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We can handle your case whether it is local or on the Federal level. Heather Harris is an aggressive lawyer who is certified to take Federal cases in Brevard County.
Our areas of representation cover a range of family law matters which include divorce, child custody, visitation rights, division of assets, parental plan modifications, paternity suits, enforcement actions, and more
If you have been accused of violating traffic rules and charged with an alcohol-related offense, our qualified and experienced attorneys can aggressively represent you in the courtroom or in an out of court settlement.
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Have you been arrested or face criminal charges that can have an adverse impact on your career, reputation, and family? There are so many other consequences such as fines, jail terms, and a permanent criminal records to deal with. What you need is timely intervention and aggressive representation by a lawyer. It is experience that counts and we at Heather Harris Law have the skills and resources to ensure that your rights are protected. Whether you have been charged with DUI, grand theft, drug possession or any other criminal offense, we can help.
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To our clients and colleagues: We hope that you and your families are safe and well. As we all continue to navigate the uncertainties related to COVID-19, Harris Law Firm would like to provide you all with an update on our current operating procedures. Our firm continues to be fully operational and available for clients via telephone and email, however, to protect the health and safety of all, access to our office will be strictly limited. We want to assure you that our attorneys and staff are utilizing all available technology to work remotely during normal business hours to serve our clients. We also have the capacity for video conferencing via Skype if necessary. We recognize that we are all having to adapt to a new normal, and we also are adapting. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. Best wishes and stay healthy.
Does law enforcement have to read me my Miranda Rights?
It’s one of my favorite questions because that’s one of the first things that everybody always says when they call is that they never read any Miranda. It’s one of the things that TV has really mislead people into believing. Law enforcement does not have to read you your Miranda Rights unless you’re under arrest[…]
Should I talk to law enforcement?
It depends. It’s a very unusual situation. When law enforcement calls you, automatically everybody gets nervous and worried because “am I in trouble or did I do something wrong?” It’s really a fact specific issue that you really need to consult an attorney with. Sometimes you need to have an attorney there with you, sometimes[…]
Why you should not use a public defender
Public defenders are very good attorneys. They’re very experienced, but they’re all very overloaded. They’re in court almost every single day. For example, if you’re an inmate, you can possibly talk to your attorney over the phone, but a lot of times, they’re in court and they don’t have a lot of time to get[…]
If I or a friend has been arrested, what happens next?
When you’re arrested, you go to jail obviously. You have a bond. If you don’t make bond right away, then you go before the court the next day. If it’s a holiday, you go before the court at nine in the morning. If it’s not a holiday, it’s at 1:15 PM. People can watch it[…]
Does law enforcement have a warrant to search my home?
It depends. There’s such thing as exigent circumstances. If they believe that evidence could be destroyed before they get a search warrant, they believe there’s some sort of emergency situation, or if you’re on probation, then they don’t need a search warrant. They have to have articulable reasons. The thing that gets confusing to people[…]
Should I fight a Traffic Ticket?
You need to be very careful when you get a ticket to treat it the correct way so it doesn’t build up for later on more problems. The thing that you really need to be careful about is traffic tickets and points. When you pay on a traffic ticket, you get points on your license.[…]