Spring home-buying season is upon us! While buying a new home should be exciting and fun, there are also major legal considerations at each step of the home buying process. If you are not careful, you can easily make a legal mistake that can have long-lasting consequences. First time home buyers can be especially …

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  When couples decide to separate, it may be in their best interest to consider a separation agreement. Separation agreements are a great tool for couples who have unique circumstances they would rather work out on their own without interference from the courts. A separation agreement is a binding contract between the parties that usually …

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  Get to know your local Monroe, NC attorneys at Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long LLP.     Ashley McBride joined Perry, Bundy, Plyer & Long in 2016 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Campbell Law. Ashley focuses her practice on Real Estate, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Elder Law, and Special Needs Planning.   …

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New NC Seat Belt Laws Remind Us to Buckle-Up! North Carolina’s seat belt laws have changed a few times over the last couple of decades. Regardless of age, if you are the driver or just a back seat passenger, North Carolina law now requires every occupant in a vehicle to buckle-up. However, a police officer …

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        Whenever a lawsuit is filed to establish custody, or a motion is filed to modify an existing custody order, the parties are ordered to attend Child Custody Mediation.  There are certain circumstances which may exempt the parties from mediation; however, generally speaking, custody mediation is mandatory.

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          In North Carolina, when you are charged with Driving While Impaired, your license will be taken by the charging officer and automatically revoked for 30 days. The license is turned into the Clerk of Court where you can retrieve it after meeting the statutory requirements. However, you may be eligible …

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WHY DO YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY FOR A REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION? Buying or selling a home may end up being the most significant financial transaction you ever engage in, one that affects all aspects of your life.  You likely don’t know all things you need to know to protect yourself.  That’s why it’s best to …

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If you’re considering adoption, you may also be considering whether to hire an adoption attorney to handle the process for you. That’s a fair question, because there are choice available. If you can find a family law lawyer who handles adoptions, though, he or she can make the process less stressful. There will be a …

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