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Leveraging Knowledge Of State And Federal Courts

To Get The Best Results

Criminal Defense • Personal Injury • Probate And Wills • Family Law

With more than 20 years of legal experience in the Alabama state and federal courts,
Attorney James M. Burns knows how to help you overcome legal challenges!

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Immediate Help When You Need It

Attorney James M. Burns

  Mr. Burns will deal with your legal issues directly and respond to questions at every step.  
  Immediate Help When You Need It   

Criminal Defense  
DUI Defense  
Personal Injury  
Divorces - Family Law  

Our Practices

Family Law
Resolving Family Law Problems

When a legal problem affects your family, emotion can cloud your decision-making. You may need to fight through a divorce to protect relationships with children or your future finances.

Personal Injury
Including Traffic Accidents

If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury as a result of someone else's negligence, consult an experienced lawyer who will listen attentively to your circumstances and help you determine whether you have a viable personal injury claim.

Criminal Defense
A Solid Criminal Defense Strategy

Every day in the Foley area and southwest Alabama, criminal accusations are made against good people that can place their futures in doubt. You need to realize that anyone can make a mistake — that includes a law enforcement officer.

Probate & Wills
Properly Distributing Assets

James M. Burns has gently and thoughtfully guided numerous families in Alabama through probate and guardianship hearings.

James M. Burns & Associates - Criminal Defense, DUI Charge, Probate, Wills, Divorce, Violation of Probation (VOP) in Foley, AL serving the entire Badwin County area. Call us today for a FREE Consultation: (850) 457-6002

An arrest, the prospect of divorce or another legal problem can easily put your future on the line. Each decision you make will count, but it is extremely difficult as the stress and uncertainty mount.

In the Foley area or in southwest Alabama, your first decision may be the easiest: Call attorney James M. Burns to set up a free initial consultation to learn your options.

With more than 20 years of legal experience in the Florida and Alabama state and federal courts, attorney James M. Burns knows how to help you overcome legal challenges that affect your life in pivotal ways.

Whether you have you been arrested or need criminal defense representation for a family member, Mr. Burns will be a bulldog fighting in your corner. When facing divorce or a dispute over child custody or support, he will stand up for your rights. Other areas of his practice include helping families settle probate and estate administration after the loss of a loved one, as well as standing up for victims of motor vehicle accidents.

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Laser-Focused On The Best Possible Result


You deserve personal attention from a lawyer as you get your life back on track. You need clear, reliable advice that addresses your immediate concerns and future goals.

Mr. Burns delivers this level of service in every case. In negotiations and at trial in state and federal courts, he knows when to fight and when a settlement offers the best result. His knowledge of the local courts and commitment to pursuing the best outcome are critical assets for you while traversing the time you spend in legal entanglements.

James M. Burns & Associates

James M Burns
Attorney at Law

James M. Burns is a member of both the Alabama Bar and the Florida Bar and is licensed to practice law in both states. Mr. Burns was born in Mobile, Alabama, and grew up, lived and worked in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, Florida, and Baldwin and Mobile counties, Alabama, all of his life.

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Immediate Help When You Need It

Criminal Defense, VOP Charge Defense, DUI Charge Defense, Theft Charge Defense, Probate, Wills, Family Law and Personal Injury Attorney.

When you or a loved one is charged with a crime, there is no time to waste. Retain knowledgeable, action-oriented legal counsel as soon as possible.

Mr. Burns focuses on legal matters that can affect your life in critical ways. He is a bulldog, who will fight to protect you. He has the experience to defend you or a loved one if accused of a crime in either state or federal court.

For a free consultation focused on your needs, call (850) 457-6002 or contact attorney James M. Burns online now.

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James helped me with my second DUI case and did a great job. I was looking to lose my freedom for a little while, but James made sure that didn't happen and for that I am very thankful. I would recommend Mr. Burns to anyone who has been arrested in Pensacola and is looking for the best! Thanks again!

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