Business, Real Estate and General Litigation

From pre-litigation counseling and mediation through trials or appeals in state and federal courts and agencies, the law firm of Snyder Morgan & Kuchmay LLP maintains a comprehensive civil litigation practice that covers a broad range of areas such as:

Business and Commercial Litigation

  • Breach of all forms of contracts
  • Disputes among business owners, including partners, corporate shareholders and limited liability company members
  • Business dissolutions and receivership actions
  • Breach of non-competition, non-disclosure/confidentiality and other employment agreements
  • Insurance coverage and related disputes
  • Creditor's rights litigation, including business collections

Real Estate and Zoning Litigation

  • Breach of real estate-related contracts
  • Commercial and residential lease disputes
  • Zoning litigation, including challenges to adverse zoning board decisions
  • Statutory vacation proceedings
  • Riparian rights disputes, including the determination and enforcement of riparian boundaries before courts and the Natural Resources Commission, DNR permitting and placement of piers, group piers and other lake structures, litigation of lake access, encroachment, and other disputes involving lakefront and/or non-lakefront property owners
  • Property and boundary disputes, including trespass, encroachment and nuisance claims
  • Quiet title and adverse possession claims
  • Disputes involving express, implied or prescriptive easements, including determinations as to easement validity, interpretation, scope and enforcement matters
  • Construction litigation, including alleged defects/workmanship issues, non-performance and mechanic's liens
  • Eminent domain and inverse condemnation, including representation of business and individual property owners in all aspects of negotiation and litigation of takings claims
  • Title insurance claims, coverage and related disputes
  • Partition, receivership, reformation and related special proceedings
  • Fraud and misrepresentation claims, including as to property condition
  • Petitions for tax deeds and related matters

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation

  • Represent plaintiffs in cases involving serious personal injury or wrongful death
  • Automobile, motorcycle and heavy truck accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability

Probate and Trust Litigation

Mediation Services

Appellate Practice in State and Federal Courts