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Mr. Brent C Diefenderfer

CGA Law Firm
  • Bankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning ...
  • Pennsylvania
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Brent practices a client-first approach in the practice of law. He identifies multiple courses of action; gives straightforward advice and diligently works to achieve results. Brent is detailed oriented and ensures his clients’ matters are handled correctly, efficiently and in a cost-effective manner. His diverse clientele includes individuals, businesses and government entities in the following representative matters: Bankruptcy, Debt Restructuring & Financial “Workouts”. Brent represents individual and business clients in implementing a debt reduction strategy that is appropriate to their unique situation - including Bankruptcy under Chapters 7, 13 or 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, creditor negotiation, mortgage loan modification or real estate “short sale.” Brent’s bankruptcy practice has saved dozens of clients’ homes and cars from foreclosure and repossession, has resolved burdensome tax obligations and has given scores of clients a “fresh start” and debt-free future. He is certified as a Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification, and is the second attorney in York and Adams Counties to hold this designation. Asset Protection. Brent advises clients on structuring their personal and business affairs to minimize risk and to protect and preserve valuable assets. Estate Planning. Brent develops and implements estate plans for individuals and families to preserve family wealth through tax-favored planning techniques, including wills, trusts, family partnerships and charitable giving. Business Law. Brent represents businesses and is a trusted advisor on issues such as choice of business entity, commercial leases and the complex steps of a business purchase and asset acquisition. Real Estate Law. Brent represents clients in residential and commercial real estate purchases, refinances, title insurance and landlord tenant matters. Civil Litigation. When personal and commercial disputes cannot be amicably resolve

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Military Law
Veteran's Benefits
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Foreclosure Defense
Additional Practice Area
  • Asset Protection
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
CGA Law Firm
- Current
Trial Defense Attorney
US Army Judge Advocate General's Corp (JAG)
Dickinson School of Law
J.D. (2004)
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Dickinson College
B.A. (2001)
Honors: Cum Laude
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2013 Pro Bono Award
York County Bar Association
Army Commendation Award
US Army
For service in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Professional Associations
Middle District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Bar Association
- Current
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Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist
American Board of Certification
Websites & Blogs
CGA Law Firm P.C.
York and Central Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Blog
Contact & Map
135 N. George Street
York, PA 17401
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