Hedding Law Firm


Your Fourth Amendment Rights

You may have been a victim of an illegal search and seizure and now you are facing criminal charges. As people living in America, we have a constitutional right to privacy. The Fourth Amendment specifically protects us as a people against unreasonable searches and seizures by authorities. A police officer may not choose to walk into your private space and search your things without a warrant and /or probable cause. Often times, authorities partake in illegal searches and seize things that they know can be used against you in the court of law. These “things” seized during an illegal search… Read More

Things To Consider When Hiring A Criminal Attorney

We think it is very important to know exactly who you are hiring when it comes to retaining the services of a criminal defense attorney. There some very important factors to consider when shopping around for a defense lawyer. Attorneys can say wonderful things about themselves, but we believe that what the clients say about us confirms what we say about ourselves. Client reviews are very important and very helpful when making a decision on who to hire. Sources such as and Google are great places to see what past clients have said about a specific attorney. How dedicated… Read More

Tragedy In Los Angeles As Off-Duty LAPD Officer Kills Family Of Three in DUI Crash

An officer of the LAPD posted a video with a ‘don’t drink and drive’ hashtag on Instagram mere hours before getting into a crash that killed a teen and his parents and being arrested for a felony DUI. LAPD officer Edgar Verduzco who is 26 uploaded a 10-second animated video featuring a warning against the dangers of drinking and driving. A mere three hours later Verduzco was taken into custody on charges of vehicular manslaughter with $100,000 bail set after his sports car rear ended 2 other vehicles.  Officer Verduzco was driving a 2016 Chevy Camaro at a high speed… Read More

Underage DUI: The Zero Tolerance Law

Data found on the total DUI arrests for 2008 show a total of 214,828 DUI arrests in California, and out of those 1,468 were not of the legal drinking age. Under the “Zero Tolerance Law”, anyone under the age of 21 with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.01% or more, will be charged with a DUI. Underage drivers with a BAC of 0.05% of greater could be charged with an underage DUI and a regular DUI and is subject to arrest for a DUI. On average, to reach a BAC of 0.01% would mean you would have to drink… Read More

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