It is important to regularly review your dispute resolution provision to ensure it still meets your needs. What is a Dispute Resolution Provision? This provision exists solely to make resolving breaches of contract easier. They come in all shapes and sizes. Choice of Law We discuss choice of law in another blog. You […]
Arbitration: It’s Not Just For Banks
Have you ever read through your credit card agreements? Have you truly read through each clause? You probably haven’t read them, unless you’re the rare exception or an attorney who gets paid to do so. Most of these agreements include arbitration agreements, where you agree, by opening the account, to resolve any issues by […]
Amount in Controversy: Important Changes in the Law
This post is slightly delayed, but it is important nonetheless. Everyone should be aware of changes in State law, especially when those changes affect litigation. On June 19, 2013, Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 452 (“SB 452”), now Session Law 2013-159, which increases the jurisdictional amount in controversy for each division of the […]
Attention DIYers: Thinking about Pro Se? Think Again.
We’ve all had this thought before: I can do that myself, so why pay somebody else to do it for me? For those familiar with Pinterest, this is the age of doing-it-yourself. Representation in a legal matter should not be a DIY experience. Despite what you may think you know, it’s always better to hire […]