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Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, P.A.

Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, P.A.

Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, P.A. are attorneys specializing in representing veterinarians, hospitals, and clinics, including buying and selling practices, employee issues, representing veterinarians before the Board of Veterinary Medicine, drafting contracts, and succession planning.

Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, P.A. represents businesses, families, and individuals. Whether you are starting a new business, leasing a commercial building, going through a divorce, or seeking to protect your assets, our law firm is equipped to offer skilled and dedicated legal representation. We have more than 50 years of experience in:

Business Law — We routinely handle business law cases, ranging from contractual disputes to shareholder litigation. If you are starting a new venture, we will prepare the necessary documents and select the best business entity for your goals. If you run an existing company, we can provide guidance in a range of areas, including contract negotiation, corporate governance, partnership disputes, and employment law.

Family Law — Our firm understands the unique concerns of families in crisis. We offer compassionate representation in all areas of family law, including divorce, mediation, alimony, child support, child custody, child visitation, and modifications.

Real Estate — Our attorneys have significant experience with residential and commercial transactions. We provide advice regarding Minnesota condominium law, mortgage conveyancing, foreclosures, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction, mechanic’s liens, and real estate contract negotiation.

Estate Planning — Our estate planning practice offers a myriad of ways to protect your assets in anticipation of incapacity or death — including wills, trusts, gifts, durable powers of attorney, guardianships/conservatorships, and living wills. Our attorneys also assist with probate administration, including the marshaling and sale of assets and payment of estate taxes.

VHA Member Benefits

VHA members receive a free initial consultation.

Additional Details

Contact Ned Ostenso and mention that you are a VHA member.

Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, P.A.


Ned E. Ostenso
Phone: 952-933-2390
25 Ninth Avenue North, PO Box 458
Hopkins, MN 55343
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