- Probate, Conservatorships and Adoptions
- Business Advisors
- Employment Law
- Estate Planning and Probate
- Insurance Disputes
Probate, Conservatorships and Adoptions
Because of their own life experiences, the attorneys at Smith-Wright Law have developed a niche in helping families with different matters after the passing of a loved one, not only in the life insurance arena but in probate and will contests. They have also helped families dealing with the decline of a loved one through the conservatorship process.
Another area of focus and which the attorneys at Smith-Wright Law especially enjoy is helping play a small role in growing families in the area of adoptions.
Smith-Wright Law, PLLC provides advice and guidance to business owners ranging from small family owned businesses to large national publicly traded companies, assisting them with all aspects of their business. We assist in business formation and help our clients decide which type of entity best serves their needs. We strive to provide our clients with prompt attention and advice with a continual focus on their business and economic demands. We take a cost-benefit approach when analyzing our clients’ business matters. Not only does this give our clients options but it allows them to weigh their legal decisions with an eye to their bottom line. When a dispute arises, we stand ready to assert our clients’ rights efficiently and effectively. We understand that litigation is not our clients’ primary focus as they build their business. We work hard to help clients avoid the pitfalls of litigation but when it arises we resolve disputes in a way that best meets the businesses’ goals.
Smith-Wright Law, PLLC has substantial experience assisting clients in employment law matters. We provide both individual and business clients with employment law advice, planning and litigation services. We devote a large portion of our practice to employment advice, planning, training, and the identification of potential employment law issues. We also assist business clients with the resolution of day-to-day management and operations issues as they arise in the employment law context.
When litigation is necessary, Smith-Wright Law has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in wrongful discharge, retaliation, whistleblower, noncompete, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Pay Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Americans with Disabilities Act matters.
We believe that our experience in working with both Plaintiffs and Defendants in employment litigation matters provides us with a unique perspective. This perspective ensures that we are stronger advocates for our clients, provides us with a better understanding of the risks and benefits involved, and allows our clients to be secure in the advice we provide.
Estate Planning and Probate
Smith-Wright Law, PLLC assists clients with estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and living wills. Our attorneys have experience with everything from simple wills for small estates to complicated estate planning for larger net worth clients. Our role is to help our clients through the serious and meaningful task of planning for their future as well as their families’ future.
Once a loved one passes away, we represent clients in probate court to achieve the last wishes of the deceased person. We understand that this is often a difficult time, and we approach our representation with empathy and professionalism.
Insurance is supposed to protect you, your business, or your family during the most difficult times. Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a natural disaster, individuals rely on their insurance company for relief. But who do you turn to when the insurance company denies your claim? Smith-Wright Law, PLLC represents businesses and individuals who have been wrongfully denied payment for losses that should have been covered by their insurance policies. Depending on your need, we assist in all aspects of dealing with your insurance company from making the claim to communicating with the adjuster to reviewing your policy for coverage and finally, to pursing litigation if warranted. Our experienced attorneys have worked with homeowners when natural disasters have occurred including fires, tornadoes, hail, sinkholes and other natural disasters and worked with individuals after the death of a family member.
Your home or business is one of the biggest investments that you make during your lifetime, and we understand how important it is to you. We are ready to protect your rights against the insurance company that fails to provide coverage or denies coverage on legitimate claims. We can help ease the stress of dealing with the insurance company and will work hard to make sure that you receive coverage when your policy requires it.