Fitts, Olson & Giddings, P.L.C.

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Practice Areas

Taxation - Tax Planning and Advice for Businesses and Individuals; Tax Preparation for Individuals, Estates, Trusts, and Businesses.

Family Law - Divorce, Adoption Law, Child Custody & Visitation, Paternity, Alimony, Child Support, Premarital Agreements, Post Divorce Matters, Civil Union Law, LGBTQ Family Law, Domestic Violence, and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs).

Estate Planning & Trusts - Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives for Health Care, and Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts.

Real Estate - Fitts, Olson and Giddings has helped Windham County residents and busineses with residential and commercial real estate transactions for more than 40 years. We also provide guidance with respect to town zoning and permits, Act 250 issues, tax grievances, and financing. Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Windham Title Company, provides title abstracting services for residential and commercial properties throughout southern Vermont.

Business Law & Planning - Advice on Choice of Entity, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, and Trade Name Registration.

Litigation - Representation of Plaintiffs and Defendants in Civil Litigation, including Personal Injury, Accident and Negligence litigation.

Environmental Law - Land Use, Conservation, State and Local law and regulation, Permitting

Landlord-Tenant Law - Advice and Representation of Landlords and Tenants in Disputes, Lease Agreements, and Evictions, in both Residential and Commercial Matters.

Elder Law - Advocacy; medicare/medicaid; trusts and other instruments for people with disabilities; integrating elder-care services; financial - Social Security and retirement; home-care, graduated care and nursing home care planning.

Social Security Disability - Unjust denial of a Social Security Disability claim can be devastating. We understand the criteria the Social Security Administration uses in in making eligibility decisions and can help you to gather and present your medical and other relevant records, and guide you through the appeals process at every level of appeal.

Bankruptcy - We provide affordable Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy services primarily for debtor clients. Our service includes a no-cost analysis of whether bankruptcy meets your needs, and we provide full bankruptcy for-fee services including petition preparation and filing, representation in adversarial proceedings, and appellate services.

Municipal Law - Tax Appeals, Land Use and Zoning Representation for both Land Owners and Municipalities.

Criminal Law - Since 2015, our defense attorneys have defended our clients' constitutional rights against a broad range of potential criminal charges. We will guide you through all stages of a criminal case, from arraignment through resolution, including potential appeals.

Juvenile Law - Representation of Juveniles and Parents in Neglect, Abuse, and Delinquency Cases.