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

  • (417) 358-4049
  • (417) 358-6341
Don't Stress This Tax Season
What will you do with your tax return? First Checkett & Pauly recommends timely filing of your 2013 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:
MSSU VITA offers tax workshops, find them on Facebook or at

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.
  • Bar Number: 50083
    Missouri , 1998
  • 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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