Practice Areas

At the Capelli Law Office, our goal is to help our clients navigate through the legal process to a successful outcome.


  • Divorce Representation, including Long-Term Marriage and those which include Business Ownership as a Marital Asset
  • Legal Separation
  • Post Judgment Modification Motions
  • Paternity and Child Support Actions
  • Custody, Placement and Visitation Rights Actions
  • Ex-Parte Orders
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Annulment


  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Purchasing and Selling
  • For Sale by Owner
  • Vacant Land Buying and Selling
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Land Contract Representation
  • Deed Drafting
  • Leases (both Residential and Commercial)


  • Landlord-Tenant Issues / Eviction Actions
  • Estate Planning, including Wills and Revocable Trust Drafting
  • Probate Representation, including Formal/Informal Administration and Probate Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

About Us

Attorney Joseph Capelli

Attorney Capelli has been practicing law for 23 years and has had his own practice for the last 12 years.


After graduating from Arizona State University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, he continued on to graduate from the Thomas Cooley Law school and was admitted to practice law with the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1997. Attorney Capelli is also a member of the Kenosha County Bar Association. He has extensive experience from multi-jurisdictional custody to divorce actions to multimillion dollar real estate transactions and more. He currently resides in the city of Kenosha with his wife and three children.


With two locations both in the city of Kenosha and the county of Kenosha, our goal is to help our clients understand their legal predicament and what results they can expect. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to­ 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekend and evenings are also available by appointment. The first consultation at the Capelli Law Office is free and usually is done in person with Attorney Capelli.

At a Glance

Year Admitted to State Bar of Wisconsin

Years Practicing Law

Providing Legal Representation

in Kenosha, Walworth, and Racine Counties

Monday – Friday
8:00 - 5:00

(After hour and weekend appointments are also available.)

Contact Us

Silver Lake

729 South Cogswell Drive
Silver Lake, WI 53170
262-889-4401 fax


1400 75th Street, Suite 5
Kenosha, WI 53143
262-889-4401 fax

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