Destroying a Will or Codicil is a crime

If you’ve been around a dead person’s estate that’s been contentious, it’s likely you’ve heard allegations about a Will or Codicil being destroyed by a third party. Presumably that third party didn’t like what was in the will. For example, they got disinherited (a/k/a...

NC Attorney Referrals

Many of Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis' clients are referred by other attorneys as well as referrals from other clients. The typical cases include handling eminent domain, personal injury, and estate & trust litigation. We receive referrals from out of...

Beltway – Map Act NC Inverse Condemnation Update

In December of 2019, the attorneys of Hendrick Bryant firm and Yarborough Winters & Neville firm argued the Chappell v. NCDOT appeal before the North Carolina Supreme Court. This was an appeal by the NCDOT from a trial victory by the property owner. In the trial...

Adult Guardianship & Incompetency in NC

Guardianship proceedings in North Carolina are special proceedings before the clerk of superior court. Commencement of Proceedings: The process is started when a petition is filed with the clerk’s office alleging that the respondent, or proposed ward, is legally...