"When Results Count"
A DUI OR CRIMINAL CONVICTION CAN RUIN YOUR REPUTATION AND FUTURE
A DUI or Criminal charge is a personal matter, at Hanna & Ruud, LLC we understand that each client’s personal circumstances and charges are unique. Don't risk conviction or your bright future by choosing a DUI or Criminal Defense lawyer in the Quad Cities that claims to be “the best.” An experienced DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney can greatly affect the result of your case. Our Attorneys work with forensic specialists and have a long track record of client service and success. Practicing in the Quad Cities, Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf in Illinois and Iowa. Practiced focused in DUI/OWI and Criminal Defense, serving Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott, Clinton, Muscatine, Johnson Counties in Iowa for over 25 years.
Quad Cities Criminal DUI Defense Attorneys
If you have been charged with a DUI OWI or Traffic offense, you need an Attorney who knows and understands the nuances of the laws in Illinois and Iowa. Unlike some Attorneys, when we start your cases, the last thing we think about is a guilty plea. We review all police reports and police videos to determine if there was a sufficient reason for the stop. We also work with many renowned medical and scientific experts, who have been trained to understand the equipment and techniques used by law enforcement. Through our in depth legal research and connections in the medical and scientific community, we have achieved some great results for our clients, including having charges dismissed, suppression of the traffic stop due to no probable cause, not guilty by jury/bench trial, and charges reduced with no loss of driving privileges. We understand that every case is different, and our legal team does the due diligence and insures you get the due process you are entitled to!
Nearly 60 years in Combined DUI and Criminal Defense - We Are Committed to Providing our Clients with the Best-Quality Representation you can find in the Quad Cities, Rock Island, Henry, Scott County and the Surrounding Areas
In the event that you have been accused of a DUI OWI or Traffic offense, you require an Attorney who knows and comprehends the subtleties of the laws in Illinois and Iowa. Unlike some Attorneys, when we begin your cases, the last thing we consider is a guilty plea.
The consequences of a criminal conviction are severe. Not only could you be facing a lengthy jail or prison sentence, a conviction may also affect your ability to get a job, securing public housing or qualifying for an education loan. Whether you have been charged with a serious felony such as, drug trafficking or homicide, or a lesser offense, such as a DUI or misdemeanor possession, you need an experienced attorney on your side protecting your rights.
Your Criminal record is more visible, and accessible than you may think. We have all made mistakes in life, and we are more concerned with your future than your past. In Illinois, many laws have changed over the past few years, and charges that did not qualify, now meet the guidelines to expunge or have sealed!
Attorneys Steve Hanna and Jonathan Ruud research the proof for every situation to find issues in the opposition’s case. Now and again, the police's investigation strategies exceed and they make stops and captures without reasonable justification or reasonable suspicion. Such strategies are unlawful and damage the protected privileges of the accused, and violate the United States Constitution. At Hanna & Ruud, LLC, we research your case in-depth to discover if your constitutional rights have been violated.
As a criminal defense attorney, Steve Hanna has represented many people who have been arrested on Interstate 80, in Henry County for Drug Trafficking. Steve Hanna also a member of the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Mr. Hanna completed the NCDD Harvard DUI Program since 2007 and regularly attends seminars to provide clients with cutting-edge defenses. Steve's philosophy on Criminal and DUI Defense is "Scientific and Technical Defenses are designed to create reasonable doubt. “Doubt” will make the difference between conviction and acquittal."Read More
As an Attorney for Hanna & Ruud LLC, Jon has devoted the majority of his practice to criminal and DUI defense in Rock Island, Mercer, and Henry County for the last 10 years. Jon has extensive experience in suppressing evidence in drunk driving and drug related cases. Jon has experience in everything from minor traffic cases and misdemeanors, to drug trafficking and murder cases. Jonathan Ruud has over ten years experience defending DUI Drunk Driving and Criminal cases in Rock Island County.Read More
As an Iowa Licensed Attorney with Hanna & Ruud LLC, Attorney Rebecca Ruggero has devoted the majority of her practice to criminal and OWI defense in Scott County and the surrounding area. Attorney Ruggero has been a licensed attorney since 1993, and has extensive experience in suppressing evidence in drunk driving and drug related cases, including taking many of her cases to trial. Rebecca has experience in everything from minor traffic cases and misdemeanors, to drug trafficking and murder cases.Read More