Law Offices of Stengel,
Bailey & Robertson
100 17th Street, Suite 405
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309-795-6217
Toll Free: 888-330-7324
Fax: 309-788-0480
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Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Rock Island County, Illinois

Defending Your Rights and Defending You Against Criminal Charges

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, the consequences can be serious. A conviction can lead to significant fines or even jail time. You can lose your driving privileges, face higher auto insurance premiums, become ineligible to hold certain jobs, or put your employment at risk. You want an experienced criminal defense lawyer, one who knows the law and the process, and has helped others protect their constitutional rights.

At the Law Offices of Stengel, Bailey & Robertson, in Rock Island, we have over 150 years of combined legal experience, including extensive experience successfully defending clients in the state and federal criminal courts. To set up an appointment, contact us online or call us at 309-795-6217 (toll free at 888-330-7324).

We understand how intimidating the criminal justice system can be and place a high priority on personal service and attention, acting as your advocate and helping you understand the law, the process and your options moving forward. When you hire us to defend you on a misdemeanor or felony charge, you will work with the same attorney throughout the process.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

We provide comprehensive counsel to people charged with misdemeanors or felonies in the state and federal courts in Illinois and Iowa, including:

  • Traffic citations, including speeding tickets, reckless driving and operating a vehicle without insurance or a valid drivers license
  • Drunk driving. We defend people charged with OWI in Iowa or with DUI in Illinois. We handle the administrative hearing regarding your driving privileges as well as the criminal proceeding to determine penalties.
  • Drug crimes. We handle all drug-related charges, from possession, sale, or distribution to manufacturing or conspiracy, involving a wide range of controlled substances, including marijuana, cocaine, crack and methamphetamines.
  • Violent crimes, such as assault and battery, robbery, firearms violations and homicide
  • Sex offenses
  • Theft crimes, such as larceny, shoplifting or burglary
  • White collar crimes, including fraud, embezzlement, identity theft and counterfeiting
  • Juvenile offenses, from minors in possession to truancy or curfew violations
  • Parole or probation violations

If you have been found guilty at trial, but believe there were errors of law, including the wrongful admission or exclusion of evidence, we will represent you in a criminal appeal. We also help clients seal or expunge criminal records.

Contact Us

For a confidential consultation to discuss your criminal defense, contact us online or call our office at 309-795-6217 (toll free at 888-330-7324). We meet with clients weekdays between 8:30 am and 5 pm. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request. We accept Visa and MasterCard. Our offices are located two blocks off the Centennial Bridge, in downtown Rock Island, but we will travel to the jail to meet with you, if necessary.

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At the Law Offices of Stengel, Bailey & Robertson, in Rock Island, we represent clients throughout the Quad Cities in Illinois and Iowa, including Geneseo, Davenport, Bettendorf, Moline, East Moline, Silvis, Milan, Le Claire, Aledo, Morrison, Sterling, Rock Falls and Muscatine; and in Rock Island County, Scott County, Mercer County, Henry County, Whiteside County and Clinton County.