Why Your Family Farm Needs a Lawyer

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There are a number of legal issues facing farmers on a daily basis. An attorney experienced in all areas of farm law can help guide farmers away from the potential pitfalls running a farm entails.

Some of the ways a farm lawyer can help you set up your farm for success include:

  1. Estate and Succession Planning
  2. Setting up business structures to avoid the creation of accidental partnerships and establish the separation of personal and business accounts
  3. Drafting contracts and lease agreements
  4. Evaluating employment law concerns, including minimum wage exceptions, using “volunteers”, and reviewing overtime rules for agricultural and non-agricultural labor
  5. Advising on licensing rules and regulations
  6. Understanding liability and insurance considerations

To schedule a consultation, please contact cari@rinckerlaw.com or call (217) 531-2179.

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