Experienced Attorney In Hernando, Mississippi

If you are facing a serious legal problem choosing the right attorney is one of the most important decisions you can make. At the Law Offices of James D. Franks, we provide experienced legal representation and attentive service to clients from DeSoto County and throughout northern Mississippi. Thousands of clients have benefited from choosing our firm to represent their legal interests.

Contact us online or by telephone at 662-298-4296 or toll free at 800-219-0753 to arrange a consultation with an experienced DeSoto County criminal defense lawyer.

Our Practice Areas

Whatever legal problem you are facing, our attorney and staff will give your case the time and attention it deserves. The scope of our practice includes:

  • Criminal defense: We defend clients against a broad range of felony and misdemeanor charges, ranging from DUI and traffic violations to theft, embezzlement, parole violations and capital murder.
  • Youth court defense/school disciplinary hearing defense: Our practice includes the defense of juveniles who have been investigated for or charged with either delinquent acts or CHINS (Child in Need of Supervision) offenses in the Mississippi Youth Court System. We also represent adults investigated by or charged in Youth Court with abuse or neglect, delinquent acts or CHINS offenses in the Mississippi Youth Court System or who have been threatened with a school disciplinary hearing. We also represent adults investigated by or charged in Youth Court with abuse or neglect. With 10 years of experience prosecuting and 25 years of experience defending youth court cases, we are able to offer you the Youth Court experience that no other firm can offer.
  • Conservatorships/guardianships: We represent clients in situations in which a loved one is in need of serious care for Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or a psychiatric condition or addiction and may not be able to fully control his or her finances. We can help family members establish a conservatorship or guardianship in these cases, which allows them to help protect the individual's money and property and/or place him or her in appropriate treatment.

Contact Us

If you have been arrested on criminal charges in Mississippi, we are here to help you mount a strong defense. Contact us online or by telephone at 662-298-4296 or toll free at 800-219-0753 to arrange a consultation with an experienced DeSoto County criminal attorney.