Hessler Law, PC is proud to announce it now provides family legal services throughout Central Indiana. Indianapolis family lawyer Sean Hessler represents individuals in a wide-range of family members, including:

Attorney Hessler assists both mothers and fathers who wish to legally establish paternity. This enables parents to then address child custody and support.

Child Custody
Hessler Law, PC represents unmarried parents establish child custody. Sean Hessler represents both mothers and fathers through custody time negotiations and mediation. When necessary, he fights for a parent’s right to parenting time in court. For parents with a child custody order in place, he helps them with modification and relocation matters.

Child Support
Attorney Hessler represents custodial parents fighting to receive child support in court. He also assists custodial and non-custodial parents in child support modification disputes. 

Grandparents’ Rights
Indiana provides limited situations in which grandparents may receive visitation with their grandchildren. Hessler Law, PC aids grandparents who wish to obtain visitation rights with their loved ones.

Guardian ad Litem
During a family matter, it may be in a child’s best interest to appoint a guardian ad litem. A guardian ad litem is a professional intended to observe the situation and provide a recommendation to the court regarding what is in the child’s best interests. Attorney Hessler helps parents who wish to request a guardian ad litem or who must work with one during a legal matter. 

Legal Guardianship
In some situations, it may be best for another family member or a close family friend to take care of a child instead of the child’s parents. An Indianapolis family lawyer at Hessler Law, PC will represent parents and potential guardians during guardianship proceedings.

Child in Need of Services (CHINS)
Attorney Hessler represents parents who are the subjects of Child Protective Services (CPS) investigations, and mothers and fathers whose children have been labeled as CHINS. He works with parents to get their children back home. 

Hessler Law, PC helps biological and prospective adoptive parents during the adoption process. This includes legal aid during private, state agency, stepparent, and other familial adoptions.

Many families choose to use surrogacy to expand their families. Attorney Hessler ensures that parents have a comprehensive surrogacy agreement before embarking on the process, helping them avoid future financial or custody disputes. 

Following a person’s death, a relative may be responsible for getting their loved one’s estate through probate. An Indianapolis family lawyer from Hessler Law, PC will help relatives through the probate process. Additionally, attorney Sean Hessler helps individuals by creating appropriate estate plans.

Hessler Law, PC Continues to Provide Criminal Defense Services

While attending Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis criminal defense attorney Sean Hessler developed a passion for justice. He grew that passion into his own practice, and continues to provide criminal defense representation in the Indianapolis area.

Hessler Law, PC offers clients vigorous representation for a wide range of criminal matters, including:

  • Public Nuisance Charges
  • Theft Charges
  • Traffic Violations
  • Alcohol Crimes
  • Drug Charges
  • Sex Crimes
  • Firearm Charges
  • Juvenile Offense
  • Assault, Battery & Domestic Violence
  • Major Felonies
  • Fraud Charges

Comprehensive Family and Criminal Defense Representation

Attorney Hessler routinely helps individuals facing both criminal defense and family issues simultaneously. He is familiar with how criminal and family law collide, and how difficult it is for individuals to handle both types of legal matters at once.

For individuals facing criminal charges while also addressing a family matter in court, Hessler Law, PC is prepared to handle both cases and fight for the best possible outcomes in each situation.

About Hessler Law, PC

Hessler Law, PC is a criminal defense and family law firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sean Hessler is admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. Northern District of Indiana, and the U.S. Southern District of Indiana. He can be reached at (317) 886-8800, or by emailing [email protected].