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Ashley R. Heitkamp

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fargo, ND

Nilson Brand Law
4133 30th Ave South, Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104
Phone: 701-864-3417
Fax: 701-997-0870
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in North Dakota Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Ashley R. Heitkamp is an attorney with Nilson Brand Law, which has law offices in Fargo and Mayville, North Dakota. A top-rated lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Heitkamp provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law, divorce, child custody and adoptions

· Criminal defense

· Estate planning and probate

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Heitkamp has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients as well as her aggressive approach to helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve for their serious and pressing legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. She is a staunch advocate for children, and she always strives to protect the rights and best interests of kids caught in the emotional turmoil of divorce.

Whether guiding her clients through the divorce process or fighting to help them preserve their freedom and liberties in the face of serious criminal charges, Ms. Heitkamp delivers highly personalized counsel without judgment, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many across her region during very difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Heitkamp has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received designation as an emerging leader in her field. She has also received excellent client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2006 graduate of the University of North Dakota, Ms. Heitkamp obtained her Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 2009. She holds her license to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota, and she is an active member of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and the Cass County Inns of Court, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Family Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Criminal Law, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Wrongful Death


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Ashley R. Heitkamp

First Admitted: 2009, North Dakota

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  • Selected to Rising Stars, 2018 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Cass County Inns of Court (Ronald N. Davies Inns of Court)
  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, member, 2009

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Political Science and Communications from University of North Dakota, 2006

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Chosen to compete in Jenkins Moot Court at Marquette University Law School, which is comprised exclusively of the top grade-earners in appellate writing, 2009
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Office Location for Ashley R. Heitkamp

4133 30th Ave South
Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104

Phone: 701-864-3417

Fax: 701-997-0870

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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