Winona, Minnesota Lawyers

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Winona, Minnesota Lawyers

Bernatz & Van Beek, LLC focuses on Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business planning, Family Law, Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI defense, Elder Law, and Personal Injury. Our office will connect with you through your preferred method, whether it is by phone, email, fax, or in person to help you make the best decisions for your legal needs. Mike Bernatz and Beau Van Beek take a practical and professional approach to their practice and strive to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of their clients. Bernatz & Van Beek uses current technologies to better serve their clients. Most importantly, our attorneys are committed to providing personal, quality legal representation for reasonable fees. Our attorneys are not happy until you get satisfactory results.

Mike Bernatz represents clients in estate planning, probate and elder law, the purchase and sale of real estate and the establishment and administration of business entities.

Beau Van Beek represents clients in criminal defense, DUI/DWI, family law and divorce matters, landlord/tenant disputes, debt collection, and personal injury cases.


Criminal Defense Being arrested and charged is a confusing and intimidating process. Our attorneys aim to help you obtain the best possible outcome for both you and your future relating to your misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony charges. Every case deserves a fair, just, and timely resolution, and obtaining an attorney is your best bet in making that happen.

Family Law If you wish to begin a divorce proceeding, with or without children, our office will work with you to resolve conflicts to complete your dissolution of marriage. Each family situation has it’s own unique challenges that our attorneys will take on and employ their knowledge and experience to resolve your case

Real Estate If you are purchasing or selling a home, our office can help you through the process, ensuring a fair real property transfer. Our attorneys have also worked with clients regarding land disputes, title issues, and real estate issues involving estate planning.

DUI/DWI Defense Beau J. Van Beek can help if you have been charged a DWI offense. The DWI process carries both criminal penalties and civil penalties. It can be a very confusing process, and our attorneys are determined to guide you through the process and to work to achieve the best possible outcome.

Estate Planning & Trusts Ensure that your family members and your estate assets are secure by preparing for the future with our attorneys. Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorneys, and Health Care Directives can all be done at our office.

Elder Law Planning for possible nursing home / assisted living, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Directives are all elements of Elder Law. Our attorneys will work with you to obtain the necessary planning for future issues or work out present solutions for you or your loved one.

Personal Injury If you have been injured physically or economically, either from negligence or wrongdoing by another person, company or entity, our attorneys can assist in filing claims to help ease medical bills, personal stress, and economic difficulties that are associated with personal injuries. Our attorneys want to help you regain and maintain a normal way of life.

Business Whether you are starting a business and need Articles of Incorporation and accompanying Bylaws or are dissolving a business or conducting business under a different name, our office can help you with your legal business needs and business registration.