Grape growers and winery owners face a broad range of legal issues that cross multiple practice areas, including business law, agricultural law, real estate law and tax law. To make sure their success is not derailed by legal disputes and regulatory issues, it is in their best interest to have experienced legal counsel.
Vineyard and Wine Law Attorneys Serving West Michigan and Beyond
At Willis Law, we represent wineries and vineyards throughout Michigan. Our vineyard lawyers stay on the cutting edge of issues affecting the industry and provide full-service representation tailored to the unique needs of our clients.
Forming Your Winery or Vineyard Business
The first step in protecting your investment and protecting yourself from personal liability is choosing the correct entity or legal structure. All of the options have their own advantages and disadvantages, depending on your situation. Our firm can help you examine issues such as liability, continuity, management and control, taxation and transferability in order to determine the best choice for you.
Land Acquisition and Zoning
Our firm has experience with all aspects of commercial real estate, including purchases and sales, as well as zoning law. We can help you ensure that the land you are buying is properly zoned for your intentions and ensure your interests are protected throughout the acquisition and permitting processes.
Even with all the proper preparation in the world, you may still encounter legal disputes. We can represent your interests in boundary disputes, zoning disputes, regulatory actions and other legal disputes. We focus on minimizing the exposure of our clients to damages and resolving issues efficiently to protect their financial well-being.
Contact Willis Law Today
For more information on our services, contact us today for a free initial consultation with our wine lawyers. We have office locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw.