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Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Lawyers A serious injury can change your life.  You may experience overwhelming physical, emotional, and financial repercussions.  At Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A., we can help you through this trying time in your life.  Because a serious injury ofte… Read More
Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death One of the most difficult things in life is losing a person you love.  If your loved one’s death could have been prevented, the hurt is even worse.  If you believe that the death of your spouse, child, or relative was caused by the wrongful act o… Read More
Product Liability

Product Liability

Product Liability When you purchase a product, you expect it to be free from harmful defects, to perform as warranted, and to serve the need for which it was purchased. You expect it to be safe. What do you do if it’s not? The personal injury lawyers at Patton, Hov… Read More
Automobile Accidents

Automobile Accidents

Automobile Accidents Every year, millions of people are permanently injured or killed in automobile accidents. If you’ve been injured in an automobile accident, you may be entitled to damages for your injuries. The personal injury lawyers at Patton, Hoversten & Ber… Read More
Premises Liability

Premises Liability

Premises Liability If you’ve been injured while on another person’s property, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your damages. Such eligibility often depends on how you came to be on the property (if you were invited, if you were a trespasser, etc.). T… Read More
Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Doctors and other health care providers are supposed to make us better. Or, if they cannot, they are expected, at least, to do no harm. An injury caused by such a provider can leave behind not only devastating physical and financial consequences but… Read More
Nursing Home & Assisted L…

Nursing Home & Assisted Living Negligence and Abuse

Nursing Home & Assisted Living Negligence and Abuse When you search for a nursing home or assisted living arrangement for your parent or relative, you invest a significant amount of time in finding the perfect one. You sift through a multitude of places to find a place that will care for those you lov… Read More
Estate Planning & Probate

Estate Planning & Probate

Estate Planning & Probate Planning for the end of your life is an uncomfortable process that many put off until it is simply too late. Estate planning involves more than simply drawing up wills or trust documents. Estate planning gives you the security of knowing that your wi… Read More
Wills

Wills

Wills A will is one of the most common estate planning tools used. A will is the legal document used to distribute property upon your death. This is the simplest way to make sure that your property is transferred according to your wishes. A will can also n… Read More
Trusts

Trusts

Trusts Trusts provide significant flexibility and privacy for handling various estate planning needs. A trust can be used to minimize estate tax, to provide a disabled loved one with a continuous income stream, to make small distributions of assets at speci… Read More
Health Care Directives

Health Care Directives

Health Care Directives A Health Care Directive, commonly known as a living will, is one of the most important documents a person can have. A Health Care Directive appoints a person to make decisions about your medical treatment when you are no longer able to make those dec… Read More
Financial Powers of Attor…

Financial Powers of Attorney

Financial Powers of Attorney Financial Powers of Attorney are also an important tool used in estate planning. A power of attorney allows another person to make financial decisions for you. The power of attorney can allow the person you select to sign documents on your behalf, tr… Read More
Probate

Probate

Probate Probate is the legal process of transferring property owned by you upon your death. Your property is gathered up, your bills are paid, and the remainder is distributed to your heirs if you have no will, or to the people you provided for if you die wi… Read More
Family Law

Family Law

Family Law Nothing matters more to you than your family and their welfare. At Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A., we understand that. Whether you’re dealing with a difficult legal problem like divorce, or celebrating an adoption, our family law attorneys are… Read More
Divorce

Divorce

Divorce For most people, divorce is a difficult and stressful time. Along with the personal emotions inherent in such a dissolution, there are financial and legal issues to be dealt with as well. Who gets custody of the children? How will the assets and liab… Read More
Adoption

Adoption

Adoption Adopting a child is an emotionally gratifying experience. Whether you are seeking to unify your family by adopting a stepchild, or looking to expand it by adding a new member, adoption can build strong family bonds and serve as a testament to love. O… Read More
Custody/Paternity

Custody/Paternity

Custody/Paternity Whether a child’s parents were married upon the child’s birth, and whether paternity has been acknowledged and established, are two key factors in determining child custody. If the parents were unmarried, the mother has an automatic right to sole… Read More
Grandparents’ Rights

Grandparents’ Rights

Grandparents’ Rights Obtaining visitation with or custody of a grandchild can be a difficult process without the consent of the child’s parents. To petition for custody, you must be able to prove yourself as either a “de facto custodian” or an “interested thi… Read More
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Child Support Lawyers

Child Support Lawyers Typically, child support is set by the court. The parent who has primary physical custody of the child, meaning “the parent who provides the primary residence for a child and is responsible for the majority of day-to-day decisions concerning a chil… Read More
Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy Law Bankruptcy legislation allows people who are overloaded with debt to erase a large part of their burden and make a new start. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy are two procedures that can help you sort out a financial crisis arising… Read More
Business Law

Business Law

Business Law Running your own business can be an exhilarating, pride-filled endeavor. It is also a lot of work. Fortunately, for more than 50 years, the business attorneys at Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A. have been making the legal side of business simple f… Read More
Formation and Start-Up

Formation and Start-Up

Formation and Start-Up Starting a business can be time consuming and confusing. Let our qualified business attorneys expedite the process by providing all the planning and organizational documents you need to form your corporation, partnership, or limited liability company… Read More
Business Litigation

Business Litigation

Business Litigation Are you facing a lawsuit? Do you need help with a contract dispute? Regardless of your business litigation needs, the business law attorneys at Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A. will handle your case with creativity and diligence. With your goal in… Read More
Employment Issues

Employment Issues

Employment Issues How you handle employer-employee relations can affect your employees’ morale, your reputation, and your unemployment insurance rate. At Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A., we regularly advise our business clients on employment and personnel iss… Read More
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Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Our real estate attorneys can assist you with any real estate transaction, big or small. Whether buying or selling a home, planning construction, or leasing commercial or industrial property, we provide prompt, dependable service and give your file t… Read More
Purchase/Sales Transactio…

Purchase/Sales Transactions

Purchase/Sales Transactions We have extensive experience, and can assist you in all aspects of buying and selling real estate from the very beginning through the closing. From reviewing listing agreements and drafting purchase agreements to issuing title opinions or title insur… Read More
Leasing & Exchanges

Leasing & Exchanges

Leasing & Exchanges We represent both landlords and tenants on a wide range of leasing issues including industrial, retail, office, and residential space. We also provide complete 1031 exchange representation and services as a qualified intermediary for such tax-free ex… Read More
Development/Construction

Development/Construction

Development/Construction Our attorneys assist clients in all aspects of land development, including zoning, land use planning, subdivisions, planned unit developments, common interest communities, construction contracts, and the preparation and review of restrictive covenant… Read More
Eminent Domain/Condemnati…

Eminent Domain/Condemnation

Eminent Domain/Condemnation We have represented both individuals and municipalities in land takings for streets and easements. Read More
Agricultural Use

Agricultural Use

Agricultural Use We routinely represent farmers from Steele, Rice, Waseca, Dodge, Freeborn, Blue Earth, and Mower Counties in real estate matters. Our real estate attorneys can draft agricultural leases, drainage tile agreements, and conservation documents. We have… Read More
Real Estate Disputes

Real Estate Disputes

Real Estate Disputes If a dispute arises regarding boundary lines, the breach of an agreement or restrictive covenant, or the ownership interest of your property, our real estate attorneys can represent you in a quiet title action or other litigation to preserve your rig… Read More
Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law A criminal conviction can carry far-reaching consequences that may affect your employment, your family life, your bank account, and your personal freedom. If you have been charged with a crime, you need an aggressive, competent attorney to handle you… Read More
DWI

DWI

DWI A Minnesota DWI conviction can carry serious consequences. Depending on your record and history, the state will charge you with either a misdemeanor, a gross misdemeanor, or a felony. Regardless of the charge, a conviction could mean jail/prison time… Read More
Theft

Theft

Theft In Minnesota, you may be charged with theft regardless of whether you stole physical property. You can be charged with theft for a number of reasons, including bouncing a check or falsifying certain reimbursement claims.  The consequences of a thef… Read More
Assault

Assault

Assault A Minnesota assault conviction can drastically change your life. You could face up to twenty years in prison, fines of up to $30,000, and a permanent criminal record. You may be charged with a felony, a gross misdemeanor, or a misdemeanor depending… Read More
Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault If you’re facing a domestic assault charge, you need a lawyer with integrity who understands the emotional aspects of your case and will work to protect your rights to your family.  Under Minnesota law, a domestic assault charge is a misdemeanor u… Read More
Traffic Offenses/Violatio…

Traffic Offenses/Violations

Traffic Offenses/Violations Traffic offenses can be costly. Most carry fines, and you may be required to pay hundreds of dollars to the court. Additionally, a conviction may mean a mark on your driving record, which could increase your automobile insurance costs for years to co… Read More
Probation Violations

Probation Violations

Probation Violations If you’ve been charged with a probation violation, you’re facing jail time.  In order to ensure your continued freedom, you need a qualified attorney to represent you. A skilled criminal law attorney can raise issue with the state’s grounds… Read More

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