Family Law

A better future can often be had by making the right choices. Let us help you make informed decisions when you are facing divorce, child custody or some other family law matter.

Family Law
Criminal Defense

A strong defense is your only safe bet when you are facing criminal charges. All criminal charges, from minor to the most serious will have an impact on your life if you do not take them seriously.

Criminal Defense
Personal Injury

Putting your life back together after suffering serious injuries can require substantial medical care and financial support. We can help you pursue the full compensation you deserve.

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North Idaho Law Attorneys

Serving Coeur d’ Alene Since 2006

attorneys in coeur d'alene idAt Palmer George PLLC, our firm is committed to helping our clients through the difficult situations they are facing. We offer representation that is backed up by numerous attorneys with experience across a range of practice areas, including criminal defense, family law, personal injury. We understand what it takes to build the cases our clients need to help them move past the challenges they are now facing.
*Palmer George PLLC represents clients in the 5 Northern counties. Cases outside of the 5 northern counties may be taken on a case-by-case basis.

Your Future Is In Good Hands

We take a team approach to the law. All of the lawyers of our firm bring real depth of experience and skill. With a team approach, we are able to take on the most difficult cases with the confidence that comes from having faced issues like yours before. We use that team approach to the law to create the positive results our clients need when their futures are hanging in the balance. We know what is at stake for you and we work hard to secure the results you need.

Securing The Future You Deserve

Whether you are facing criminal charges, serious injuries or a family law matter, hiring the right lawyers can help ensure that you are able to secure the best possible resolution.

Get The Help You Need

Call today for a free initial consultation with an experienced attorney. We will help you understand your options and how we can fight for you or your loved ones.

Most professional and organized law firm I have worked with. Staff was always pleasant and friendly. Took the time for reminder calls for all hearings. Thoroughly explained my case in detail. Mr. Palmer went above and beyond. He was amazing in court and delivered with compassion and knowledge. Highly recommend this law firm.read more
Emily Singer
13:46 03 Dec 18
Miss Hammond was understanding but confident. We felt well taken care of through the whole process
Tina Reyes
07:10 26 Nov 18
Definitely five stars. John George and his team have met every one of my expectations in two separate child custody cases now. In each case, that were years apart from each other, John accurately predicted and clearly explained how things would go and the expenses involved. Everything was handled in a prompt and professional manner from start to finish. John and Rachelle were there for me every step of the way with continuous communication through phone calls, emails, text and office meetings. While defending me in open court I have always felt safe, protected and well represented. John speaks with confidence and presents the details of the case in a calm collected manner that truly displays his years of experience and education in family law. The outcome of each case was better than I expected. Nothing but positive things to say and I can’t thank them enough.read more
Dan Garnett
15:37 02 Oct 18
My son and I went to John George for new parenting plan paperwork relating to my grandson. John was very professional and was able to negotiate with the other attorney several times before the court so he had reached an agreement with him on most every issue before the court. That made the court time go more smoothly and even though he did an amazing job in court , those early negotiations were able to give us almost every single thing we had asked for. His assistant also worked very hard to get everything in and to keep us informed. I would recommend John George to anyone who needs a good attorney that will fight for you!!read more
Deborah Williams
19:44 01 Oct 18
After being married for 10 years to the love of my life, Palmer and George Pllc made the hardest months a bit easier to deal with and they were fare, fast and considerate with their time and responses. I would strongly recommend P.G.Pllc to anyone and everyone in need of help during some of life's hardest trials.read more
noethicsfishing10
13:36 25 Sep 18
John George at Palmer George law firm in Couer d'Alene, ID, is simply the best anyone could hope for when it comes to dealing with the criminal justice system. Caring, deeply concerned and a master at communicating with the client and the justice system, he worked nothing short of a miracle for us when we needed help. I can't say enough good things about him and his firm.read more
cathyv49
00:30 25 Sep 18
We actually chose here because they had great reviews for a relatively small business. I had called for a free consultation and had actually been able to make an appointment with Samantha Hammond. We had come from bonners ferry and chose to travel for a better experience. We left super early because there was traffic in four different areas and road construction. But we were still going to be late. I called and she said it was fine to just come in anyway. I figured we would lose part of our hour consultation anyway and would not be able to get much done. I actually wanted to turn around and go back I was so frustrated. We did end up arriving just a little late, she saw us almost immediately and made more time before starting her next appointment that I’m sure our session was running into. This wonderful woman sat down with us both, explained everything in detail and how it was going to go, then, when we decided we just wanted to do it and get it done, she brought in all the forms to make that possible, going over every last detail. She helped us complete the entire process when we were allotted just a consultation, and let us know exactly what to expect. It went exactly how she had told us, was completely painless, never went over her named price point and we had not one complication throughout this entire process. This business is amazing. And when Ms.Hanmond could not immediately address something, her very capable and efficient staff picked it right up. We had every notice, every change brought to our attention immediately and the entire process was so painless. I am so thankful we chose this business and would highly recommend it from personal experience.read more
Mandy May
09:59 24 Aug 18
If you need any kind of help in the legal field at all, this is your place! Michael is extremely professional, knowledgeable, compassionate and eager to help you in your stressful time of need. By far goes above and beyond. Highly recommend
Lynsay Bryson
18:23 20 Aug 18
I came to see Atty John George for a Separation Decree modification, as my ex-wife was egregiously violating my parental rights concerning time with my children due to a poorly worded decree. John talked with me on the initial free consult for well over an hour. I was very impressed with his demonstration of both strength and compassion, and retained his services. And on the Decree Mod we pushed hard for more time with the kids not subject to my wife's veto, child support, and spousal maintenance.My ex-responded by turning the Seperation Decree into a divorce. At first glance, I seemed totally outgunned: She was bankrolled by her well-off mother. She had a list of around a dozen witnesses who were all going to testify she was super-mom and I was an evil villain. I couldn't afford the thousands required for an Expert Witness to testify as to why I should gain full (or at least split) custody of my second daughter. Much of my evidence was deemed hearsay as the opposing attorney invoked strict rules of evidence. And I had but one (1) witness - her probation officer. Hah. Yet John created an extremely compelling picture as to why I should be given what I asked for with the evidence we had. This was done so well that it brought my ex to Remediation. In remediation, I received almost everything I asked for - more time with my boys, split-custody with my second daughter, and saved several hundred dollars a month as well. I really couldn't have asked for a better family law attorney, or for it to turn out so well - amicable, and a smooth transition for the children, as the only thing that really changed for them was more time with their dad. Which is awesome. I give my highest recommendations to Mr. George for any family law issue, and to his entire firm. You can retain John or his partners with absolute confidence (I've retained Mr. Palmer as well for criminal defense for my daughter, where he worked wonders for her). These guys are simply fantastic at what they do.Bryan HughesDigital Marketing Lead Adworkz, Inc.read more
Bryan Hughes
05:48 23 Mar 18
I would highly recommend Palmer/George Law firm. I needed someone to enforce a child custody order and not be emotionally compromised during litigations by the opposition. John took on my case and helped me out. If I had any questions, John or his staff would get back to me asap. Kristy and John have always been professional and helpful with anything I needed. You're in good hands here.read more
Josh Hovde
07:24 06 Mar 18
I could go on for hours telling you about how amazing this Law Firm is. John and Rachelle are very helpful, and I couldn't ask for more wonderful people to work with. They help me through a really rough time of my life. I am very thankful for this place and these people.
Buffi Bornschein
01:28 07 Feb 18
Palmer George, PLLC is the most professional law firm in North Idaho, and possible the Pacific Northwest. The attorneys are unmatched in their knowledge of Criminal, Family, and Civil Law. Their staff is knowledgeable, professional, and treat everyone with dignity and respect. I have recently had a need for their services and was thoroughly pleased with their attention to detail, skills, and effectiveness. They do not seek to antagonize, but strive for positive results.In the course of my employment I have worked with over 25 attorneys in five different states and Canada, and Palmer George, PLLC is my first recommendation when I'm asked for a referral.Chris SullivanIntegrity Investigationsread more
Chris Sullivan
20:11 06 Feb 18
After talking ro numorous people in Idaho to help with our custody case we hit a brick wall. Our attorney in Reno talked to John George and he decided to go far beyond our case and investigate our unique situation and decided he could help. He helped us through and won our case and didnt charge us an arm and leg to do it. The office support is wonderful also. The girls are very helpful. We will be using their law office again in the future. Thank you John George.read more
Nancy Kleinknecht
18:09 06 Feb 18
John George and his team were incredibly supportive during the most difficult time of my life acting as my advocate and making sure I understood the process and prepared me for long run. I highly recommend them for your family law needs!
Miranda Hamilton
18:09 06 Feb 18
I hired Michael G. Palmer of Palmer/George Law firm as my criminal attorney. In a criminal case it is important to establish a time line. Michael’s meticulous attention to detail did just that, allowing for a very congested mound of facts, figures, specifics, and hearsay to all be succinctly aligned to tell a story to the jury. He surrounds himself with a very skilled, efficient, tenacious staff and consultants, who will in turn, benefit you as the client. His staff’s courtroom preparation was spot on and Mr. Palmer’s professional interaction, clear communication to the jury, witness, and judge surpassed all expectations. One hears constant recommendations for him or her as a “good attorney,” but when it comes to Michael G. Palmer, he IS one of the top Criminal Lawyers in the state, and he proves it on a consistent basis.read more
Nichole Thiel
22:24 25 Nov 17
Samantha Hammond, Doris Lunceford, and the entire staff are professional and caring with a tenacious determination to represent their clients with excellent legal prowess. I could not have asked for better people to represent me and I am so grateful to them for working so hard to achieve a positive outcome for myself and my family.read more
john kinyon
21:46 20 Nov 17
Samantha Hammond recently represented me for a child custody case. She is a pleasure to work with. Sam listens well and remembered all of the details of the case. She made me feel comfortable throughout the whole difficult process. Sam radiates confidence and her gentle side made me feel safe when I was feeling vulnerable. Her presence next to me during court helped me feel grounded, more comfortable and reassured that I would make it through this painful process. I was so thankful to have her by my side. I highly recommend Samantha Hammond because she has not only the expertise to navigate the system, but the strength of heart to do the right thing. Sam truly enjoys helping people, and has chosen the perfect career to do so. I am very thankful for the time she spent working with me on my case.read more
Heather Lynn Welburn
08:01 11 Nov 17
Mike Palmer is a defense attorney "force to be reckoned with"! Not only is he extremely professional, qualified and experienced, he also has an AMAZING and UNMATCHED presence and demeanor in a trial setting. I have a close friend who was falsely accused of a horrible crime and he and his staff handled the entire case as a real pro and got her an extremely fast acquittal from the jury. To quote my husband..."Watching him in the courtroom was mesmerizing....Mike was BORN to do this!" He is extremely intelligent and well-versed in the law. I highly recommend him! He is worth his weight in gold!read more
Tacey Keylon
02:01 14 Oct 17
Michael Palmer is a fantastic lawyer and very knowledgeable in his profession. He fought hard to get me a fair deal and made me feel at ease with the whole court process. I highly recommend Michael Palmer if you want a lawyer with integrity that is not afraid to stand up for your rights.
Lin McIntosh
02:27 09 Aug 17
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