Lockhart - a Charlotte Law Firm

orp.trahkcol@ofni
(704) 516-1654

Category Archives: Law

Storage of Estate Planning Documents

Storage of Estate Planning Documents

After years of delaying the decision of who to appoint as your children’s guardian, or how to distribute your vast wealth to them so they become productive citizens rather than privileged trust babies, you’ve worked with your attorney to develop an estate plan.  Now you have a set of documents that tie up all of… Continue Reading

Whose Idea is it Anyway?

Whose Idea is it Anyway?

• By Ashe Lockhart • June 23, 2011 >> Every day across America, the spirit of innovation plays itself out as budding entrepreneurs hand in their resignations (sometimes jubilantly!) from regular employment and a steady paycheck to strike out on their own with grand ideas about the next big thing. Probably most ground-breaking business concepts… Continue Reading

The very winds carry freedom

The very winds carry freedom

• By Ashe Lockhart • October 7, 2010 >> I recently received an email with the transcript of the sentence read by the judge to Richard Reid, The Shoe Bomber. The sentencing hearing was held in 2003, and the Reid story is old news. But it is worth reading again now that some time and… Continue Reading

Unemployment Benefits for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Unemployment Benefits for Startups and Entrepreneurs

• By Ashe Lockhart • March 24, 2009 >> A characteristic of the current, dismal economy is that managers, executives and professionals are joining the ranks of the unemployed in significant – perhaps unprecedented – numbers. This is especially true in Charlotte, where banks, financial companies, law firms and service providers are laying off large… Continue Reading

Signed, (SEAL)ed, Delivered

Signed, (SEAL)ed, Delivered

• By Ashe Lockhart • February 17, 2009 >> Have you ever wondered why some contracts have “(SEAL)” printed at the end of a signature line? The use of (SEAL) as required for contracts in North Carolina has been abolished – as it has been in most other states. However, there are two reasons why… Continue Reading

The Other Branch of Government

The Other Branch of Government

• By Ashe Lockhart • April 20, 2007 >> The law is something of a mystery to most people.  In fact, it’s apparently a mystery to a good many North Carolina state lawmakers.  North Carolina’s legislative branch of government (the General Assembly), with the apparent acquiescence of the executive branch (headed by the Governor), has… Continue Reading

Property Taxes (civic pneumonia)

Property Taxes (civic pneumonia)

• By Ashe Lockhart • March 13, 2007 A while back, I received a tax notice from the Catawba County Tax Collector for a boat I kept on Lake Norman in Catawba Country. A few weeks later, I received a tax notice from the Mecklenburg County Tax Collector for the same boat, which, as I said,… Continue Reading

The Mission

Our mission in life is to provide valuable, useful, practical legal services to businesses and individuals; to help our clients find opportunities in whatever they do; and to be engaged, responsible members of our families and communities.

more >

The Strategy

Focus

Value

Service

Experience


a Charlotte law firm

Follow Us

Twitter

LinkedIn

Facebook