Memorial Day has a special significance at Myers Law Firm thanks to our founding attorney Lee Myers’ work with the group Warriors and Warbirds. Continue reading “Warriors and Warbirds Works to Preserve Aviation History, Honor Vets”
If you’re struggling to collect court-ordered child support from your ex-spouse or ex-partner and feeling frustrated, you’re not alone: studies repeatedly show that many people never receive the child support they’re owed. A 2013 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, for example, showed that about 26 percent of all child support payments are never paid, and another 28 percent are only partially paid. Continue reading “What to Do When the Other Parent Won’t Pay Child Support”
As the weather warms, a spontaneous getaway or extended vacation to the mountains of North Carolina can offer a wonderful way to relieve some stress for residents in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. While our state offers beautiful views and limitless natural experiences on famous roads like the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Cherohala Skyway, clear weather and road conditions can become unpredictable in high elevations and remote areas, and car accidents in these areas can prove especially dangerous. Continue reading “Stay Safe: 9 Tips for Driving Through Mountains, Hills, and Remote Areas”
Out of all the various phases and procedures involved in a personal injury lawsuit, being deposed is the one that tends to give injury victims the most anxiety. However, an effective, well-prepared, and thorough deposition is necessary and crucial to the success of your case. The key to relieving your anxiety over a deposition and the key to ensuring that your deposition goes smoothly are one and the same — preparation. Continue reading “Here’s What You Should Expect in a Personal Injury Deposition”
Car crash fatalities are on the rise in the United States. The suspected culprit, according to traffic safety experts: Distracted driving. Continue reading “Distraction Seems to be Causing the Rise in U.S. Traffic Deaths”
Since 2009, North Carolina law has required that all drivers purchase a minimum amount of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM) as part of their auto insurance policy. Previously, North Carolina required drivers to have uninsured motorist coverage, but had no requirement for underinsured motorist coverage. Continue reading “Why You Need More UM/UIM Coverage Than You Think”
Until recently, traffic fatalities in North Carolina and nationwide were on a path of steady decline. Recent statistics from 2015, however, suddenly reversed this trend. According to researchers, traffic deaths in 2015 spiked roughly 8 percent over the previous year. Continue reading “Can “Textalyzers” Help Stop Distracted Driving?”
For North Carolina officials, it’s not enough to simply lower traffic deaths. The state has taken that important goal a step further and officially implemented a traffic safety program that intends to eliminate on-road deaths completely. Continue reading “State Launches NC Vision Zero to Eliminate Traffic Deaths”
We frequently hear in the news that celebrities have “filed for divorce” right after they separate, which gives people the impression that a divorce is as simple as waking up one day and deciding you’re finished being married. The law in North Carolina, however, doesn’t quite work this way.
Going through a divorce is an emotionally straining and frustrating experience that affects many aspects of your life. As you go through your married life, you accumulate assets together, like bank and retirement accounts, car titles, and mortgages. When the decision to end the marriage occurs, those assets must be divided.