Law Office of
Michael A. Hankins

Scott County Illinois

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Michael A. Hankins Law Office location - Scott County IL

Are you going through a divorce or need a lawyer to help with your traffic law case in Scott County, Illinois? If so, Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law has over 27 years of experience, was the former Assistant State’s Attorney of St. Clair County, and has decades of trial capability. We understand the importance of our clients’ rights and know how to advocate for their best interests. The legal process can be confusing and long, especially for those not well-versed in the subject, which is why having an experienced attorney can be beneficial. If you need help with your legal situation, contact our law firm and schedule a legal consultation to see how we can help build your case.

Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law has over 32 years of experience handling:

Criminal Law
Personal Injury
Auto Accidents
Family Law
Traffic Law
Child Custody

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law is one of the most respected criminal defense attorneys serving Scott County, Illinois. If you are found guilty of a criminal offense, the consequence is more than just prison and/or a fine. If convicted, it winds up on your record which shows up on any background check. That can make it harder to find employment or housing. Therefore, having an experienced criminal defense lawyer can be extremely beneficial.

With years of trial experience and a record of having charges dropped or reduced for our clients, we are confident that we can aggressively advocate for a resolution that suits your best interest. Get in touch with our law office for legal counsel pertaining to:

  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Offenses
  • Federal Crimes
  • Gun Offenses
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Battery
  • DUI
  • Felonies
  • Murder & Manslaughter
  • Probation Violations
  • Theft Offenses
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We also deal with the following legal services for criminal law:




ISU Criminal Defense


Title IX Investigations


Pre-File Investigation


Post-Conviction Evaluations

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Personal Injury Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

If you were injured and someone else was at fault, speak to our personal injury attorney at Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law about a course of legal action. Typically, these claims are filed when you are suffering from a life-altering injury such as paralysis, amputation, or a traumatic brain injury. These types of injuries can put you out of work, and under Illinois law, you could be entitled to a compensation package.

When dealing with a personal injury claim, there are two primary factors: how serious the injury is and how it happened. Dealing with an injury and thinking you may have a case? Contact our law office near Scott County, Illinois, and we can discuss your legal options.

Accident Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

If you are the victim of a hit and run or suffering from injuries because of an auto accident, Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law is here to help on your legal pursuit of justice. Auto accidents can have a detrimental effect on your life. If the injuries are serious, they could put you out of work for a lengthy period of time, which can make it stressful when it comes to paying your bills. Therefore, having an accident attorney that is experienced, skillful, and knows how to pursue a resolution in your best interests aggressively is key to these cases.

The Importance of filing a claim

It is our job to pursue a financial compensation package that you are entitled to. Think you have a case? Schedule a legal consultation and speak with a qualified attorney to learn about your legal options.

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Family Law Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law is here to assist you throughout the legal process of adoption and guardianship. This can be a long and complicated process, and there are certain steps one has to take in order to adopt or assume guardianship legally. And while taking in an additional family member is a beautiful thing, it is possible for you to be denied. Therefore, you can it is to your benefit to hire a qualified family law attorney who has experience with these legal processes. For more information, contact our law office today!

Divorce/Separation Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

If your marriage is ending and you are seeking a divorce in Scott County, Illinois, contact Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law, one of the most respected divorce lawyers in the area. With over two decades of experience, we know how to pursue a resolution aggressively that works best for our clients. Whether you are looking for a fair settlement toward the division of marital assets or want to fight for sole custody, our skillful divorce attorney can help.

Call our law office for help with:

  • Divorce & Contested Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibility
  • Child Support Payments
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Division of Assets/Mediation
  • Interstate Divorce Proceedings
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Child Custody Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

If you are going through a divorce and have children, things tend to get complicated. While both parents have an opportunity to reach a custody agreement outside of the courtroom, if they are unable to agree on terms – it is left for the courts to decide. The courts always consider what is in the child’s best interest when making a custody decision. After a custody battle, what tends to follow is child support. Child support is based on two factors: the amount of time each parent has with the child and the amount of money each parent makes.

At Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law, we know the importance of parental rights and use our experience to reach resolutions that are in our client’s best interests.

Traffic Law Attorney Serving Scott County Illinois

If you are cited with a traffic violation in Scott County, Illinois, unfortunately, the punishment may not end at a simple fine. If you have multiple offenses or it’s severe enough – you could have your license revoked. Furthermore, if you have a traffic citation and are found guilty, it shows up on your driving record. That means, if found guilty, you run the risk of your insurance premiums increasing. While you can challenge the citation and take it to court, it tends to work out better when you have a competent traffic law attorney by your side.

Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law can help with:

  • Moving Violations
  • Non-Moving Violations
  • DUI
  • DWI
  • Speeding
  • Driving Without a License
  • Driving Without Insurance
  • Reckless Driving
  • Failure to Signal
  • Failure to Stop
  • Construction Zone Violations
  • Seat Belt Violations
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Contact our law office if you live in Scott County, IL

Are you experiencing the legal troubles listed above? We want you to know that Michael A. Hankins Attorney at Law is here for your legal counsel. With over 32 years of experience, we are confident in our ability to aggressively pursue a resolution.

We provide legal services for Winchester, Alsey, Bluffs, Glasgow, Manchester, and the surrounding communities in Scott County, Illinois.

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