At Creath S. Thorne, P.C., in St. Joseph, Missouri, I help individuals, families, farmers, and small businesses with their personal injury, elder law, and estate planning issues. With over 20 years of experience as an attorney in Missouri, I have practiced in Missouri trial courts, Missouri's appellate courts, Missouri Supreme Court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Contact me when you need legal help.
As a highly-skilled personal injury lawyer, I can effectively and efficiently resolve your personal injury case. I am a skilled courtroom advocate and settlement negotiator: I have been successful in obtaining many multi-million dollar personal injury settlements for my clients. My personal injury practice includes claims such as car accidents, products liability, and wrongful death.
Recent reports show that financial abuse of elderly people by trusted friends, advisors, and even family members is steeply on the rise. If you are in need of asset protection, I can help you maintain your current assets and make certain they are passed on according to your wishes. My work as an elder law attorney can help relieve the stress and burden that you may feel in trying to preserve your home, farm, personal property, and car, and make sure your generosity cannot be taken advantage of.
I can solve your estate planning questions and concerns. As a wills and estates attorney, I can help you prepare simple or complex trusts, wills, health care directives (living wills), and powers of attorney. I can help you avoid probate and minimize fees and expenses. I can help you administer and settle estates and guide you through the probate process when it is necessary.