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Violent crimes are some of the most aggressively prosecuted offenses. Without strong representation, you could face a difficult, uphill battle. The Akron criminal lawyers at VanHo Law has extensive experience handling violent crime cases, successfully handling cases that garnered national and international media attention.

What are other reasons to choose Summit violent crime attorneys at our firm?

  • Proven former prosecutor
  • More than 25 years of defense experience
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Effective defense strategies and tactics

With years of experience under our belts, you can trust our seasoned defense team to build a strong case against your violent crime charges. With our prosecution experience, we know the ins and outs of Ohio's legal system and are not afraid to fight for you at trial. We are ready to thoroughly review and investigate your case to craft a strong defense strategy.

Request your free case evaluation to get started on your defense - call us at (330) 809-1062!

Trusted Counsel for Your Violent Crimes Case

VanHo Law provides tenacious defense for clients accused of:

  • Abduction
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Domestic Violence
  • Felonious Assault
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder/Homicide
  • Voluntary Manslaughter

Why hire our Akron violent crime Firm?

Whenever someone is arrested, their Miranda rights should include, among other rights, they have the right to an attorney. If you do not hire one yourself, you are guaranteed a lawyer who is appointed by the state, however, these lawyers can be overwhelmed with major caseloads, unable to represent you the way our skilled legal team can. As soon as possible after an arrest, it is imperative that you contact our firm and work with an experienced and respected Akron criminal defense lawyer from VanHo Law for one-on-one attention.

Discover a larger sample of recent case results or discover your potential defense strategies when you contact us directly at (330) 809-1062 to set up your free case review!

Our Case Results

  • STATE V. NEAL - In a case that reached national and international news outlets, Attorney VanHo provided the defense for an Akron client who was facing kidnapping, felonious assault, and abduction charges. After considerable investigations, as well as negotiating with prosecutors, these charges were reduced to a misdemeanor. The client faced a small fine and a short probation.
  • STATE V. MCKENNEY - A client in Cuyahoga County faced charges of kidnapping, attempted rape, and gross sexual imposition. Initially, the prosecutor wanted to pursue a mandatory life sentence, but Attorney VanHo’s investigations and advocacy led to the charges being lowered to a misdemeanor with a short probation sentence— no sex offender registration or jail time imposed.
  • STATE V. JONES - In a case of national and international prominence, Attorney VanHo and the Ohio Innocence Project represented a client who had been convicted of murder and was under a life sentence. New DNA testing was brought to light, and a new trial was ordered. Further investigations poked holes in the government’s evidence, and the prosecutors dismissed the charges.

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