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HSC Attorneys Recognized in the New Year

As part of the legal profession, we are rewarded with success stories from our clients and the communities we serve, but it also means a great deal to be recognized by our own peers in the profession. That’s why Hannah…

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A POTENTIAL LIEN TRAP

Lien law is convoluted and complicated, and often does not fulfill the constitutional requirement (in the North Carolina Constitution) that the General Assembly provide for an “adequate lien” (Article X, Section 3). Such is the case when a husband and…

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Changes for North Carolina General Contractor Licenses

For many years, North Carolina law has required any individual and/or company performing construction work in excess of $30,000.00 to hold a North Carolina General Contractor’s License (exceptions for certain types of projects do exist). However, a substantial change went…

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We Build People Campaign

HSC is happy to extend congratulations to the Taylor Family and Northwest Cary YMCAs for another successful year of fundraising for its We Build People Campaign. While further donations continued to come in, on November 2nd our own Nan Hannah,…

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Construction Market Approaching 2024

It seems these days that folks are trying to get a handle on where the economy is going. If you have been involved in fundraising in the past few months, you learned that people will still give to improve their…

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Wills and Estates: Planning for Your Future

Estate Planning is a vital issue for any individual to consider as it puts you in control of how your assets are distributed and allows you to choose who can make decisions regarding your finances and health when you are…

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The Post Judgment Toolbox: Supplemental Examinations

Supplemental examinations are a way for creditors and their attorneys to question a judgment debtor and learn more about assets that they possess during the post judgment collections process. Similar to the examination of a witness, the party may be…

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Revisiting Payment Terms

When did you last truly think about your payment terms? How many of your customers have “stretched you out”? If you operate relying upon open accounts, do your terms match the way you actually bill? Let’s first think about the…

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Notice of Right to Claim Exempt Property

A judgment, once obtained, is not all encompassing, and in North Carolina, some debtors have the right to exempt certain property from the collections process. A North Carolina judgment creditor must provide notice of an individual debtor’s rights, and allow…

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A Merger-Acquisition Gone Wrong

Once in a while, an attorney hears both sides of a sad story. Recently, our firm obtained a sizable judgment against a debtor. Subsequently, we learned that company had sold its assets to a competitor for a seven-figure sum. That…

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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Admission

Hannah Sheridan & Cochran is proud to announce that Chad Cochran has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Please join us in congratulating Chad on this exciting next step.

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