Wage and Hour Act Violations Retaliatory Discharge Bad faith claims against insurance companies Construction defects (plaintiff and defendant) General contractors, subcontractors, masons, plumbers, siding companies, grading companies Neighbor complaining about noise next door Property damage claims (both for plaintiff and defendant) Forming LLC’s Jury trials in district and superior court Entertainment contract—performers did not perform Non-compete provisions (creation and enforcement) Wrongful termination Commissions owed to terminated workers or independent contractors Neighbor complaint about intrusion of neighbors personal property across property line Dispute over ownership of a dog Money owed for services provided by cleaning services, accountants, general contractors, and many more Money owed on promissory note Food poisoning Money loaned to friends/family and not paid back Defending car wreck/personal injury claims Defending malpractice claims against accountant and bookkeeper Summary ejectment proceedings against tenant Recovery of past AND future rent due to landlord Obtaining ABC permits Money owed for equipment provided Neighbor complaint about environmental issues, including runoff Arbitration Slander and libel cases (both as plaintiff and defendant) Fraud Criminal record expungment Free speech issues Federal Bankruptcy Court adversarial proceedings Claims against insurance companies for denying disability benefits, life insurance proceeds, health care coverage, and property damage claims Homeowners associations (for and against) Defending against credit card company claims for money owed Defending against foreclosure of property Breach of fiduciary duty (plaintiff and defendant) Including by power of attorney and real estate agent Child custody, child support, and visitation issues Psychiatric involuntary commitments Contract drafting, review, and litigation Retirement benefits Claim and delivery hearings Defending landlord for claims of bedbug infestation Filing and pursuing foreign judgments Defending landlords for claims of breach of duty leading to fire Timber damage Unfair and deceptive trade practices claims Criminal defense (non-serious felonies and misdemeanors), including DUI, traffic tickets, driving without a license, driving while license revoked, violation of copyright laws, communicating threats, obstruction justice [THIS IS NOT A CURRENT PRACTICE AREA] Malicious prosecution Residential property disclosures by seller Unfair and deceptive trade practices (plaintiff and defendant) Collections (including leading a seminar for the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce) Real estate broker commissions due Bar/restaurant serving alcohol prior to accident Product defects Litigation over lease to buy agreements for real property Appeals to North Carolina Court of Appeals Litigation over real estate contract for sale Small claims hearings Execution of judgments (plaintiff and defendant) Confession of judgments Settlement agreements and rescinding the same Unemployment hearings Nonprofit governance and strategic planning Construction liens (plaintiff and defendant) Lis pendens (plaintiff and defendant) Temporary restraining orders Preliminary injunctions Lease drafting, termination, and enforcement (including presenting a seminar on lease termination) Fraudulent conveyance Simple non-contested divorces Sexual harassment issues for plaintiff and defendant Disputes over escrow account in real estate transaction State board licensing issues Environmental testing requirements Pursuing post-judgment discovery to collect on judgment Fair Debt Collection (plaintiff and defendant, including producing seminar materials) Adversarial proceedings in bankruptcy for creditors and debtorsAppealing student disciplinary actions to school board

PRACTICE AREAS

Here's a sampling of the hundreds of cases Bill Morgan and Morgan Law have handled over the years:

Here's what we handle: Most everything.

From small claims disputes to million-dollar federal cases, Morgan Law has represented individuals, nonprofits, and small businesses in litigation,  business transactions, life planning, and mediation.

Business Litigation

Employment Issues


Wills


Powers of Attorney

Landlord/Tenant disputes

Collection of Money Owed

Construction Litigation

Nonprofit Planning and Governance

Education Law

Contract disputes