Maginnis Howard Merges With Britton Law, PA.

RALEIGH, N.C. – Maginnis Howard and Britton Law, PA. are excited to announce the merger of these two firms. Known for their excellent work in personal injury & business litigation, Britton Law, PA. has served individuals and businesses in Fayetteville and the surrounding counties/cities of North Carolina for over 10 years. The firm’s attorneys, Rebecca and […]

Protections in Minority Shareholder Disputes in North Carolina

A common problem in close corporations or small 2-3 member LLCs is what happens if there is a dispute between the shareholders.  A common misconception is that majority ownership allows owners to do whatever they want with “their” company and that everyone else is along for the ride.  It would appear that a minority shareholder […]

Change of Venue in Business Lawsuits

I occasionally get calls from businesses outside of the Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest area but have received a summons in many surrounding counties. These small business owners want to know if they can change the venue to the county in which they reside.

Wage Payments to Interns and Externs

Some business law clients have asked recently about wage payments to interns and externs. Unpaid internships are not only valuable to students trying to pad their resumes, but also to business owners requiring help. However, small businesses are still subject to the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act as well as the federal Fair Labor […]

Debt Collection from a Corporation in North Carolina

Debt collection from a corporation can bring different challenges than collecting from an individual. Does the company have assets or is it insolvent? Can a civil law suit be initiated to collect from the owner of the  business rather than the company? In what court should I file this litigation.