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Practice Areas

Personal Injury

 

We will make certain that you are treated fairly if you have been injured as a result of the negligence of another.

Most of our cases are resolved without lawsuit or trial.  We settle many cases through mediation.  However, if necessary we will aggressively pursue resolution of your case through trial.  Our office has handled personal injury trials in Calumet, Outagamie, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Brown and Winnebago counties.  We have obtained several recoveries in excess of $1,000,000 for clients.

 

Our attorneys have represented individuals
involved in:

 

  • Auto accidents involving injury and/or death

  • Slip and fall accidents

  • Uninsured and/or underinsured motorist claims

  • Farm accidents

  • Medical malpractice claims

  • Product liability claims

  • Wrongful death

  • Work-related injuries

 

What will we do for you?

 

  • Handle all communications with the insurance company

  • Assist you in dealing with all of your automobile-related expenses

  • Deal with medical bills and collection agencies

  • Obtain accident reports, photos, and statements to help prove the other party at fault

  • Secure all medical records, bills, and wage loss information to present to the insurance company for payment

  • Present your case to the insurance company, in an attempt to settle it

  • Pursue resolutions of your case through trial if necessary

 

Family Law

 

Our attorneys assist individuals and families in resolving all types of family law matters including the following:
 

  • Divorce/Legal Separation

  • Paternity

  • Adoption

  • Child Support

  • Placement

  • Maintenance

  • Property Division

  • Post-Judgment Divorce Matters

  • Marital Agreements

 

Estate & Trust Settlement

 

Following the death of a loved one is often necessary to make decisions regarding the transfer of assets.  Our attorneys advise clients and provide a wide range of services with regard to both probate and non-probate transfers including the following:
 

  • Formal and Informal Probate in all Wisconsin counties

  • Non-probate transfers for personal property and real estate

  • Trust Settlement (Revocable and Irrevocable trusts)

  • Preparation and filing of Fiduciary Income tax returns (Federal Form 1041)

  • Preparation and filing of Estate Tax returns (Federal Form 706)

  • Post-death tax planning

Elder Law

Our firm's elder law attorneys advise clients on matters of concern to older individuals and people with disabilities including the following:
 

  • Asset protection planning

  • Social security and retirement income planning

  • Long-term care and nursing home planning

  • Financial and Health care powers of attorney

  • Guardianship and Conservatorship

Estate Planning

 

Our attorneys can help you ensure that your property is distributed as you wish.  We have years of experience and can assist you in any of the following:
 

  • Wills

  • Living/Revocable Trusts

  • Irrevocable Trusts

  • Financial and Health Care Powers of Attorney

  • Marital Property Agreements

  • Life Insurance Trusts

  • Tax Planning

 

 

 
 
 
Real Estate Transactions

Our attorneys represent individuals and businesses in real estate matters throughout the state of Wisconsin.  Services include the following:

 

  • For sale by owner

  • Preparation and review of Offers to Purchase

  • Real estate closings

  • Sale of businesses and commercial property

  • Condominiums

  • Subdivision and land platting

  • Like-kind exchanges

 

Asset Protection Planning

 

A common concern among clients today is whether or not their estate be depleted by nursing home expenses, leaving no assets to pass to their children.  Our attorneys have years of experience providing guidance with regard to long-term care and nursing home care asset planning.  Of particular emphasis is planning for Medicaid eligibility for nursing home costs.

Business Law

 

Our business clients range from start-ups to large corporations.  We represent manufacturing, construction, banking, retail, service, agricultural and professional organizations.  Our attorneys can assist your business with any of the following:
 

  • Formation of LLC's and corporations

  • Purchase and sale of businesses

  • Personnel and employment matters

  • Tax Planning

  • Collections

  • Enviromental concerns

  • General corporate matters

 
Municipal Law

 

​​Our firm represents many of the cities, villages, and townships located in Calumet County, Wisconsin.  As such, our attorneys are experienced in all areas of municipal law.

Criminal & Traffic Law

​​

Our attorneys have years of experience in defending criminal and traffic charges in Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Brown and Outagamie counties.  Cases handled include the following:
 

  • Drunk Driving

  • Speeding Tickets

  • Suspended License/Operating after revocation

  • General Criminal Defense

Workers Compensation

 

​​Our attorneys are experienced in handling workers compensation cases.  If you are injured at work we can help you obtain the benefits you are entitled to.

 
Tax Return Preparation

 

Our office prepares approximately 500 tax returns each year including all of the following:
 

  • Individual income tax returns - Federal form 1040

  • Trust and Estate tax returns - Federal form 1041

  • Partnership and LLC tax returns - Federal form 1065

  • Gift tax returns - Federal form 709

  • Estate tax returns - Federal form 706

  • Private foundations - Federal form 990

Collections

 

Our attorneys represent many businesses and financial institutions in the collection of consumer and business debts including:
 

  • Foreclosures

  • Repossessions

  • Money Judgments

  • Garnishments

  • Small Claims