Esther joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2002. Her practice focuses on commercial... more
Esther joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2002. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation specifically in the areas of land litigation and creditors' rights. She spent her first four years after law school as an attorney for the North Carolina General Assembly serving a number of committees as committee counsel. Among those were the Senate Commerce Committee and the House Judiciary and Utili... view profile
James Faucher is a trial lawyer with a statewide practice, including all North... more
James Faucher is a trial lawyer with a statewide practice, including all North Carolina State Courts, all Federal Courts located in North Carolina, and the North Carolina Business Court. James has extensive experience handling a wide range of matters, including all types of business disputes and serious personal injury matters. At age 32, James was selected as a 2010 Rising Star by North Carol... view profile
Land use / zoning attorneys help you understand land use laws and zoning regulations, both of which concern how you use your land (for businesses, homes, farms, factories, etc.). Zoning regulations specify things such as how close together different types of buildings can be (for example, single-family homes versus high-rise apartment buildings), how far back from the sidewalk buildings must be set, how high you can build, and how much parking you need to provide. A land use / zoning attorney can determine which rules apply to your property and development activities, and whether you qualify for any exceptions to these rules.