FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Richard Bobholz Managing Partner Law Plus Plus richard@lawplusplus.com Law Plus Plus to Accept Volunteering As Payment First company to ever allow customers to pay through volunteer hours (DURHAM, N.C.) October 12, 2017 – Law Plus Plus, a revolutionary small business and nonprofit law firm based in Durham, North Carolina, is excited to…

Attorneys are not permitted to charge for work they did not do, nor charge you “excessive fees.” If you believe your lawyer charged for work that was not done, this is a clearer violation than just excessive fees. The difference lies in proving the work wasn’t done versus proving the attorney was not worth the…

Attorneys are professionals who rely on their education, experience, talent, and their effort to do a quality job. Unfortunately, sometimes they can make a mistake. There are two types of mistakes that can be made: ethical and professional. Ethical Mistake When there is an ethical mistake, you can bring an ethics complaint against the attorney through…

The most common way for a private attorney to bill is hourly. Attorneys bill from a hundred to thousands of dollars per hour, depending on the practice area, skill, demand, and other facts regarding the attorney. Contingency Bill Another way attorneys bill is on commission or contingency. This is more common in personal injury cases…

Attorney Rules of Ethics are also called Rules of Professional Conduct. These are the rules established by the North Carolina State Bar and the Supreme Court of North Carolina that every attorney who is licensed in North Carolina must follow. Any violation of these rules may be reported to the State Bar by any person….

You’re probably referring to a couple of specific disclaimers that you see repeatedly on attorney and law firm websites. Disclaimers – Educational The first disclaimer essentially states that any information posted on the website is for educational purposes only and does not, or was not intended to, constitute legal advice. This is a required disclaimer anytime…

A conflict of interest is a concept that exists in everyday life, but is something very specific when dealing with attorney’s Rules of Professional Conduct. In North Carolina, conflicts of interest are covered by Rules 1.7 & 1.8. Broadly speaking, an attorney may not represent a client if that representation would force the attorney to represent…

Hiring an attorney can be useful in a wide variety of areas. Ultimately, what a lawyer can do for your small business depends on your needs and your wants. The tasks must be legal and compliant with the Rules of Professional Conduct. If your lawyer is willing to do it, and you’re willing to pay,…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Richard Bobholz Law Plus Plus richard@lawplusplus.com 919-912-9640 Richard Bobholz to Raise Money for Activate Good Running and Raising Money for Amazing Charity (DURHAM, N.C.) May 22, 2017 – Richard Bobholz, the manager of Law Plus Plus is excited to announce he will be competing in the Kiawah Marathon this December as…

We form LLCs because they protect our personal assets from the creditors of the company; however, there is a concept called “piercing the LLC veil” that you should be aware of. Piercing the LLC veil comes from the legal concept of piercing a corporate veil. Essentially, what it means is that you’ve been operating your…

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