Practice

The attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar have represented clients within a broad practice area while also focusing in specific areas of the law. Van Haaften & Farrar, Attorneys at Law are committed to high standards of creativity & excellence in representing you in your specific legal problem.

Divorce, custody or child support disputes… the division of the family structure is an emotional experience for adults & children alike. The attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar help you come to terms with the emotional side of family law & bring into focus the long-term legal implications when a family is divided.

When you are injured as the result of the negligence of another, the attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar know your case is personal to you. That is why your case will always be handled by an individual attorney, who will work to meet your personal concerns, with the goal being to ensure you are fairly compensated for your injuries.

The attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar have years of experience in both prosecuting and defending individuals accused of a crime. This unique perspective provides their clients with the guarantees all citizens are afforded under our state & federal constitution: “equal justice under the law.”

The attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar have years of experience in representing & serving in local & state government. Whether it is a local zoning issue or responding to a state agency, the attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar have the tools to guide you through the maze of government bureaucracy.

Legal issues in real estate can arise from routine residential purchases & sales to multi-million dollar commercial development transactions. The attorneys of Van Haaften & Farrar have the experience & skill to represent their clients in a vast range of real estate challenges, whether large or small. Our attorneys also advise & represent clients in issues arising from mineral transactions, including oil, gas & coal. Our attorneys can help you protect & assert your property rights.

The relationship between the employer & the employee will always produce questions concerning the responsibilities of each side of the relationship. The attorneys at Van Haaften & Farrar can assist you — whether employer or employee — in understanding & asserting your rights & obligations. Whether representing an employer in protesting a wrongful claim for unemployment benefits, or advising an employee on a claim for discrimination or harassment, the attorneys of Van Haaften & Farrar are in your corner.

Planning for your family’s future in the event of your death or incapacity is a crucial & personal process. The attorneys of Van Haaften & Farrar can help you plan & prepare for the issues the potential issues that might arise in the event of a family loss. Our attorneys believe in comprehensive estate planning to ensure that the intentions of the client are honored and that the client’s assets are preserved for the family & the next generation. Our attorneys are likewise available to help you in administering the trusts & estates of your loved one after death.

Whether you need to form a new entity for your first small retail business or sell the stock or assets in your family’s existing and thriving farm corporation, the attorneys of Van Haaften & Farrar understand the complexities & hurdles that business owners face in their day-to-day operations, as well as in their efforts to seize significant opportunities to profit & grow. Our attorneys bring a common-sense, practical approach to business designed to help their clients accomplish their goals & avoid unnecessary risk.