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Criminal Defense

Welcome to the Law Offices of Terry L. Gilbeau. We make it our mission to set the legal standard in Rocklin, California and all surrounding areas. Our goal is to help you get the best possible outcome to your legal matter.

We can work with you, no matter what your criminal charge is. If you live, work or have been accused of a crime in Placer County, we will work with you to understand every part of your situation so that we can create an actionable plan to protect you. Even if you’ve never been a part of or experienced the criminal justice system, we will help you through the entire process.

At The Law Offices of Terry L. Gilbeau, our knowledge of criminal charges and related legal matters is extensive. Give us a call if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to help.

Criminal Practice Areas Include:

Serious Driving Offenses

Any offense or violation that involves driving a commercial or non‐commercial vehicle. The most extreme types of driving offenses include driving under the influence (DUI), excessive speeding, negligent driving, and any other violation that causes damage or death to another individual or vehicle.

Domestic Violence

Violence inflicted upon the family, spouses, elderly individuals, and children.

Drug Charges

Any criminal charge or arrest that involves drugs in any capacity. From the use, production, sale or movement of drugs, these charges are taken very seriously by most justice systems.

Federal Crimes

A wide variety of crimes that are deemed serious enough to be charged on a federal level. While there are many different kinds of federal crimes, some of the most prevalent ones involve weapon crimes, counterfeiting, tax crimes, and fraud.

Weapon Offenses

A type of criminal charge that involves the use or possession of a deadly weapon, either by association or through illegal means. Such charges can include the possession of prohibited weapons, the illegal possession of a firearm, and many more.

Petitions for Expungement

A procedure in which you can attempt to nullify previous criminal records, opening up many more opportunities for your life.

International Criminal Matters

Legal matters which involve multiple jurisdictions, typically involving an individual’s intentional relocation to another state, country or jurisdiction to avoid consequences. An activity like this can yield even worse consequences, and you should contact legal advice immediately if you believe you might be at fault.

Burglary & Theft

Burglary and theft are generalized as the illegal entry onto or into one’s property or home with the intent of committing a crime. Theft, the unlawful taking of one’s property, is usually charged with burglary as they coincide very often.

Murder & Violent Crimes

Murder and other violent crimes are the extreme cases in which one individual voluntarily or involuntarily takes another’s life, causes severe bodily harm or sexual abuse. Murder is one of the most extreme types of crime, followed by manslaughter (voluntarily or involuntarily), assault, battery and child molestation.

Business Criminal & Regulatory Investigations

Businesses sometimes come under fire for white collar crimes and undergo investigation by the government or private institutions. Professionals with licenses can also be investigated if they’ve been suspected to be doing any professional misconduct.

Three Strike Law

The Three Strike Law is a special condition for individuals who have committed their third felony with characteristics involving violence. The penalties for an individual’s third felony drastically increase with regards to prison time.

If you have been convicted of any crime in Placer County, including the cities of Rocklin, Roseville, Lincoln, Granite Bay and the surrounding areas, or have questions about the justice system involving specific crimes, do not hesitate to give us a call at (916) 626‐5539.

We are happy to help people better understand the law and are capable of vigorously defending the criminal case of every client, no matter what situation they are facing. Give us a call today to defend against any crime and secure your future in the process!