March 24, 2018

At the beginning of any lawsuit, there are a multitude of key factors that must be considered. One that clients sometimes overlook, but that is often very important regards the venue–or location and courtroom where your dispute is likely to take place.

For a number of reasons, it is often to your benefit for your lawyer to bring your case in a forum with which the lawyer is very familiar.  For one thing, every county court and federal court has its own particularized and extensive set of rules governing deadlines, various procedures, and methods for submitting and filing materials.  A lawyer who knows these rules is far less likely to be caught off-guard by them and probably has a pro-active game plan designed around them.

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March 15, 2018

For a thrilling and fast-paced reading experience, Asheville Legal highly recommends Ultimate Verdict!  Writing under his pseudonym Michael Winstead, Asheville Legal's senior partner Michael Wimer weaves a complex, fictional tale of vigilante justice. 

When the conviction of a confessed murderer is overturned on appeal due to a technicality, the Judge who sentenced the criminal heads a cabal to mete out justice despite the system.  Can they successfully carry out their unique brand of justice while staying one step ahead of the law?

To get your copy, you can follow this hyperlink to the book's page on

To learn more about the author, you can find his web page here.

March 9, 2018

As anyone who has been through the civil court system knows, lawyer fees are very expensive–sometimes even dwarfing the damages that may be awarded in the lawsuit.  Although predicting legal fees that are likely to result from litigation is extremely difficult, at Asheville Legal we strive to keep our clients apprised of the range of possibilities when it comes to our projected fees.

With lawyer fees being so expensive, clients nearly always have this question on their minds:  “Can I make my opponent pay for my legal fees?” Unfortunately, the answer to this question is usually “No”–but not always.

The general rule for all 50 states is that each party to a civil suit is responsible for paying its own legal fees.  You may win 100% your breach o...

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We are North Carolina litigation and business law attorneys. We focus our litigation practice on complex legal matters with significant issues of law or damages. Whether you are a private individual negatively affected by the actions of another, an entrepreneur starting or protecting a business, or working through governmental regulations, we have the experience and skills necessary to ensure you have effective, efficient legal representation. Call Wimer & Snider at Asheville Legal for your consultation today. 828-350-9799.

The attorneys at Wimer & Snider, P.C. in Asheville have represented clients in much of the United States, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California, Virginia, and Texas. We are licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Texas. Our offices are conveniently located in the arts district of West Asheville, NC.   Phone: 828-350-9799

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