Duty to Preserve and the Preservation Order

If you have been involved in a lawsuit before, you may remember seeing or receiving what is typically called a “preservation letter”. What is this preservation letter and what does it do?  A preservation letter may also be called a preservation order, a litigation hold, or a hold order. This is a letter instructing the recipient not to destroy, alter, or …

Webinar: Preparing for Potential Litigation

Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m

What should I have done? What should I do next? Join us for this fast-paced webinar discussing potential litigation for you and your business.

Who Owns Your Company’s Social Media Presence?

How the business’s online presence is created, whether through the formation of a website and/or social media account(s), is at the discretion of the business owners. Creating an online presence for your company through a social media site such as Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, or creating your own website effectively advertises your business before a large audience.

Using GPS Tracking Devices in the Business Context | An Interesting Twist

While mostly always beneficial to our daily lives, the integration of new technology into everyday activity has also raised quite a number of legal concerns. Let’s say a business competitor of yours places a GPS tracking device on the bottom of your vehicle and keeps track of your location as you travel from place to place.

2019 First Quarter Newsletter

In this issue of The Legal Pad, we discuss ‘Using GSP Tracking Devices in the Business Context | An Interesting Twist’, ‘Who Owns Your Company’s Social Media Presence?’, ‘Who Owns Your Company Website?’ and ‘Which Minority Interest Provides Better Protection?’

2018 First Quarter Newsletter

In this issue of The Legal Pad, James Vann discusses why the ‘People First Approach in Business Leads to Success’. Joe Davies discusses ‘Common Landlord Misconceptions’ and Jim Beck reviews ‘Collections Techniques in Bankruptcy’. We also review ‘Succession Plans for Your Family Business and How to Build Consensus for Success’.

Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser

The Krispy Kreme Challenge is next Saturday and we will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the North Carolina Children’s Hospital and the YMCA We Build People Campaign. Our building is front and center to the action on Hillsborough St! We will be collecting donations from folks parking in our lot. Participants and non-participants are encouraged to park with us.

Collections Techniques in Bankruptcy

Jim Beck discusses discusses situations in which a bankruptcy is either beneficial to a creditor or only a mild hindrance to collection. Creditors should actively seek out opportunities to use the bankruptcy laws to their benefit and make sure there are no available recovery options prior to ceasing collection activities.