Lost Hills Sheriff Station And Criminal Defense

October 17, 2018 9:42 am Published by
The Lost Hills Sheriff Station patrols the west-end of the San Fernando Valley. It also covers Agoura Hills and all of the surrounding areas. It’s the Sheriff; not the LAPD. The Sheriff Station itself is actually in kind of a remote area — dark, not much lighting. It’s also surrounded by a lot of bars, a few clubs, and the street light is very dark there, so a lot of… Continure reading

History Behind The Hedding Law Firm’s Encino, CA Address

October 17, 2018 9:40 am Published by
The main hub office of the Hedding Law Firm is in Encino, CA. It has been there for over twenty-five years. This is a beautiful location in the heart of the San Fernando Valley in an all-glass building on Ventura and Gaviota. The building itself is famous for a number of different movies that have been filmed there – including Scarface. There’s a number of scenes where money is being… Continure reading

West Valley Police Station As It Relates To Criminal Defense

October 17, 2018 9:36 am Published by
The West Valley Police Station which is on Vanowen Street in the San Fernando Valley pretty much as jurisdiction over most of the west end of the Valley and the middle of the San Fernando Valley. West Valley Community Police Station 19020 Vanowen Street Reseda, CA 91335 818-374-7611 They share jurisdiction with Topanga Police Station and also the Lost Hills Sheriff Station which borders up near Valley Circle. So, if… Continure reading

Expungement v. Dismissal v. Motion to Seal or Destroy Record

October 17, 2018 9:34 am Published by
When it comes to criminal defense in the San Fernando Valley, these terms are thrown around all the time. Basically, an expungement has to do with once a person’s probation is over or at least a year has gone by and you can get the probation terminated early, and the person hasn’t gone to prison and it’s a crime that is one that can be sealed, the person can file… Continure reading

California Jury Instructions For Felony DUI in San Fernando Valley

June 13, 2018 5:40 pm Published by
When it comes to a felony DUI, under California Vehicle Code 23153(a), there are certain things that the prosecutors must prove in order to sustain a charge against somebody in one of the San Fernando Valley Courts. The reason these elements are so important is two-fold.  No. 1, this is what the prosecutors have to prove.  If they can’t prove it, then the person is not guilty.  No. 2, this… Continure reading

California Jury Instructions For Domestic Violence Cases

June 13, 2018 4:37 pm Published by
Understanding California Criminal Jury Instructions 840 – Inflicting Injury on Spouse Resulting in Traumatic Condition When it comes to domestic violence cases in San Fernando Valley, one of the biggest things that the good criminal defense attorneys do is they look at the jury instructions. The reason for this is because the jury instructions is what will ultimately be used if a criminal case goes to trial. The Judge will instruct… Continure reading

California’s Possession of a Controlled Substance with a Firearm Law

March 14, 2018 6:11 am Published by
Health and Safety Code Section 11370.1 – Possession of a Firearm Related to a Controlled Substance of Narcotics Case If someone has narcotics and they’re selling them or for some other purpose, and they also have a firearm, this is an added enhancement that the prosecutors can file against the person and obviously, this would bring a prison sentence and serious ramifications. In criminal law, especially in California and San… Continure reading

Extradition Laws in California

March 14, 2018 6:00 am Published by
Understanding Extradition Laws in California – Penal Code Section 1548 All the time in criminal defense, there’s situations where people are arrested in one county or one state and it’s determined that they have a warrant in another county or state, or someone’s arrested in a state and they have a warrant in California, and the state that has them is trying to send them back to California to answer… Continure reading

Petition for Factual Innocence in a California Criminal Case

March 14, 2018 5:53 am Published by
Filing a Petition for Factual Innocence in a Criminal Case – California Penal Code Section 851.8 When somebody has been arrested and then they’re sent to court and no complaint is filed against them – in other words, no charges are filed against them – then the question becomes do they have any way to get rid of the arrest record that will ultimately show up when people check their… Continure reading

Accessory After the Fact Charges in San Fernando Valley

March 14, 2018 5:39 am Published by
What is Accessory After the Fact Charges in San Fernando Valley Under California Penal Code Section 32? Someone can be charged as an accessory after a crime if they aid or assist the individual who committed a crime, under California Penal Code 32. In order to get somebody for an accessory after the fact, the prosecutors are going to have to able to prove that the original perpetrator actually committed… Continure reading