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Business Investors

Seeking Business Investors without the Burdens of Securities Registration By Elizabeth C. Buckley When a group of individuals or entities decides to combine resources to start operating a new business, lawyers in our firm often get involved to assist with the formation of the new business entity; generally a partnership, LLC, or corporation.  However, sometimes […]

A Reminder About Non-Probate Assets in Estate Planning

Don’t Forget Your Beneficiary Designations: A Reminder About Non-Probate Assets in Estate Planning By Brooke L. Dalrymple   Working with an attorney to prepare your Will, Trust documents, financial and healthcare Powers of Attorney, and HIPAA instruments is an integral part of the estate planning process.  However, it is imperative that you also consider how […]

Keeping Peace after Death

Keeping Peace after Death: What you can do to prevent estate battles By Douglas D. Noreen A recent article in TIME magazine stated that new studies are showing that as people age, they are becoming more and more socially isolated from their peers and society as a whole. The article focused on how this phenomenon […]

Non -Competition Agreements

Non-Competition Agreements:  A Balancing Act for Employers. Published by Brian E. Moore A successful business is in large part built upon relationships.  Relationships with customers, vendors and employees.  It takes years to cultivate these connections, however they can be put in jeopardy overnight when an employee critical to operations leaves and begins competing with his […]

How to prepare for storm damage – a lawyer’s guide from Howard, Stallings, From, Hutson, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A.

Published by B. Joan Davis How to prepare for storm damage – a lawyer’s guide from Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. | B. Joan Davis | Pulse | LinkedIn // With Hurricane Mathew approaching, members of our community are faced with the prospect of property damage and business interruption.  With offices in Morehead […]

The Disappearing Young Attorney

Byte of Prevention Blog by Robert Jessup | June 14, 2016 The Disappearing Young Attorney A recent North Carolina Advocates for Justice publication, Trial Briefs, printed three essays that share the personal experiences, perspectives and obstacles faced by three attorneys beginning their careers in North Carolina. We hope these can be instructive as we continue […]

Collecting Home Owners Association Dues

by Brian Moore / September 29, 2016 Collecting HOA Dues   Collecting unpaid dues from homeowners, usually neighbors, in a planned community is an unpleasant but necessary task that the HOA board must undertake.  Under North Carolina law, HOAs have a couple of different mechanisms they can employ to collect from delinquent homeowners: File a […]

NCDOT wants to know what you think!

For more than 25 years I have been helping clients deal with highway projects that impact their property rights or business interests.  One thing I have learned along the way is that having the chance to express your concerns early in the planning process can be key to minimizing the impact that a project has […]

Announcing the Launch of Our Blog

Welcome to the blog of Howard Stallings. We have three offices conveniently located in Raleigh, New Bern and Morehead City. For more than 30 years, our attorneys have represented clients throughout North Carolina in a wide range of practice areas, including business law, bankruptcy, civil litigation, estate planning and personal injury. Through this blog, our goal is […]


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