Areas of Practice

Our firm has extensive experience successfully representing clients in Kankakee and Iroquois counties who have suffered injuries from falls, automobile accidents, work-related accidents and other personal injuries. The firm's attorneys work to resolve your case promptly assuring our clients receive the maximum compensation for their injuries whether by jury trial, mediation or arbitration.

  • Auto Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers' Compensation

Barmann, Bohlen & Scott, P.C. has represented clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions for nearly forty years. Whether you are a seller or a buyer, we will see that your interests are protected and that the process of selling or buying is handled smoothly and concludes successfully. Our firm also handles other related real estate matters by providing documents for property leasing and management, landlord and tenant issues (landlord representation only) and representation of creditors for property foreclosures.

  • Commercial and Residential Transactions
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes (landlord representation only)
  • Creditor Foreclosures

Preparing an estate plan assures that your assets will pass to those you desire and limits estate taxes where that is a consideration. Our firm has provided assistance to many residents in Kankakee and Iroquois counties for estate planning and probate needs since 1978. We work to individualize a client's estate plan to best meet their goals with respect to their assets. We are also here to assist a family after the passing of a loved one with the process of probating the estate should that be required.

  • Estate Planning - Wills and Trusts
  • Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Powers of Attorney

Civil litigation involves disputes between two or more parties on any of a variety issues which can be resolved through a court proceeding or in the alternative: through mediation, arbitration or settlement. Barmann, Bohlen & Scott, P.C. attorneys have successfully represented the interests of their clients in civil litigation matters from the breach of a contract, a negligence action, tort claims or collection actions, and more. Whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant in a civil case, we will work diligently to see that you prevail.

  • Breach of Contract
  • Property Disputes
  • Negligence Claims
  • Insurance Defense
  • Tort Claims
  • Collections

Whether you need assistance in establishing a new corporation or limited liability company or are planning to sell or buy a business enterprise, the attorneys of Barmann, Bohlen & Scott, P.C. can help you navigate through these transactions. Our assistance does not stop at company formation. We are here to provide ongoing business advice on opportunities and issues that arise. We provide counsel and practical insight in matters that affect our clients' business. Our firm serves as the registered agent for a large number of business entities, assisting our clients in compliance with corporate record keeping and assurance of liability protection.

  • Corporation Formation
  • Limited Liability Company Formation
  • Partnership Formation
  • Business Acquisitions and Sales
  • General Business Advice and Counsel

No one plans to be involved in divorce or child custody proceedings. However, if the need arises the attorneys of Barmann, Bohlen & Scott, P.C. can provide experienced and aggressive representation of your interests to achieve a prompt and favorable outcome. In addition to representing parties in court, our firm also provides mediation services for clients of other attorneys and are often successful in resolving cases without the need for court proceedings. If you are contemplating divorce or are involved in a pending proceeding in Kankakee or Iroquois counties, consult with the attorneys at Barmann, Bohlen & Scott, P.C.

  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Family Law Mediation

Municipal law involves the representation of governmental entities in a broad range of legal matters including tax levies, zoning, annexation, ordinances, freedom of information and open meetings act compliance.

  • Zoning and Planning
  • Annexation
  • Fire Protection