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Donald B. Dempsey, Jr.,
Attorney at Law

120 E. Rich Avenue
Deland, FL 32724-4302
Telephone: 386-738-1159
Fax: 386-738-2441
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Attorney in Deland, Florida

An Overview of My Criminal Defense and Family Law Practice

At the office of Donald B. Dempsey, Jr., Attorney at Law, in Deland, I bring over 22 years of experience to individuals throughout central Florida. A former Deland/Daytona Beach prosecutor, I have a comprehensive understanding of the criminal law and procedure in Florida. I have also handled a wide range of family law and divorce matters, from child custody and visitation issues to support and property disputes.

For a private meeting to discuss your case, contact my office or call me at 386-738-1159.

Criminal Defense

I represent adults and juveniles who have been charged with crimes in central Florida, including traffic violations, sex crimes, theft offenses, violent crimes, property offenses and white-collar crimes. See my page on criminal defense to learn more.

DUI/DWI Defense

I defend individuals who have been charged with driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated, seeking the dismissal of charges when possible and helping minimize penalties through rehabilitative or diversionary programs, if feasible. I carefully review the evidence, police records, eyewitness testimony and other evidence to make certain your constitutional rights were not violated. For more information, see my DUI/DWI defense page .

Drug Crimes

I represent local residents as well as tourists and other visitors who have been charged with violating state or federal drug laws in Florida. I handle the defense of a broad range of felonies and misdemeanors, including possession, sale, distribution, trafficking, manufacture or cultivation of controlled substances. To learn more, go to my page on drug crime defense .

Family Law and Divorce

I work with men and women at all stages of a divorce or family law matter, from the initial filing through mediation or trial to requests for modification or enforcement of a divorce decree. I handle a wide range of divorce and family law issues, including parenting plans, custody and visitation; child support; alimony or spousal support, property division, paternity actions, dependency and FINS/CINS hearings, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. See my family law and divorce page for more information.

Contact Me

To schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced Florida criminal defense lawyer, contact me or call me at 386-738-1159. I meet with clients during traditional office hours, and evenings and weekends by appointment. I accept Visa and MasterCard.


At the office of Donald B. Dempsey, Jr., Attorney at Law, in Deland, I represent individuals throughout central Florida, including Orlando, DeLand, Daytona Beach, Bunnell, Debary, Deltona, Flagler, New Smyrna Beach, Orange City, Ormond Beach, Palm Coast, Port Orange, Sanford, and Tavares; and in Volusia County, Orange County, Flagler County, Lake County and Seminole County. I work with local residents as well as visitors in Florida for spring break, the Daytona 500 or Bike Week.