Dressing for court: What message are you sending?

Whether you are showing up for traffic court or are a party in a civil suit, your appearance in court is important. What message are you sending while wearing a drug paraphernalia shirt while defending yourself on a possession charge? If you are dressed in a tight low-cut dress and you are a defendant in an alienation of affection case, it is highly doubtful that…+

10 Things To Do If You Are Injured In A Car Accident

In 2013, there were an estimated 3.8 million injuries from car crashes in the U.S. which needed medical attention. In that same year in North Carolina alone, 1,100 people lost their lives due to vehicular accidents. In fact, NC is the third most dangerous state in the country for driving in rural areas. Accidents are unpredictable and can be life-altering for those involved. If you…+

Clayton Homeowners Want Their Money Back

What happens to members of a Home Owner’s Association when they learn they were never affiliated with the HOA?  Attorney Michael R. Ganley, of Bagwell Holt Smith P.A., represents the HOA for Cobblestone, a subdivision in Clayton, North Carolina.

Chapel Hill Magazine Best of 2011

Bagwell Holt Smith P.A. has been voted best law firm of 2011 by Chapel Hill Magazine readers.  We are proud that we have continued to build and strengthen relationships with our clients.+