Resources

Knox Law Center: In the News and On the Web

Knox Law Center
Associated Knox Law Center website and additional information

Super Lawyer: Eddie's Bio
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Eddie has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2006.

National Board of Legal Specialty Certification: Eddie's Bio
Board Certification is a rigorous testing and approval process that officially recognizes the extensive education and courtroom experience of our attorneys. Eddie is a Board Certified Trial Lawyer.

Business Leader North Carolina Legal Guide - Eddie and Frances Knox Listing
Link to short bios for Eddie and Frances in the Business Leader North Carolina Legal Guide

Lake Norman Woman Magazine Article
Article for which Frances Knox was featured on the cover of the January 2008 issue of Lake Norman Woman Magazine, profiling Ms. Knox, Lisa Godfrey, and Laura Manfreda for their success as women in the legal field, and their tireless commitment to their clients

Attorney Directory
Find an attorney, firm or mediator in North Carolina and surrounding states.

General Legal and Governmental Resources

Legal Terms Glossary
Glossary of legal terms with definitions and examples

NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Court Calendar Information and FAQ's

Mecklenburg County Government
General information on the government and citizen resources for Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte

NC Secretary of State
Information, documents and records on businesses practicing in NC, as well as additional state government and legislation information

NC General Assembly
Information on North Carolina's state legislative body

Criminal Law Resources

Mecklenburg County Sheriff
Information on victim and community services provided by the Sheriff's office, as well as court information, traffic tickets, and inmate, warrant, and arrest inquiries.

NC Court Date Confirmation
NC Administrative Office of the Court resource for confirming district and superior court dates

NC Defensive Driving Classes
Look up class dates and register online for Defensive Driving courses

Mecklenburg County Arrest Records
Search database of previous 3 years' arrest records for Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County Warrants
Search database of previous and existing warrants in Mecklenburg County

Practical Law
P ractical legal information about criminal law and criminal defense provided by the American Bar Association (ABA) for the general public.

ACLU: Prisoner's Rights Page
Resource provided by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) with information on national and state efforts to recognize and protect prisoner's rights.

"Justice Denied" Magazine
"Justice Denied" is a magazine devoted to helping people who have been wrongly convicted of crime in the US and internationally.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics is a bureau of the US Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs. It provides statistics on crime, law enforcement, the justice system, corrections and related trends.

The Innocence Project
The Innocence Project® of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University dedicated to gaining the freedom of wrongly convicted criminal defendants by using DNA testing methods and to advocating for reform of the criminal justice system in this regard.

Domestic and Family Law Resources

NC Child Support Guidelines (PDF)
A .pdf document explaining the rules and regulations regarding child support in North Carolina; requires downloading free Adobe Acrobat software to view

NC Child Support Enforcement
Information on child support enforcement, including tools to research child support owed and pay child support online

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC), the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families

Childcare at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse
Information on Larry King's Clubhouse, a free, drop-in childcare center for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 12 years of age whose family members are conducting business at the courthouse or serving as jurors. Additionally, the center cares for children who are at the courthouse because they are witnesses or are the subject of child neglect or custody proceedings

Council for Children's Rights
Link to the website for Council for Children's Rights, a local non-profit child advocacy organization

United Family Services
Link to the website for United Family Services, a local non-profit resource for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and children exposed to these and other violent crimes

American Bar Association - Family Law Section
The ABA's Section of Family Law's Web site is designed for general use by the public. The Web site contains tables and summaries addressing differences in state laws and requirements for divorce, child support, and other important family law issues.

Business and General Litigation Resources

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Product recall and other consumer safety information

Better Business Bureau
Research a business or charity, file a complaint, or find out more about becoming BBB accredited

Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation & Estate Planning Resources

National Automobile Drivers Association - Car Value Information
Resource for assessing the value of new or used cars, motorcycles, boats, RV's and manufactured homes

NC Industrial Commission
Information about North Carolina's worker's compensation rules and regulations, for both employers and employees

NC Department of Insurance
Information for consumers regarding insurance-related questions and complaints, as well as other insurance-related topics such as shopping for insurance, disaster preparation, and company complaint ratios.

NC Medical Board
Public resource that allows users to search the Board's database of medical providers, view any disciplinary reports, or file a complaint with the Board.

NC Advance Health Care Directive Registry
Find out more about drafting your own Advance Health Care Directive, and registering it with the secretary of state

Medicare
National Medicare information website.

Social Security Administration
Information and resources for applying for retirement benefits, disability benefits, or a Social Security card and other information on the Social Security Administration.

National Institutes of Health
Website for the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

Legal and Professional Associations

NC State Bar
Information about the State Bar and lawyer regulation in North Carolina.

Mecklenburg County Bar
Information about the Mecklenburg County Bar.

NC Advocates for Justice
The North Carolina Advocates For Justice is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association dedicated to protecting people's rights through professional and community legal education, championing individual rights, and protecting the safety of North Carolina's families -- in the workplace, in the home, and in the environment.

NC Association of Women Attorneys
A state organization committed to increasing the effective participation by women in the justice system, in public office, and within the legal profession; promoting the rights of women under the law; and promoting the welfare of the women attorneys of North Carolina.

North Carolina Paralegal Certification
This is an official website of the North Carolina State Bar and its Board of Paralegal Certification.

North Carolina Paralegal Association
NCPA is a self-governing organization run by paralegals for paralegals. Through its educational and informational network, NCPA strives to help its members better assist the legal community in fulfilling its duty to their clients and the public. NCPA is an affiliate member of the National Association of Legal Assistants ("NALA").

National Association of Legal Assistants
NALA is the leading paralegal association in the US. Its mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals. NALA provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace.

The Courts

Mecklenburg County Superior Court

Mecklenburg County District Court

Mecklenburg County Small Claims Court

Mecklenburg County Administrative Criminal Court

Mecklenburg County Child Support Court

Mecklenburg County Domestic Violence Court

Mecklenburg County Family Court

Mecklenburg County STEP Drug Treatment Court

Mecklenburg County Environmental Court

Lincoln County Courts

United States Courts of Appeals for the 4 th Circuit
Website for the 4 th Circuit Court of Appeals.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Website for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Website for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Website for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Miscellaneous Resources

United States Postal Service

National Weather Service

Yahoo Maps

Yellow Pages

Attorney consultation

To talk to a lawyer about your case, please call 704-315-2363 or 866-704-9059 (Toll free), or fill out our simple contact form on this Web site. We serve clients throughout central and eastern North Carolina.