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Our law firm provides advocacy for the legal rights of individuals, families and small businesses. We are dedicated primarily to families in need and their family law needs. Your well-being is important to us. We strive to make sure your needs are met throughout your case. We listen to your story and develop creative and personally tailored legal strategies to meet the needs of your case. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with the attention needed for your simple and complex legal needs.


Aviso a Hispano hablantes residentes de Pennsylvania: La firma legal “Sembrat Law Firm” brinda una gran variedad de servicios legales a individuales, familias y negocios. El Licenciado Sembrat no habla español pero está disponible para prestar sus servicios por medio de una cita. Sus necesidades de servicios legales son muy importantes para nosotros y haremos lo posible para brindarles el mejor servicio. Si gusta concretar una cita con el abogado Sembrat y su traductor favor de enviar un mensaje al siguiente correo electronico

Family Law

Divorce, Support, Property Division, Adoption, Child Custody, Abuse Protection/Domestic Violence

Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament, Health Care Directive with Living Will, Financial Power of Attorney, Guardianships (minor & incompetent individuals)

Estate Administration

Probate, Inheritance Tax, Inheritance Litigation, Claims against an Estate


Individuals, Small Businesses, Chapter 7 Insolvency, Chapter 13 Insolvency

Criminal Law

D.U.I., Summary Offenses, Misdemeanors, Expungements, Governor Pardon Proceedings

Breach of Contract

General Breach, Rent Collection, Tenant Eviction

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

~Abraham Lincoln

Client Testimonials

  • Landlord Client
    "John is a great guy and went out of his way to help us with a landlord/tenant battle. Without him I would have been lost."
    Landlord Client
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Estate Planning Client
    "I am very happy that we chose John to do our legal work. He's very knowledgeable and easy to work with."
    Estate Planning Client
    Washington, PA
  • Small Business Owner
    "I’ve used John at The Sembrat Law Firm for several legal needs over the last couple of years. He’s my first call whenever something arises and I need help with anything legal. He is always honest and easy to talk with. This is unlike attorneys I’ve used in the past. Most importantly, he actually cares!"
    Small Business Owner
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Estate Administration Client
    "I'm a huge fan of the Sembrat Law Firm. John has personally provided me with prompt, professional service on multiple occasions. Give him a try and you will be a fan too."
    Estate Administration Client
    Waynesboro, PA
  • Family Law Client
    "From small items to more complex issues, the Sembrat Law firm has always provided fantastic legal help. I couldn't recommend any business more than this one. Prompt, courteous service is the norm here."  
    Family Law Client
    Pittsburgh, PA