Showing posts from November, 2014

Get Crafty This Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is almost here. Families are traveling miles and miles to reunite after spending months apart, ready to make some memories and enjoy spending time with each other. Of course, there's also a lot of work that goes into planning this long-awaited family gathering! There are meals to be planned, travel arrangements to be made, and kids to be kept entertained.

If you've ever been tasked with planning a holiday get-together, you know that coming up with a way to keep all the children engaged, happy, and well-behaved is one of the most important aspects. This year, your trusted lawyers at the Law Firm of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C. are here to help! 

Crafts are a great way to keep little ones interested, busy, and quiet. Here is a list of some simple, fun Thanksgiving crafts that will keep your kiddos entertained for hours!

Pinecone Turkey
PineconesAutumn-colored construction paper (brown, orange, yellow, red)PencilsScissorsGoogly eyesGlueTeach your littl…

Personal Injury Law - We've Got Your Back!

Accidents, by their very nature, happen when we least expect them to. Some accidents involve the misuse of words, some involve the misplacement of belongings or resources, and others involve personal injury. Accidents vary in severity and impact, but all accidents have one thing in common: they all bring unintentional and/or undesired consequences. 

If accidents manifest in the form of a work-related injury or an automobile accident, they can cause serious legal issues. While you'll want to (and should) dedicate all of your time to healing, these legal issues must be addressed before they have time to grow deeper roots. That's where the Law Firm of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C. comes in! Our experienced personal injury attorneys are able to advocate for you and your rights when you need them the most.

Personal Injury LawsAs with all branches of the law, personal injury is governed by several laws dictating when and how much you can collect from personal injury …

Filing For Divorce In Missouri

We have all heard the phrase, "'til death do us part." Unfortunately, it is not always possible to turn that sentiment into a reality. Despite all good intentions, divorce is a fact of life for many people. The reasons behind divorce are as distinct and varied as the people who file for them, but a common thread ties all divorce cases together: behind every divorce are two people who are looking to move past a difficult situation and on towards a better life.

While we do not wish this difficult situation on anyone, all of us at the Law Offices of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C. promise to be here for you during this time of need, every step of the way. If you're thinking about filing for divorce in Missouri, take a little time to acquaint yourself with the process. Here's a quick glance at some frequently asked questions and their answers about the process of filing for divorce in Missouri.
What is the first step? The petitioner (the spouse who initi…