Visalia Criminal, Expungement and Drug Charges Lawyer

DUI Defense Lawyer and Marijuana Charges Attorney

When you are facing a major legal problem, you need to know that your lawyer is prepared to handle your case based on legal knowledge, practical experience and personal dedication.

I am John Patrick Ryan, a Visalia criminal law attorney serving clients in Tulare and Kings Counties. As a solo practice lawyer admitted to the California bar in 1994, I am prepared to handle cases in a wide range of criminal defense areas, including:

  • Criminal defense: I am highly experienced at defending clients against all types of criminal charges, including DUI, traffic violations, domestic abuse, child abuse, assault, theft and sex crime accusations. My experience includes many criminal trials.
  • Proposition 47: Proposition 47 was adopted by California voters in November, 2014. It provides relief for people are currently charged with certain offenses, and it also provides relief for people who have already been sentenced. If you think you might be eligible, it’s important to speak with an attorney to find our what your options are.
  • Russian-language services: As a Russian-speaking attorney with years of Russian legal experience, I can represent Russian-speaking clients, review Russian-language documents and advise clients who need help addressing legal issues in Russia.
  • Juvenile Crimes- I have a great deal of experience in working with families and juveniles in the criminal justice system from petty to the most serious of crimes.
  • Restraining Orders
  • Contempt of Court

In addition to English and Russian, I also speak Spanish. If you have a legal problem, I can advise you on your rights, represent you in negotiations and fight for you in court, if necessary. I am dedicated to providing personal service and attention to all of my clients.