Yearly Archives: 2017

Courtney Ballard Selected As Young Lawyer of the Year

Smith Horton Law is thrilled to announce that our associate attorney, Courtney Ballard, was recently named the 2016-2017 "Young Lawyer of the Year" by the Mecklenburg County Bar's Young Lawyer Division. From the Mecklenburg Cou...

Prayer for Judgment Continued: the Facts, the Myths, the Legend

by Courtney Ballard The legend of a Prayer for Judgment Continued (PJC) has been around for decades. As a teenager, I thought every traffic ticket could be solved by a PJC, and today, I continue to have clients ask “Can I get...

Smith Horton Law Sponsors Golf Tournaments

Smith Horton Law was proud to be a Silver Sponsor for the Jerry W. Hunter Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, as well as a sponsor for the Friends Fighting Cystic Fibrosis golf tournament this past weekend. The Jerry W. Hunte...

Smith Horton Law Sponsors Local Tee Ball Team

Smith Horton Law is pleased to be a sponsor this year for a local tee-ball team associated with the Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association (MARA). MARA has served the Matthews community for 61 years , and sponsors help pr...

Doughton Horton Selected to 2017 Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite

Congratulations to our family law attorney, Doughton Horton for recently being selected by the 2017 Business North Carolina magazine as "Legal Elite" in the area of Family Law. Each year, the Business North Carolina magazine s...

Obtaining a Judgment: A General Overview

How does a Creditor obtain a Judgment? A Creditor is a person or entity who is owed money by a Debtor. A Debtor is a person or entity who owes a Creditor money. If a Debtor is behind on payments owed to the Creditor, a Creditor...