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Agricultural Law


  • Commercial Livestock Transactions - Drafted and negotiated agreements between parties relating to embryo transfers and sales and leasing of livestock.

  • Entity Formation - Negotiated and formed family and commercial limited partnerships, closely held corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, and other entities for the purposes of estate planning, asset protection, and the facilitation of transferability and management of agriculture property.

  • Farming, Grazing, and Hunting Leases - Negotiated and drafted farming (sharecrop and cash leases), grazing (including leases based upon gain and cash leases), and hunting leases and subleases.

  • Financing - Structured, negotiated, and documented the financing of agricultural property from both lender and borrower perspectives, including the financing of ranches, farms, crops, livestock, and mineral property; structured and documented the public financing of rural and urban waterworks.

  • Sales and Acquisitions - Negotiated, drafted, and closed transactions involving the sale of livestock, crops, machinery, farms, ranches, and other agriculture property.

  • Ad Valorem Tax - Represented numerous landowners before various tax appraisal districts regarding qualification for "ag use" or "open space" exemptions for ad valorem valuation purposes.

  • Estate Planning - Drafted all types of estate and tax planning documents involving farm and ranch property, including wills and trusts; participated in all facets of will contests, estate administration, and trust administration.



"Farms and ranches are unique businesses that require

the attention of a law firm familiar with their specialized needs."

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