Meet Attorney Frank Flanagan
Frank Flanagan is a veteran trial lawyer and a Navy JAG veteran who has spent over 30 years helping individuals facing legal challenges. Whether those challenges are in Rhode Island Family Courts or Criminal Courts in both the Federal or State jurisdictions, Frank Flanagan can help.
Over the decades he has been practicing law, Attorney Flanagan has been trial counsel in over 200 cases, with issues as diverse as espionage, DUI defense, capital punishment murder, complex property division in divorce cases, and child custody issues arising from your Rhode Island divorce.
Our Areas of Practice
We have the ability to formulate a solution that is tailored for your individual circumstances or fight for your rights at trial if your spouse is unreasonable, including high-asset divorces and military divorces.
Complex Property Division
We'll make certain that complex assets such as businesses, stocks, bonds and other bank accounts and investments, including retirement savings accounts, are properly valued and divided fairly in your divorce.
We are skilled at helping create child custody and visitation arrangements that are functional now and years to come, including child visitation and child support matters.
Modifications & Enforcement of Settlement Agreements
We assist clients to modify settlement agreements when circumstances change and to enforce them when a former spouse is non-compliant.
Military Law & Security Clearance Issues
Frank Flanagan is an aggressive experienced military attorney available to defend our service members facing an investigation or charged with a crime under the UCMJ.
Why you should choose Frank
Born and raised in greater Boston, Frank attended Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, and Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating from law school, Frank became a United States Naval Officer serving in the Judge Advocate General’s Corp. In a combined active duty and reserve career that spanned 22 years, Frank served as a defense counsel at Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, as a military prosecutor for the Northeast Naval commands, as a special United States Assistant Federal prosecutor, prosecuting civilians in Federal Court who were accused of committing crimes on federal/naval land, and as a professor at the Naval Justice School and guest lecturer at the United States Naval War College.
In his civilian practice, Attorney Frank Flanagan is an active member of the Rhode Island Family Court Inns of Court, and has been a fixture in the Family Court’s of Rhode Island tackling all issues arising in Rhode Island divorce cases.
Whether it be a child custody case, complex property division case, domestic abuse case or any combination thereof, Frank gets the job done for clients in need. Likewise, in Rhode Island’s State and Federal Criminal Courts, in cases as diverse as a DUI defense (Driving Under the Influence), to felony strangulation, Frank Flanagan is known as the lawyer to see if you want to protect yourself and your rights.
Attorney Flanagan’s practice also includes representing individuals facing loss of their security clearances, and a world-wide courts martial practice representing American service members charged in military courts.