Birk Law Firm, Cape Girardeau Attorneys for Your Legal Needs
Missouri Lawyer Serving Multiple Roles
With Birk Law Firm on your side, you have more than just your legal needs covered. One of our lawyers, Kelvin Birk, is an attorney and a certified public accountant as well. This unique combination gives us the broad knowledge and experience to handle big, complex cases while staying small enough to provide personalized service and quick turnaround on a wide range of legal matters.
Every aspect of our firm’s practice is based upon providing the highest quality service and attention to our clients. We realize that when you have a legal concern, it is usually the most important issue in your life at that time. This is why we have structured our firm to be ready for any project, big or small, in a wide variety of practice areas.
KELVIN BIRK’S KNOWLEDGE OF THE LAWS AND TAX RULES AND REGULATIONS MAKE HIM PERFECT FOR HANDLING EVERYTHING FROM SIMPLE WILLS TO COMPLEX TRUSTS.
If you or a family member has a legal issue or need, we are ready to help. We offer a free consultation to discuss any of your legal concerns or plans you wish to make to take care of your family, your estate, or your business and determine the best way to handle them. Call us today at 573-332-8585 to get started.
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SIMPLE OR COMPLEX
Birk Law Firm will work to ensure that your business and your assets are correctly distributed to beneficiaries and that your family is provided for after your death.
TRANSACTIONS & FORMATIONS
Running a business means following all legal requirements, being aware of tax consequences, and setting things up correctly from the start. We help prevent problems leading to litigation from happening and defend you if necessary.
DIVORCE & CHILD CUSTODY
Family law issues such as divorce and child custody and visitation disputes are emotionally charged issues that are life-changing for everyone involved. We fight for your rights and those of your children.
TAX, LEASE, LITIGATION
Agriculture is a major business integral to the economy of Southeast Missouri. When legal issues relating to farming and agriculture arise, we take care of them so you can concentrate on running your farm.
No one wants to have to declare bankruptcy. However, if you have found yourself in a situation where debt is overwhelming, bankruptcy, a legal way to have many debts forgiven, can lead to financial recovery.
KELVIN BIRK KNOWS THE LAW AND KNOWS SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI
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Kelvin Birk is a lawyer who is also a certified public accountant, with more than 30 years of experience in accounting and tax and business consulting and more than 20 years of experience in numerous legal matters. Kelvin Birk is also a businessman and an owner of a cattle ranch who grew up on a farm. Missouri clients may be hard-pressed to find representation from a more multidimensional person who understands their needs and concerns.
MY STYLE OF REPRESENTATION IS ONE OF BEING A GOOD NEGOTIATOR AND TRYING TO WORK OUT A SOLUTION, RATHER THAN ALWAYS RUNNING TO THE COURTHOUSE AND GETTING INVOLVED IN PROTRACTED LITIGATION. — ATTORNEY KELVIN BIRK
Kelvin Birk founded Birk Law Firm in 1999. Our firm is versatile and can help with business formation and transactional work, commercial litigation and employment advice, and contracts that may be involved. We can provide comprehensive estate planning or divorce representation, as well as advice regarding taxation. We also can provide bankruptcy representation and advise you regarding property, and we pride ourselves in our hands-on knowledge regarding business and farm succession.
We can also utilize our litigation experience to aggressively represent you in your personal injury and automobile accident matters. We will try to settle your claim before trial, but we are willing to pursue these matters to trial if it is in your best interest.
Whatever your legal situation, your attorney at Birk Law Firm can counsel you as to the tax implications. We have experience in providing a wide range of legal representation services to residents of southeast Missouri and other areas. We believe in being responsive to our clients’ needs and developing creative legal and financial solutions to their problems.
Kelvin was raised on a local farm and has lived in Cape Girardeau County almost all of his life. He is married and has two children. He and his wife live on a farm in rural Jackson.
A Full-Service, Local Firm
Cape Girardeau Lawyer Providing A Wide Range of Legal Services
We Meet Your Legal Needs. At Birk Law Firm, we strive to meet our clients’ needs no matter what their legal issue. Our Cape Girardeau estate planning lawyers are equipped to help you with matters ranging from the drafting of wills and trusts to complex asset protection and the administration of probate. We also handle tax issues, appeals to the Internal Revenue Service, and all types of real estate, business law transactional work and commercial litigation.
We Put You First. Putting our clients first and giving each situation our full attention is business as usual at Birk Law Firm. We are willing to go the extra mile to achieve the best results possible for our clients, but you do not need to drive far to have all of your legal needs attended to in one place. We are centrally located and local for your convenience.
We Handle Large and Small Legal Situations. Whether you have a small and simple need for representation or have a large and complex situation that may require protracted litigation, Birk Law Firm has the skill and experience to assist you during your troubles and to protect your rights. We believe in negotiating a good outcome to a legal dispute instead of jumping into protracted litigation, but will take your case to court if necessary.
We Provide Most Legal Services. Birk Law Firm is a full-service law firm in Cape Girardeau, serving clients with a full range of legal services throughout Southeast Missouri. Because we offer a broad array of legal services for our clients, we get to know you and your needs, and you do not need to seek a different attorney for each legal matter. Call us at 573-332-8585 for a free consultation to discuss your legal needs as they arise.
Many legal matters have financial and tax implications. For example, if you are setting up a business, should you be a corporation, a partnership, or a sole proprietor? Should your workers be employees or independent contractors? Kelvin Birk can not only make sure everything is done legally, but also that it is to your best advantage from a tax perspective.
Agriculture is a big business in Southeast Missouri. Running a farm is similar to running any other business and deals with issues involving contracts, labor, and taxes. Kelvin Birk’s experience growing up on a farm and running one now enables him to understand what farmers and other business owners go through, the difficulties they face, and the best way to achieve satisfactory solutions.
A local lawyer understands local issues, local laws and ordinances, and the needs of local residents and businesses. When legal issues arise, it may be necessary to have repeated contact with your attorney. When you deal with someone who is local, you eliminate the inconvenience and costs of time-consuming travel. When you hire Birk Law Firm, we are nearby and available to meet with you when you need us.
It is always stressful to be slapped with a lawsuit and face litigation. Our legal team at Birk Law Firm can help take the burden off you by handling all the legal aspects of your case. We know the courts, the judges, the system, as well as other local attorneys who may be working for the opposition, so we are well positioned to negotiate your case and fight for you in court if necessary.