Let Pinellas County family law attorney Deborah A’Hearn help with sensitivity in the following matters.
We understand that a divorce is often one of the most emotionally stressful and financially costly events that one may encounter in life and it is our goal to protect your rights. We offer guidance through this time of uncertainty and treat each client with dignity and respect as we navigate you through those rough waters.
Whether you are seeking guidance in a Simplified Divorce or are in need of representation in a more complex Dissolution of Marriage matter, including Equitable Distribution of assets and debts, Alimony, calculating Child Support and establishing Parenting Plans, with Parental Responsibility and Time-sharing, Ms. A’Hearn will work diligently to effectively represent you and efficiently handle your case.
We approach every family law matter with care and compassion. Whether you seek to establish or modify a parenting plan or child support order, or to establish paternity, we believe that it is vital to preserve the well-being of the family and to protect children from experiencing the trauma that family disputes can create. It is our goal to preserve the harmony and long term welfare of the family and we will determine an action plan based on your uniquely individual needs. The specific family practice areas: Simplified Divorce, Dissolution of Marriage, including Parenting Plans and Time-sharing, Alimony, Relocation, Modifications, and Grandparent Adoptions.
When you are faced with unexpected life events such as Paternity matters, or have substantial changes in your life circumstances where a Modification of an existing Final Judgment or Order related to Alimony or Child Support may be appropriate. Deborah A’Hearn, Esq. will competently prepare your case and earnestly seek relief on your behalf with the court.
One of the most traumatic life events that a person may experience is being arrested and facing an investigation and potential criminal charge. It can impact all aspects of your life, including creating emotional and financial stress on you and your family, and concerns that it may even place your employment in jeopardy. Deborah A’Hearn, Esq. defends DUI’s, Misdemeanors, and Felony cases, and assists with Expungements of your record.
Consulting with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who can intelligently discuss your case, identify any issues or weaknesses in the prosecutor’s case, evaluate the case to determine whether the prosecution can prove essential elements of the crime or if there are constitutional challenges that may be asserted, and assess whether your case may be appropriate for trial may put any unnecessary fears to rest and reassure you that the circumstances may not be as dire as initially imagined. Ultimately, the decision to try a case or to enter a plea is yours. If you choose to go to trial then Ms. A’Hearn will work fervently to prepare and present a strong defense.
Deborah A’Hearn, Esq. has zealously defended hundreds of juveniles and adults in criminal cases and successfully tried both bench trials and jury trials. Ms. A’Hearn has worked as a Public Defender in both Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties and gained valuable trial skills and experience that has served her well throughout her career. The trial skills that Ms. A’Hearn developed as a criminal defense attorney have been greatly enhanced by her years as a trial attorney in the civil courts, including trying cases in Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pinellas County and the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County, including the Complex Business Litigation division of the Hillsborough County Circuit Court, and successfully arguing Appeals before the Second District Court of Appeals. As a career litigator, Ms. A’Hearn has the skills necessary to well-represent you.
We offer Notary services and, as a Notary, can perform marriage ceremonies.