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Information on the practice areas of Lawton & Cates law firm in Madison, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Information on the practice areas of Lawton & Cates law firm in Madison, Wisconsin

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Accidents and Personal Injury Lawyer

If you've been hurt in an accident or at work, your life is anything but peaceful. You need a Madison Injury Lawyer. Let us deal with the insurance company and medical providers so you can concentrate on getting the medical care you need. We know you're in pain. We understand that injuries take time to heal. We will do everything we can to relieve the worry you are feeling while you are healing so you can concentrate on your health. We are here to help you attain a financial recovery that is fair and just. Insurance companies have a different agenda. Let us get you the settlement you deserve, with one of our Injury Lawyers in Madison.

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Criminal Defense

Mistakes can cost you. They can threaten your relationships, your job and even your freedom. Experienced criminal defense lawyers in Madison, Wisconsin at Lawton & Cates have a long history of providing strong, aggressive representation for individuals facing criminal charges. Choose Lawton & Cates, S.C. for your legal needs.

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Workers Compensation

Injured at work? You have questions...? We have answers! An injury at work turns your life upside down. There is no paycheck and the bills keep coming. Our workers compensation lawyers help you get your wages paid and we work to get you other benefits the law allows.

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Family Law

Family law matters. Don't let your children get caught in the middle. Property division, custody and visitation disputes can cause anger and stress during a divorce.

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Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

Need help getting through the bureaucratic red tape? Let us assist you in getting the benefits to which you are entitled.

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Drunk Driving

If you have been arrested for drunk driving (Operating While Intoxicated) you are facing serious charges in Wisconsin. You need an experienced attorney in Madison, Wisconsin to let you know your options and advise you on establishing your defense. We will thoroughly investigate your case to uncover any evidence that would support your innocence and build the best case possible to help you avoid conviction.

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Civil Rights and Discrimination

You have the right to be judged by your work...not by what you look like or who you are. Contact us if you have been wrongfully terminated. Lawton & Cates has a long history of representing people for discrimination, sexual harassment and other civil rights claims.

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Business Litigation

The contracts were signed. Everyone was excited about the project. The future seemed bright. Then one side fails to perform and your once promising business deal falls apart. You need an attorney that understands the practical side of business and the legal options available. You need an attorney who will look for creative solutions to the problem at hand and consider the legal expenses involved in reaching that solution.

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Labor & Employment

Lawton & Cates' extensive experience with workers and unions, including hundreds of administrative hearings and trials, has given us a solid understanding of the problems faced by workers. We represent people who have been harassed or discriminated against. At Lawton & Cates, S.C. we understand how important your job is and we will protect your workplace rights

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Consumer Law

Have you ever been promised millions of dollars by the Nigerian Secretary of something or other? What about a bait and switch scheme? Or, have you bought a new car that has problems the minute you drive it off the lot? These are a sampling of consumer law issues you may face. The lawyers at Lawton & Cates have sued credit card companies for tacking on extra charges, automobile dealers for "lemon law" violations, and other entities for other consumer law related matters.

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Construction Law

The attorneys at Lawton & Cates have experience representing builders and consumers in a variety of construction settings. We have represented construction firms, homeowners, general contractors, subcontractors, grain bin builders and condominium associations.

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Lawton & Cates S.C.
345 W. Washington Ave., Ste. 201
P. O. Box 2965
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-2965
phone: (608) 282-6200
fax: (608) 282-6252
Lawton & Cates S.C.
146 East Milwaukee Street, Suite 120
P. O. Box 399
Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549
phone:  (920) 674-4567
fax: (920) 674-4726