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Waive Your Appearance in Traffic Court
Matt Richardson

– Hiring an Attorney Can Help You Avoid the Masses – I began my legal career as a prosecutor in Cumberland County District Court, and I was quicky thrown into the fire. Assistant D.A.’s in cities like Fayetteville, North Carolina are forced to shuffle through hundreds of cases each day, ranging from stop sign violations…

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When the “other person” has no insurance
Matt Richardson

– A guide to Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage in N.C. – In North Carolina, every driver of a motor vehicle is required to have liability insurance. This insurance covers: These are the minimal limits required by law. If you are caught driving without this insurance coverage, you could receive a citation. However, as attorneys practicing…

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Woman Wrongfully Arrested in Fayetteville Drive-By Shooting Case, Receives Settlement From Police
The Richardson Firm Team

The Richardson Firm attorney Patrick Anstead recently helped a client receive a $60,000 settlement and a written apology from the Fayetteville Police Department. Read the full article from CBS17 here:

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Step by Step Guide – Child Custody Mediation Process
The Richardson Firm Team

Even though marriage vows include the phrase, ‘until death do us part,’ statistics show less than one half of marriages actually last that long. In North Carolina and across the nation, divorce has become very commonplace. Traditional courtroom litigation is always an option for couples choosing to divorce, but before the the a custody, child…

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Murchison Road Widening – Protect Your Property Rights
The Richardson Firm Team

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) recently announced that it will be widening Murchison Road from Interstate 295 to the U.S. 401 Bypass in Fayetteville. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2025, but the D.O.T. will soon begin “taking” private property along the road to make room for the expansion. EMINENT DOMAIN Eminent domain…

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Federal Traffic Tickets
The Richardson Firm Team

There is often confusion about if receiving a traffic violation on a military installation is serious or not. It is! Traffic tickets on North Carolina military bases like Fort Liberty and Camp Lejune are enforced by federal law. The military police of Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune issue hundreds of citations every year. If you’re…

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