Reedsburg, Wisconsin

LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP

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LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP

110 E Main Street
Reedsburg, WI 53959
(608) 524-8231
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP, Attorneys, Services, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

For more than 35 years, the legal team at LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP has been providing quality counsel to clients throughout southern Wisconsin. With law offices in Reedsburg and Sauk City, they make it convenient for the region’s residents to get the legal advice they need.

The nine lawyers at LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP have more than 175 years of combined experience. They serve clients throughout Adams, Columbia, Dane, Juneau, Richland, and Sauk Counties. They practice in a variety of areas, including criminal law, bankruptcy law, estate planning, and personal injury law, so you're sure to find guidance that meets your needs. Whether you are going through a divorce and need a family lawyer or want a business lawyer to help you finalize a commercial real estate transaction, you can count on an attorney from their firm to protect your interests every step of the way.

LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP is as committed to serving their clients as they are to practicing law. Regardless of your legal needs or the stakes of your case, they will prioritize your satisfaction. When you hire a lawyer from their firm, you will have access to the impressive resources of a large practice while receiving the personalized attention of a small one.

If you’re facing legal issues and don’t know how to proceed, turn to LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP. Visit their website for more details about their extensive list of their practice areas, including criminal law and banking law. To schedule a consultation with an attorney, call (608) 524-8231 for their Reedsburg law office or (608) 643-3391 for their Sauk City location.

Announcements & Events from LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP
How to Prepare for a Bankruptcy Consultation, Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Filing for bankruptcy is a common step to take when you are having difficulty keeping up with payments. It allows for a full evaluation of assets and determines the best approach to more
3 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for Your Criminal Case, Reedsburg, Wisconsin
As you might be aware of all the circumstances that led to your arrest, you might not think you need legal representation when your case goes to trial. Having an attorney by your more
How to Maintain a Budget After Bankruptcy Ends, Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Depending on the type of bankruptcy filed, repaying debts could take a few months or up to five years to complete. Afterward, debtors have peace of mind knowing the financial slate more
FAQ About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Reedsburg, Wisconsin
When you are far behind on bills and do not know how you are going to catch up, filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy might help to reset your finances. Taking this action would more
Why You Should Create & Continue Adjusting a Will, Reedsburg, Wisconsin
When changes occur in your life, they create reasons for examining your estate planning strategy. If you experience a major change, one of the documents you should review is your more
For many people, owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. While homeownership is a major life event and a symbol of all your hard work and dedication, it is also likely more
Courts focusing on criminal law determine whether a party has committed a crime against the state, such as a misdemeanor or felony. Civil courts resolve disputes between individuals more
As the most common form of bankruptcy filing for individuals and families, Chapter 7 liquidates assets for redistribution to pay outstanding debts to creditors. Numerous assets are more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart is committed to providing our clients with continued quality representation during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.  Our current and potential more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart is committed to providing our clients with quality representation during this time of crisis surrounding COVID-19. We prioritize our current and more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart is committed to providing our clients with quality representation during this time of crisis surrounding COVID-19. We prioritize our current and more
Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, which means that neither spouse has to prove any type of marital discord or misconduct for a judge to approve the end of the marriage. Still, more
One aspect of estate planning is drafting a will that allows you to determine who receives your assets. This can become a complicated issue because some mistakes may more
Most people have infrequent contact with the legal system and may only need to hire an attorney once or twice in their lives. Others, however, require legal advice regularly& more
Attorneys and staff at LaRowe Gerlach Taggart’s Reedsburg office said farewell to Holly Pennington, the Office Manager for the past 31 years, today.  Holly has been an more
Our Reedsburg LaRowe Gerlach Taggart office will be closed Tuesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) and Wednesday, December 25th (Christmas Day), re-opening for regular more
It takes hard work and dedication to keep a marriage intact. Unfortunately, some couples find it more difficult than others to resolve their differences. If you’ve reached a more
Most people want their beneficiaries and loved ones to have their assets when they pass away. But, according to probate law, the court can examine if your will is valid more
Cheryl is pictured in photo (center) with her two sons (Wesley pictured left, and Mike, right,) daughter (Mariah, pictured right) and daughter-in-law (Jenna, pictured left.) more
If you have reached the point where it seems you will never make headway in paying off your debt, you may be looking for alternative solutions. While filing bankruptcy is an more
Divorce can be challenging for anyone to accept, but it is most confounding for children, who often feel the changes more acutely as they attempt to understand this new more
Even if you rarely surpass the speed limit and always follow road safety, it is possible to get pulled over by police at some point. You might arouse suspicion with a broken more
Our Reedsburg office will be closed Monday, September 2 for the Labor Day holiday. We will open as usual on Tuesday, September 3 at 8:00 a.m.  We wish everyone a safe and more
Probate is a legal process wherein the court oversees the settlement of an estate. Surviving family members and the state use it to handle a deceased person’s financial more
Wisconsin Dells common council promotes Hasler to take over city attorney role PETER CULVER New Dells city attorney Joseph Hasler accepts his position at the August 19 common more
Our friend and partner, Jim Gerlach, will retire August 31, 2019. Jim and his family have been part of the LaRowe Gerlach firm and Reedsburg community since 1976. The law firm and more
If you have fallen behind on your mortgage or find yourself unable to keep up with credit card payments, bankruptcy may provide an avenue toward reclaiming your life from debt. more
If you are charged with any crime, it is a serious matter. Deciding whether to represent yourself or hire an attorney can mean the difference between dropped charges or jail more
Q.     “My spouse handles all of the finances and has done so for the entire length of our marriage. I have no idea what our assets are or what bills we pay on a more
Pictured are Joseph Hasler & Stacey Zobel before the Madison College commencement ceremony May 17, 2019, at the Dane County Coliseum. Zobel was honored as a Distinguished more
All drivers in Wisconsin are required to have minimum liability insurance.  Liability insurance provides a driver with coverage in the event that driver becomes liable for more
The unfortunate reality is employees can be physically or mentally injured while on the job. Knowing what to do after an accident is critical for ensuring you are financially more
If you sustain injuries on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. To secure funds for medical expenses, lost wages, and disability, you must first build a more
When you are injured at work you may be entitled to benefits under Wisconsin’s Workers’ Compensation Law, including money paid to you by your employer’s workers’ compensation more
Have you ever wondered what some of those estate planning terms you’ve heard mean? See below for some definitions. Estate Planning – Estate planning is the process of more
A Living Will and a Health Care Power of Attorney are two of the most important estate planning documents. These legal documents state your wishes “during life.” An accident or more
It is important to know that an estate plan is not just a plan for after you are gone. An estate plan also includes legal documents stating your wishes while you are still more
Workers’ Compensation Insurance was designed to make life easier for employees who get hurt on the job. While the benefits are helpful in theory, securing them can pose certain more
Below is an explanation of the differences among Divorce, Annulment, and Legal Separation. If you or someone you know are considering your options in this regard, these may be more
January 2019 commemorates the 15th annual National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM). Legal authorities and organizations nationwide, local divorce attorneys, and family lawyers are more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP would like to welcome the newest addition to our Sauk City office today, Monday, January 7, 2019. Tim Greenwood joins the Sauk City office as a more
Criminal offenses differ in their severity and impact on others, a fact which is reflected in the penalties for different crimes. To accommodate these differences, state and federal more
Dealing with any type of legal issue can be stressful, but those involving domestic relationships tend to be particularly emotional and contentious. While you can represent yourself, more
Here are a few more divorce-related legal terms you may not be familiar with, brought to you by LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP: Child Support – These are court-ordered more
This is the third installment of the Legal Definitions Refresher – Divorce Edition. We hope you are finding definitions of some unfamiliar legal terms helpful! Mediation – more
This is the second installment of the Legal Definitions Refresher – Divorce Edition. We are hoping to make some of the legal terms common during the divorce process a little more
For anyone new to the divorce process, there are legal terms (and more legal terms!) that can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are a few to help make the process a little clearer, more
Although one of the newest areas of Estate Planning and Probate law, currently there is no uniform law on how to handle digital or online assets. These assets can include email more
Having a criminal record expunged can go a long way in helping you put the past behind you and officially close what was likely a difficult and challenging chapter. But in Wisconsin, more
Buying a home is an exciting milestone. However, it is not without its challenges. For instance, it is easy to overlook the elements of real estate law that affect your more
Many people struggle with who they should list as their Personal Representative. For some reason, people believe that they are bestowing a great honor on that person. However, being more
The most important time to update your estate plan is when you have a new child. First-time parents are usually so stressed about bringing home the baby that they forget to plan for more
For those of you following along with us, here are a few more legal definitions for your enjoyment! Garnishment – A legal proceeding in which a creditor seeks to obtain more
Recovering from unanticipated injuries is costly, even if you have adequate health insurance and plenty of accrued sick time. Because the damages can add up fast, many accident more
Some of those participating in the 26th Annual Golf Classic at the Reedsburg Country Club on a rainy Thursday, July 19th, were as pictured below, from left to right, more
Joe Hasler, chair of the Madison College Board of Trustees, recently spoke at their Spring commencement. Over 1,300 degrees, diplomas and certificates were awarded by Wisconsin’s more
Here a few more terms it might be helpful to be familiar with somewhere down the line.  Civil Liability – A sum of money assessed against a defendant. It may be more
Though you may be capable of managing the day-to-day responsibilities of running a company, legal matters are challenging for even seasoned business owners to handle without more
Each summer, the Reedsburg Library encourages children and teens to set and meet reading goals as well as to engage with others, think creatively and be active. At the end of the more
So I’ve heard some of the terms listed below, but wasn’t necessarily sure of what they all meant. Here’s a quick review: Bad Faith – Conduct in which there is a design of more
When someone passes away, their belongings are not immediately transferred to their beneficiaries. Instead, the estate will have to go through probate, a complex legal process for more
Attorney Max Buckner from LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP recently had the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful afternoon at the annual Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce Golf more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP would like to congratulate Paralegal Debbie Simon on her one-year anniversary with the firm, officially April 13, 2018. Debbie works for attorneys Derek more
Many people mistakenly believe they can delay estate planning until their golden years. However, when it comes to preserving your final wishes and protecting loved ones, it is more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP is honored to be one of the sponsors of the 2018 Reedsburg Uncorked Wine Walk, on Friday, April 27 from 6-9 pm. This year we are not a more
We recently sat down with Attorney Derek Horkan of LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP, Reedsburg to learn more about the 5th Amendment and your right to remain silent. more
1.            You have to be a good candidate for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Contrary to popular belief, there are limits on more
This article is the first in a series providing information regarding filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. When looking for a bankruptcy attorney, there are numerous issues to consider more
When you’ve been accused of driving under the influence, police and prosecutors will probably try to convince you that their case against you is airtight and there’s no use more
Two of LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP’s Paralegals, Debbie Simon (left) and Kari Adams (right) chose the winner in the Facebook Valentine Drawing more
Attorney Joe Hasler is President of the Madison College Board of Trustees, and spoke at their December 14, 2017 graduation ceremony. He told graduates, friends and families the more
Personal injury law provides the right for you to pursue compensation if you sustain serious injuries due to another party’s negligence. To successfully recover damages, you must be more
Most states assign parents certain rights and obligations—like providing a safe space to live—until a child reaches 18 years of age. During some scenarios, such as divorce, more
Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy New Year, to all our Clients, Friends and Family, from LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP, and thank you for your business in 2017. We look more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP congratulates Attorney Laura Colt on her one-year anniversary as Partner on January 1, 2018. Laura joined LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP as an associate in more
For your convenience, LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP would like to remind you of our office hours of operation during the upcoming holidays: Friday, December 22 – 8:00 more
Just a little background on this story… About a month ago we here at LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP decided to “adopt” a soldier serving in South Korea for a holiday project and more
We’re all decked out for the upcoming holidays and our friendly attorneys and staff are here to answer any legal questions that may come up during the busy season! Contact us more
Even though we’ve had some exceptionally warm and sunny November weather, we all know it isn’t going to last forever! Much like everything else in life, it pays to plan ahead for more
LaRowe Gerlach Taggart LLP would like to introduce our firm’s newest attorney, Maximillian (Max) Buckner, to the Reedsburg area. Max joined the firm in December, 2016, and will be more
If you are healthy, don’t have many assets, and haven’t had children yet, it’s easy to think you can push off estate planning for several more years. It’s a common misconception more
If you’ve been accused of a crime, you might be imagining a dramatic courtroom trial with attorneys making impassioned arguments before a jury. In fact, most criminal law cases end more
Once you’ve hired a qualified divorce attorney, you’re at least partway to a successful divorce settlement. To ensure you’re adequately prepared for the process ahead, it’s wise to& more
Declaring bankruptcy is a serious financial decision: one that evokes fear and uncertainty and demands a great deal of consideration and research. However, this action also provides more
Divorce proceedings are emotionally draining, even in situations where the relationship has been over for a while. Since so much is at stake both personally and financially, it is more
If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, there are a lot of resources online that will guide you through the proceedings. However, there is also a lot of misinformation out more
           A Transfer-on-Death (TOD) deed is a relatively new estate planning tool now available in Wisconsin. This is a legal more
Of all the reasons someone may need to contact an attorney, family matters and disputes are among them. Not only are these issues often legally complex, but they involve more
Even if you have modest assets, estate planning involves more than a will describing the intended distribution of your property upon your death. A comprehensive plan will ensure more
If you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault and want to pursue damages, you need to find a personal injury attorney who will empathize with your situation. At LaRowe more