Our services

Schrank Law S.C provide a wide range of services.  If you are in need of these services or have questions we invite you to contact us for a free consultation.


Removal/Deportation Proceedings

  • Defense of removal for individuals with green cards (LPR) and undocumented
    individuals in Immigration Court
  • Admitted to all Immigration Courts in USA, but primary practice is in Chicago
    Immigration Court, which covers Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

Petitions to Obtain Documentation (spouse, parents, children and work visa)

  • Family petitions for relatives of U.S. Citizens or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) spouses
  • Representing clients who have the ability to petition for a relative before United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Obtaining employment authorization when possible
  • Fiancé Visa for U.S. Citizens engaged to a foreign national

Asylum Petitions

  • Help for those seeking refugee status as they fear harm in their country of origin
  • This includes defensive asylum in Immigration Court or affirmative asylum with USCIS

U-Visa Petitions (victims of criminal activity)

  • Assistance to victims of certain crimes who can seek to obtain a green card

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

  • Assistance in obtaining a green card for domestic violence victims when their abuser is either a LPR or U.S. Citizen

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

  • Childhood arrivals before June 2007 can apply for temporary protected status and receive a work permit which is renewable every two years

Family Law

Divorce/Separation Proceedings

  • Filing or defending a divorce or separation
  • Contempt motions for non-compliance with previous orders and motions to enforce prior orders
  • Division of property
  • Modification of prior orders due to change in circumstance

Child Custody/Placement

  • Actions for paternity determination
  • Requests to change/modify prior orders
  • Parenting Plans
  • Contempt motions for non-compliance with custody/placement orders and child support orders
  • Motions requesting, enforcing or defending child support orders
  • International child custody/placement disputes


  • Assisting with the following adoption actions: private/independent; stepparent; second parent; foster; international


Animal law

At Schrank Law S.C., we are compassionate to all races, colors, religions,
genders, ages, and sexual orientations. We also are compassionate about non-human animals—whether it is your household pet, livestock, captive animal, or wild animal. Our attorneys are experienced practitioners in the area of animal law. Animal law is loosely defined as the area of law that deals with the rights, protections, or liabilities associated with animals. We practice in all areas that affect animal law—including environmental, constitutional, immigration, international, family,
landlord/tenant, veterinary malpractice, estate planning, personal injury, and tort. Animal custody
dispute during a divorce? Confronted with breed-specific legislation in your community? Pet harmed by an unrestrained animal? WE CAN HELP!


  • Estate Planning, including Trusts, Wills and Power of Attorney documents
  • Probating Estates, both informal and formal administrations


  • Representing victims of automobile or motorcycle accidents


  • Representing employees injured during the course of their employment

wrongful death

  • Representing spouse and children when spouse or parent died at the fault of another

criminal/traffic defense

  • Assistance and aggressive defense of all traffic or criminal matters anywhere in the State of Wisconsin, but with an emphasis on central and southern Wisconsin