Showing posts from September, 2016

7 Advantages of a Prenuptial Agreement

Getting married is a major stepping stone. Not only is it a promise to spend the rest of your life with someone, it is a promise to become legally tied to that person. For those couples lucky enough to be happily married for years to come, becoming legally bound is not an issue at all. Unfortunately, approximately half of all married couples end up filing for divorce at some point. In these instances, undoing that legal tie can become a significant challenge. If you are getting married in the near future, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C. are here to help you ensure that your interests are protected.

Prenuptial Agreements Help Guard Against The Unknown

It is often challenging to predict which marriages will "live happily ever after" and which will end in divorce. Since it is impossible to predict how your marriage will progress over the years, it is wise to protect yourself from possible negative outcomes. Drafting a prenuptial…

The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show - An Exciting Event for the Entire Family

Just because the summer season is winding down, that doesn't mean that the Lake of the Ozarks stops being fun. Fall is filled with lots of great, local events. One of these is the Lake of the Ozarks Air Show. The Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C. team has all of the important details for you right here. 

The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show
What: The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show When: Saturday, September 10, 2017. (If necessary, a rain date is set for September 11.) 10:00 am – 3:30 pm  Where: Camdenton Memorial Lake Regional Airport – 20 Airport Drive, Camdenton, MO 65020 Why: Excitement, entertainment, and fun for all ages!
This annual lake area event is filled with exciting aerial displays all day long, as well as a few surprises on the ground too. You will be able to get an up-close look at many of the planes. There will also be vendor booths, food, static displays, and a kids' zone for $2 per child.

FAQs About Workers' Compensation

Often referred to as "Workman’s Comp," Workers’ Compensation is a method that allows employers to pay, or provide insurance which pays, the lost wages and medical expenses of an employee who becomes injured while on the job. Workers’ compensation is a complicated system and questions arise frequently. We would like to address a few questions employees and/or employers may have here. For further inquiries reach out to the Law Offices of Phillips,McElyea, Carpenter & Welch, PC. As a general practice law firm at the Lake of the Ozarks, we help clients through a wide range of issues and would be happy to consult on the subject of workers’ compensation.

1. How do injured workers report an injury if they are hurt on the job? Report your injury immediately to your employer and notify them in writing. Include the date, time and place of the injury, nature of the injury, and your name and address. provides an online form if your employer does not provide you with one. You …