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Practice Areas

The lawyers of Cowan & Cowan provide legal services in Cherokee County and the surrounding counties in Western North Carolina, in the following practice areas:

Traffic Tickets

When issued a traffic ticket, paying it off can cause many unwanted consequences. Traffic tickets can result in significant fines, increased auto insurance premiums and loss of driving privileges. They cause the driver’s automobile insurance to go up for three years. In many cases, traffic tickets can also cause a person’s driver’s license to be revoked. Not to mention appearing in court can be both stressful and time-consuming.

At Cowan & Cowan, we take traffic violations very seriously. If you have recently been issued a traffic ticket, contact us immediately before paying any fines.

In many cases, our traffic attorneys can lessen the charge as well as reduce the increase in auto insurance premiums or prevent automobile insurance premiums from going up at all. We can also save our clients’ driver’s licenses in most situations. Cowan & Cowan may even be able to handle your case without you having to appear in court. Contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about help with your traffic tickets.

Criminal Law

At Cowan & Cowan, we realize being charged with a crime is a serious matter. A criminal case can result in the loss of freedom and being sentenced to time in the county jail or the State prison system. Our criminal lawyers are experienced in zealously and vigorously defending cases from misdemeanors to the most serious felonies.

Examples of misdemeanors we have experience defending are simple assault, trespassing, communicating threats, disorderly conduct, domestic violence, and DUI/DWI. Serious felonies we have fought include breaking and entering, larceny, fraud, arson, burglary, kidnapping, rape and murder.

If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony, get in touch with our criminal law firm today. Our criminal lawyers have over 50 years of combined experience practicing in the state of North Carolina. Contact us to speak with one of our lawyers about Criminal Law help.

Civil Litigation

The Cowan & Cowan law firm is experienced in representing clients aggressively in all kinds of civil lawsuits. Serious personal injury or death cases arising out automobile wrecks, breach of contract cases, highway condemnation cases, business disputes and insurance claims are just a few examples that our civil case lawyers have worked on.

Our team has been involved in all stages of litigation including investigation, pleadings, discovery, pre-trial, trial, settlement and appeal. We understand the litigation process can oftentimes take years, and our civil attorneys have the experience, knowledge and patience it takes to work through cases such as these.

If you have recently been involved in a dispute in which you or another party have been wronged and are seeking damages, get in touch with us today. Cowan & Cowan have experienced civil lawyers waiting to help you through this difficult time. Contact us to speak with one of our lawyers about Civil Litigation help.

Business Law

The experienced team of business lawyers at Cowan & Cowan helps clients with the establishment of professional corporations, limited liability companies and for-profit companies.

If you require legal services for your company, whether it’s related to formation or general maintenance, contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about Business Law help.

Serious Personal Injury

Cowan & Cowan handles serious personal injury cases on a regular basis. Our personal injury lawyers have extensive experience in automobile accident cases causing serious injury or death where someone else is at fault.

Our knowledgeable serious personal injury lawyers can help you find the best approach to file your injury claim as well as plan and develop a strategy for compensation. Contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about help with your Serious Personal Injury.

Real Estate

At Cowan & Cowan, we can help simplify the process of buying or selling real estate. We realize the purchase of a home is the largest transaction many families will ever make. Our real estate attorneys handle residential real estate closings on a regular basis.

Additionally, we can help with commercial real estate closings, loans and refinancing for buyers and sellers. Our real estate lawyers have examined thousands of titles to land. We can also provide sound advice on planning, financing, constructing and leasing of properties.

Our real estate attorneys make sure transactions close correctly and on time. Contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about help with Real Estate.

Land Condemnation

If the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a town, a county or an electric power company condemns an individual’s home or land, Cowan & Cowan can provide the legal representation a person needs.

Land condemnation happens whether or not the owner has any intention to sell, and a judge or jury decides the purchase price. Our land condemnation lawyers have experience in aggressively and zealously representing landowners in cases. We fight for owners to receive the full and fair market value of their properties taken by the condemnation.

If you have fallen victim to land condemnation or eminent domain, contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about help with Land Condemnation.

Simple Wills

If you do not have a will, the State of North Carolina decides what happens to your property after your death. However, a properly drafted will makes it possible for you to control what happens.

If you’ve worked hard all of your life for your estate, land and other property—don’t let it go to chance. The team of will lawyers at Cowan & Cowan can help ensure your wishes are carried out. We have drafted hundreds of simple wills for our clients.

Contact us today to speak with one of our lawyers about help with wills.

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