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Debra Rae Mehaffie

About Me

Family Law Attorney who believes that each client deserves individualized attention. Prior to attending law school, I taught elementary school and assisted women in a work release facility. My clients benefit from my passion for justice, knowledge of the law, as well as my life experiences and practical approach.

I provide my clients with aggressive representation. I also offer clients choices in how they wish to have their cases handled. I have been trained in mediation and collaborative law, which are alternative dispute resolution models that give parties the option of resolving problems without involving the courts. I am also a trained Parent Coordinator and can assist in high conflict child custody cases.


Practice areas: Divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, spousal support, protection from abuse, prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, juvenile matters, dependency matters, and appeals.


Services: Litigation, Mediation, Parent Coordination, Collaborative Law


Practice Areas


  1. Child Custody: 50%
    12 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    12 years
  3. Child Support: 20%
    12 years



Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Kevin C. Fogle

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Mehaffie's knowledgeable answers to several legal questions posted on this site illustrate both her copious knowledge and her passion for the cases she accepts. I would not hesitate to refer anyone to this lawyer.


    Kevin Fogle Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jill L Rogers

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Hynum Law Office
2608 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA, 17110



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardDauphin County Bar Association2013
Winner of Moot Court CompetitionWidener University School of Law2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHynum Law2010 - Present
AttorneyScaringi & Scaringi2008 - 2010
AttorneyRobert S. Mirin2003 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Autism Society of HarrisburgBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Dauphin County Bar AssociationJuvenile Law SubCommittee2003 - Present
Dauphin County Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2003 - Present
Collaborative Professionals of Central PennsylvaniaN/AN/A
West Shore Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg PALawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Crown Plaza - CLE updateFamily Law Update2012
Autism Society of HarrisburgSpecial Needs Trusts2011