find her murderer. Police accessed the recorded information and determined that her heart rate spiked then dropped significantly while her stepfather was in her house. Due to neighbors reports and the information from Fitbit,…

  • Firm News

    Welcome Kevin Cleys

    We are excited to announce the addition of attorney Kevin Cleys to the Lindley Law team! Prior to joining Lindley Law, Kevin practiced with Womble Bond Dickinson (US) and was active in a number of the firm’s pro bono initiatives. He also volunteered with Triangle ArtWorks, a Raleigh-based nonprofit organization providing legal and business support for community artists. Kevin earned…

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    New Website!

    Lindley law is excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our new website incorporates photographs of our new building, updated biographies, and curated content.  The new platform was designed to enhance ease of use and mobile compatibility. Thank you to Ritz Marketing bringing our vision to life. Head over to LindleyLawOffice.com to check it out!

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    Sandra Day O’Connor’s Dementia Diagnosis Forces Her to Retire from Public Life

    Sandra Day O’Connor, former Supreme Court Justice, released a letter October 23, 2018 revealing that she was diagnosed with early stage dementia (likely Alzheimer’s Disease). O’Connor plans to remain in Phoenix, AZ surrounded by her friends and family. O’Connor was the first female Supreme Court Justice of the United States. She served from 1981 until 2006 when she retired to…

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    ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ that Aretha Franklin’s children have ‘Respect’ and Are Not a ‘Chain of Fools’

    American singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16 at the age of 76 after battling advanced pancreatic cancer. In the days following her passing, her four sons filed documents with the Michigan Probate Court stating that Aretha passed without a will or trust, and claimed to be interested parties in her estate. Aretha’s niece, Sabrina Garrett Owens…

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    Resolving Legal Disputes Through Mediation

    In our ongoing series of posts about arbitration, an increasingly popular form of private dispute resolution across the United States.  This week, we will discuss another prevalent system for resolving legal disputes outside of the public court system, mediation. Although arbitration and mediation both use independent third-parties to resolve legal disagreements, there are many differences between the two forms of…

  • Blog Post

    An Interview With Katherine Cassidy

    What are your responsibilities at Lindley Law? My primary title is “Paralegal” but it is certainly not the only hat I wear.  My day-to-day includes anything from communicating with clients, processing court filing, scheduling consultations, maintaining our calendar, or even giving potential tenants a tour of our new building. As a paralegal I draft court filings, organize client documents, and…

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    Holographic Wills and Statutory Requirements to Modify Them

    The law distinguishes between typewritten wills, typically prepared by an attorney, and those which are handwritten by oneself. Handwritten wills, known as holographic wills, must meet the statutory requirements set forth by N.C Gen. Stat. S 31-3.4 (2015). These requirements include: (1) the will must be written entirely by hand by the testator; (2) must be subscribed by the testator;…