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  • Back to School During COVID-19

    By this time, most public and private schools in North Carolina have started the 2020-2021 school year, however the hallways on the first day of school probably looked and sounded hollower than any other first day of school that we can remember. Depending on the county and whether your children attend private school, your child(ren) may be operating on an A-B schedule for attending live classes, or will follow an all-virtual class schedule for a portion, if not all, of the current school year.
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  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Divorce in 2020 and Beyond

    Hear from Jetton & Meredith founding partners, Mark S. Jetton, Jr. and Eric S. Meredith, on topics they think you should be up to speed on. We'll update you here in this quarterly newsletter, and check out our blog pages for more frequent information. Share with your friends and colleagues too; we don't want anyone to miss out!
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  • Party Host Liability for Alcohol-Related Accidents in North Carolina

    With holiday parties and gatherings on the horizon, there is a heightened risk of being on the road with drunk drivers. If you happen to be injured by an intoxicated person’s negligence, it is well known you can bring a claim against that person. But what about a claim against a business or other third party that provided alcohol to the intoxicated person?
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  • Why Are Hemp and CBD Legal, but Marijuana Isn’t?

    In November of 2018, hemp products were legalized under North Carolina State and Federal law. Since then, signs advertising “CBD” are hanging everywhere and stores selling hemp buds and CBD-infused products seem to be popping up on every street corner.
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  • The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 - Nearly 1 year Removed

    In 2017, and effective January 1, 2019, a new tax regime was enacted by Congress which, amongst a variety of changes, permanently eliminated the tax deduction for alimony payments made by supports spouses, either ordered, or otherwise agreed upon, in a divorce on January 1, 2019 or later.
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