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Our Legal Practices

 

Civil Litigation

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can represent you through the process of litigation. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC practices in many areas of litigation, including cases involving:

  • Business Disputes

    • Business disputes can arise in a variety of situations, whether there are disputes between separate businesses, shareholders or other disputes. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will advocate and counsel our clients through all stages of a business dispute.​

  • Collections

    • Whether someone owes you money or you owe someone money, Bartholf Law Offices, LLC practices in all matters of collections, ranging from foreclosure, replevin (repossession), litigation, garnishment, and settlement negotiation.​

  • Contract Disputes

    • If you or another party has breached a contract, Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will advocate for you throughout all phases of litigation involving contracts.​

  • Estate, Probate, and Trust Litigation

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced with complex litigation involving claims against estates and managing the effective administration of all estate, probate and trust matters.​

  • Family Law and Divorce Litigation

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC handles family disputes including division of assets and debts, child custody and child placement, child support and maintenance (alimony).​

  • Foreclosure and Replevin

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced as both plaintiff and defense counsel in foreclosures and replevin (repossession) actions.​

  • Landlord/Tenant

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced with issues that involve landlord/tenant disputes, including evictions, damages and violations of the administrative code for residential rental practices.​

  • Real Estate Litigation

    • Whether it is a dispute relating to a breach of contract, adverse possession, trespass and damage to property, warranty, or misrepresentation,  Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will advocate for you through all stages of a lawsuit.​

General Practice

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC practices in many areas, including cases involving:

  • Guardianships and Protective Placement

    • Determining whether guardianship of the person and estate or protective placement is necessary can be stressful and lawyers at Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can assist you in making a decision whether to allow a legally recognized person, the guardian, to exercise rights, to make decisions and to advocate for the ward.​

  • Restraining Orders

    • If you are seeking protection or have been served with a restraining order, Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can assist and represent you in all proceedings involving restraining orders.​

  • Criminal Defense

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC provides representation of defendants in a variety of areas of criminal defense. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will evaluate your case, including reviewing all evidence and will advise and vigorously defend you throughout all criminal proceedings.​

Family Law

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC practices in the following areas of family law:

  • Divorce and Legal Separation

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will guide you through the process of divorce or legal separation.​

  • Property Division

    • Our Lawyers will work to help you achieve your goals in a property division case. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in enabling our client's to keep their businesses, even in the event of a divorce.​

  • Child Placement

    • Your goal in any family court proceeding should be to fulfill the child's best interests. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will work for you to maximize the amount of time that you are able to spend with your children.​

  • Child Support

    • Determining the amount of income available for Child Support is the key in determining the amount of Child Support that a Court will set. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will evaluate your case and advocate for your best interest in all proceedings involving child support.​

  • Paternity

    • Our Lawyers will evaluate your case to determine whether you or your spouse qualifies for spousal support under Wisconsin law and pursue your interests.​

  • Prenuptial, Postnuptial, and Marital Property Agreements

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in negotiating and drafting agreements to help keep individual, gifted, and inherited property protected in the event of a divorce or legal separation. ​

  • Maintenance, Alimony, Spousal Support

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in negotiating and drafting agreements to help keep individual, gifted, and inherited property protected in the event of a divorce or legal separation.​

  • Children or Juvenile in Need of Protective Services (Child Abuse, Child Neglect)

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC recognizes the rights of both parents and children and will advocate for our clients throughout all proceedings where there have been allegations of child abuse or child neglect.​

  • Termination of Parental Rights

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in handling cases where the rights of a parent are sought to be terminated. Our Lawyers can help advise you of your rights and advocate for your interests in all proceedings.​

  • Grandparent's Rights and Rights of Other Persons

    • If you are a grandparent or another person who has maintained a parent-child type relationship with a child, lawyers at Voegeli, Ewald & Bartholf Law Offices, S.C. may be able to assist you in obtaining regularly occurring visitation with the child.​

Municipal Law

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC serves as the municipal counsel for the City of Monroe, Wisconsin. Our Lawyers build on this experience to help you whether you are a municipality or an individual with a particular issue involving municipal law.

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC practices in the following areas involving municipal law:

  • Municipal General Counsel

  • Administrative Review Proceedings

  • Annexation

  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain

  • Municipal Contracts

  • Municipal Litigation

  • Open Meeting Law

  • Ordinance and Resolution Drafting

  • Public Records Law

  • Tax Assessment

  • Municipal Finance

  • Tax Incremental Finance Districts

  • Land Use and Zoning

  • Ordinance and Resolution Drafting

  • Public Records Law

Bankruptcy

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC understands the issues in bankruptcy. Our services for bankruptcy clients include the following:

  • Personal Bankruptcy

    • Whether your debt is the result of excessive medical bills, the loss of a job, or the result of an unfortunate series of events, our firm can help you find relief under the Bankruptcy Code.  Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will independently evaluate your case and will not simply advise you to file for bankruptcy relief under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. Our lawyers will review your case and determine whether you qualify for creative solutions to your debt problems or whether Bankruptcy is necessary. Our Lawyers will work to allow you to keep your property, including your home and automobiles, under State and Federal Law.

  • Creditor's Rights in Bankruptcy

    • If someone owes you money and has filed for relief under the Bankruptcy Code, Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can evaluate your case and help protect your rights, whether the debtor has filed for Chapter 7, 11, 12, or 13 protection under the Bankruptcy Code. Our representation of creditors includes: Negotiating agreements prior to bankruptcy filing to ensure that our clients are adequately protected and have the security they need in the event of a bankruptcy filing. Representing both secured and unsecured creditors in all areas of Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including claims, objections to confirmation, and relief from stay.

Estate Planning, Probate and Administration

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will work to ensure that your estate plan is right for you and meets your goals. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in creating estate plans that preserve your assets, including estate plans that include planning for the continued operations of farms and businesses.

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC provides the following service:​

  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Plans

  • Probate Administration

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Gifts of Personal and Real Property

  • Litigation involving Probate, Trusts and Estates

Real Estate

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will be your advocates throughout the entire course of a real estate transaction, from offer to purchase through closing, and in other real estate matters, including litigation.

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC provides the following services involving real estate:

  • Negotiating and Drafting all documents involving both residential and commercial real estate transactions

  • Adverse Possession

  • Condominium Development Agreements and Representation

  • Construction Liens and Enforcement

  • Dedications of Real Property

  • Driveway Agreements

  • Easements

  • Financing

  • Foreclosure of Mortgages and Land Contracts

  • Gifts of Real Property

  • Landlord/Tenant Law including evictions, collections and damages

  • Litigation

  • Negotiation and Drafting of Mortgages and Land Contracts

  • Negotiation and Drafting of Residential, Commercial, and Agricultural Leases

  • Restrictive Covenants and Enforcement

  • Shared Well and Septic Agreements

  • Subdivision Development

  • Tax Assessment

  • Title Disputes

  • Zoning

  • Restrictive

Business Law

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC routinely advises businesses, from sole proprietors to corporations in all aspects of business including:

  • Business Formation

    • Whether you are looking to operate your business as a sole proprietor, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or corporation, Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can assist you in selecting and creating the organization that is right for your business.​

  • Collections and Financing

    • Whether someone owes you money or you owe someone money, our lawyers practice in all matters of collections, ranging from foreclosure, replevin (repossession), litigation, garnishment, and settlement negotiation.​

  • Contracts

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in negotiating and drafting contracts, business needs, including drafting non-compete agreements and buy-sell agreements.​

  • Litigation

    • When problems happen with your business, you want a lawyer who understands your business. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will represent your interests through all facets of a lawsuit.​

  • Purchase and Sale of Business

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can guide you through the steps necessary in the sale or purchase of a business, including negotiating and drafting of non-compete agreements and other agreements to protect your business interests.​

  • Real Estate

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can advise on all aspects of real estate, including offer to purchase, sale, financing and disputes that may arise out of the use of land, including boundary disputes, condominium formation, construction, development, landlord/tenant law and zoning.​

Agricultural Law

Bartholf Law Offices, LLC understands the issues in farming and agribusiness. We provide legal services in all aspects of agribusiness including:

  • Business Formation

    • Whether you are looking to operate your farm or agribusiness as a sole proprietor, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or corporation, lawyers at Bartholf Law Offices, LLC can assist you in selecting and creating the organization that is right for your business​.

  • Collections and Financing

    • Whether someone owes you money or you owe someone money, lawyers at Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in all matters of collections, ranging from foreclosure, replevin (repossession), litigation, garnishment, settlement negotiation and post-judgment collections.​

  • Contracts​

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced in negotiating and drafting contracts and bring their skill to the negotiating table to fit your agribusiness needs.​

  • Estate Planning

    • If you are looking to keep your family farm or agribusiness in your family for generations to come, lawyers at Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will help you create the right estate plan to meet your goals.​

  • Litigation

    • When problems happen with your farm or agribusiness, you want a lawyer who understands your agribusiness. Bartholf Law Offices, LLC will represent your interest through all facets of a lawsuit.​

  • Real Estate

    • Bartholf Law Offices, LLC is experienced advisors in real estate acquisition, sale, financing, and disputes that may arise out of the use of land, including boundary disputes and landlord/tenant law.​