Springfield, Mo. — Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. (CECB) is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named, by Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers magazine, as among the top attorneys in Missouri for 2018. John M. Carnahan, III and Thomas D. Peebles, Jr. were included on this year’s Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers list. Megan E. McCullough was included on the Missouri-Kansas Rising Stars list.The selections for the Super Lawyers list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Being included on the lists is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5 … [Read more...] about The law firm of Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. Has Three Attorneys Selected for Inclusion On the 2018 Missouri Kansas Super Lawyers-Rising Stars lists
Springfield, MO — Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. (“CECB”) is pleased to announce that Andy Peebles was recently selected to participate in Leadership Springfield Class 36. Leadership Springfield is a nine-month comprehensive community-based leadership program.Mr. Peebles is a member of the Estate Planning group at CECB and his practice involves interpersonal communication with clients aimed at understanding their unique estate planning needs and objectives, and the preparation of various estate planning documents, including simple and complex trusts, wills, powers of attorney, premarital agreements, and business documents to accurately reflect those needs. Mr. Peebles also assists clients in the administration and distribution of the estates and trusts of recently deceased loved ones.Mr. Peebles earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri School of Law, graduating with a concentration in Estate Planning and Taxation. … [Read more...] about Attorney Andrew T. Peebles Selected to Leadership Springfield Class 36
Springfield, MO — Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. (“CECB”) is pleased to announce that Douglas R. Nickell has joined the firm’s Estate Planning practice group.Doug concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning and estate and trust administration.Doug most recently practiced with Lathrop Gage, LLP and has more than 38 years of experience.CECB is a locally owned law firm formed in 1979. The firm currently has 17 attorneys. … [Read more...] about Attorney Douglas R. Nickell Joins Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C.
Under Missouri law, a judgment is considered “active” (collectible) for ten years. This includes a monetary judgment as well as any real property liens resulting from that judgment. Whether the judgment can impose a lien depends upon where it was entered:A judgment from a Circuit Court in Missouri automatically imposes a lien upon the judgment debtor’s real property located within the county in which the judgment was entered. 517.151, RSMo. A judgment from an Associate Circuit Court in Missouri imposes a lien upon real property within the county in which the judgment was entered if transcribed to the Circuit Court in that county. 517.141, RSMo. A judgment from a federal court or other state court may become a lien on real property if transcribed in the Circuit Court where the real property is located. 511.440, RSMo. A judgment obtained in a small claims court may not become a lien on real property. 517.151, RSMo.Section 516.350.1, RSMo, provides that a judgment is … [Read more...] about Reviving Judgments in Missouri – Judgment Creditors Need to Pay Close Attention to the 10-year Statute