The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC have more than fifty years combined experience in the following areas of practice:
Automobile accidents can result in serious bodily injury, lost time from work, unwanted medical bills, stress from dealing with insurance companies, and interruption in our daily lives. The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC have represented clients involved in car wrecks for years. Let us put our experience to work for you! We'll deal with the well-trained insurance company adjusters so you can focus on getting better. It's what we do.
Call us today to schedule an appointment. We do not charge for this initial consultation and there is no fee unless we recover money for you.
To quote Rodney King of the infamous 1991 Los Angeles police beating and subsequent riots, "Can we all get along?" Well, sometimes parties simply cannot resolve their differences. When that happens, what do you do?
In our civilized society we bring our differences to civil court. Let the attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC guide you through the maze of court rules, deadlines, and procedures. Our attorneys have extensive civil litigation experience in all levels of the judicial system. From Magistrate's Court to Common Pleas, from Probate Court to appellate courts, and even Federal Court, our attorneys have been there and done that. We can do it for you, too.
If you or your business has loaned money or sold goods or services and have not been paid as agreed, you may need to use the legal system to collect what is owed. It can be frustrating when the other side was perfectly happy to borrow the money, or purchase the goods or services from you, but now won’t pay; and maybe won’t even call you back!
Our attorneys deal with situations like this every day and are experienced with obtaining and collecting judgments through the judicial process. Sometimes, all it takes is a well-worded letter. Call Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC today and let us help.
DOMESTICATION OF FOREIGN (out-of-state) JUDGMENTS
There is a uniform statute that allows for judgments obtained in other states to be filed and enforced in South Carolina. Call our attorneys if you need to collect on an out-of-state judgment against a person or business located in South Carolina or who owns property in South Carolina. The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC know what it takes to domesticate and collect foreign judgments.
The end of a marriage is an emotional time for all involved. The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC appreciate this and will help you understand and address the complex issues that arise in family court litigation. From determining what is in the best interests of your children to dealing with financial issues and dividing property and assets, our attorneys will counsel you and work with you in addressing these difficult issues. Whether the case is resolved at mediation or requires a trial, our attorneys have the experience to assist you with accomplishing your objectives so that you can move on to the next chapter in your life.
Call Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC to insure your rights are protected whether you leave your spouse or your spouse leaves you.
ON THE JOB INJURIES
When you've suffered an on the job injury you may be entitled to certain benefits governed by South Carolina statutory laws. The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC know these laws and can fight for you to insure you get the benefits you deserve.
Call us today to schedule your free consultation. We'll review your case with you and agree on a strategy to make sure your legal rights are protected.
Personal injury applies to persons who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the wrongful acts or omissions of another person, company, government agency or any entity. Examples of common personal injury claims include injuries from slip and fall accidents, traffic collisions, defective products, workplace injuries, and medical and professional malpractice.
The attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC can help deal with the legal complications of your personal injury so you can focus on your healing.
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
You've been working for years while paying taxes and Social Security to the federal government out of your paycheck. Now your doctor says you should no longer work. You apply for Social Security disability benefits and get denied. Now what?
Call the attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC as we've been successfully navigating the complex Social Security rules and regulations for years. Schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation during which we'll review your case and discuss how best to proceed. Don't delay as mandatory deadlines exist to bar your claim!
You show up for work every day and on time. You work your shift and do your job well. Next thing you know you get hurt while doing your job and you cannot work. You don't know who is going to pay for the doctor or how long you'll be out of work. Your supervisor won't talk to you about your situation. How are you going to meet your monthly expenses? Will you be fired?
Call the attorneys at Abbott, McKissick & Hopewell, LLC Our attorneys represent injured workers and can relieve you of the burden of trying to make sure you're treated fairly by your employer so you can focus on your recovery. The consultation is free and there is no fee unless we recover money for you. We're here to help.
Mediation is an alternative means to settle a civil dispute.
Mediation takes place before the parties present their case to a judge or jury in an effort to maintain control over the outcome of the dispute.
The mediator assists the parties to reach a mutually binding agreement. Attorney Abbott is a certified mediator who has helped civil litigants successfully end their cases in a cost effective manner for several years.