Law Offices of Derek P. Wisehart
Local 559-429-5630
Toll free 800-742-6392

August 2015 Archives

Protect yourself and your livelihood by getting an attorney

As we have written in this space in recent weeks, the criminal justice system is full of convoluted systems and archaic rules that only hurt people who are accused or convicted of a crime. Now, to a certain extent, that's the whole point of the system. But far too many stories are coming out about people who are accused of minor crimes suffering consequences worthy of a headline-grabbing felony. That's just not right, and those who are accused or convicted of a crime -- any crime -- need to be wary of the punishment they face. 

New program allows NYC judges to forego bail in certain cases

A few months back, we wrote a post about a new law enforcement program being tested in the Pacific Northwest. Under the program, low-level offenders were placed into diversionary support groups with a case manager -- instead of throwing them in handcuffs and starting a potentially endless cycle of crime for that individual -- and, as a result, their recidivism chances dropped significantly.

Contact The Law Offices of Derek P. Wisehart

Law Offices of Derek P. Wisehart
2330 W. Main St.
Visalia, CA 93291

Toll Free: 800-742-6392
Phone: 559-429-5630
Fax: 559-636-9476
Visalia Law Office Map