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Ryan D. on ContractsCounsel
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April 25, 2023

Ryan D.

Partner
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Charlotte, North Carolina
7 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, NJ, SC
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Ryan Duffy is a skilled attorney with extensive experience in business law and estate planning. He received his undergraduate degree in Business from Franklin & Marshall College and went on to graduate from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ryan has worked with numerous clients on matters ranging from business formation and contract drafting to estate planning and asset protection. He is dedicated to helping businesses of all sizes achieve their goals while minimizing legal risks. He also works closely with individuals and families to help them protect their assets and plan for the future. With his extensive knowledge and practical approach, Ryan can provide valuable legal guidance and support to clients in need of business law and estate planning services.

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June 1, 2023

Nicholas M.

President/Attorney
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Providence, Rhode Island
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CT, MA, NC, RI
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Nicholas Matlach is a cybersecurity expert (CISSP) and an attorney who is dedicated to helping small businesses succeed. He is a client-focused professional who has a deep understanding of the challenges that small businesses face in the digital age. He also provides legal counsel to small businesses on a variety of issues, including formation, intellectual property, contracts, and employment law.

Deanna M. on ContractsCounsel
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July 28, 2023

Deanna M.

Attorney
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Raleigh, North Carolina
6 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MN, NC
Ave Maria School of Law

I have had the opportunity to experience the legal industry in a private setting and public sector, representing individuals, companies of all sizes, as well as the Government. As a strong leader, I take pride in continuously tackling new challenges and learning as much as possible, always finding answers and delivering results to my clients. I received my JD from Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida and went on to pass the Uniform Bar Exam. I am currently licensed in Minnesota and North Carolina. I have experience in real estate law, estate planning, contract law, family law, criminal law, and more.

Taylor A. on ContractsCounsel
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Taylor A.

General Counsel
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Mooresville, North Carolina
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
Charlotte School of Law

After starting my professional career in Human Resources in the Healthcare and Non-profit fields, I decided to expand my options and attended law school, passing the North Carolina bar in 2016. Since then, I have practiced in-house for healthcare companies, in the civil rights arena, and run my own business. I am currently looking to return to my legal roots and am excited to practice business law again.

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June 2, 2023

Steven W.

Attorney
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Charlotte, North Carolina
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
North Carolina Central University

Attorney Steven Wax is ardent about helping his clients. Whether creating personalized estate plans, drafting and negotiating contracts or other legal matters. Steven’s goal is to assist and counsel his clients to protect them and their loved ones. Steven grew up on Long Island, New York. He attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst earning a BS in Sport Management. He earned his paralegal certificate at Duke University and earned his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC. Steven has an extensive legal career in the life science sector, working for some of the world’s largest Contract Research Organizations since 2013. Steven has negotiated a broad range of contracts for both businesses and individuals. Steven participated in the NCCU Elder Law Project, where he prepared wills, durable powers of attorney, living wills, and health care powers of attorneys for low/fixed income clients in Durham and surrounding counties. Steven finds meaningful ways to share his skills and passion with his community. Steven volunteers his time to Wills for Heroes, which provides no-cost estate planning documents to first responders and their families, through the NC Bar Foundation.

N'kia N. on ContractsCounsel
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May 9, 2023

N'kia N.

Founding Partner
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North Carolina
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
NCCU School of Law

I am a business law attorney with substantial experience with contracts and contract disputes. I support both "professional" services provider (such as consultants and advisors) and "creative" services providers (such as creators and ghostwriters). Future-proof your business with contracts that are customized to your unique goals. My special interests include services agreements, employment agreements, severance agreements, independent contractor agreements, termination agreements, restrictive covenants (such as confidentiality agreements/non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-disparagement agreements), alternative resolution agreements, and settlement agreements. *** Any reference to a "FREE consultation" is for a "Discovery Call" (legal information or information about my services). For legal advice, please schedule a "Strategy Call." [All calls are by appointment.] [I am not currently accepting new clients for disputes related to construction contracts or defects, real estate transactions, commercial or residential leases, or employment.] Address is for mail only.

Maria M. on ContractsCounsel
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May 21, 2023

Maria M.

Attorney
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North Carolina
28 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, NJ, PA
Temple University Beasley School of Law

I have worked for over 20 years in the areas of family law, business formation, contracts and real estate law. In the area of family law, I represent clients in all areas of family law including child custody, child support, spousal support and marital property division as well as preparing prenuptial and separation agreements. I am experienced in real estate law, including commercial and residential leases, preparing various types of real estate related contracts. I am also experienced in business formation among other business law matters. I currently work in the area of grant management with the Small Business Administration.

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June 14, 2023

David W.

Attorney
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Indian Trail, North Carolina
10 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
Charlotte School of Law

David is an experienced attorney specializing in estate planning, contracts, commercial law, and trademarks. In addition to his 9 years as an attorney, he also brings additional financial services experience as a registered investment advisor, stockbroker, and life insurance agent. David is known for his attention to detail, strong communication skills, and dedication to achieving favorable outcomes for his clients.

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July 27, 2023

Peter R.

Of Counsel
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
30 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Admitted in NC in 1994. Law degrees from English and US law schools. Civil and criminal litigation experience as well as in house corporate attorney. Recipient of the highest civilian honors from 14 states, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, a papally blessed knighthood and listed in NLJ as a recipient of on of their Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award winners and the NLJ top 40 trial lawyers in the USA under 40 years old.

Sarah F. on ContractsCounsel
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September 15, 2023

Sarah F.

Junior Partner
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Raleigh, NC
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, WY
Campbell Law School

Sarah brings together her accounting and legal background to help solve client problems. Sarah couples her broad, general commercial legal background with our client’s international and business problems to arrive at elegant solutions that work for their business.

Robert W. on ContractsCounsel
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November 16, 2023

Robert W.

Registered IP Attorney
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Durham, NC
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
Campbell University - Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

I am an experienced Intellectual Property attorney registered with the USPTO and have managed my solo practice for over a decade. As part of my practice, I handle trademark and patent concerns for my clients. I’ve performed extensive prior art searches, drafted patent applications, and prosecuted patents across a broad range of technologies. I've helped my clients secure protection for both standard character and special form marks across a a variety of classes from candles to dog collars. I believe, as an IP attorney, that I can facilitate the development of new technologies by protecting your rights from infringement or helping you enter the market by establishing those rights from the ground up. More importantly, I believe it should be an open and affordable process that’s accessible to anyone pushing the bounds of innovation.

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December 7, 2023

Adam T.

Business Lawyer
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Seattle, Washington
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, NC, NY, WA
Duke Law

Legal professional with 10+ years of Fortune 500 in-house and AmLaw 50 law firm experience in crafting multi-pronged litigation, regulatory, and public policy strategies and negotiating pioneering, high-stakes global cloud services and digital content distribution deals.

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Real Estate Legal Questions and Answers

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Purchase And Sale Agreement

North Carolina

Asked on Sep 6, 2023

Title issues in a purchase and sale agreement?

I am in the process of buying a piece of property, and I am currently in the middle of negotiating the purchase and sale agreement. I am concerned about potential title issues that may arise due to the history of the property, as I am not sure if the seller has clear title to the property. I would like to know what I should look out for in the agreement to ensure that I am protected from any potential title issues.

N'kia N.

Answered Oct 17, 2023

A typical purchase and sale agreement for real property (commonly called an "Offer to Purchase and Contract" in North Carolina) includes due diligence. Due diligence is the buyer's opportunity to investigate the property. During the due diligence period, the buyer will usually have the property inspected. However, the buyer may also conduct a title search on the property. Additionally, a purchase and sale agreement might specify that the deal is contingent upon the seller being able to deliver clear title to the property. Anyone who is considering entering into a purchase and sale agreement for real property should also consider at least having an attorney review the agreement. It probably would not hurt to have attorney representation throughout the transaction.

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Real Estate

Purchase And Sale Agreement

North Carolina

Asked on Sep 6, 2023

Deposit in a purchase and sale agreement?

I am in the process of purchasing a property and have recently been presented with a Purchase and Sale Agreement. I am unclear on the deposit requirements for this agreement, and would like to know what is typically expected in this situation. I am also interested in understanding what happens to the deposit if the deal does not go through.

N'kia N.

Answered Sep 24, 2023

A Purchase and Sale Agreement for real property will often require two types of "deposits." The first is a due diligence fee; the second is an earnest money deposit. A due diligence fee is paid to reserve time for the buyer to conduct due diligence - an opportunity to evaluate whether or how to move forward with the deal. The seller earns this fee immediately by agreeing not to sell the property to another buyer, potentially one offering a higher price, during the due diligence period. Therefore, a due diligence fee is nonrefundable unless the parties specifically agree that it will be and under what circumstances. An earnest money deposit is more akin to deposits in other types of deals, in that it may or may not be refundable. This type of deposit is refundable if the deal is terminated before the due diligence period ends but nonrefundable if the due diligence period ends before the deal is terminated.

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Real Estate

Deed of Trust

North Carolina

Asked on Jun 27, 2022

I am looking for a Warranty Deed for the sale of property in St. Croix, USVI. All forms I locate are specific to one of the US 50 states.

State listed below as my state is not relevant ... I need a Warranty Deed form or written up for USVI property.

Jane C.

Answered Aug 5, 2022

You will need to consult with a real estate attorney in USVI.

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Real Estate

Mechanics Lien

North Carolina

Asked on Jun 10, 2022

What is the cost of putting a lien on a property for failure to pay sub contractor?

I have performed work for a contractor and the contractor is refusing to pay.

Holly T.

Answered Jun 17, 2022

The rights to this are ascertainable, but fact specific. It depends who the contract was with among other things like how long it's been since the last furnishing of labor and materials. Please review this document to get started. https://foxrothschild.gjassets.com/content/uploads/2018/12/Mechanics-Liens-in-Practice-Subcontractor-Rights-NC-w-016-4869.pdf

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Real Estate

Lien

North Carolina

Asked on Jun 9, 2022

Collect a lien against property sold in tax sell monroe nc

Collection of lien

Holly T.

Answered Jun 17, 2022

The timelines for a creditor to file perfect and demand lien satisfaction are specific and you will need an attorney to take care of this, assuming it is still an option.

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