About Nor Cal Criminal Law

About Nor Cal Criminal Law


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Attorney Susan M. Hearne  

Our Northern California Criminal Defense Attorneys handle misdemeanor, felony, DUI and juvenile cases throughout Butte, Glenn, Tehama,and Colusa County. We also serve Plumas County, getting favorable results for our clients.We will defend Military personnel in Yuba County (near Beal AFB).  We thank our military for their service and will fight for their rights as they have fought to protect our Country. 

Our local office in Chico has Criminal Defense and DUI lawyers. We have lawyers whom are honorably retired Peace Officers and former prosecutors. Our Private Investigator is former law enforcement officer and police trainer. Together with our private detectives and forensic experts, we work as a team; drawing on more than half a century of law enforcement experience.

We know first-hand how officers and District Attorneys put together cases. We used to have jobs as officers and DA's and even trained some of them!  Now we use this knowledge to your advantage -- fighting your criminal charges and defending your freedom!

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Attorney Susan M. Hearne has over thirty years of legal experience. As a graduate of California State University, Chico and a college professor, she is familiar with the seriousness of criminal issues and one's future. Ms. Hearne was a Peace Officer for the State of California for 25 years, a Probation Officer in Riverside County, and a Deputy District Attorney in Butte County. She now uses those decades of experience to advocate for you.

As successful Criminal Defense Attorneys in Chico, we frequently serve Butte, Glenn and Tehama County. We will defend your Chico DUI, Butte County criminal case, felony charge or probation violation. We provide guidance through the complicated criminal justice system. There is a special area of the law for those under 21 years of age with any alochol related offense. We will defend your case, take your case to trial, and fight for your rights. 

We have successfully fought cases in Butte County DUI's, Glenn County Drug and Domestic Violence cases, and Tehama County Felony, serious drug cases, assaults and murder.

We manage cases to get mitigated sentences that will allow a provisional driver's license, house arrest, and diversion. With a strong criminal defense team, we offer reliable advice, effective legal pleadings, strong advocacy, and handle cases with positive results for reasonable fees.  

Give us a call! Consultation is free.