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Lynn Prather - Newly Certified Family Law Specialist
Lynn Prather - Newly Certified Family Law Specialist Howard Kurtz - 12/5/2014 Although there are thousands of practicing attorneys in North Carolina, only a relatively small percentage of those attorneys are able to call themselves "specialists." Lawyers in N.C. are forbidden from using the title "specialist" or the term "specialize" when referring to their work unless they have gone through a rigorous certification process with the State Bar. After a great deal of hard work on her part, Kurtz and Blum's Family Law Attorney Lynn Prather is now a specialist in her field.
Raleigh Criminal Attorney Defends Cases from Every Possible Angle
Raleigh Criminal Attorney Defends Cases from Every Possible Angle Howard Kurtz - 12/4/2014 As criminal defense attorneys we generally don’t see people who perpetrate crimes as bad people, most often they simply express poor judgment, especially when they let their emotions get in the way of rational thought.
Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer: What to Do in a Slip and Fall Accident
Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer: What to Do in a Slip and Fall Accident Lynn Prather - 12/3/2014 Generally speaking, slip and fall accidents occur because of the presence of dangerous conditions within a given area. Accidents of this nature can happen anywhere—restaurants, grocery stores, night clubs, shopping centers, sports venues, etc. If you become a victim of a slip and fall accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for general damages such as pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of income, and more.
Raleigh Lawyer Wonders if Post-Racial America Remains a Dream
Raleigh Lawyer Wonders if Post-Racial America Remains a Dream Howard Kurtz - 12/2/2014 DeShawn Currie's recent experience is among the latest incidents of racial prejudice in the justice system. The 18-year-old from Fuquay-Varina was arrested upon arriving home after police responded to a call of a break-in. Despite Currie's insistence that he lives at that address, the police construed his presence as burglary and responded with pepper spray as they found it unusual for him to be in a predominantly white household. According to the Huffington Post.
Raleigh DWI Lawyer Talks About the Other Repercussions of a DWI Conviction
Raleigh DWI Lawyer Talks About the Other Repercussions of a DWI Conviction Howard Kurtz - 12/1/2014 The town manager of Zebulon, NC town is at risk of being dismissed from his post after his second DWI arrest.
Justice Reinvestment Act Continues to Show Promise
Justice Reinvestment Act Continues to Show Promise Howard Kurtz - 11/26/2014 Crime may not pay, but punishing crime certainly costs. Over the years, the State of North Carolina has paid billions of dollars to prosecute and imprison criminals, with the prison population in North Carolina increasing by 29% between 2000 and 2009. What would happen if fewer defendants were sent to prison? This question was asked by N.C. legislators and in 2011, we got their answer: the Justice Reinvestment Act.
TROSA and Life After Addiction
TROSA and Life After Addiction Howard Kurtz - 11/21/2014 The word "addiction" conjures up all sorts of imagery, most of it negative. For many of us, our ideas about addiction can't even begin to encompass what it is actually like to live in its grip. Addiction can leave many people feeling without hope, or that there is no other way to live than to use. Yet for those struggling with drug or alcohol issues, the local TROSA program can offer a different path.
North Carolina Human Resources Commission Makes Huge Mistake in the Case of Duane Deaver
North Carolina Human Resources Commission Makes Huge Mistake in the Case of Duane Deaver Howard Kurtz - 11/14/2014 After being terminated from the SBI Crime Lab in January 2011 for reporting misleading results from blood tests, forensic analyst Duane Deaver immediately alleged that he had been wrongfully fired. Although this assertion has heretofore carried no water, the state Human Resources Commission recently ruled in Deaver's favor. And that is just plain wrong.
Why Hiring a Local Attorney is a Good Idea
Why Hiring a Local Attorney is a Good Idea Howard Kurtz - 11/7/2014 No one likes the idea of having to deal with a criminal charge. Even fewer like the idea of paying their hard earned money to a lawyer to help them out. Yet the worst time to pinch pennies is when you find yourself facing criminal charges. Here are four reasons to hire a local attorney to help you with your legal difficulties.
The Trouble with Traffic Tickets
The Trouble with Traffic Tickets Howard Kurtz - 10/30/2014 Most drivers equate a speeding ticket with the inconvenience of going to court and some part of their paycheck going to the courts. Yet for even seemingly minor traffic citations, it can be a good idea for you to seek out the assistance of an attorney. When it comes to traffic matters, sometimes even the smallest rock can start an avalanche of legal troubles.