Welcome to Demmel Law Office. My name is Jim Demmel. We can handle all of your family law and estate planning and estate administration needs. Among other things, family law includes divorces, separation, financial support, child custody arrangements, prenuptial agreements, and cohabitation agreements. Estate planning includes preparing wills, living wills, trusts, powers of attorney, etc. Estate administration involves implementing the terms of an individual’s will after their death or handling their assets and liabilities according to the PA estate code if they die without a will.
In addition to representing individuals as an attorney, I am also a mediator and act as a neutral person to help families resolve conflict with privacy and dignity. I emphasize solving problems while minimizing court involvement because I believe that with help, most people can make better decisions for themselves and their families than a court can. I am proud to provide effective and efficient legal assistance to my clients.
I practice throughout central Pennsylvania, including Harrisburg, Hershey, Carlisle, York and surrounding communities. My office is conveniently located for individuals from all of those areas, with little traffic and ample parking. Although I emphasize my clients’ abilities to resolve divorce and other family law and estate administration matters without court involvement, I have years of experience in the Dauphin, Cumberland and York County court systems.
This website will provide you with information about the areas in which I practice and answer some of your questions. Please contact us for assistance with any family law or estate issues.
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