Providing a lifetime of legal services.

Legal needs can crop up at any time. Some of them are planned, and can be undertaken under your timeline. Other times, circumstances and events beyond your control may require you to seek legal representation. Whatever the reason or circumstance, GalowitzOlson can help. Our experience is broad and deep to serve a lifetime of legal matters.

 

Probate and Estate Planning

Protect your legacy by formulating a plan for your assets.  We will help you get your personal legal affairs in order, protect and preserve your assets, minimize tax burdens, and address any other anticipated (or unexpected) issues your family may face.

  • Probate and Trust Settlement
  • Living Revocable Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Wills
  • Minnesota Statutory Short Form 
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney 
  • Health Care Directives

Learn more about our Probate and Estate Planning services


Real Estate Transactions

Whether you are buying or selling personal or commercial property, proper legal processes are critical to protecting your assets.  We handle all real estate transactions.

  • Sales
  • Purchases
  • Acquisitions
  • Transfer of Property to Family Members
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Registration of Property
  • Land Development

Learn more about our Real Estate and Title Services/St. Croix Title
 

Litigation

When you are facing another individual or business in a legal dispute, you need an experienced and trusted attorney. An agreeable settlement is typically the goal. But when a case heads to court, you will go in with confidence knowing that you have our savvy litigators by your side.

  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Debt Collection
  • Contract Disputes
     

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Most parties to a lawsuit, whether it is a family court action or a civil dispute, would prefer to settle their differences amicably, rather than proceed to litigation and have a Judge or a Jury decide.  We have attorneys who are Qualified Rule 114 Neutrals to assist you in all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

  • Family Law Mediation
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Civil and Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Financial and Social Early Neutral Evaluations
     

Municipal Law

We have been providing counsel to local cities and townships for decades. Our experience and insight into area events is unsurpassed in the St. Croix Valley.

  • City and Township
  • Civil and Criminal Prosecutions
  • Watershed District

Family Law

Legal matters involving the family unit require a special kind of representation, an attorney that knows how to assist you in the many facets of a family dispute—financial and emotional. Our attorneys will help you balance the emotions with strong and informed decision making. We are compassionate and dedicated to helping you get through the difficult nature of any family-related dispute.  

  • Contested & Uncontested Divorce
  • Complex Property Divisions
  • Post-Divorce Actions
  • Child Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Grandparent Visitation/Third Party Custody
  • Child Support
  • Adoptions
  • Spousal Maintenance/Alimony
  • Mediation

Learn more about our Family Law practice


Personal Injury

When you incur an injury through the negligence of someone else, you need a strong advocate to work on your behalf. At GalowitzOlson, we have the experience you need to reach a fair outcome.

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Product Defects
  • Assaults
  • Medical Negligence
  • Property Owner Liability
     

Criminal Defense

At a time like this, you need no-nonsense representation. We will put together a solid case to aggressively present your side.

  • Violent Crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Minnesota DUI/DWI, Wisconsin OUI/OWI
  • Traffic Violations
     

Business Matters

What type of business structure is right for you? We will help you understand the pros and cons of each option, and then take care of all the legal requirements.

  • Incorporation, Acquisition 
  • Ongoing Issues of Business Entities
  • Subchapter S Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships