The attorneys at the Chattanooga firm of Horton, Ballard & Pemerton understand that the law affects people in many different ways. Our team of dedicated legal professionals is well-versed in many areas. Our team brings a diverse background to the table, allowing us to advocate for you in many areas of law. Often, more than one area of expertise is required. At Horton, Ballard & Pemerton, there is no need to hire a multitude of attorneys. We can provide you with comprehensive legal support in many areas including Family Law and Divorce, Personal Injury, and General Litigation.
Here are only a few of the services provided by Horton, Ballard & Pemerton:
- Civil Litigation
For matters involving a lawsuit resulting from a dispute between private parties (individuals or corporations). Cases falling under the civil litigation area of the law include matters such as breach of contract, debt collection, or injury.
- Divorce and Family Law
We help clients secure timely and cost-effective resolution to issues and disputes that arise when a married individuals choose to begin separate lives, including equitable distribution of marital property, preservation of separate property, spousal and child support awards, and child custody. We also represent clients in post-divorce custody, child support, or alimony issues that may arise and assist in the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial agreements.
- Wills, Estates & Probate
We assist in achieving client's estate planning goals in a tax-efficient manner after considering their individual circumstances. As part of the estate planning process we prepare wills, trusts, healthcare powers of attorney, living wills, and durable general powers of attorney. We are also available to assist in the probate and estate administration process. We also handle guardianships, conservatorships and all cases involving elder law.
- Personal Injury
We handle personal injury cases for victims who have suffered serious and disabling injuries arising out of automobile accidents, truck accidents, industrial accidents, slip and falls, and other accidents.
- Mediation and Arbitration
We represent clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings and counsel clients on when to pursue these avenues over traditional litigation. William Horton of our firm provides mediation and arbitration services for individuals with family law disputes. In 2010. Bill Pemerton was listed with the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Rule 31 General Civil and Family Law Mediator.
- Labor & Employment Law
Our Chattanooga firm has a selective practice representing employers and employees in all matters related to employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, unpaid overtime, the Family and Medical Leave Act, retaliatory discharge, wrongful termination, enforcement of covenants not to compete and other employment contracts, and employee benefits claims under ERISA.
- Business Litigation and Transactions
The attorneys at our firm have substantial experience in litigating business disputes of all types in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. We represent clients ranging from large companies to small businesses and individuals. We can handle large, complex matters, yet are small enough that each case receives individual attention.
Our representation in commercial transactions assists clients in the sale and purchase of business entities, real estate, and other assets. In addition, the firm counsels its clients regarding taxation consequences of corporate and commercial transactions and individual taxation issues.
We also handle matters relative to the creation and maintenance of various business entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.
These are only a few of the many services that Horton, Ballard & Pemerton PLLC offers. For more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced Chattanooga attorneys, call us or visit our Chattanooga office today.
These are only a few of the many services that Horton, Ballard & Pemerton PLLC offers. For more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced Chattanooga attorneys, call us or visit our Chattanooga areas offices today.