Alagood & Cartwright, P.C.
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Office Hours:Monday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
About this office:
Alagood & Cartwright, P.C., a local Denton County law firm is built upon personal service and candid disclosure. Alagood & Cartwright, P.C., believes that our clients, no matter how big or small, whether institutions or individuals, deserve quality legal services and straightforward professional advice.
We understand that choosing a law firm to handle your personal legal matters may be stressful and confusing. Our attorneys listen to your concerns, explore and explain your available options, and assist you in making an informed decision in order to reach a real solution. We strive to ensure that work performed by our attorneys will be in a timely and cost effective manner while minimizing any "surprises".
The firm was founded by Scott Alagood and Brian Cartwright, former shareholders of Philips & Hopkins, P.C., in Denton. In 2013, Samuel B. Burke joined Alagood & Cartwright, P.C. as a Shareholder Scott, Brian and Sam have over 55 years of combined legal experience and we are proud to say that the majority of our new clients are referred by existing clients or other practicing attorneys. We have built a loyal client base and they continue to return to us to meet their legal needs.
Our firm philosophy is based upon a solid understanding of the law. "An attorney must consider all factual and legal parameters as well as the practical and emotional implications that exist," states Brian Cartwright. "We provide our clients with options and present those options in a simple, straightforward manner," adds Scott Alagood.
While our law firm's practice includes federal, state and out of state legal matters, we provide Texans with quality legal services through close personal attention. Consultations with Alagood & Cartwright, P.C., are always with a licensed attorney. We treat clients the way we would want to be treated.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Civil Practice; Residential Real Estate; Commercial Real Estate; Commercial Law; Wills; Corporate Law; Civil Litigation; Insurance Law; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Construction Law; Condemnation; Eminent Domain; Commercial Leasing; Landlord And Tenant Law; Litigation; Defense Litigation; Federal Civil Litigation; Federal Litigation; Trial Practice; Contracts; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Intellectual Property; Probate; Probate Litigation; Probate Administration; Ancillary Probate; Contested Wills; Inheritance; Living Wills; Successions; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Land Conservation.; Alcoholic Beverage Law; Business Law; Civil Practice; Collections; General Practice; Insurance Defense; Labor and Employment; Leases and Leasing; Libel, Slander and Defamation; Negligence; Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations; Partnership Law; Premises Liability; Products Liability; Property Law; Real Estate; Trusts and Estates.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Overtime Claims and the Fair Labor Standards Act
R. Scott Alagood,Brian T. Cartwright, January 3, 2014
The Fair Labor Standards Act (or FLSA) is a federal labor law that requires employers to pay overtime compensation (at time-and-a-half) to employees who are not exempt under the Act for all hours worked over a prescribed threshold period (typically, 40 hours per week).
R. Scott Alagood, October 28, 2013, previously published by Denton Business Chronicle on October 25, 2013
In Denton County alone, there are numerous major transportation projects involving billions of dollars. The I-35 expansion project alone is projected to spend upwards of $5 billion over the next 10-15 years. When you include the everyday street and utility projects, high voltage power lines,...
Residential Construction Defects
R. Scott Alagood, October 28, 2013, previously published by Denton Record Chronicle on August, 2013
With a hopefully improving economy, our State and local community should see an increase in new housing development. If our past history is a good indicator of the future, then the increase in new construction will necessarily increase the number of construction defect claims between the Buyers of...
Year Established: 2003
All Attorneys are members of the Texas State Bar, Denton County Bar Association, Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and awarded the highest rating for legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell.