AREAS OF PRACTICE

Business and Farm Organization
Civil Litigation
Construction
Creditor Rights
Environmental
Estate Planning
Family Law
Municipal and Governmental Law
Real Estate

 


Business and Farm Organization

The economic growth of all sectors of our local economy is vital to all residents. Agribusiness is the economic heartbeat of Nebraska. Changes in business organization become necessary for many reasons, including tax laws, changes in personnel, death or disability of key people, or changing family situations. Businesses need to know the types of organization that will be of the most benefit to them. Bromm, Lindahl, Freeman-Caddy and Lausterer has the experience and knowledge to help businesses and farms select the business organizations to best meet their objectives.

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Corporations
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Keeping Farm or Business in Family
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Mergers, Acquisitions
  • Dissolution
  • Purchase Arrangements – Stock v. Asset

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Civil Litigation

The attorneys in the law firm of Bromm, Lindahl, Freeman-Caddy and Lausterer have significant trial and litigation experience in all areas of civil law, including commercial, personal injury, construction, govt. takings, and insurance defense. Our firm concluded, many years ago, that the unique requirements of this area of practice, together with the volume of litigation and trial work done by our firm, requires a significant level of commitment, experience, and professional proficiency to provide the level of litigation services clients expect and deserve. Rejecting the advertising and media campaigns that characterize this area, our firm elected, instead, to commit itself to acquiring through litigation experience and continuing education, the abilities required.

  • Construction
  • Damage Actions
  • Defense of Lawsuits
  • Contract Disputes
  • Foreclosures
  • Collections
  • Governmental Takings

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Construction

Our firm has a full-service construction law practice that addresses the needs of its clients. This is part of a multidisciplinary practice which includes the related areas of private contracts and suretyship. Our firm provides complete services to its construction industry clients, who include contractors, public and private owners, developers, and sureties. Our firm’s approach is to educate clients, maintain communication, counsel clients towards forms of alternative dispute resolution when possible, and respond to litigation where necessary. Our firm regularly provides general advice to its construction industry clients in a variety of areas, including:

  • Mechanic liens
  • Suspension of performance
  • Bond actions
  • Job scheduling
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Bid protests
  • State and federal grant issues
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution counseling

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Creditor Rights

Our firm has represented financial institutions in numerous capacities in a broad range of transactions involving banks, institutional lenders, savings institutions, and insurance companies. Our firm has extensive experience representing clients in:

  • General commerical lending transactions
  • Damage Actions
  • Problem loan analysis and restructuring
  • Debtor-creditor litigation matters
  • Issuance of letters of credit and extensions of lines of credit
  • Bankruptcy and claim issues
  • Collection matters
  • Foreclosure

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Environmental

Our natural resources – water, soil, and air – are vitally important to the economic well being of the State of Nebraska. Our Firm has represented Natural Resource Districts, other governmental entities, as well as firms and individuals in this vital area of Nebraska law. We must balance our need for natural resources for economic growth with the need for preserving their quality and quantity for future generations. The competing needs of surface water and groundwater users, human consumption, and the needs of the plant and animal life dependent upon our natural resources, and of increasing state and federal regulation in this area, are a few of the many issues which now face all of us.

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Estate Planning

In today’s complex society, with Federal tax concerns and family or personal objectives, Bromm, Lindahl, Freeman-Caddy and Lausterer assist clients with this important planning process. From gathering the necessary information, to discussion and explanation of planning alternatives, Our firm’s goal is to provide necessary information and counsel to permit our clients to make informed decisions on the most effective and efficient way for them to transfer their property to satisfy their estate planning goals.

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Family Law

As family structure comes under more pressure and stress in today’s society, many families have a need for legal advice. Adopting a child or making the decision to move to a senior citizens care center are crucial family decisions that may require legal assistance and planning. Assistance is also important when considering financial constraints or needs for loved ones unable to make determinations for themselves. We represent clients in dissolution of marriage and separation actions.  Our firm also offers services related to juvenile court actions and guardianship related to minor children and incapacitated persons. 

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Municipal and Governmental Law

With the advent of Federal and State mandates regarding solid waste, water quality, sewage effluent, handicap accessibility, zoning, cable television rates, and prospects of more laws regarding the services provided by local communities to its citizens, it is necessary that the Governing Bodies of our communities and the political entities of this State receive legal service and advice to meet these challenges. Our firm also provides lobbying services for various interest groups in the Nebraska Legislature, as well as with local boards. Bromm, Lindahl, Freeman-Caddy and Lausterer, through its experience in representing various communities and political subdivisions in Eastern Nebraska, has extensive experience and expertise in this area. With a team approach, our Firm is able to provide our clients with legal services to deal with the ever-increasing complexity of legislation, rules, and regulations.

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Real Estate

The sale or purchase of a farm or a home is one of the largest financial transactions most people will make in their lifetime. Purchase agreements, title matters, and deeds consequently need to be carefully prepared or reviewed. Tax consequences need to be considered. Bromm, Lindahl, Freeman-Caddy and Lausterer has many years of experience, education and knowledge regarding real estate transactions.

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