Edelstein & Payne attorneys have decades of experience enforcing federal and state laws prohibiting wage theft and non-payment of overtime. Read On
Your results may vary, obviously! This is a small sample of the types of cases the lawyers at Edelstein & Payne have successfully handled, representing just a few of our cases that resulted in published opinions (which is, in turn, a very small percentage of the cases). Please be assured that if you have an issue regarding any of our listed practice areas we can help you!
Driving while license revoked for an impaired driving offense is considered a fairly serious misdemeanor, and should be handled with care. Read On
Client, a black mother, was charged with misdemeanor child abuse after disciplining her seven year old son. North Carolina law allows disciplining a child through corporal punishment so long as the punishment was not administered with a "wicked intent" and does not result in permanent injury. At... Read On
Wake Count Possession of Marijuana case dismissed Read On
Client was charged with violating a Chapter 50B protection order through telephonic contact with the protected party. The allegation was that they communicated with the protected party through one of their children. The actual situation was, of course, more complicated than that. The actual prote... Read On
Felony Possession of Cocaine and Maintaining a Vehicle for Drug Purposes and misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia charges were filed against our client after the vehicle he was driving was pulled over for speeding and subsequently searched. After we refused the District Attorney's offer o... Read On
Two felony charges were resolved with a single misdemeanor, after the case was indicted to Superior Court and Edelstein & Payne attorneys filed a motion to suppress the evidence. Read On
The Court of Appeals affirmed the Superior Court's order that our client must receive personnel records in a time and manner that would allow him to use them in a grievance, and held that the requirement involved the constitutional right of due process. Read On
After multiple court appearances, misdemeanor larceny charges were dismissed because necessary witnesses failed to appear in court. Frequently these charges, which are fairly serious Class 1 misdemeanors, end up being dismissed if the correct loss prevention officer or other witness does not ap... Read On
In North Carolina, a drivers license may be revoked for many different reasons. Recently, Raleigh Criminal Attorney Sean Cecil obtained dismissal of a DWLR case after helping a client resolve an old infraction for which the client had failed to appear, allowing the client to obtain reinstateme... Read On
Not something I would normally feel the urge to publicize, but there is a need for lawyers to handle traffic matters and I do that. I did so yesterday for a woman who had missed her court date, incurring a $250 FTA fine in addition to the penalties of a 78 in a 55 speeding ticket. She had filed... Read On
IN 2016 we settled a personal injury case for a runner who was run over while jogging down a country road in pre-dawn hours. Our client suffered terrible injuries, and had believed that available insurance coverage was limited to $50,000. However, our investigation revealed that the client's own ... Read On
Case recognizing that a spinal column injury and problem experienced by a security guard at a nuclear plant was caused by the carrying of substantial additional equipment about his upper body, and that those problems constituted an occupational disease. Read On
Edelstein & Payne has been dedicated to individual and workers' rights for over 30 years. Our attorneys have consistently been named on best lawyer and superlawyer lists, and have received numerous awards and recognitions for community contributions.
With nearly 80 years of combined experience serving the working people of North Carolina, the lawyers at Edelstein & Payne have proven their dedication to justice for all people.