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At Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP, we understand how intimidating and confusing the judicial system can be. That’s why we work hard to put your mind at ease while effectively representing you. Your case is our case.
Our attorneys have the experience and skill to advise individuals and businesses in a variety of legal matters, including insurance law, family law, agricultural matters and oil and gas. If you need to step into the courtroom, we are experienced in working to find fair and cost-effective resolutions, whether that means a trial or a pretrial settlement or anything in between. When experience matters, choose Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP in Bismarck.
Count on legal professionals who work hard for you

We take great pride in being one of the premier law firms in the area who are capable of tackling multiple different practice areas. Our experienced attorneys will take the time to explain the nuts and bolts of a legal issue and will work hard to get you the best outcome.

Whether you need help with contract negotiations, or interpreting a twenty-five page insurance policy, or deciphering an oil and gas lease, you will find legal professionals you can trust at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP.

Schedule your initial consultation today to get the representation you need from our Bismarck attorneys.

Don’t enter the courtroom without our lawyers by your side

Success in a courtroom depends on hard work, preparation, and attention to detail. Our attorneys are experienced in representing clients before judges and juries in a wide variety of matters, from custody disputes, to claims for serious personal injury or wrongful death, to construction battles between contractors.

Call us to schedule an initial consultation with the attorneys at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP and have confidence knowing that you have hired dedicated and professional attorneys who are looking out for you.

Qualified, Trustworthy Bismarck Attorneys

We take pride in our ability to tackle multiple different areas of practice, including personal injury, family law, divorce law, commercial & business transactions, insurance policy disputes, commercial & residential real estate, agriculture law, oil & gas law, and contract negotiations & contract law. Our dedicated, hardworking, and seasoned lawyers make us one of the premier law firms in the Bismarck area. We will fight hard to get you the best possible outcome in your case from the very beginning. A good lawyer can not only help you win your case—they can do so with your costs in mind and with an eye towards future disputes. At Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP, we are dedicated to ensuring your continued success.

We are a well-respected law firm with a reputation for success and quality service in every area of law that we practice. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation, where we will sit down with you and go over every part of your legal claim. Whether you need help with a personal injury claim, contract negotiations, deciphering oil & gas law, or anything in between, we have decades of experience in North Dakota and can help you build a case that will get you the best outcome possible in your case.

If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, carelessness, or recklessness, then you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses.  Unfortunately, despite our best attempts, life-changing personal injury accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. A personal injury can cause serious emotional, physical, and/or financial distress, even if you have taken all proper precautions. You should not have to pay for someone else’s mistakes. We can help you claim the damages you are owed, regardless of the circumstances that your situation occurred in, so you can get back to the quality of life you deserve. We can assist you in the following areas of personal injury and more:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Accidents Caused by Mechanical Malfunctions
  • Accidents Caused by Road Hazards
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Car Accidents Resulting in Catastrophic Injuries
  • Car Accidents Resulting in Wrongful Death
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Drunk Driving
  • Failure to Yield Accidents
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Rideshare Accidents
  • Single-Vehicle Accidents
  • Tire Blowout Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Dog Attacks
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip-and-Fall Accidents

A personal injury accident can happen to anyone, at any time and will often cause injuries that can last a lifetime.  If you have been injured as a result of another person or business’s negligence, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to be compensated for the injuries you sustained in that accident.  Contact Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP today to discuss your accident with a skilled North Dakota personal injury lawyer or to schedule a free consultation with one of our qualified attorneys to ensure that your rights are protected.

We understand that family law is a contentious topic, as it involves dealing with people who matter most in our lives. It is not uncommon in family law cases for emotions to run high and for families to be forever altered in the process. This is not the time for you to be worrying about demystifying legal jargon and adding onto your preexisting stress. This, more than ever, is the time for you to be able to rest easy knowing that you have someone in your corner fighting for your rights. Our compassionate and diligent attorneys are here to help you deal with any of the complex and difficult family law related issues you may be facing, such as:

  • Adoptions
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support & Alimony
  • Divorces/Property Division
  • Domestic Abuse & Protective Orders
  • Guardianship
  • Legal Name Changes
  • Mediation & Family Court
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Separation & Annulments

We can help with any family law matter that you may have. Call today to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers today to discuss your family issue and learn about all of your legal options. We will work with you to build a rock-solid case on your behalf.

Unfortunately, not every marriage ends in a “happily ever after.” Divorce law is among the most contentious subsets of family law. Filing for divorce is almost always a complicated, emotional process. Tensions run high and multiple people’s lives can change forever—including your kids’. We know that this is a situation that you have to treat with both care and precision. Our hardworking lawyers fight hard for your rights so you can focus on moving onto the next stage of your life. We are able to handle all aspects of divorce, whether contested or uncontested, including:

  • Alimony
  • Asset Division
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Abuse & Protective Orders
  • Family Court
  • Name Changes
  • Property Division
  • Separations and Annulments
  • Spousal Support

We know that divorce is a complex issue and that no two cases are alike. We will be happy to help you with all the specifics of your case in a scheduled consultation. Rest assured that we will be sure to give your case all the time and consideration it deserves to ensure the best possible outcome in your divorce.

Your livelihood is one of the most important things you have. We know that you are already working hard every day to manage your business and all it entails. That is why we will work hard to adequately represent you in all of your commercial and business transactions in the state of North Dakota. We can help you no matter what stage your business is in. Whether you are taking preventative measures, seeking legal counsel on the next step to take, or are already embroiled in a legal battle, our competent attorneys can help you minimize your losses and maximize your growth. If you are having trouble with the following areas of commercial & business law, we may be able to help:

  • Debt Instruments
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Establishing Corporations, Partnerships, LLPs, LLLPs, LLCs, and Limited Partnerships
  • Financing Statements
  • Liability Insulation
  • Loan Agreements
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts
  • Mortgages
  • Promissory Notes
  • Receivable Agreements
  • Security Agreements
  • Shareholder, Partnership, and Other Corporate Agreements
  • UCC Documentation

The attorneys at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP we handle all aspects of commercial and business transaction law in North Dakota. One of our lawyers would be happy to assist you by answering all of your questions about your business transactions.  Call us today to schedule a consultation.

A real estate purchase is one of the biggest investments you can make, regardless of whether it is a commercial or residential real estate investment. Regardless of whether your real estate purchase is a personal residence or a location for your business, it can be difficult and complicated to try to navigate all of the legal complexities on your own. Our knowledgeable attorneys have helped countless North Dakota clients (developers, owners, buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants alike) successfully handle their real estate matters and we can help you too. We handle the following matters related to commercial & residential real estate, including but not limited to:

  • Acquisition and Development of Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Lease Agreements
  • Condominiums and PUDs
  • Deeds and Transfers of Titles
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Environmental and Regulatory Compliance
  • Estate Planning
  • Homeowners Associations
  • Landlord-Tenant Issues
  • Negotiating, Drafting, and Reviewing Purchase Contracts
  • Property Management
  • Real Property Disputes and Litigation
  • Representation at Closing
  • Title Services
  • Zoning and Land Use

We understand that real estate is a huge investment of both time and money. We know how to get you the best of both. We can help you through any step in the legal process, from negotiations to estate planning. We will be sure to treat your situation with the sensitivity and attention it deserves. Schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers today to plan out your next, best-possible step.

Agriculture law is as broad and complex of an area as the agriculture industry itself. As the world grows increasingly connected and the agriculture industry itself grows increasingly demanding, it is more important than ever to have a lawyer that understands the complexities unique to your field of business. That is why we pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date on various agriculture trends and news. The attorneys at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP can help you resolve issues involving the following and more:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Cooperatives
  • Corporate Farming
  • Federal EPA Regulations and Rules
  • Pesticides
  • Water

Agriculture law is ever-changing and expanding. We know how to keep up with the ever-changing times. We can help no matter the size of your business or plot of land. We have experience negotiating contracts, helping our clients adhere to EPA regulations, and more. Protect your business rights today by scheduling a free initial consultation with one of our qualified lawyers to discuss your next step.

Of all the natural resources in the United States, oil & gas are two of the most valued. We know that the oil and gas industry is complex and that the private individual oil & gas producer requires legal services unique to their situation. We pride ourselves on our ability to successfully represent individual oil & gas producers against large oil & gas companies and fight for your legal rights. If you are having problems with any of the following oil & gas law related issues, we may be able to help:

  • Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Contracts
  • Due Diligence
  • Environmental Counseling
  • Landowner Representation
  • Liens
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Rule of Capture and Correlative Rights
  • Underpayment of Royalties and Other Royalty Disputes

Even if you do not see your issue listed above, we may still be able to help. We are dedicated to evening the playing field for the private individual oil & gas producer. One of our lawyers at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP would be happy to assist you with your oil and gas law matters.  Contact us today to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific situation to see if we can help you.

Contracts are at the heart of every business and every transaction. We know that a poorly written contract can be the deciding factor for your success in a business deal. That is why we work hard in order to draft, review, negotiate, and analyze any sort of contract that you may be thinking about signing or constructing. We make sure that any contract you sign will ensure that your rights will be protected and maximize your profits while minimizing your losses. If it does not, we can help you rewrite it. We are here to help prevent legal mishaps before they even have the chance to occur. If you are in need of an attorney to help you with contract negotiations and contract laws in North Dakota or need to protect your interests with the following:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Loan Documentation
  • Non-competes
  • Property Disputes
  • Shareholder Agreements

Whether you are trying to draft the best contract, have been the victim of a contract breach, or are just trying to figure out your next step while in the midst of contract negotiations, do not hesitate to contact one of our qualified lawyers at Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP today. We will be happy to put any questions and concerns you have to rest while building you the best possible case for court.

Experienced North Dakota Lawyers Who Work Hard For You

At Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP, we are committed to providing our clients with the best possible service they can find for their case. We are proficient in many different areas of practice and have helped countless clients close their cases successfully. With over 60 years of combined legal experience, there is nothing we have not seen before. We understand that you are looking for an attorney that is both hardworking and personable, especially for more sensitive cases like those dealing with family law. No client or case is too big or too small for us to handle.

As a premier law firm in the Bismarck area, we understand the importance of treating our clients as partners. We are not here to talk over you or down to you. Instead, we are here to work together with you in order to bring you the best possible outcome for your case. Your continued success and happiness is important to us, and we will do our best to ensure both. That’s why we work hard to bring you the results that you are entitled to. That’s why we regularly receive referrals from former clients. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation and begin this partnership with Germolus Knoll & Leibel, LLP. Because experience matters.

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