How Much Debt Do You Have To Be In To File Chapter 7?

By: Heather Culp The short answer is, there is no specific dollar amount of debt required to file Chapter 7. The longer answer follows.  The best way to figure out whether you are a good candidate for bankruptcy – including Chapter 7, which is just …

We’re Hiring: Law Firm Accountant

We are seeking an exceptional legal accountant to join our team. The qualified candidate will have strong knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software, accounts receivable and payable, and financial transaction reports. The position requires management of the monthly client billing process and client inquiries …

We’re Hiring: Family Law Legal Assistant

We are seeking an experienced Family Law Legal Assistant with strong client relations skills to join the team. The position supports an outstanding Family Law team and manages the team’s legal practice needs with care and excellence. The successful candidate will be professional, resourceful, and …

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Boost Your Charitable Impact with a Donor Advised Fund

Originally published by North Carolina Lawyer Magazine, November, 2021. by Woody Connette Charitable donations are the lifeblood of colleges, faith communities and nonprofits. Imagine the human suffering in our communities without homeless shelters, food banks and crisis assistance nonprofits. Community symphonies and arts programs enrich …

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Essex Richards ERISA Litigation Team Earns National Recognition

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have named Essex Richards to their 2022 list of “Best Law Firms” in America. The firm received a national ranking and metropolitan rankings in several practice areas. For the sixth year in a row, Essex Richards earned a national ranking …

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Essex Richards Welcomes Family Law Attorney L. Bree Laughrun

Essex Richards is pleased to announce that Bree Laughrun has joined Essex Richards P.A. as a partner in our family law group. With more than ten years of experience, Bree dedicates her practice to family law and divorce proceedings, including alimony, appeals, child custody, child …

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Woody Connette Receives McMillan Distinguished Service Award

At the July meeting of the North Carolina State Bar Council, four lawyers, including Essex Richards partner Woody Connette, were presented with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award. The additional award recipients were Victor Boone of Raleigh, Ashley Hogewood of Charlotte, and Bill Powers …

11 Essex Richards Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers© in America has named 10 of its attorneys to the 2022 list in the publication’s newly released 28th edition – Norris Adams, Rob Blair, Jon Buchan, Woody Connette, Heather Culp, John Daniel, Rick Elkins, Anne Essaye, Lauren Lewis, …