Agriculture

Agriculture-related businesses face many challenges in a rapidly changing economy. Lang, Richert & Patch has an established and diverse agricultural law practice. Clients include farmers, ranchers, and other producers, processors and distributors. Our attorneys regularly counsel family-owned farms, agri-businesses and cooperatives.

Areas of emphasis within the firm’s agricultural practice include:

  • real estate and other property law
  • commercial law
  • banking and financing
  • creditor/debtor relations, bankruptcy and insolvency
  • estate planning, probate, and ownership succession planning
  • environmental law
  • civil liabilities and defense, and general litigation in all courts
  • labor and employment law
  • income taxation and Social Security issues
  • business planning techniques, including business organization formation
  • government regulation
  • insurance law
  • water rights and soil and water conservation