Former Assistant State’s Attorney of St. Clair County

Law Office of
Michael A. Hankins

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Providing You with the Legal Representation You Deserve

We will work hard for you to achieve the best possible outcome. We specialize in the following practice areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Probates, Wills, & POAs
  • DUI
  • Family Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce
  • Personal Injury Law

Your Attorney for Criminal Defense, Family Law Matters, Traffic Violations, DUI Charges & More in Jacksonville Illinois and Throughout Morgan County

Have you been the victim of a crime? Ensure you hire an attorney with the experience needed to win your case. Call Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law for advice on all your legal issues. We’re a local law firm that is in the Jacksonville, Illinois, area with quality legal advice on a range of law practices. Whether you’ve been the victim of a slip and fall, auto accident, or something worse – our firm can provide the representation you need to win your case. We’ve got over 32 years of trial experience, and we’re putting it to work for you – call today!

What Our Law Firm Does & How We Can Help You

Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law is proud to be the law firm that people in the Jacksonville, Illinois, area call for their complex legal issues. We are always happy to help our community with legal matters pertaining to family, traffic, or criminal defense. Speak with our attorneys about injuries that you’ve received; no one should get away with causing you physical harm. Whether it be due to negligence, an auto accident, or filing a wrongful death claim, you can rely on our experienced attorney with over 32 years of trial experience. Additionally, we can help if you have been charged with a DUI/DWI or other traffic violations; use our expertise to help avoid these charges getting onto your driving record – which can lead to various problems.

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We’re also the lawyers to call for any criminal cases. We have plenty of trial experience, using it to win your case. Assault, robbery, felonies, misdemeanors – we can handle them all. Lastly, we also specialize in family law and can help if you are going through a rough time. Talk to us about your divorce, and we’ll provide legal help to determine custody, child support, and more. Furthermore, we help with issues of guardianship, adoption, and paternity.

When you call Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law, you get the expertise of the former Assistant State’s Attorney of St. Clair County. You can trust that you’ll have the experience of 32 years of trial knowledge on your side. Give us a call for a consultation regarding your claims today!

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Firm Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Were you charged with a crime? Whether it’s a misdemeanor or felony, you can trust our law office to advocate for your rights & form a solid defense.

Probate, Wills, & POAs

Legally bind your last wishes with help from our law experts. We help you make final decisions on your property, finances, & medical preferences.


Charged with a DUI or DWI? Our office provides legal defense for those who are dealing with charges of driving while under the influence.

Traffic Law

Did you get pulled over for speeding? Having a traffic ticket on your driving record can result in higher insurance premiums – let us help.

Child Custody

The most difficult part of divorce is child custody. We understand your parental rights & advocate for you and your child’s best interests.


Nobody goes into marriage thinking it will end in a divorce. However, our law office is ready to make this difficult process as smooth as possible.

Family Law

In addition to divorce & child custody, we can help you through the adoption process, drafting the legal paperwork, and filing for guardianship.

Personal Injury

If you’re the victim of an injury caused by someone else’s negligence, call us! We are dedicated to getting you maximum compensation.

Do You Want to Know What Else is Great? Our Attorney Representation isn’t Only Limited to Jacksonville, Illinois – We Provide Legal Service Throughout the Entire Area, Including:

Our Office is located at 301 W. State Street, Jacksonville, IL 62650