Your estate – your property and assets along with your debts that you leave behind after you die – is one of the most challenging legal situations you might never find yourself in.
As an upcoming North Carolina business owner, one of the most crucial decisions you must make is how you want to structure your company. This is dependent on several factors such as how you want you want to get taxed, how many owners there are and how much liability you think each owner should have when it comes to legal issues.
After a motor vehicle collision, all sorts of questions may surface for victims and those they love. For example, people may be unsure of what to do about the wreck, and whether or not legal action is an avenue that should be explored. To make things more complicated, many people are dealing with other hardships during this time, such as painful injuries and financial costs due to medical care. For some car crash victims, legal action is extremely important and filing suit can help them restore some of what they have lost. However, it is crucial to be mindful of the statute of limitations.
If you are like most people in North Carolina, you are aware that before a person is arrested for suspected drunk driving, they are commonly asked to take certain tests at the site where they were initially stopped by officers. These tests are called field sobriety tests and while the outcome of the tests may influence whether or not a person is charged with a driving while intoxicated offense, they cannot actually prove that a person is impaired.