Areas of Practice

The attorneys at Deatherage, Myers & Lackey, PLLC have experience in a wide range of practice areas.

Read below to see if our experience meets the needs of your case.

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Areas of practice

Personal Injury

We are advocates for personal injury victims who have suffered injuries or whose loved ones have died as a result of automobile accidents, dangerous and defective products, construction accidents, and slip and falls.

Our firm advocates for victims all across the Commonwealth of Kentucky in both the federal and state courts.
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Criminal Defense

Our firm defends persons who are accused of crimes, ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Our firm represents accused persons in both the state courts and the federal courts.
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Military Families

Our firm includes an attorney with recent deployment to Afghanistan as a JAG officer as recent as 2012 who has provided council for soldiers and their families. Military families face a wide range of legal issues, particularly considering the application of both civil law and military obligations to family law for members of the armed services.
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We provide representation for individuals going through the process of a divorce.
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Child Visitation

Our attorneys can help you with child visitation laws and advocate for your visitation rights as a parent or grandparent.
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We have experience assisting individuals through the process of adoption, including international adoption cases.
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Parental Rights

Our firm provides legal advocacy for the rights of parents in cases such as child custody and child support.
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Real Estate

Our firm is involved with real estate and land use planning, including financing, investment, development, leasing, purchases, and sales.

Our real estate and land use practice encompasses all areas of commercial, residential, and industrial real estate law, including acquisitions and sale of commercial and residential property, lease negotiation, contract enforcement, construction loan agreements and contracts, mechanic liens law, and representation before planning and zoning authorities.
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Employment and Labor Law

Our firm represents employees and employers in cases involving allegations of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and traditional labor law matters.
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Doug Myers devotes a significant amount of time to mediating disputes involving personal injuries and deaths from car wrecks, product injuries and medical negligence. He also mediates many other types of civil disputes.
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Business and Corporate Law

We provide a full range of legal services to local businesses. We help local business persons choose to operate as a corporation, a limited liability company, or other form. We assist those businesses with the necessary documents that need to be filed or prepared in order for the business to properly execute its business plan.

After a business is in operation, we assist the business with disputes that arise, collections, and the drafting and negotiation of agreements.

Our firm is committed to being a productive and valuable assistant to those businesses we represents. Our goal is to help these businesses succeed.
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Medical Malpractice

Our firm represents persons who are the victims of medical malpractice. We advocate for victims in both the state and federal courts.
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Local Government Law

Our firm represents a variety of local governmental agencies and small municipalities on a regular basis.
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Our firm handles collection matters for a variety of businesses and financial institutions. The services provided include the filing and enforcement of liens, foreclosure actions, and other methods of recovering on unpaid debt.
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Commercial Law

Our firm represents clients with respect to commercial transactions. Those transactions include sales of businesses, the preparation of security agreements and financing statement in accordance with the Uniform Commercial Code, and a variety of other documents and services related to a wide range of transactions.
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