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How to Get Around in North Carolina Without a Driver’s License

There are many DWI penalties in North Carolina, from fines and fees to jail time and community service. While all of them are inconvenient, to say the least, many people finding transportation after license suspension or license revocation is the most difficult DWI punishment to endure. North Carolina drivers who commit DWIs may have their More

Cyberbullying Laws in North Carolina

Before the internet, the only time a child was likely to encounter a bully was during the school day. Now that almost every kid has their own cell phone, Instagram, and Facebook account, bullies have far more opportunities to torment their victims outside of school. Bullying has evolved into cyberbullying. Since many bully/victim relationships start More

Underage DWI in North Carolina

The Consequences of an Underage DWI in North Carolina

North Carolina is often regarded as one of the strictest states when it comes to DWI (driving while intoxicated) laws. This is not only the case for adults, but for those under 21 as well. In fact, underage DWI laws in North Carolina are even stricter than those imposed on adults. North Carolina Underage DWI More

Getting a speeding ticket.

12 Things To Do If You’re Pulled Over for Speeding

Speeding is a serious problem that can lead to accidents, injuries, and even death. That’s why law enforcement agencies make constant and varied efforts to try to stop people from doing it. By far, the most common way police officers catch speeders is by setting what most of us call “speed traps.” Sitting in medians, More

3 important stages of a drunk driving arrest

In most drunk driving arrests, there are three primary events that happen. If there are problems with how any one of these stages of your DUI arrest, you may be successful in fighting the charges against you with the help of an experienced drunk driving attorney. In your own case, these three components are important, More

Non-compete clauses North Carolina

How do Non-Compete Clauses Work

Non-compete clauses are often part of an employment contract in which the employee agrees not to compete with the employer. A non-compete clause may be for the duration of the contract that limits the employee from engaging in work that would compete with the employer while the employee is still working under the employer. A More

How Long Does It Take to Evict a Tenant in North Carolina?

Pursuant to North Carolina law, a landlord may, following successful judicial proceeding, forcibly evict a tenant seven days after the filing of a writ of possession. North Carolina provides four instances in which a landlord may institute eviction proceedings against a tenant: non-payment of rent, a holdover tenant situation, material breach of the lease agreement More

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What Can You Sue for in Small Claims Court?

North Carolina’s small claims courts are a division of District Court in the state of North Carolina.  Small claims are the proper venue for Landlord/Tenant Evictions matters as well as monies-owed disputes in which the amount in controversy is $10,000 or below. The purpose of small claims courts is to settle disputes over property or More

New North Carolina State Laws

North Carolina Has New Laws. Can You Name Them?

This past October, North Carolina’s General Assembly met and passed nearly fifty new laws. After Governor Pat McCrory signed them, many of these laws took effect immediately, some rolled out over the past few weeks, and others will take effect in the New Year. At Mulligan Attorneys,, we believe education is vital to understanding the More

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Drones: Coming to a Sky Near You!

At Mulligan Attorneys, Attorney’s, our mission and goal is to help people in need. Whether that means defending a traffic ticket or a DWI charge, resolving charges of a misdemeanor or serious felony, settling injury and insurance claims, guiding you through tough times such as separation or divorce, or getting you compensation for work-related injuries, More