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Scott Dillon Honored with Distinguished Service Award from North Carolina Bar Association

GREENSBORO, N.C. - J. Scott Dillon, director and shareholder of Carruthers & Roth, P.A., was recently honored with the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Business Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. The annual award recognizes an attorney who demonstrates extraordinary leadership and service to the Business Law Section. Presentation of the award took place at the section’s annual meeting in Pinehurst on February 22, 2013. Scott was recognized for his contributions ...
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The Business Owner’s Checklist for Selecting the Right Business Entity Form

The Business Owner’s Checklist for Selecting the Right Business Entity Form (PDF)

How to Avoid “Marital” Problems in Your Business Marriage

I once heard an entrepreneur lament, “I’ll never go into business with anyone again. I will take in laundry, before I take in another partner.” This type of sentiment is common to any business owner who has gone through a “business divorce.” Indeed, business divorces can be almost as messy as any domestic marital separation. This is because any business venture among two or more persons is much like a marriage. It is easy and painless to get into a business “marriage,” but on ...
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Be Careful! Employer Policies/Personnel Actions on Use of Social Media Can Constitute an Unfair Labor Practice

Who would think that disciplining an employee for a derogatory social media post about working conditions (or having a social media policy banning such posts) could cause trouble for the employer?  The National Labor Relations Board, that’s who – and they will even cause trouble even for employers with no unions! Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. §157, applies to all employers, regardless of any union activity, and protects employees who are engaged in job related ...
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C&R Attorney Nick Bakatsias Leads Child Safety Day on April 13, 2013

Greensboro, NC – The Young Lawyers Section of the Greensboro Bar Association and the Greensboro Optimist Club are hosting “Child Safety Day” at the Greensboro Children’s Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. There is no cost to participate other than regular admission to the museum.  Parents can come to the museum and obtain a free laminated ID card for their children. Child Safety Day is an annual event designed to give Greensboro and area parents an extra mea ...
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Contractors, Subcontractors, and Suppliers Beware: Change Your Practices and Procedures or Risk Losing or Subordinating Your Lien Rights

Effective today, April 1, 2013, there are significant changes to the laws governing Mechanic’s Liens under Chapter 44A because of the implementation of North Carolina General Assembly Session Law 2012-158[1].  This new law creates the Mechanic’s Lien Agent, which if not properly notified, may impacts the rights of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers (“Materialmen”) in North Carolina’s construction industry.  Generally, this statute is intended to prevent “hidden liens” fro ...
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Post-Bankruptcy Enforcement of Lien Rights Follow-Up 2

As I had posted on February 24 and March 20 of 2012, Bankruptcy Judge Doud of the Eastern District of North Carolina ruled that he would not follow the lead of two other Eastern District bankruptcy judges and held that a post-petition filing by a subcontractor of a claim of lien on funds owing to his contractor is a permitted exception to the automatic stay pursuant to section 362(b)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code. On appeal to the District Court, just recently District Court Judge Terrence Boyle aff ...
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