Practice Areas

Jessica Demers: Areas of Practice

Jessica Demers owns a general practice law firm representing individual and small business clients in litigation and transactional matters.  Whether you engage Jessica Demers in the areas of family law, criminal defense, civil litigation or small business matters, she will provide goal-oriented, cost-effective legal services.  For more detailed descriptions of the services provided, please see the Practice Areas listed below.

Family Matters

Jessica Demers, Esq. provides a full-spectrum of services in the area of Family Law.  She represents clients in divorces, parental rights and responsibilities matters involving unmarried parents, contested post-judgment matters involving child custody, child support, and spousal support, grandparent’s visitation rights petitions, guardianship petitions, adoptions, and termination of parental rights matters.  She also represents clients in protection from abuse and protection from harassment cases in addition to domestic violence criminal matters.  Jessica Demers, Esq. provides her clients with the necessary guidance and skills to navigate through financially difficult and emotionally draining family matters.

Criminal Law including Operating Under the Influence

Jessica Demers, Esq. also represents individuals with pending criminal matters in the District and Superior Courts of Maine as well as the Federal District of Maine.  If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony in Maine, call Jessica Demers for an initial consultation to determine the best path forward.

Civil Litigation

Jessica Demers, Esq. provides clients with representation in a wide array of civil claims, including disputes involving commercial matters, boundaries, contracts, and unjust enrichment.  Her comprehensive services will see you through all phases of litigation, including filing or defending a claim, conducting discovery, and presenting your case at trial.

Business Formation and Litigation

Jessica Demers, Esq. assists clients in creating and maintaining limited liability companies, corporations, and other business entities.  She serves as corporate counsel and registered agent for corporations and limited liability companies, providing prompt legal advice and services when necessary and conducting annual meetings to ensure our business clients are in compliance with the Secretary of State’s requirements.

Probate Proceedings and Estate Planning

Jessica Demers, Esq. assists her clients with drafting their Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Health Care Directives, and other estate documents. She also assists clients in the administration of estates and advocates on behalf of clients in contested Probate matters.

Personal Injury Litigation

Jessica Demers, Esq. represents injured individuals to secure appropriate compensation for their loss.  Her representation of personal injury Plaintiffs is on a contingent fee basis, with Jessica Demers collecting a fee only if you receive compensation for your injury.  She aggressively pursues the parties responsible for her clients’ injuries, negotiates with the appropriate insurance company agents in an effort to obtain favorable settlements, and litigates cases in Court if appropriate settlements cannot be reached.

Contact

Office: (207) 781-2288
jdemers@jessicademers.com

Location

75 Pearl Street
Portland, Maine 04101