Services - A Sitemap of the Germino, Amaral & Jordan
Professional Law Corporation Website


If you are looking for something specific on this website this page is intended to help you find it. This page is intended to list all of the pages on this website and to serve as a sitemap for



Generic Interest and Introduction Pages:


- Home Page - The first page of the website - also known as the index.html page or 'landing page'. This is where readers go when they put in into their address bar. We suggest book-marking or adding our home page to your favorites bar for future reference.


- About Us - This page introduces the Los Banos - based law firm of Germino, Amaral, and Jordan and gives thumbnail information about our attorneys.


- Disclaimer/Legal Page - This page is for our website disclaimer.


- Practice Areas - This page introduces the areas of law that our firm specializes in. Our practice includes but is not limited to criminal defense, business and corporate law, contracts, agricultural law, elder law, probate, family law, personal injury, real estate, and other law and transactional litigation and planning. Be sure to click the "read more..." links on the page for detailed information on each section.


- Contact Us - Numerous ways to get in contact with our attorneys including our physical location, postal delivery and process service address, as well as phone and fax numbers.


- Directions - Several ways to find our office including written directions, links to Google Maps, and (as yet untested) GPS coordinates. There are also links to other common destinations that some of our clients might find useful including courthouses, and the office of Child Support Services, Social Security, etc.



Specific Topic Pages:


- Agricultural Law - This page details how our firm may be able to help with farming rights and similar issues including land tenure, tenancy, worker injury, water rights, bank loans, foreclosures, animal rights issues, or other agricultural related litigation


- Attorney Profile - Edward Martin Amaral - Ed Amaral is a partner of Germino, Amaral & Jordan

- Attorney Profile - John 'Scott' Jordan - Scott Jordan is a partner of Germino, Amaral and Jordan

- Attorney Profile - Donald Owen Germino - Don Germino is a member of Germino, Amaral & Jordan

- Attorney Profile - Lisete M. Silva - Lisete Silva is an associate of Germino, Amaral & Jordan


- Business and Corporate Law - This section describes some of the many ways we can help clients with business law issues including but not limited to; forming a corporation, drafting contracts, dealing with contract disputes, Americans With Disabilities act (ADA) litigation, employee/employer disputes, business liability litigation, and more.


- Criminal Defense - This page outlines how our criminal defense attorneys can assist you with the criminal court process including pleadings, arraignments, evidence and discovery issues, plea bargaining, and many of the other considerations those charged with criminal conduct may need representation or legal counsel for.


- Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate - This page introduces our ability to help with cases involving estate planning including, wills, trusts, medical care directives, probate, guardianship, elder neglect, Medicaid, disability, fraud, powers of attorney, tax issues, discrimination, conservator ship, fiduciary responsibilities, and other items dealing with the elderly and/or end of life litigation.


- Family Law - Divorce, Child Support Visitation Etc. - This portion of our site deals with how our firm can assist you with the many issues that come up in family court. This includes our ability to represent clients with divorce, legal separations, annulments, paternity, child custody, child support, spousal support (alimony), support arrearages, adoption, pre-nuptial agreements, adoptions, and other related issues.


- Immigration - This page explains the different immigration law services we provide such as naturalization, citizenship, family based visa petitions, adjustment of status, consular processing, extreme hardship waivers, non-immigrant visas, and other issues.


- Personal Injury - This page gives information on how our firm can assist with persona injury cases. PI cases can arise from alleged negligence or wrong actions that cause any kind of injury and can be the result of things as varied as trips and falls, traffic accidents, bodily assaults, industrial accidents, or anything involving a wrongful death. Personal injury cases seek to remedy economic as well as non-economic damages to a person or company's body, property, reputation, or even their civil rights.


- Real Estate Law - This page explains how our firm can help with litigation or transactions of all kinds including real estate contracts, purchases, leases, tenancies, issues with homeowner associations, neighbors, landlord-tenant issues, and more.


- Services - This page. A lost-and-found for visitors to this site as well as a sitemap for search engines.



The lawfirm of Germino, Amaral, and Jordan handles civil and criminal law cases for people and businesses in Merced County and the Westside. This includes but is not limited to Los Banos, Dos Palos, Santa Nella, Merced, Gustine, Patterson, Firebaugh, Newman, Madera, Chowchilla and the rural areas in between. We also are licensed to practice in all other counties of California if needed and we regularly litigate cases in the counties of, Merced, Madera, San Benito, Stanislaus, Fresno, and Santa Clara.