Checkett & Pauly, P.C.

Checkett & Pauly, P.C.

We are a law firm that focuses on providing preventive legal solutions, combined with aggressive advocacy, when you need to go to court. Our Carthage attorneys serve clients throughout southwest Missouri including Webb City, Joplin, and Neosho.

Firm Overview

Our Pledge to You:

To preserve confidential information disclosed during our attorney-client relationship.

To exhibit the highest degree of ethical conduct in accordance withthe Code of Professional Responsibility and the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

We guarantee that as a client of Checkett & Pauly you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered in a timely manner. We promise to involve you and confer with you regularly. We cannout guarantee an outcome. We do guarantee satisfaction with our service.
Main Office

Main Office
517 South Main Street
Carthage  MO  64836

Phone
  • (417) 358-4049
Fax
  • (417) 358-6341
Bankruptcy
Don't Stress This Tax Season
What will you do with your tax return? First Checkett & Pauly recommends timely filing of your 2016 tax return. Bills still piling up? Call our office for a free bankruptcy consultation and we can discuss the use of your tax return to alleviate debt either through bankruptcy or debt workout.

Here are some helpful links:
http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc101.html
MSSU VITA offers tax workshops, find them on Facebook or at http://www.facebook.com/MssuVita
http://www.cp-law.com

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Checkett & Pauly, P.C., and its predecessors have provided legal services to the people of southwest Missouri for more than 100 years. The longevity of our firm speaks to our success in serving the needs of our clients in Carthage, Webb City, Joplin, Neosho, and other communities in southwest Missouri.

Our legal practice includes business formation, business and corporate affairs, business and consumer bankruptcy, debt workouts and reorganization, creditors' rights, real estate transactions, estate planning, banking, wills and trusts, probate, arbitration, mediation, and a wide variety of other services.

We are experienced trial lawyers who try a wide spectrum of cases in Missouri state and federal courts, including commercial torts, construction claims, mechanics liens, lender liability, creditors' rights, and professional liability.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Our Pledge to You

To preserve confidential information disclosed during our attorney-client relationship.

To exhibit the highest degree of ethical conduct in accordance with the Code of Professional Responsibility and the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

We guarantee that as a client of Checkett & Pauly you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered in a timely manner.

We promise to involve you and confer with you regularly.

We cannot guarantee an outcome. We do guarantee satisfaction with our service.

Mariann Morgan

After graduating cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, Mariann Morgan clerked for a federal bankruptcy judge, followed by positions with large law firms in Atlanta and Winston-Salem. Ms. Morgan is a member of the bar of the states of Georgia, North Carolina, and Missouri.

Ms. Morgan began her practice with Checkett & Pauly in 1999. She represents debtors in cases under Chapter 7 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, she also represents creditors in the areas of collection in both state court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, including adversary proceedings, claims allowance, relief from stay and adequate protection.
License
  • Bar Number: 50083
    Missouri , 1998
Education
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
    B.A. in Organizational Communications
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    Juris Doctorate
    Graduated Cum Laude

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