Legal Information

​​​​The legal information presented here is designed as a resource for Wisconsin Farmers interested in gaining a better understanding of the legal system as it pertains to farming. In an increasingly complex world, farmers need access to resources that provide basic information about the legal considerations they face and the consequences of their actions in a variety of situations. The information is written to fulfill that need.

The information should not be relied upon as a source for legal advice and it is not a substitute for advice from a competent attorney. In preparing the material, every effort was made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may have occurred as well as changes in laws, regulations and procedures following publication. The information and data was compiled by Wisconsin State Government staff from a variety of sources, and is subject to change without notice. The State of Wisconsin and its agencies, officers, employees, authorized agents and contractors make no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, sequence, accuracy, or timeliness of the information. The reader is advised to consult an attorney regarding any decision or action that may have legal ramifications.  ​