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Get to Know Our 17 Bilingual Staff Members

At Dummit Fradin we believe everyone deserves a fair chance at legal representation. That's why we're proud to say that more than half of our staff is bilingual in English and Spanish. If you need translation or interpreting services, please do not hesitate to ask. At all our locations there are at least two [...]

May 14th, 2019|

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?

 Is cohabitation before marriage illegal in NC? Yes, cohabitation before marriage is still technically illegal in North Carolina. North Carolina general statute 14-184 states: "If any man and woman, not being married to each other, shall lewdly and lasciviously associate, bed and cohabit together, they shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor." [...]

April 26th, 2019|

Dummit Fradin’s Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers

While we here at Dummit Fradin know we have a great team of attorneys and staff, we are always pleased when national organizations recognize people on our team. We'd like to congratulate Jessica Culver, Luis Maradiaga, and Patrick Apple for being identified as one of the Top 40 under 40 lawyers by The National [...]

April 12th, 2019|

High-Stakes Custody Trial Won in Randolph County

Dummit Fradin trial attorney, Patrick Apple, recently won a high-stakes custody trial for our client in Randolph County. This sensitive child custody trial involved sexual abuse allegations and multiple experts were involved. Attorney Patrick Apple was expertly able to impeach the testimony of the child. The 5-year-old child was using words like "custody" in the [...]

April 11th, 2019|

Contempt Hearings for Child Support & Custody a Success

Family law attorney, Jessica Culver, recently won two Contempt hearings against the same father – one in custody court and one in child support court. Child Support Contempt Hearing In the child support matter, Jessica Culver won the Show Cause Motion by showing that the father had not paid any of the ordered child support [...]

April 9th, 2019|

Expungement in NC | 9 Common Questions Answered

In North Carolina, it is possible to get your record cleaned by petitioning the court for an expungement. But the act of getting your record cleaned is a bit more complicated than just petitioning the court. Below we answer 9 common questions regarding expungement in NC. What is an expungement? An expungement is when a [...]

March 27th, 2019|

Stokes County DWI Charge Dismissed

A client approached our Winston-Salem legal team with a Stokes County DWI charge. On the second court date, DWI Attorney Luis Maradiaga informed the State that the Defense was taking the case to trial. The trial grounds were contesting that the State Crime Lab blood tests did not sufficiently establish impairment. After negotiating with the [...]

March 27th, 2019|

Unjust Drug Trafficking Charges To Be Dismissed

Our client was facing several felony drug charges including drug trafficking charges in heroin and opium. Under that charge alone, she was up against a mandatory 18-year minimum prison sentence. But, she was likely facing a 22-year prison sentence if convicted. Her bond was set at 1.5 million dollars. Our criminal defense attorney in Greensboro got to work [...]

February 27th, 2019|

Immigration Case Expedited for Urgent Humanitarian Reasons

Our bilingual immigration attorney in Greensboro, Devon Senges, helped a local woman get an expedited immigration process for “urgent humanitarian reasons”. We usually see these expedited processes granted in cases such as a dying spouse with a week to live. Except, in this case, there was no dying spouse. The woman was stuck in Mexico [...]

February 15th, 2019|

Case Dismissed – Assault on a Female in Forsyth County

A husband was charged with assault on a female in Forsyth County for allegedly assaulting his wife. The charge was holding our client back from applying to become a United States Citizen. Luckily, our Winston-Salem criminal defense attorney secured a dismissal of the charges against the husband. There are two sides to every story. Never is that [...]

February 13th, 2019|

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