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Police Search at Car After Smelling Marijuana

Can North Carolina Police Lawfully Search a Car and the Occupants If They Smell the Odor of Marijuana Emanating from the Car?

Although more than half the states have legalized marijuana to some extent, marijuana possession is still illegal in North Carolina. Possession can result in felony or misdemeanor charges, depending on the amount. Penalties can include prison time an… Read More
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Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

The Surgeon General recently released a report: U.S. Dep’t of Health and Human Services, Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol Drugs, and Health (2016) It is available at this link. https://addiction.surgeon… Read More
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The Social Security Appea…

The Social Security Appeals Process: How Does It Work?

How Does Social Security Work? Our Social Security system is a federal income-security program established as part of President FDR’s New Deal in 1935. Read More
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North Carolina Family Law…

North Carolina Family Law: Medical Power of Attorney Over Minors

Planning a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day? Leaving the kids behind? Read More
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North Carolina Family Law…

North Carolina Family Law: What Same Sex Marriage Means for Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions

Did you know that before same sex marriage was legal in North Carolina, many cities and counties in our State recognized domestic partnerships and still recognize domestic partnerships today? Read More
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North Carolina Last Will and Testament

The Basics of North Carolina Estate Planning

Although an unpopular topic at times, an estate plan is simply preparation for the inevitable – incapacitation and/or death. Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

Megan Morgan admitted to The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Megan Morgan was sworn in by Judge Terrence W. Boyle in the United States Courthouse on July 13, 2015. Read More
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Mark Warren Joins Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of the Directors have named Mark Warren of Twiford Law Firm to a North Council seat of the Board of Directors. Mark Warren focuses his practice on Criminal Defense and Real Estate. Prior to joining The Twiford… Read More
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Edward O’Neal Approved as Certified Superior Court Mediator/Certified Family Financial Mediator

Edward A. O’Neal of The Twiford Law Firm, P.C., has been approved to conduct mediated settlement conferences in Superior Court civil actions and to conduct mediated settlement conferences in Equitable Distribution and other family financial cases i… Read More
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Chamber’s 3rd Annual Reindeer Games Bowling Tournament

He had a great time at the Chamber’s 3rd Annual Reindeer Games Bowling Tournament! Read More
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