West Chester, PA 19380
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Lee Ciccarelli is the founder and managing partner of Ciccarelli Law Offices with over two decades experience as a practicing attorney.
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The borough of Downingtown was originally known as the village of Milltown because of the number of mills located there in the early 18th Century. One industrial complex of mills was developed by businessman Thomas Downing shortly after his son, John, opened a tavern known as the Downing Mill Inn in 1761. Milltown started to be known as Downing’s Town around the time of the American Revolution, and the name was formally changed to Downingtown following the War of 1812.
Numerous locations in Downingtown have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, including the Downingtown Log House, East Lancaster Avenue Historic District, and General Washington Inn in 1979, the Roger Hunt Mill in 1980, and County Bridge No. 124 in 1988. Downingtown was also the setting for the 1958 horror film, The Blob, and the Downingtown Diner on West Lancaster Avenue featured in that movie still stands today.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, more than half the households in Downingtown are families. The average family size in the borough was 3.04, but 13.8 percent of households were female householders with no husband present and 7.9 percent were women with children under 18 years of age and no husband present. Conversely, 6.1 percent of households were male householders with no wife present and 2.9 percent were men with children under 18 years of age and no wife present.
Divorce and other family law matters can be extremely complicated for those who are in the process of a separation or exploring their estate planning options for the future of their families. Ciccarelli Law Offices represents helps clients all over Downingtown and surrounding areas with divorce and family law, and we offer a free consultation to discuss your case when you call (877) 529-2422 today.
Our firm assists clients in Chester County with various divorce matters, including:
We help Downingtown residents get their fair share of marital property during any division of assets and our attorneys will work to minimize the long-term financial consequences of a settlement. Pennsylvania courts rely on equitable distribution in dividing property, and it is important to understand that this does not mean equal distribution. You will want to have legal representation in order to give yourself the best chance of retaining the assets that are most important to you.
In addition to divorce cases, Ciccarelli Law Offices also helps clients with family law matters such as child support, child custody, and adoption. We help people with various legal issues relating to families or domestic relations, including prenuptial or post-nuptial agreements, changes of name, and emergency petitions.
Our lawyers also assist families throughout Downingtown with estate planning issues, including guardianships and powers of attorney. We understand the tremendous strain involved in many of these types of issues, and our firm works to reduce stress for our clients in such cases.
Borough of Downingtown — This website contains links to information about community services, groups, education, and other resources.Municipal Government Center
DivorceCare — This organization provides group meetings and seminars for those going through divorces or separations. Downingtown has two groups that meet weekly.Hopewell United Methodist Church
MOMS Club® of Downingtown — The MOMS (MOMS Offering Moms Support) Club® of Downingtown was the first chapter started in Pennsylvania, and the international nonprofit organization provides support to full-time or part-time stay-at-home moms. Activities include playgroups for children, monthly meetings, and seasonal parties.
If you live in the 19335 zip code and are seeking legal assistance for your divorce or family law matter, Ciccarelli Law Offices will provide compassionate representation that always puts your best interests first. Our experienced family law attorneys help clients all over Downingtown and surrounding areas.
We offer a free, no obligation consultation to discuss your case. Call (877) 529-2422 or send us an online message to see how we can help.