Eligibility Issues in Chapter 13

For a debtor to be eligible to commence a Chapter 13 case, certain statutory requirements must be adhered to.  Section 109 of the Bankruptcy Code provides these requirements, which are as follows: Only “individuals” have access to Chapter 13 as a means of financial rehabilitation.  11 U.S.C. §109(e).  Eligibility for other chapters of bankruptcy is not as limited; for example, …

Kemp Mosley elected to American College of Trust & Estate Counsel

During its 2023 Annual Meeting, the Board of Regents of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) elected 19 new Fellows, including Kemp Mosley, of Narron Wenzel, P.A. Attorneys are elected as Fellows based upon outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field of estate and trust law by lecturing, writing, teaching, and participating in bar …

Tuition Assistance: One Small Step for Employers

Yikes, we are all going to be replaced by robots! Many experts say it’s so. Kurt Vonnegut even predicted it back in 1952 in his novel Player Piano. The prognostications are even dire for the medical and legal professions as artificial intelligence is used more and more to absorb and analyze massive amounts of data.

Access Easements to NC Real Property

An easement is a right to use or enjoy the land of another.  An easement “in gross” is for a specific individual, which may terminate in the future (such as upon death of a grantee); an appurtenant easement runs with the land. See, generally, Skvarla v. Park, 62 N.C. App. 482, 303 S.E.2d 354 (1983); Gibbs v. Wright, 17 N.C. App. 495, 195 S.E.2d 40 (1973).  An easement’s scope may be limited (i.e., only for pedestrian or vehicle ingress, egress, or regress) or unlimited (e.g., above-ground utilities). 

Starting a New Business: LLCs vs Corporations

The first question most people must decide when starting a new business is what type of entity they should form to operate the business. There are several different entity choices under state law, but by far the most common choices are limited liability companies (“LLCs”) and corporations. In this post we will attempt to highlight some of the key differences between the two with the hope of helping you make an informed decision in starting your new business.

James Narron, Kemp Mosley, and Benton Sawrey named Super Lawyers

James Narron, Kemp Mosley, and Benton Sawrey have all been recognized in the 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers publication. Super Lawyers is a national rating service, selecting the top 5% of attorneys that have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.   For the 17th year, James Narron was selected to Super Lawyers, for his practice in the fields of estate planning, probate law, and taxation. …

Narron Wenzel, P.A. Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

Welcome2NowLaw! was the password to get online at the law offices of Narron Wenzel P.A. “We like to say business and community intersect at our offices,” said James “Jimmy” Narron who started the firm in 1975 in Smithfield when Johnston County was mostly farmland producing tobacco, corn, and soybeans. “I was the token small-town lawyer, so I hope my insight has meant something to those folks.”

James Narron & Kemp Mosley Selected to Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite

James Narron and Kemp Mosley have been selected to Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite List, which honors lawyers chosen by their peers. Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has sent ballots to every member of the State Bar residing in North Carolina, and the top nominees are honored as “Legal Elite.” Approximately 3% of North Carolina lawyers were selected to the …