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Attorney in Eugene, OR

James A. Palmer, Attorney at Law was established in 1975 with the belief that everyone deserves a thorough assessment of their legal situation. We educate our clients on every detail surrounding their case. The key to obtaining a favorable outcome in any legal matter is to continuously provide updates to our clients. In return, we gain our client's trust! We have a desire to teach each and every one of our clients because when facing a hardship we want you rest in knowing you are in good hands. Our desire to want you to know every aspect of your case is what sets us apart from the rest. There aren't any hidden fees or fine print. We tell you everything we know. We contribute our success to the bond we build with our clients when they need us the most.

Family Law

Whether you are divorcing or making any other important family decisions, we are here to help. Call us to find out why families have been trusting us during difficult times since 1975.

Child Custody

Child custody can be very difficult and complex after a divorce. A divorce can have a significant impact on your family especially your children. In Oregon, child custody matters mist be handle with care. It must be legally decided how the children time will be split between the parents.


A divorce can be difficult and stressful. We are dedicated to helping you through the process in dissolving your marriage.
The Law Office of James A. Palmer, Attorney at Law, serves Eugene, Oregon and all of Lane County, including Alma, Alpha, Austa, Belknap Springs, Black Butte, Bohemia City, Brickerville, Camp Creek, Canary, Cedar Flat, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Creswell, Deadwood, Deerhorn, Dexter, Disston, Divide, Dorena, Dunes City, Elmira, Fall Creek, Finn Rock, Florence, Franklin, Gillespie Corners, Glenada, Glenwood, Greenleaf, Heceta Beach, Horton, Indiola, Inlow, Jasper, Junction City, Lancaster, Latham, London Springs, Lorane, Low Pass, Lowell, Luper, Mabel, McKenzie Bridge, Minerva, Mohawk, Nimrod, North Beach, Oakridge, Pleasant Hill, Rainbow, Riverview, Saginaw, Searose Beach, Springfield, Swisshome, Tide, Tiernan, Trent, Triangle Lake, Unity, Vaughn, Veneta, Walden, Walker, Walterville, Westfir and Westlake

A partial list of appeal cases in which Mr. Palmer has succeeded on behalf of clients:

State v. R.E.G. (In re R.E.G.), 275 Or.App. 239, 364 P.3d 733 (Or. App., 2015)

Johnson v. McNamara, 245 P.3d 707, 240 Or.App. 347 (Or. App., 2011),38&as_vis=1

State ex rel. Dept. of H.S. v. W.L.P., 202 P.3d 167, 345 Or. 657 (Or., 2009)

State ex rel. Dhs v. Rardin, 134 P.3d 940, 340 Or. 436 (Or., 2006),38&as_vis=1

Heath v. Peightal, 116 P.3d 245, 200 Or. App. 575 (Or, 2005),38&as_vis=1,38&as_vis=1

MATTER OF MARRIAGE OF VAN DRIESCHE, 95 P.3d 262, 194 Or.App. 475 (Or. App., 2004)

State ex rel. SOSCF v. Stillman, 333 Or. 135, 36 P.3d 490 (Or., 2001),38&as_vis=1
State v. L.J.L. (In re L.J.L.), 268 Or.App. 368, 342 P.3d 141(Mem) (Or. App., 2014)
State v. N.D.P. (In re N.D.P.), 266 Or.App. 399, 337 P.3d 982 (Or. App., 2014)
State v. V.B. (In re V.B.), 264 Or.App. 621, 333 P.3d 1100 (Or. App., 2014)
State v. S.J.F. (In re S.J.F.), 247 Or.App. 321, 269 P.3d 83 (Or. App., 2011)
In the Matter of H.C. v. A.M.C., 245 Or.App. 81, 260 P.3d 821 (Or. App., 2011)
In the Matter of M.T. v. M.T., 244 Or.App. 299, 258 P.3d 1288 (Or. App., 2011)
In the Matter of D.A.H. v. D.A.H., 241 Or.App. 391, 250 P.3d 423 (Or. App., 2011)
Dep't of Human Servs. v. G.G., 229 P.3d 621, 234 Or. App. 652 (Or. App., 2010)