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Will Jordan & Rett Saslow Included in 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers

Will Jordan and Rett Saslow have been included in the 2019 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. Will Jordan has been continuously included in North Carolina Super Lawyers since 2007. This is Rett’s first appearance on the list since his original inclusion in 2007. William W. Jordan is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law…

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Factors the Court Considers When Making Equal or Un-Equal Distribution

North Carolina courts are to make an equal division of the marital estate unless they determine that an equal division is not equitable.  In making this determination, the court shall consider the following factors, all of which are set forth at North Carolina General Statute § 50-20(c): (1) The income, property, and liabilities of each…

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Insurance Carriers & Self Insured Employers

Workers Compensation Defense for Insurance Carriers and Self-Insured Administrators Workers’ Compensation Pointers for Employers, Insurance Carriers, and TPAs Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty’s Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorneys have years of experience successfully advising and representing employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation cases.  We provide responsive, cost effective representation…

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Uninsured Employers

Defending Uninsured Employers in Work Injury Matters In North Carolina, employers who are uninsured or self-insured are exposed to significant risks of civil penalties, including medical reimbursement, lost wages, and legal costs when an employee is injured on the job. At Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty, we help uninsured and self-insured employers manage risk and…

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Defense of Business Owners

Defense of Business Owners in Workers’ Compensation Claims Extraordinary Service, Excellent Results The Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law at Hill Evans Jordan and Beatty have a long history of providing work comp defense services to employers through their insurance carriers, through their self-insurance funds, and when they are uninsured.  Built on the cornerstones…

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Family Law Partners Walk in Atlanta

Elaine Ashley and Michele Smith participated in 2018 Susan G. Koman 3-Day Walk in Atlanta in October. This is their 10th annual participation in walks to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer and their first 60-mile walk. The Susan G. Koman 3-day events took place in six cities in the U.S. in 2018.…

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Tax Consequences of Equitable Distribution Awards

Post-separation property transfers between spouses are considered “incident to divorce” and are generally not subject to taxes by the Internal Revenue Service.  However, if the transfers take place a year or more after the separation, there is a presumption that the transfer was not incident to the separation and consequently the transfer becomes taxable.  This…

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Hill Evans Included in Best Law Firms 2019

Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty has been included in U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers in America’s Best Law Firms 2019. The firm has been awarded the Metropolitan Tier 2 Award for both Family Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and the Metropolitan Tier 3 Award for Litigation-Bankruptcy, all…

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Property Subject to Equitable Distribution

Property that is subject to equitable distribution includes real property, vehicles, household furniture and furnishings, bank accounts, investment accounts, annuities, retirement accounts, business interests, cash, the cash value of life insurance policies, art, collectibles, jewelry, electronics and anything other asset or item of property acquired during the marriage.  Regardless of how an asset is titled…

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The Role of Marital Fault in Equitable Distribution

Generally speaking, the marital fault or misconduct (adultery, cruelty or inhumane treatment, habitual drunkenness, drug addiction, nonsupport, etc.) of a party is not relevant in the equitable distribution proceeding.  However, if the misconduct has an economic impact on the parties’ financial condition, then the court may consider this and determine that an unequal distribution is…

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