Southaven Death Penalty Case Attorney
The stakes of a criminal defense matter are never higher than when a life hangs in the balance. If you or someone close to you is facing capital murder charges in DeSoto County or elsewhere in Mississippi, it is important to consult with an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible.
At the Law Offices of James D. Franks, we have extensive experience handling capital murder/death penalty cases for clients throughout Mississippi. Attorney James D. Franks has more than 40 years of experience and has handled 46 death penalty cases in his legal career. Of those 46, none have been executed and none are now on death row. Only one is still in prison.
There Is Hope
In the event of a death sentence, even though the situation is dire, there is hope. A knowledgeable capital murder defense lawyer can help you explore the options available to you. Depending upon the circumstances, it may be possible to:
- File for appeal
- File a motion for a new trial
- Seek a reduced sentence, taking the death penalty off the table
In handling a death penalty case, an attorney must be able to handle the significant amount of motions and complex evidentiary issues that come into play in capital murder cases.
Whatever your circumstance, trial-tested defense lawyer James D. Franks is prepared to help. He will aggressively fight for the best possible outcome, whether that is a not-guilty verdict or reducing the death penalty to life in prison.
Contact Us · Olive Branch Death Row Attorney
If you are seeking death penalty representation 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 a knowledgeable Southaven death penalty case lawyer.