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Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Get a Former Prosecutor on Your Side!

The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger has the unique advantage of having a powerful and skilled former prosecutor to serve our clients. Tim Hessinger spent 15 years at the State Attorney's Office prosecuting criminal cases. With years of experience trying over 130 jury trials in high profile cases including murder, sexual battery, trafficking, domestic battery, grand theft and other criminal cases, Attorney Tim Hessinger has garnered significant knowledge and expertise to bring to the table for our clients.

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Get a Strong Start to Your Defense With the Help of Our Attorney

Our firm knows exactly how the criminal justice system works and how to navigate within the system for the benefit of our accused clients. With our extensive background and know-how, our legal team can develop a criminal defense plan to maximize your chances of avoiding conviction, jail, prison, fines and probation. Early involvement in the case is crucial. Let's get started today.

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Focusing on Criminal Defense

Over the years, our firm has effectively defended hundreds of clients with their criminal offenses. If a warrant is out for your arrest, the first step you should take is to contact a member of our firm. It is important that you have a strong legal advocate on your side. If you were arrested for DUI, a drug crime, theft crime, or white collar crime, we have the experience necessary to get your charges reduced or even dropped. Violent crimes like battery & assault, murder / manslaughter, and weapon charges are among the most serious allegations that could be made against you. If you made a mistake in your past, there are two options available to you. You can file an appeal or see if you qualify for an expungement.


Hiring the Right Attorney Can Make or Break Your Case

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Even a first DUI or a probation violation is a serious matter that requires immediate action by a skilled attorney. If you are not sure you need a lawyer, it is important to realize that any conviction will show on your record and can affect your ability to hold certain professional licenses, get loans, own a firearm or find quality employment. It is always in your best interests to fight a criminal charge, no matter whether a misdemeanor or felony.

Attorney Hessinger's extensive experience as a former prosecutor gives us a complete understanding of the criminal justice system and the skills necessary to defend all types of criminal charges. In 2016, for his work in this practice area, he achieved a Superb AV Preeminent® Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the industry's highest honors. Retaining our services immediately after the arrest can lead to a better outcome on your case. There are specific defense strategies that our team can take that can greatly benefit your case, particularly prior to the State's Attorney filing formal charges. When building your defense case in serious criminal cases, it requires investigation, expert testimony and exhaustive and meticulous inspection of the facts as early in the case as possible. Don't take a chance with your future -- contact us today.

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