BWS Update | July 2018

BWS Update | July 2018

Clearing Criminal Records

By E. Drew Nelson, Attorney at Law

Under North Carolina law, there are certain instances in which an individual may qualify to have their criminal record “expunged” and the previous arrest or conviction removed. The laws were changed under N.C. Senate Bill 445 in December of 2017 to expand the number of people who qualify to have their record expunged. It is estimated that up to two-million North Carolinians may benefit from this change, allowing them to apply to have their records expunged and make it easier to find employment and housing. Read more…

Summer Safety

Summer is here and many people will be heading out on vacation or just spending more time outdoors enjoying the great weather. Unfortunately, the statistics show that certain types of accidents and injuries increase during the summer months. So what can you do to keep yourself and your family safe? Read more…

Congrats to Bradley Hunt

Congratulations to attorney Bradley Hunt on 15 years with the firm! Bradley is a Davidson County native and graduate of the University of North Carolina. He joined the firm on July 14, 2003 after earning his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law. His practice areas include public school law, employment law, estate planning & administration, collections and general litigation, and corporate law.

Bradley, his wife Carrie, and their two children live in Davidson County, where his boys play baseball and Bradley coaches. Please congratulate him on his milestone anniversary!

Upcoming Events

Estate Planning: More Than a Will, July 9, 11a.m. -12:30p.m.
Come learn why it’s so important in North Carolina to have advance directives and a will in place regardless of your age. Join attorney Ryan McNeill as he covers some basic asset protection techniques available to help avoid probate, and what you need to know if you have a child (or parent) with special needs. The event is free, but please call the Y to register at 336.249.2177.

NOTE: Based on your input, we are currently working on an evening version of this seminar. Stay tuned for more details!

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