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James D. Metzger, LLC

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Availability to the client is top priority at The Law Office of James D. Metzger.  We realize that if we aren't keeping in touch, then we aren't serving your needs.  That's why we have a full-time staff to answer your call.  Calls, texts, and emails to James Metzger are responded to promptly; typically within 24 hours.  James will even meet with you in person after hours or during weekends by appointment at the office or at any other suitable place.  


Put my experience of over 14 years to work for you.  As a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, supervisor of narcotics and civil forfeiture units, and work as a Public Defender I have handled criminal cases of many types ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felony matters.  I have extensive experience in narcotics cases of all types, firearms cases, probation violations, record expungement, and sentence modifications.  I have a wealth of both bench and jury trial experience and I have argued before the Indiana Court of Appeals.  Put me to work as your criminal defense attorney today.  



I have extensive experience in family law matters including paternity, custody, parenting time, guardianship, and DCS cases.  I've represented clients both in mediation and through every phase of the family court process.  I can help you collect on a civil judgment.  I handle traffic matters of all kinds from tickets to license suspensions and specialized driving privileges.  I also represent landlords in landlord-tenant disputes and handle several kinds of small claims cases and other various civil matters.   

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Loved one incarcerated? I've gotten several inquiries from both existing and potential clients about sentence modifications and related issues. How…