ANNIE, GET YOUR LIEN AGENT (Because there are big changes coming to North Carolina’s Materialmen Lien laws)

Kerri Sigler | Former Partner at Wait Law, P.L.L.C. UPDATE: New post with more details about North Carolina’s new lien laws available here. North Carolina’s laws governing construction liens (a/k/a materialmen liens) will change dramatically starting April 1, 2013.  Although reading a phone book would be more interesting than trudging through the new statutes, understanding the new requirements and […]

Lawyer’s Weekly Names Wait Law Appeal One of Most Important Opinions in 2012

Estate of Wooden v. Hillcrest, et al., COA12-216 (Decided August 21, 2012) – The North Carolina Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision to dismiss Plaintiff’s medical malpractice action. John Wait represented the Plaintiff on appeal. In its annual review of the most important decisions of the year, North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly nominated the […]

WRAL-TV Interviews John Wait

State v. Askew, COA11-1598 (Decided July 17, 2012) – In 2005, a jury found Kevin Askew guilty of indecent liberties with a child. The trial court sentenced Mr. Askew to a term in prison. In addition to the prison sentence, the trial court  ordered that Mr. Askew be placed on probation for several years after […]