201601.21
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Mast Firm obtains 10th largest NC recovery of 2015

Charles Mast and the Mast Firm went up against three of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the State to represent and recover fair damages for his client, who was injured when a surgical table electrically folded up on her during a hysterectomy surgery. This recovery was the 4th largest injury recovery in…

Alienation of Affection Laws in NC Amended
201511.16
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Alienation of Affection Laws in NC Amended

North Carolina is one of the few states that still allow what is termed “heart balm” statutes, such as the claims of Alienations of Affections and Criminal Conversation.  Both of these claims can be asserted by a spouse against at third party (i.e. boyfriend/girlfriend) who has had a “relationship” with the other spouse. For Alienations…

Alienation of Affection – Criminal Conversation in NC
201511.14
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Alienation of Affection – Criminal Conversation in NC

Almost all marriages have their ups and downs and unfortunately too many end in divorce. It is especially difficult when children are involved. You have many issues to deal with including custody and visitation of the children, child support, alimony and property division. A common question that arises: who gets to stay in the home…

201510.12
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Knowing Your Rights – Search and Seizure

CRIMINAL LAW: ILLEGAL SEARCH & SEIZURE In State v. Morton, the Court of Appeals recently held that the officer had performed an “Illegal Search and Seizure” of the Defendant which led to his arrest and conviction. Generally, under your U.S. Constitutional Rights, you have a right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures absent…