San Fernando Valley Criminal Lawyer
Van Nuys Criminal Attorney
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if I have been arrested for a crime?
The first thing you should do when you have been arrested for a crime is to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You will want to sit down with a qualified lawyer and review the circumstances surrounding your case. When you work with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, you will also be informed of your rights and receive valuable legal counsel.
Can I get my charges reduced or dropped?
Yes, a persons criminal charges can be reduced or dismissed. However, each case varies and depends upon the surrounding circumstances. By working with a skilled criminal defense attorney, you can review the facts surrounding your case and your attorney can then negotiate with the prosecutor or if appropriate challenge the prosecution's evidence and convince the judge to dismiss the case.
Why should I hire an attorney?
If you are facing conviction for a criminal offense, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side. If you are convicted of a crime, you face harsh legal consequences such as jail time and fines. Your offense will also appear on your criminal record, which can adversely impact your future. For these reasons, it is always to your benefit to obtain the services of a criminal defense attorney. A criminal defense attorney will make sure that your rights remain protected and that you receive the best defense against your charges.
I have been charged with a juvenile crime, do I need an attorney?
Yes, even if you are a juvenile, you are still susceptible to harsh punishments if you are convicted. These legal penalties can impact your present and future well-being. For this reason, you should always consult with a Juvenile criminal defense attorney, even if you are a minor.
Do I have to pay for my first consultation?
At the Hedding Law Firm, the initial consultation is always free. During the initial consultation, you will meet face to face with once of our criminal defense attorneys and discuss your case and possible legal options.
Does Your Firm Accept Credit Cards?
Yes, the Hedding Law Firm accepts major credit cards.
Can past convictions be removed from my criminal record?
Yes, through the expungement and sealing process, certain past convictions may be removed from your criminal record. The Hedding Law Firm has helped numerous clients get convictions successfully removed from their records.
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Los Angeles or San Fernando, call the Hedding Law Firm at (818) 986-2092 today! Our skilled legal team will investigate the facts surrounding your case, contest evidence presented against you, and place every effort into your defense. At the Hedding Law Firm, we are dedicated to our clients and their cases.