DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MAY NOT USE A MOBILE TELEPHONE Starting on December 1, 2006, it became illegal for a person under the age of 18 to use a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle on a public road in North Carolina, regardless of whether the phone is hands-free. However, there are…

Americans are vigorous defenders of rights to land, so it is no surprise that laws of the United States reflect our intense desire to protect such rights. Yet many are surprised to find that the government can take your land for a valid public purpose, without your express consent.

Take Part in Lincoln County’s Growth – Speak Out Now, Speak Out Loud, The Law is in Your Favor by Brad Champion Beginning this week, citizens of Lincoln County have an opportunity to speak loud and clear about how they want their community to grow. At a time when the Charlotte metro area and greater…

Making Your Own Medical Decisions When You Can’t Speak: The Health Care Power of Attorney & Living Will by Brad Champion North Carolina law provides two important means for people to control their own medical treatment if they become incapacitated. Given the ease with which these tools can be utilized, anyone who has strong feelings…

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE STATE IS NEGLIGENT? What happens when a police officer causes a motor vehicle accident killing or seriously injuring someone, when a county or city school bus is driven or maintained negligently causing harm to students? How about when student at a State University is seriously injured or killed because of an…

First up, it’s not just the neighborly thing to do – it’s the law to support your neighbor: Some Basic Rights And Duties From Land Ownership By Brad Champion This is the first of several short articles on your rights and duties as a land owner. Your rights as a land owner are fairly extensive,…

DO WE REALLY APPLY THE PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE? We all pay lip service to the idea that a person accused of a crime is presumed to be innocent. But do we really mean it? The weight of public opinion concerning the recent accusations against the Duke University lacrosse team, Barry Bonds, and Michael Vick seems…

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