David C. Frangos

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana

Frangos Legal, LLC
David C. Frangos
Frangos Legal, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 2018

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

Frangos Legal, LLC

244 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202 Visit website


The owner of Frangos Legal, LLC, attorney David C. Frangos has been providing effective and aggressive advocacy to Indiana residents for nearly five years. He assists his clients with a wide range of legal matters related to family law, criminal defense, estate planning and probate, small business law, personal injury and military/veteran’s law.

After completing his Bachelor of Science in aviation technology at Wayland Baptist University in 2007, Mr. Frangos graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2011. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2017 from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. 

A former military officer, Mr. Frangos has provided extraordinary services on active duty as well as in the Indiana National Guard for over three decades. With a desire to continue serving his community after retiring, he established Frangos Legal, LLC, in 2018. He uses the skills and perspectives gained during his service to ensure his clients are best served. He is licensed to practice in Indiana and also appears before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. 

Mr. Frangos is an active member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the Military Officers Association of America, the National Guard Association of Indiana and the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Family Law Section and Estate Planning and Administration Section. 

Actively volunteering in various professional activities, Mr. Frangos was bestowed with the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence for offering several hours of pro bono services. He is a member of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the board vice president of Pyoca Camp and Retreat Center, Inc.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning & Probate, Family Law, Military/Veterans Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Adoption, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Child Support, Construction Accident, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Expungement, Father's Rights, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Marital Property, Military & Veterans Law, Military Divorce, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Paternity, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Power of Attorney, Prenuptial Agreements, Probate & Estate Administration, Slip and Fall, Theft, Wills, Wrongful Death

  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20% Family Law
  • 10% Military/Veterans Law
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2018, Indiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.frangos-legal.com/attorney/frangos-david-c/

Educational Background:
  • Master of Business Administration (UOP), 2014
  • Juris Doctorate Degree (Indiana University -McKinney School of Law), 2018
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology  (Wayland Baptist University), 2007
  • Exceptional pro bono service to the community, Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence – Gold Level, IU McKinney, 2017
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Indiana Registered Civil Mediator, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member in Good Standing with the Indiana Bar, 2018
  • Member in good standing with the Southern District of Indiana Federal District Court, 2018
White Papers:
  • Do you need assistance in having a criminal record expunged or access to it sealed in Indiana? Indiana law provides rights for the sealing or expungement of a criminal conviction or arrest records in certain circumstances., Expungement or Sealing of a Criminal Record under Indiana Law, Criminal Defense, General Public, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Before each flight, a good (and smart) pilot will analyze the weather conditions at the departure airport, the en-route weather, and the destination's forecasted weather. In conducting the analysis, the pilot will ask: Am I going to be taking off into a storm? Will it be a turbulent flight or a smooth ride? Is it going to be a bright and sunny trip, or will we be in the clouds for most of the flight? Can we make it to the destination, or do we need an alternate plan? Analyzing the weather is a fundamental step in preparing for a successful and safe flight., Author, What can solo small firm practitioners learn from pilots?, Res Gestae, Legal, 2021
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Indiana Bar GP Solo Small Firm Committee Member, 2022
  • IndyBar Solo Small Firm Committee Member, 2022
  • The divorcing spouses or a judge can make decisions about the division of marital assets after a divorce. The division of marital and separate property in the property distribution is governed by state law. In most cases, each spouse will receive a share of their joint property's overall value. Despite the fact that it is illegal, one spouse may attempt to conceal assets in order to avoid property split. A person can utilize a variety of strategies to hide their possessions. However, hidden assets can be discovered and made accessible for a fair division after a divorce., Is your spouse trying to hide marital assets during your divorce?, Family Law, General Public, 2022
  • When filing for divorce in Indiana, it's critical to do it in the proper court. At least one party must have lived in the State of Indiana for at least six months before filing a petition for dissolution or a petition for legal separation.  A resident of Indiana or a member of the United States military stationed in Indiana can be the Indiana party. The county in which the petition is filed in Indiana will be determined by the parties' residences within the state. When both parties live in the same county, they usually only have one filing choice. Some parties physically separate well before petitioning for divorce or legal separation, and at the time of filing, they may reside in two different counties. The petition must be submitted in a county where at least one of the parties has lived for three months. To file a dissolution or legal separation petition, the law requires the following residency requirements are met by at least one of the parties:, In What Indiana County Should I File for Divorce?, Family Law, General Public, 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Various non-profit organizations., 2022
  • Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) - Participating Member, 2022
  • Marion County Public Defenders Office - Pro Bono Service, 2017

Office location for David C. Frangos

244 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-348-2150


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

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