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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...

Welcome Ashley Frank-Thomas!

We are excited to announce (a few months late) that Ashley Frank-Thomas has joined Smith Horton Law as a paralegal. Ashley helps manage the caseload of all our attorneys and she has been a tremendous asset in her short time with o...

Can I Go to Jail? Understanding Misdemeanor Sentencing

Over the weekend you were charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense. One of your first questions is likely “can I go to jail?” The answer largely depends on the misdemeanor class, your prior conviction level, and the presenc...

Courtney Ballard Honored Speaker at 2016 Access to Justice Journal Symposium

On March 24, 2016, the Charlotte School of Law Access to Justice Journal hosted its third annual legal symposium. The topic was on Civil Litigants’ Right to Counsel in a family law and domestic violence setting. Our very own Ass...