Experienced Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Law

Feel secure and defended when you use our criminal law services. We have defended individuals charged with various felonies and misdemeanors in the Iowa District Court.

Peter Hansen has extensive jury trial knowledge and is a former prosecutor with over 30 years of experience in criminal law/defense.

Hansen Law Offices has represented clients in a wide variety of criminal issues. Our firm will fight for you in your criminal case. These cases range from minor to severe, misdemeanor to felony, and include but are not limited to the following:

  • DWI / DUI (drunk driving)
  • Harassment
  • Burglary
  • Traffic violations
  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Murder
  • Drug crimes
  • Alcohol related crimes
  • Abuse
  • Domestic issues
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft
  • Robbery
  • Stealing
  • Property damage
  • Violent crimes
  • Forgery
  • Expungement
  • Tickets
  • Crimes

Criminal Law Defense Case Results

Outcome: Client was facing aggravated assault charges and several years in prison. The jury found him not guilty.

Outcome: We represented a young man charged with attempted murder and willful injury. He was facing 35 years in prison. The main issues in this case were whether our client was justified in using deadly force in defending himself, and whether the police violated his due process rights by failing to preserve blood evidence left at the crime scene. In the end, the jury found that the defendant was totally justified and acquitted him of all charges (no prison time). Click here for the full newspaper article.

Outcome: Client was acquitted of assault based upon self-defense argument to jury.

Outcome: Client was charged with sexual harassment and was facing civil liability to the victim. After a lengthy trial, a jury acquitted client of all charges.

Outcome: Client was charged with first degree burglary and sexual assault. Client was facing decades of prison time. After several months of aggressive defense work, the charges were reduced to a simple misdemeanor with no jail time imposed.

Contact us to receive assistance from our criminal defense lawyer.