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The Valley’s Premier Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime can be a frightening experience. It is our goal to protect you against the full force of the criminal justice system and minimize your exposure to consequences.

At the Law Offices of Derek P. Wisehart, our Visalia criminal defense attorney has the experience and the trial skills to defend you effectively. Mr. Wisehart is certified as a criminal law specialist by The State Bar of California and served as a deputy district attorney for Fresno County. For more information about how he can help, call our firm at 559-429-5630 or 800-742-6392.

Derek P. Wisehart has a proven record of getting results for clients such as dismissal of charges and not guilty verdicts.

Skilled Defense Against Any Charge

Derek P. Wisehart provides legal advice and representation to residents of Visalia, clients throughout Tulare County, California, and the Central Valley who are facing criminal charges. Sample practice areas include:

  • Drunk driving defense: If you face DUI charges, you need to take action not only to defend those charges but also to protect your driving privileges. We can protect and assert your rights in both superior court and at the DMV.
  • Sex offenses
  • Theft
  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Financial/white collar crimes
  • Drug-related crimes, including Prop 47
  • Representation in specialty courts: Tulare County now has several options available for diverting certain cases from the regular criminal justice system into specialty courts or programs. These include veterans courts, alternative sentences for drug offenders and mental health court
  • Juvenile cases

If you are arrested or charged with a crime, it is important that you act quickly. Your defense often relies on your lawyer’s ability to promptly investigate your charges, examine the police reports and interview the witnesses. The sooner we are able to get started, the better opportunity we have to develop a strong defensive strategy.

Attorney Wisehart is widely considered one of the Central Valley’s premier trial lawyers not only by his clients but also by his adversaries, his peers, law enforcement officers, and judges and court staff.

Contact Our Firm

If you have questions regarding criminal defense, schedule a consultation with Derek P. Wisehart by calling us at 559-429-5630 or 800-742-6392, or completing our online contact form. We offer a free consultation on criminal defense and personal injury cases. Our firm accepts most major credit cards for payment of services.

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