North Carolina Drug Schedules

North Carolina’s drug laws are severe, especially when compared to other states. Whether you are caught possessing, distributing, selling, or manufacturing an illicit drug, you’re likely to face harsh penalties that could have a significant impact on your life. However, you must remember each case is different. If you or a loved one has been More

holiday DWI

How to Avoid a DWI This Holiday Season

The period of time between Thanksgiving and New Years Day is a popular one for holiday gatherings. There are plenty of holiday parties, work events, and friends and family to visit with. Unfortunately, this is also a popular time of year for DWIs to occur. Not only are there plenty of opportunities to drink too More

Effects of a Felony

How a Felony Can Affect Your Career

Being charged with a felony can have a big impact on your life in a variety of ways. Aside from potentially serving jail time, a felony can also affect your relationships with your friends and family, as well as your financial situation. But perhaps the most significant way a felony can impact your life is More

Personal injury claims

Top 10 Personal Injury Questions

At Mulligan Attorneys, we’ve handled hundreds of personal injury cases from victims all over the state of North Carolina. Often, our clients are unsure of what to do after they’ve been injured and have many questions about how personal injury cases work. Here are some of the most common personal injury questions we get asked.

North Carolina Attorney Christine Farrell

Attorney Spotlight: Christine Farrell

Welcome to our very first edition of the Mulligan Attorneys Spotlight! Every so often, we’ll be interviewing one of our team members so that you can learn a little more about who we are. We’ll start this series off with one of our attorneys, Christine Farrell. Christine grew up in southern Indiana, in the Columbus More

Reasons to contact child protective services

Reasons to Contact Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services (CPS) exists to ensure that all children have a permanent home in which they are safe and can be appropriately nurtured. Their job is to check on children whose situations may be unsafe and remove them from homes in which they are being neglected or abused. CPS works to protect children from More

Armed Robbery

Robbery vs. Burglary: What’s the Difference?

Many people think that the terms “burglary” and “robbery” mean the same thing, but actually, in the context of North Carolina law, there are some differences between the two. While the biggest difference is that robbery involves a display of force, whereas burglary doesn’t, there are some additional distinctions that should be understood. North Carolina More

Paternity Testing in Court Cases

In most cases, when a married couple has a baby, both parents are automatically assumed to be the legal parents of the child. The baby is given a name, both parents are listed on the birth certificate, establishing paternity and maternity, and that’s the end of it – both parties are equally responsible for and More

What to Do After a Truck Accident

Whether you call them 18-wheelers, big rigs, semi-trucks, or tractor-trailers, these massive machines can do a lot of damage in a truck accident. They’re tall, long, and heavy. In fact, most trucks can weigh in at up to 80,000 pounds which, unfortunately, means that if they are involved in an accident with your average 5,000-pound More

Liability in Rideshare Accidents

The days of hailing a taxi are all but gone. Now, more and more people are making use of a rideshare, also known as peer-to-peer transportation, in order to get around. Ridesharing companies are driver-for-hire services where one individual uses their own vehicle and an app to connect with other individuals who are looking for More