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The Franke Law Firm, P.C., is an established firm serving South Padre Island and throughout the Rio Grande Valley in a range of legal areas, including real estate, business law, criminal defense, and ALR hearings, occupational driving permits, expungement of records. We are an experienced team dedicated to obtaining optimal results for every client.

Our law firm is built on a foundation of professionalism, exceptional legal ability, high-quality service, and a strong dedication to achieving our clients' goals using the most effective legal strategies based on each unique case.

Our founding attorney, John P. "Buddy" Franke, offers more than a decade of experience in transactional work and civil litigation, with a focus in real estate, and he is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal specialization in commercial and residential real estate in Texas. Obtaining board certification in Texas requires meeting a set of rigorous qualifications that include demonstrating experience in a select field of law, obtaining peer recommendations and successfully completing testing administered to determine special competence in that area of law.

Criminal / Civil Defense Lawyer Serving Cameron County and Surrounding Areas

Attorney Stephanie Franke is an experienced criminal defense lawyer handling criminal charges such as DWI/DUI, drug possession, public intoxication and other offenses. As a former county and district court prosecutor, she possesses valuable insight into the prosecution's strategies and puts this knowledge to work for her clients, crafting winning defenses and vigorously protecting her clients' rights. She is able to assist many individuals in both felony and misdemeanor offenses as well as Class C offenses and all traffic ticket related matters. Given that she has fought many of her cases in both pre-trial motions and trials, she understands what is needed to win cases for her clients and to see that justice prevails.

In regards to Mrs. Franke's civil experience, she has also handled many cases for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Her previous experience has been in defending lawsuits both in civil and personal injury type cases in addition to prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of her clients. On almost a daily basis, she appears in court and is well versed in the local rules, and procedures.

"I think the best advice I could give anyone, is when you are arrested or charged with any type of offense, you should immediately speak to someone who knows your rights and will strive to protect them..." S. Franke

Our law firm frequently represents vacationers and visitors to South Padre Island

Many of our clients do not live in the surrounding area of South Padre Island. Most often, we can provide legal assistance without the necessity of them having to travel back down to South Padre Island. Our rates are very competitive and we truly care about our clients, their rights and protecting their criminal record.

We strive to always be accessible to our clients. As our client, you will be fully informed and updated on the status of your case at all times. If you need a Port Isabel real estate lawyer, criminal defense attorney or representation in another area in which we practice, and you are interested in what we have to offer, call 956-772-4088 or contact us online to arrange a consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.

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