Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes

Violent crime attorneys Hanna & Ruud, LLC handle cases including:

  • Murder – First Degree
  • Murder – Second Degree
  • Solicitation of murder for hire

  • Homicide
    Quad City Times 11/18/2012 Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

    Quad City Times 11/18/2012 Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

  • Attempted murder/homicide
  • Battery
  • Aggravated battery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Simple assault
  • Manslaughter – Voluntary
  • Manslaughter – Involuntary/reckless homicide
  • Gang-related occurrences of violence
  • Gun Crimes
  • Rape
  • Weapons Crimes
  • Criminal damage to property
  • Criminal defacement of property
  • Armed Robbery
  • Child abuse and endangerment
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson


If you have been charged or are under investigation for a violent crime the penalties for such offenses are the most severe.  As with other types of crimes, the level of punishment or the type of charge is dependent on the circumstances.  Violent crimes can be complex, compared to most crimes, the penalties for violent crimes can be extreme.  Depending on the crime and circumstances, penalties for violent crimes can range from a one year incarceration sentence to life imprisonment.


Violent crimes can be challenged by a number of means. You do not want to find the cheapest attorney to take your case when you future is on the line. Our firm has represented many people accused or charged with a violent crime in Illinois, Iowa, and Federal courts. We examine the procedures used by the police or law enforcement during their investigation, and determine whether law enforcement had probable cause, or deviated from standard practices or procedures. Our Attorneys have also completed several courses and seminars including:

  • Forensic Blood and Urine Collection
  • Forensic errors in Toxicology
  • Direct and Cross Examination in Violent Crimes
  • DNA Collection
  • Technology used by Law enforcement


The Attorneys at Hanna & Ruud, LLC are aggressive advocates all the way through the court process – from investigation to disposition – When you liberty is in jeopardy, Results Count, and experience is priceless!


Call us today at (309) 797-9000 for a free case evaluation.


Quad City Times 8/30/2009
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

Rock Island Dispatch Argus
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

Rock Island Dispatch Argus
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

Contact Hanna & Ruud, LLC Today

Hanna & Ruud, LLC Attorneys at Law has a long track record of helping clients with legal issues in the Quad Cities area. Our Illinois and and Iowa criminal defense attorneys are ready to put our legal knowledge and experience to work for local citizens and visitors who encounter legal problems in Rock Island, Henry, Scott, Whiteside, Mercer, Clinton and surrounding counties in Illinois and Iowa. Licensed in Illinois, Iowa, and Federal Courts. 

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