How Much Does a Sex Offender Defense Lawyer Cost?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingAug 15, 20220 Comments

One big concern people have when they search for an attorney if they’re charged with some sex crime or sex offense is how much money it will cost. I’ve been doing this for 30 years and have handled thousands of sex crime cases, and I think I charge a pretty fair price. I will give you some ideas of the factors...

What Are the Best Defenses for Carjacking Charges?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingJul 13, 20220 Comments

California Penal Code 215 PC defines the felony crime of carjacking as taking a motor vehicle from another person using force or fear. Under this law, using “force or fear” means using actual physical force or making threats to cause harm to the victim. PC 215 can be filed by the prosecutor when...

How Do Prosecutors Prove a Conspiracy Allegation?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingJul 01, 20220 Comments

Conspiring with other people to commit a crime is a serious offense in California under Penal Code 182 PC. If you are convicted of criminal conspiracy, you face the same legal penalties as if you had committed the crime, even if it was not completed.  A conspiracy is defined as an agreement with one...

What Are the Best Defenses for Medicare Fraud Cases?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingJun 27, 20220 Comments

There are numerous laws, both federal and state, that make conduct relating to medical, health care, and insurance fraud a criminal act. For example, California Penal Code 550 PC makes it a crime for anyone to knowingly submit fraudulent insurance claims, including presenting multiple claims for the...

How Do Prosecutors Prove a Sex Trafficking Case?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingJun 01, 20220 Comments

Sex trafficking is a significant new crime, not only in Los Angeles, Orange County, and surrounding counties in California, but across the nation, and prosecutors – whether they be at the federal level or the state level in the local courts – are very serious about stamping out sex trafficking. What that has...

What Makes the Best San Fernando Valley DUI Attorney?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingMay 19, 20220 Comments

When you talk about the best in an area like DUIs, you want an attorney with a lot of experience in DUI defense and someone who has experience in the court where your case is pending. I’ve been doing this for 30 years.  I worked for the district attorney’s office, and I worked for a superior court judge...

What Happens If You're Arrested for Gun Crimes?

Posted by Ronald D. HeddingMay 13, 20220 Comments

Right now, politically, gun crimes are one of the most heavily prosecuted crimes in Los Angeles County.  The bottom line is that those individuals who control the police departments and the other political entities – the Mayor’s office, City Attorney’s office, and DA’s office, are anti-guns. So, any...

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