As Charlotte welcomes the 2017 PGA Championship to Quail Hollow, we started thinking about the links (pun intended) between golf and business. Golf and business have a long history and both require passion and tenacity to be successful in the long run.
This time of year, if you listen closely, you can almost hear the words “freedom” and “independence” ringing through the air. For many, these words represent hard work, perseverance, justice, the American dream. Sometimes that freedom comes in the form of changing careers, or venturing out to start your own business.
Employment agreements can take many forms, including formal written contracts or simple verbal agreements. Most small businesses start out with just “handshake” verbal contracts with their employees. But as business grows, these agreements become both... read more
Common Law Marriage is not recognized in North Carolina; however, “if the acts alleged to have created it took place in a state in which such a marriage is valid” North Carolina will recognize the marriage. State v. Alford, 298 N.C. 465, 473, 259 S.E.2d 242, 247... read more