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Can We Help You? 2017-12-11T16:03:26+00:00

IN INDIANA & MICHIGAN

In Indiana and Michigan we offer the following legal services:

  • Farm Estate and Succession Planning
  • Contracts
  • Farm Real Estate Matters
  • Trust and Probate Matters
  • Litigation
  • Other Legal Matters Pertaining to Farming

LOCAL ROOTS, NATIONAL REACH

IN THE UNITED STATES

On a national level, we can do the following:

  • USDA Wetland Issues / FSA Matters
  • Crop Insurance Matters
  • Grain Contracts

*Whether we can assist farmers with USDA/FSA, crop insurance, and other national matters in states other than Michigan and Indiana will depend on certain factors and the specific rules in the state you are located in. Contact us for details.

“You can rest assured that when you seek assistance from our office with a legal matter, we most likely have handled a similar matter in the past.”
John J Schwarz, II

ESTATE PLANNING

The number of viable farms in this country will be determined not by how successful the farming operations are in terms of yields, acres, prices, etc., but by how well current farmers plan to transfer their farming operations to the next generation. Learn more…

FARM CONTRACTS

Anytime a farmer engages in business that relies upon the actions of another party, a written contract should be created. Without a written contract, if a dispute arises, the case usually will erode into a “he said she said” setting. Learn more…

AG LAW

Many people aren’t aware that there is such as thing as an Agricultural Lawyer. We focus on Agribusiness, Ag Litigation, Probate & Trust Administration, and Farm Family Divorce issues. Learn more…

USDA / FSA

The USDA and Farm Service Agency (FSA) administer numerous programs that are available to Indiana farmers. We have vast experience assisting our clients with issues pertaining to USDA/FSA programs and eligibility. Learn more…