Business Law

The Law Offices of Herrick & Hart provide comprehensive business and commercial law services to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and established companies in northwestern Wisconsin. We are the "legal department" for many businesses in the Chippewa Valley area.

With 50 years of service to our credit, our corporate law attorneys have earned confidence and respect of our many business clients, and a statewide reputation for complex business litigation and appeals. Herrick & Hart provides the practical counsel needed to help a business operate smoothly. For legal assistance with your business law needs, please contact our office to schedule an appointment with a corporate law attorney in the Business Law Group.

Starting a Business in Wisconsin

- Business planning and corporate formation services
  (including the preparation of articles of incorporation, by-laws and operating agreements)
- Franchising and dealership agreements
- Buy/Sell agreements
- Partnership agreements
- Shareholder agreements

Maintaining Your Successful Wisconsin Business

- Licensing actions before state regulatory agencies
- Contract preparation or review
- Corporate meetings, shareholder rights
- Officer and director's fiduciary obligations and responsibilities
- Employment law and employee relations
- Non-compete agreements and non-disclosure agreements
- Business dissolution
- Business succession planning
- Trademark and tradename issues
- Litigation involving these business related issues

Business Financial Services

- Tax preparation and planning
- Banking law
- Creditor's rights
- Collection litigation

Commercial Real Estate Services

Our commercial real estate attorneys provide legal advice and representation to businesses and individuals in all manner of commercial real estate transactions.

Our attorneys can assist you in the following areas:

- Purchase and sale transactions
- Commercial and residential leases
- Real estate disputes
- Drafting deeds, easements, and land contracts
- Zoning, land use, and other regulatory matters
- Eminent domain, condemnation, and regulatory takings
- Construction agreements and liens
- Foreclosure