PRACTICE AREAS

 PERSONAL INJURY  

  • We represent clients in a wide variety of personal injury and accident claims including automobile wreck claims, industrial injuries, dog bites, assault and battery, large truck accidents and load securement cases.

WRONGFUL DEATH

  • We represent clients and estates in wrongful death   proceedings involving automobiles, large truck accidents, criminal assaults and industrial accidents.

FAMILY LAW

  • We represent clients in both simple and complex divorce actions including both contested and uncontested proceedings.  We also represent clients in adoptions, child custody, visitation, support matters, pre- nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, dependency and neglect and abuse proceedings, and juvenile proceedings.

TRUSTS, WILLS & PROBATE

  • We represent families in formulating estate plans to orderly distribute their estate through appropriate wills or  trusts.  We also represent families following the loss of a loved one in probating estates and dispensing with administration where appropriate.  We also represent families in estate litigation.

CORPORATE & PARTNERSHIPS

  • We represent business people looking to eliminate risks in the creation of appropriate business entities.  We assist businesses in acquiring appropriate tax identification information and in complying with governmental regulations.  We have experience in drafting contracts and in acquiring property by deeds or leasehold interests. We also advise companies on issues related to financing.

EMPLOYMENT

  • We assist clients in drafting employee handbooks, dealing with sexual harassment claims, racial and sexual discrimination claims, EEOC claims and other types of wrongful discharge claims.  We also assist clients with issues related to the Americans with Disability Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour issues.

LANDLORD/TENANT

  • We represent clients by drafting leases to protect against  losses and ensure payment and compliance with lease terms.  We handle eviction claims for our clients and pursue damage claims as a result of lease violations.

PLANNING & ZONING

  • We represent our clients in Planning & Zoning issues in Simpson County, Kentucky, including zone changes, and conditional use permits.  We also assist our clients in the drafting of subdivision restrictions or neighborhood association regulation, appropriate to the proposed neighborhood. 

BUSINESS PLANNING & ACQUISITION

  • We represent clients in the acquisition of business property and in financial transactions related to the establishment of business locations.  We review and draft appropriate contracts and provide advice to clients from the due diligence period through closing.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

  • Our firm provides legal advice in the acquisition or sale of real property. We provide title services and are an Agent for Old Republic Title National Insurance Company. We represent both lenders and borrowers through the closing process.  We have experience in assisting clients with tax free exchanges under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. 

CIVIL LITIGATION

  • We represent individuals and businesses dealing with contract disputes, employment disputes, products liability claims, construction disputes, professional malpractice, medical malpractice and most other forms of civil litigation. We represent professionals and businesses before State agencies. We represent banks and individuals in foreclosure proceedings.

CRIMINAL LAW

We represent individuals charged with violations, misdemeanors, and felonies within the 49th Judicial Circuit.