Practice Areas

Criminal Defense:

As you know, the United States constitution guarantees everybody a fair trial, and assumes all accused persons innocent until proven guilty. If you are facing criminal charges, then you need an experienced Vermont criminal defense lawyer like Will.  Will is a former Vermont Deputy States Attorney, a public defender, a CJA Panel member, a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and has been practicing law in Brattleboro, Vermont for over 40 years.  Whether defending a client against a DWI or DUI charge, felony drug crime, sexual assult, or fighting for a defendant's freedom in homicide allegations, Will has the experience you need and can trust.

Family Law:

William E. Kraham is a trusted and experienced leader in Vermont family law, including child custody, child support, and visitation, or parenting time. For his dedicated service Will has received numerous awards for service to the Windham Family Court.  When you’re in a time of need, turn to Will for help, where he will focus on delivering the best results for his clients. The Vermont Family Court publishes several pamphlets that contain useful information about many aspects of divorce in Vermont.

Divorce :

William E. Kraham handles divorce cases involving financial issues and child custody and visitation.  A client's objectives will be achieved through a collaborative and cooperative approach to divorce whenever possible.  The end of a marriage can be an extremely difficult time in someone's life; and we seek to provide our clients with a fair financial settlement and help to create a climate that will allow them to co-parent their children after the divorce has been finalized.  Whether your case is resolved through mediation, counseling, or must be prepared for a contested hearing or trial, we are there to help you at every step.

Professional Ethics & Misconduct:

We are here to help you with any ethical or professional disciplinary complaints that might jeopardize your license to practice law, psychology, social work, nursing, pharmacy, education, or other profession, and any other licensed occupation. The Office of Professional Regulation is responsible for disciplinary matters for forty-five professions and occupations. Each profession has its own ethical principles and code of conduct. Professional and occupational discipline may be a collateral consequence of a criminal investigation or conviction, or may originate from a former client, patient, or customer.

Personal Injury:

Experienced Vermont Personal Injury Attorney. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, or as a result of someone else's intentional, reckless, or negligent act, you may contact us for a free consultation and evaluation of your personal injury claim. All personal injury and wrongful death claims are handled on a contingent fee basis.  There is never a fee charged unless a favorable recovery of damages is obtained, by settlement or trial, and no settlement is ever made without the prior consent of the client.

General Practice:

Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, and Police Misconduct We are here to help you if you believe that you are the victim of unlawful discrimination because of your race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability, have been subjected to excessive force or other misconduct by the police, or if you believe that your civil and constitutional rights have been violated. The Vermont Human Rights Commission enforces laws against unlawful discrimination in housing, state government employment, and public accommodations.  Various federal and state agencies enforce other laws against unlawful discrimination, and you may have a right to file a private enforcement action to recover damages and attorney's fees.