A civil practice law firm serving Latah, Nez Perce, Idaho, Benewah & Whitman counties.
Divorce | Custody | Child Support
Paternity | Adoptions
Guardianship & Conservatorship for Elders or Disabled Individuals
Families are a source of joy and, sometimes, sorrow. Unfortunately, there are times issues arise in family life that require legal intervention. We provide assistance during the good times and the difficult times, whether you are bringing a new child into your home or addressing the decline of a beloved family member. In recognition of the widespread need for family law assistance at all income levels our firm offers a range of options from full service representation in Latah (Moscow) or Nez Perce (Lewiston) county courts to providing advice and guidance to self-represented litigants on an as-needed basis.
Real Estate & Land Use
Purchase & Sale Agreements | Land Use Zoning
Deeds | Partition & Boundary Disputes | CC&Rs
Commercial & Residential Landlord/Tenant
Real estate and land use law includes the sale and purchase of interests in real property, commercial and residential landlord/tenant matters, zoning and land use. Our firm can assist you with drafting of purchase and sale agreements, easements, deeds, security instruments, promissory notes, and pursue or defend litigation associated with real property and land use controversies.
Estate Planning & Administration
Wills | Health Care Matters | Durable Power of Attorney
Trusts | Probate | Will Contests
Prenuptial Agreements | Post-Nuptial Agreements
Trust Disputes | Litigation
We can help you plan for the future now, while you are alive and well, if you or someone you love becomes incapacitated, and after a death. Estate plans include a will, general durable power of attorney, living will, health care power of attorney and depending on your circumstances a trust. We can assist with pre- or post-marital planning as well as charitable planning. Our attorneys are experienced and understand the informal probate process Idaho law provides and can assist you in navigating trust and probate administration and will represent you in court if a will contest or trust dispute arises.
Business, Corporate & Non-profits
Entity Formation | Operation | Succession
Business Transactions | Contracts | Dissolution
Trade Secrets | Governance | Litigation
Our attorneys can assist you with your business formation and preparation of internal agreements, including buy-sell agreements, non-compete agreements and employment contracts. We can assist in complex transactions and take proactive measures to plan for the future, including succession planning, and reduce the likelihood of litigation. We also can help with the formation of non-profit organizations, including drafting of articles of incorporation, bylaws, IRS Form 1023 applications, ongoing governance, and staffing matters.
Contracts | Liens | Litigation
Contractor Assistance | Arbitration
Our firm is experienced in assisting property owners, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in various construction related disputes. As a former civil engineer attorney Danelle Forseth has knowledge of the unique issues that arise in construction disputes. We are experienced in successfully resolving construction related disputes through various means of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
Employment & Human Resources Law
Handbooks | Discipline | Termination | Litigation
Discrimination & Harassment
Employee Training | Complaint Investigation
Disability Reasonable Accommodation
From drafting employee handbooks to negotiating salary disputes, guiding employers and employees through discrimination or sexual harassment complaints from start to finish, conducting a thorough investigation for employers and filing complaints for employees with the Idaho Human Rights Commission or federal EEOC, we provide an array of services for employers and employees. Disability reasonable accommodations is often unfamiliar territory for employers and employees alike - let us take the reins and lead you through the required process. We also offer preventative training necessary to prevent unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Tenure & Promotion
Disability Accommodation | Title IX
Discrimination & Harassment
Whether you are an employee or a student at a large public university, navigating institutional processes can be challenging. Whatever the issue may be, we will help you identify the best options for addressing your campus-related issue, guide you through applicable university processes or advise you as to your rights and available resolutions options arising from university decisions.
"An attorney’s conduct should be characterized at all times by personal courtesy and professional integrity in the fullest sense of those terms. In fulling our duty to represent a client vigorously as attorneys, we will be mindful of our obligations to the administration of justice, which is a truth-seeking process designed to resolve human and societal problems in a rational, peaceful and efficient manner."