The team at Broadfoot has prepared and handled many appeals over the years. Extensive legal research tools are available to the attorneys and staff, which have resulted in high quality appellate briefs clearly outlining client arguments to various appellate courts and administrative agencies. In addition to briefing legal arguments for our clients, we regularly present oral argument on a wide range of appellate matters.

Personal Injury Law

Broadfoot represents individuals and their families in personal injury claims throughout Vermont. We have expertise in handling complicated actions for clients trying to recover from insurance companies in Vermont and surrounding states. We have a strong record of achievement in many types of personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death claims, premises liability cases arising from slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice, and nursing home injuries.

As a small firm with a team approach, we are able to document and prepare claims quickly and efficiently. Clients regularly express feelings of comfort and gratitude for the guidance afforded by our attorneys and staff.

Whether through mediation or litigation, we have the experience required to handle both small and very large claims. We are committed to assisting our clients in procuring the settlements or jury verdicts that match the level of their injury.

Family Law

At Broadfoot, we are prepared to professionally advise and represent clients in all family court issues. We have a record of professional achievement in all types of family law cases. The areas of family law that we regularly handle include divorces, dissolution of civil unions, legal separations, establishment of parentage, child support and spousal maintenance claims, adoptions, guardianships, juvenile proceedings, and grandparent visitation.

Our attorneys know that the issues presented in divorces, dissolutions, and separations are sometimes routine legal matters and sometimes tremendously complex. We are devoted to helping clients tackle custody and visitation disputes, property distribution issues, and support issues. Our goal is to help clients achieve results that will assure their financial stability while meeting the needs of their family.

As a small law firm with a team approach, we are in an ideal position to give clients the expert advice and support they need while transitioning through challenging family changes. Clients regularly express feelings of comfort and gratitude for the guidance afforded by our attorneys.

Estate Planning and Probate Law

At Broadfoot, we provide clients with expertise in all facets of estate planning. This includes drafting simple documents and crafting more complicated estate planning documents designed to avoid tax and probate issues. Our attorneys have ample experience appearing in probate courts throughout the state on estate, guardianship, and name change petitions. Our experience will assist clients in achieving their estate planning goals in a personalized settling.

Real Estate Transactions

Broadfoot provides real estate legal services to clients throughout Vermont. We assist buyers and sellers of real estate, as well as mortgage lenders funding transactions in Vermont. We routinely perform title searches, closings and related real estate services.

Our responsive attorneys combine their knowledge of real estate law with the attention to detail that is required for successful transactions. Our aim is to provide professional legal advice so that transactions can move forward quickly and cost-effectively for clients. Clients are grateful to have our firm involved and often express confidence and appreciation for the combined efforts of our knowledgeable staff and attorneys in these matters.

Criminal Defense

Broadfoot takes pride in providing criminal defense representation to fervently and aggressively protect our clients. We offer innovative and comprehensive defense for individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. Our experience spans from representing clients charged with DUI or traffic offenses to working on homicide and sexual assault cases. Our attorneys implement strategies designed to protect clients during investigations and throughout the court process. We are skilled at handling sensitive matters and will provide strong legal defenses to advocate for clients.