The Law Office of Joe VanDervoort and Geoff Dulebohn
Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights

Being cited for a fish and game violation can result in much more than just a fine and court expenses.  If you are cited for a violation, you also risk losing your fire arms, being suspended from hunting, forfeiting your rights to possess firearms or hunting licenses the future, and may be sentenced...
Illegal Hunting/Alleged Poaching

Illegal Hunting/Alleged Poaching

Poaching and illegal hunting is a serious offense and can result in jail time.  Hunting and poaching laws are very specific and taken very seriously. Violating these laws can result in heavy fines,...
Fishing Violations

Fishing Violations

There are a wide variety of fishing violations that can you can be cited for. Fishing licenses and regulations are varied and complex.  It is important to understand the state laws and regulations...
Possession of Drugs/Alcohol

Possession of Drugs/Alcohol

Spending the day fishing on a lake or camping while hunting with friends usually goes hand-in-hand with the idea of relaxing and drinking. However, the California Department of Fish and Game has...
Obstructing Law Enforcement

Obstructing Law Enforcement

If you are being investigated for fishing and gaming violations, interfering with investigating rangers or the police can lead to further citations and penalties. This is a particular area where you...
Trapping and Netting Violations

Trapping and Netting Violations

Trapping and netting violations are a very specific area of California Fish and Game law that is often overlooked by fishermen and hunters. These laws can carry serious fines and court fees. State...
Taking of Fish or Game Illegally

Taking of Fish or Game Illegally

You can be cited for taking and possessing fish or game that has been illegally obtained. This can cover many areas including taking game that is poached, out of season, improperly carved, or killed...
Hunting Without Proper License

Hunting Without Proper License

Hunting and fishing requires the purchase of a proper license. There are several different types of licenses available and it is important to know which type of license you need to hold for your...
Over The Limit

Over The Limit

Hunting and fishing regulations are very strict when it comes to take limits. Limits can be violated in various ways including having more than the accepted number of animals during one...
Improper Tagging

Improper Tagging

In many cases, the purchase of tags is required for species-specific hunting and fishing. Failure to purchase or report tags can put you in serious violation of California Department of Fish and...
Trespassing

Trespassing

Trespassing while hunting can be a simple yet potentially serious mistake. While most hunters are very conscientious of regulations, it is very easy to miss signs and boundary markings that may...

Joe VanDervoort

More than 35 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer. Rated "Superb" by AVOO with the highest rating of 10 stars. Licensed to practice and teach criminal law. Judge Pro Tem in Orroville.

Geoff Dulebohn

Philanthropically oriented and deeply involved in the community. Superb 9.8 Rating on AVOO. Bilingual in Spanish and volunteering in the community.

Our Firm

We specialize in

Fish and Game Cases
Drug Cases
DUI Cases
Felony Cases
Misdemeanor Cases

How We Can Help

We can help you with arrests for a wide range of drug and drug related charges. Because of the possibility of drug cases being on your record forever, requiring you to submit to various programs, waive your rights to search and seizure, and the possibility of jail or state prison, it is imperative you speak to an attorney immediately and not waive your rights.