• Estate Litigation

    Because of the nature of its practice, Backes & Backes is involved in more estate matters than any other area of litigation.

  • Estate Planning & Probate

    In this constantly evolving field, the firm’s attorneys work to ensure that estate planning and administration is both financially and personally prudent.

  • Real Estate Law

    Diligent, experienced counsel can help insure an easier transaction and can quickly address any problems that arise.



The law firm of Backes & Backes in central NJ has no greater asset than the clients and communities we serve.

For four generations, the Backes family has practiced law in Mercer County, New Jersey. Rooted in that tradition, the lawyers of Backes & Backes help our clients navigate the constantly-shifting modern legal landscape.

The attorneys of Backes & Backes provide counsel and advocacy for individuals, families, and their businesses.   Within the climate of a traditionally general practice, our lawyers focus in General Civil Litigation, Probate Litigation, Wills and TrustsEstate Administration, Corporate and Business Law and Real Estate.

It’s a privilege to work with real people facing real problems and opportunities.   Our lawyers and other professionals understand that privilege – that’s something I’m proud of.
Pierson Backes, Managing Member


Located in historic Pennington, NJ, our offices are less than 30 miles from the courthouses of six counties:  Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Somerset, and Burlington counties in NJ, and Bucks County in PA. Our lawyers practice throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

The firm’s practice includes: