COVID-19 ALERT – Due to the continued risks surrounding COVID-19 and the current CDC recommendations, our office is temporarily limiting direct contact between our staff, clients and other persons. We have a responsibility to help protect our clients, our staff, our families and our community. When possible, we will be communicating by electronic means and phone conference. In the limited circumstances when minimal contact is necessary for signing documents, we may be able to provide curbside signing. With very limited exceptions, court proceedings have been suspended until June 1, 2020 at the earliest and we will continue to monitor any further guidance and directives from our judicial officials. Your patience, flexibility and understanding are greatly appreciated and we do hope you and your families remain safe and well.
We will form a comprehensive team around you, protecting your interests in every area necessary. We are here for you, your family, and your business, and we can be with you through every phase and transition that the future may bring.
Our Legal Services
We are a small, or as we like to say a ’boutique law firm’ who can handle most legal services you are likely to encounter over the course of a lifetime. We provide not only legal services, but understanding and compassion knowing you are dealing with important issues. Whether beginning or ending a marriage, starting or selling a business, getting job related compensation, resolving a dispute, purchasing a new home, or planning for retirement. We will help you through it all. – Agatha Guy & Kimberly Carpenter
Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful things a person can go through. Protecting your interests through family law is a foundation of the service we bring to Western North Carolina. We provide the full range of divorce, custody, paternity and financial services associated with ending a marriage. Contact Attorney Kim Carpenter or go here for more information.
Business people need a dependable relationship with a lawyer prepared to participate in the business’ growth. Attorney Agatha Guy provides legal services to business and corporate clients with everything from entity formation and contracts, to debt collection and acquisitions. She stands with businesses for the long haul. Click here for more information.
If you are starting a business, have a civil dispute, or are injured on tribal land, it is imperative that you understand the complex and overlapping laws governing tribal lands. We do and can guide you through your tribal related matter. Contact Attorney Agatha Guy or click here for more information.
Protecting your financial investment by ensuring your real property transactions are sound is a cornerstone of our practice. Attorney Agatha Guy provides the full gambit of real property law services including real property transactions, disputes related to the purchase and sale of real property, and construction related matters. Click here for more information.
Litigation is the process of resolving disputes through trial. Attorney Kim Carpenter heads-up our litigation practice which encompasses business disputes, personal injury and negligence claims, construction law, contract breaches, real estate disputes, and many other matters. Click here for more information.
We are attorneys dedicated to providing you and your family with a full complement of legal services. We are also parents and active members of our communities. We know that bad things happen to good people. We are committed to defending your rights, when it matters most.
Our lawyers each have individual strengths and focused areas of practice. We provide a multi-talented approach that offers the competent and reasonable legal guidance and professional service to our clients.
Kimberly has represented hundreds of injured workers in workers’ compensation cases before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and represented thousands of clients before the North Carolina state civil courts, Federal District Court, and Cherokee Tribal Court since she began practicing law in 1996.
Aggie has extensive experience in estate planning and estate administration. She has worked with the Jackson County Area Agency on Aging since 2008, helping area seniors with their estate plans. She currently serves as the Public Administrator of Jackson County. Aggie’s other practice areas include commercial and residential real estate, guardianships, land partitions, collections and business entity formation and governance.
"I am so thankful for Carpenter & Guy. Their firm helped us get through some of the hardest times of our lives. They really care about their clients."
Vivian Birch, C&G Law Client