Backed by 15 Years' Experience as a Former State Prosecutor Specialized in Criminal Defense

Case Results: The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger


Client: Student

Notice to Appear: Keeping of Certain Animals Prohibited

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped


Client: Painter

Cited for: Felony Leave Scene of Accident Without Rendering

Aid Death / Injury

Driving While License Suspended / Revoked Habitual

No Motor Vehicle Registration

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: All Cases Dropped


Client: Construction Worker

Arrested for: Domestic Battery by Strangulation

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Reduced to Disorderly Conduct


Client: IT Security Specialist

Arrested for: Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped


Client: Machinist

Arrested for:

  • Non Arrest Capital Sexual Battery or Lewd and Lascivious

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: No charges filed


Client: General Manager Grocery Store

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: Teacher

Arrested for:

  • 2 Charges Transmissions of Material Harmful to a Minor

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Cases dropped by State Attorney


Client: Assistant Dean

Arrested for:

  • Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement Officer - Felony

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Reduced to Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle - Misdemeanor


Client: Parts Department Worker

Arrested for:

  • Lewd or Lascivious Battery
  • Traveling to Meet a Minor

Location: Pasco

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: Shipping Supervisor

Arrested for:

  • DUI and Drive Thru Within Safety Zone

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: DUI dropped by State Attorney; Drive Thru Within Safety Zone – Adjudication Withheld


Client: Installer for Paving Company

Arrested for:

  • DUI and Open Container

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: All charges dropped by State Attorney


Client: Teacher

Arrested for:

  • Battery on Law Enforcement Officer
  • Neglect of a Child
  • Resisting an Officer without Violence

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: All charges dropped by State Attorney


Client: Retired Detective with Sheriffs Office

Arrested for:

  • Count I Burglary of Conveyance with Assault or Battery
  • Count 2 Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Count 1 Dismissed Burglary of Conveyance w Assault or Battery Count 2 Diversion Battery


Client: Corporate Assistant Vice President

Arrested for:

  • Fleeing and Eluding and DUI (Prior out of state DUI arrest with diversion)

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Fleeing and Eluding reduced to Misdemeanor Obstructing or Opposing and first time DUI sanctions


Client: Owner Tree Service

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Violence Injunction

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Dismissed by Court


Client: Pharmacist

Arrested for:

  • Felony Criminal Mischief and Violation of an Injunction for Protection

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Criminal Mischief Dismissed after diversion. Violation of Injunction Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Army Sergeant

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Violence Injunction by Daughter

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Dismissal After Hearing


Client: Business Owner - CEO

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge reduced to Disorderly Conduct Adjudication Withheld


Client: Retired Couple (both charged and resolved the same)

Arrested for:

  • Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Trespass Structure Conveyance After Warning

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Cases Dropped by State Attorney and Expunged


Client: Retired FedEx Manager

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney and Expunged


Client: Foreign Student

Arrested for:

  • Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Disorderly Intoxication

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Cases Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Sales Supervisor

Arrested for:

  • DUI
  • Resisting Officer With Violence

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: DUI charge reduced to Reckless Driving Resisting Officer With Violence charge dropped by State Attorney


Client: Employee at Rail and Fence Company

Arrested for:

  • Loitering and Prowling

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Finance Manager

Arrested for:

  • Battery Domestic

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Retired

Arrested for:

  • Grand Theft

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge dismissed / diversion / Sealed


Client: Juvenile

Arrested for:

  • Lewd and Lascivious Molestation

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Intensive Delinquency Diversion, Case Closed and Expunged


Client: Businessmen (Two Tourists both charged and cases resolved the same)

Arrested for:

  • GAG Grouper Out of Season

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Cases Dropped by State Attorney and Expunged


Client: Self Employed

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Related False Imprisonment

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Retired

Arrested for:

  • Petit Theft

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge dismissed /diversion / Sealed


Client: Kennel Assistant

Arrested for:

  • Battery - Simple

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Steel Worker

Arrested for:

  • Disorderly Intoxication / Failure to Appear

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Budget Analyst

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Licensed Practical Nurse

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney and Expunged


Client: Nigerian Citizen

Arrested for:

  • Petit Theft

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge Dismissed / diversion / Sealed


Client: Lineman Electric Company

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dismissed by State Attorney


Client: Salesman for Tile Company

Arrested for:

  • Battery Upon Spouse

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Customer Service Representative

Arrested for:

  • Child Abuse

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Woodworker

Arrested for:

  • Manufacture of Marijuana

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge Dismissed / diversion


Client: Self Employed

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Superintendent of Construction Company

Arrested for:

  • Battery on a Person 65 years or Older

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge reduced to Misdemeanor Battery


Client: Army

Arrested for:

  • Domestic Battery by Strangulation

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Homemaker

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Child Abuse

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Restaurant Workers (Two Co-Workers both charged and cases resolved the same)

Arrested for:

  • Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Both Cases Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Business Owner

Arrested for:

  • Possession of Methamphetamine Felony
  • Reckless Driving

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge reduced to Possession of Paraphernalia misdemeanor. 12 months probation. Reckless Driving – one day time served


Client: Juvenile

Arrested for:

  • Burglary / Occupied Dwelling

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Juvenile Arbitration Diversion – Case Closed


Client: Student

Arrested for:

  • 9 Counts Possession of Child Pornography (possessed thousands of photos and videos)

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charges reduced to two counts Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child – 10 years probation with Sex Offender Conditions. Adjudication Withheld


Client: Registered Nurse

Arrested for:

  • Reckless Driving

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Dismissed


Client: Child Care Worker

Arrested for:

  • Non Arrest Burglary / Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: No charges filed by State Attorney


Client: University Employee

Arrested for:

  • Violation of Probation (on probation for two counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident). Violation of probation for new charge of Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Withhold of adjudication and two years probation on the Aggravated Assault. Probation terminated on the Leaving the Scene of an Accident charges.


Client: Retired

Arrested for:

  • Cultivation of Marijuana
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana
  • Non Arrest Trafficking in Marijuana
  • Non Arrest Possession of Marijuana

Location: Hernando and Pinellas

Outcome: Adjudication withheld 18 months probation.


Client: Retired Nurse

Arrested for:

  • Battery Strike or Touch

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: USF Student

Arrested for:

  • DUI
  • Unlawful Speed

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving. Unlawful Speed merged and dismissed.


Client: Out of State

Arrested for:

  • Had Outstanding Warrant from 2002 Worthless Check Felony. Did not pay restitution. Absconded from Supervision

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Paid outstanding monetary obligations. Probation terminated. Warrant withdrawn


Client: Student attending Nursing School

Arrested for:

  • DUI: Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: DUI reduced to Careless Driving. Failure to Obey Traffic Control Devise Merged and Dismissed


Client: Teacher

Arrested for:

  • Retail Theft

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: Juvenile

Arrested for:

  • Burglary

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charged reduced to Trespass, court supervised probation, adjudication withheld


Client: St. Petersburg High School Senior

Arrested for:

  • 2 Counts Battery – Simple; Obstructing or Resisting an Officer Without Violence

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: Unemployed

Arrested for:

  • 5 Counts Possession of Child Pornography

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Reduced to 3 Counts Possession of Child Pornography. 5 years sex offender Probation – Adjudication withheld


Client: Biological Assistant

Arrested for:

  • Fleeing and Eluding
  • Ran Stop Sign
  • Expired Tag
  • Violation of DUI probation

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: New cases dropped by State Attorney. Violation of probation - dismissed


Client: Coast Guard

Arrested for:

  • Criminal Mischief

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case dropped by State Attorney


Client: Tree Climber

Arrested for:

  • Felony Possession of Marijuana

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: State dropped charges


Client: Corporation Owner

Arrested for:

  • Grand Theft (investor contribution $750,000)

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Business Owner

Arrested for:

  • DUI (refusal)

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: 17 year old

Arrested for:

  • Armed Robbery with a Firearm

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Reduced to Accessory After the Fact


Client: Property Investor

Arrested for:

  • Grand Theft

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Elected City Official

Arrested for:

  • Investigated for Election Law Violation

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: No Charges Filed


Client: Retiree

Arrested for:

  • DUI

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving. Probation and Driving test. No DUI sanctions imposed. Adjudication Withheld


Client: Physician

Arrested for:

  • Battery on Spouse

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Firefighter

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Reduced to Felony Battery. Dismissed / diversion / Sealed


Client: Commercial Fisherman

Arrested for:

  • Possession of Undersize Stone Crab Claws

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Not Guilty after Jury Trial


Client: Former Marine

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge reduced to Discharging a Firearm in Public and individual found Not Guilty after Jury Trial


Client: Commercial Fisherman

Arrested for:

  • Felony Child Abuse (Spanking his child)

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Nurse

Arrested for:

  • Attempting to Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Foreign Student

Arrested for:

  • DUI

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Found Not Guilty after Trial


Client: Spouse of City Counsel Member

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Assault With Motor Vehicle

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case Dropped by State Attorney


Client: Student

Arrested for:

  • Lewd and Lascivious Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charged with Child Abuse and Reduced to Misdemeanor Battery


Client: Law Student

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Battery

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Reduced to Misdemeanor Battery. Adjudication Withheld


Client: Social Worker

Arrested for:

  • DUI

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case was Dismissed by State Attorney


Client: Commercial Airline Pilot

Arrested for:

  • DUI

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Case was Dismissed by State Attorney


Client: Business Owner

Arrested for:

  • Investigated for theft of Three Million Dollars

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: No charges filed


Client: Student

Arrested for:

  • Aggravated Battery With Firearm (10 – 20 – Life)
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana

Location: Pinellas

Outcome: Charge reduced to Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Firearm by Minor. Adjudication Withheld – 3 years probation.


Proven Record of Results

Award-Winning Experience on Your Side
  • All charges dropped. 2 Counts Battery
  • Reduced to 3 Counts. Wh/Adj 3 years probation. 5 Counts Possession of Child Pornography
  • Reduced to 2 counts. Wh/Adj and probation. 9 Counts - Possession of Child Pornography.
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • All charges Dropped. Aggravated Assault With Motor Vehicle
  • Reduced to Felony Battery, dismissed, sealed. Aggravated Battery
  • Reduced to Misd. Battery. Adjudication Withheld. Aggravated Battery
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Battery (Deadly Weapon)
  • All charges dropped. Aggravated Child Abuse
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Child Abuse

Our Clients Share Their Experience

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  • “I was very satisfied with his services and he was the best attorney that I have had the experience working with.”

    Lloyd Law, Jr.

  • “He was professional, patient, knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and compassionate.”

    Diane C.

  • “He met every single goal that we had set.”

    Former Client

  • “Tim is one of the best prosecutors & one of the best trial attorneys I have ever worked with.”

    Legal Professional

  • “All charges being dropped”

    David

  • “He helped our entire family feel secure”

    Former Client

  • “Mr. Hessinger is an excellent Attorney.”

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  • “Brilliant and fearless advocate”

    Legal Professional

  • “We are so grateful beyond words as to hiring such a dedicated attorney who always had our back.”

    Vivianna

  • “Mr. Hessinger was extremely thorough, thoughtful and most of all gave me a sense of security knowing that I was in the most capable of hands.”

    Dave

  • “I could have not made a better investment on my future and that of my family.”

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  • “Helped put a mistake I made behind me”

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  • “One of the finest defense attorneys in the Tampa Bay”

    Legal Professional

Benefits of Choosing Tim Hessinger for Your Case

Why Clients Are Choosing Us
  1. Confidential, complimentary initial consultations
  2. Accepting calls and cases 24 hours a day
  3. Exclusively devoted to criminal defense
  4. Impressive track record of charge reductions, acquittals, and dismissals
  5. 15 years of experience in the State Attorney's office
  6. Named Prosecutor of the Year in 2004
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