DUI Help Center

DUI Help Center for Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula

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Domestic Violence Help Center

Domestic Violence Help Center for Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula

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Non-Resident Help Center

Help for Out-of-Town Arrestees in Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula

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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Monterey

For charges including DUI and Domestic Violence

Terrance K. McCleerey, Monterey criminal defense attorney, provides exceptional representation for clients in Salinas, Monterey, throughout Monterey Peninsula and Monterey County. With nearly 35 years of experience practicing law, we have a long tradition of zealously defending persons accused of a range of criminal offenses, both serious and minor. For our law firm’s specific areas of expertise, please see our overview on criminal defense laws.

Facing any criminal charge or lawsuit is a frightening experience. We understand what you are going through, and work to protect your rights throughout this difficult process. Criminal defense law firm principal Terrance McCleerey has a wealth of experience practicing in the local criminal courts, and maintains strong working relationships with the relevant judges and prosecutors, giving him an advantage both in negotiations and at trial. In recognition of Mr. McCleerey’s track record of successful results, he has twice been named as “Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year” by Consumer Business Review, in 2009 and 2010.

We represent non-residents

Most Monterey law firms cater to locals, but we have a particular wealth of experience in helping clients from outside Monterey County who are facing charges or a lawsuit that arose locally. If you are arrested for a crime while visiting the Salinas and Monterey areas, we will draw on our strong understanding of the local criminal justice system to help you mitigate and avoid potential punishment that must be served where the crime was allegedly committed. Note also that if you have been charged with a DUI, you only have ten days from the date of your arrest to request a hearing to contest your case.

Contact the Monterey Criminal Defense Attorney

Do not let criminal charges or a looming lawsuit ruin your leisure time. For a criminal defense lawyer dedicated to protecting your rights anywhere on the Monterey Peninsula, including Salinas, contact Terrance McCleerey today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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A California attorney serving the central coast area with criminal defense services.  If you have a Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County criminal defense matter, or questions about a criminal problem, contact us today.  We serve Santa Cruz, Salinas, Monterey, Capitola, Soquel, Watsonville, Pebble Beach, Scotts Valley, Marina, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, and Hollister, Santa Cruz County, Santa Clara County, San Benito County, Monterey County and more.