What to Expect if Involved in a Traffic Accident Causing Death

August 27, 2019 8:07 pm Published by
I get these cases all the time and a lot of times they’re filed as criminal cases, so people are asking well if it was just an accident and I didn’t do it on purpose, how could they possibly charge me with a crime?  And that relates to a number of different factors. Involuntary Manslaughter Charges First off, the San Fernando Valley courts and the prosecutors and the police are… Continure reading

Risks And Realities Of Defending A Criminal Case

December 21, 2018 2:27 pm Published by
There are many risks when it comes to criminal defense, some of which most people know about which relate to having a criminal record and having to move on with your life with a criminal record is obviously difficult, because when you apply for a job your criminal record will be read and people will be evaluating whether you get the job. Also, for other things such as getting a… Continure reading

How Fast Do I Get Into Court After Arrested In San Fernando Valley?

October 17, 2018 10:13 am Published by
This is a good question because there’s not a real perfect exact answer. Typically, what you should do if you’re a family member or even the person who is in custody and you’re trying to figure out when you’re going to get into court, you have to get an attorney and give them all the information – where you’re being held, what the charges are, what the bail is, when… Continure reading

How Many Criminal Courthouses Are In San Fernando Valley?

October 17, 2018 10:08 am Published by
It’s an interesting question because I probably count about seven courthouses, although some of the courthouses are outlying the San Fernando Valley but cover some of the ground in the Valley. Van Nuys Courthouse For example, Malibu used to be one of the courthouses that covered some of the ground in the Valley, but then they closed that courthouse down. What they’ve done – the powers that be in the… Continure reading

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

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

What is Criminal Trespassing in California?

November 15, 2017 7:04 am Published by
LEARN ABOUT CRIMINAL TRESPASSING – California Penal Code Section 601 & 602 The crime of trespassing is usually filed against a person when the authorities tell them not to go onto a location or onto a property and then the same person is found on that property and the owner now wants to press criminal charges against them. Also, someone can be arrested and charged with trespassing who is found… Continure reading