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FRONT PAGE OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES – THEFT OF OVER $260,000 FROM THE CSUN BOOKSTORE -After a tremendous defense at the preliminary hearing, the Hedding Law Firm client is dismissed out of the case. Once the prosecution’s case was challenged, the judge found that there was simply not sufficient evidence to hold our client to answer for the charges against her. Read Full Article in Los Angeles Times
VAN NUYS COURTHOUSE – RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY CHARGES DISMISSED AFTER PRELIMINARY HEARING
Hedding Law Firm client freed with not further charges following a preliminary hearing in the Van Nuys Superior Court. The only evidence that the prosecutors had against the client was a glove with his DNA on the inside of it outside the scene of a burglary. The victim of the burglary called the police as someone was breaking into her home. When the police arrived, the burglar was gone. Upon searching the backyard of the home, they found a glove that was turned inside out that was later found to contain client’s DNA. The case was dismissed by the judge based on recent case law that was sited by attorney Hedding that indicates that DNA evidence alone is not enough to convict someone of a crime.
THEFT OF OVER $120,000 FROM A LOCAL MORTUARY – Client received probation and not time in jail. Once the money was paid back in the case, we were able to convince the prosecutors that the victim was made whole and jail time was not necessary to deter in future crime…based on our client’s prior clean record and numerous good prior acts for the community.
ROBBERY CASE DIMISSED AFTER MISCONDUCT BY THE PROSECUTOR – During the trial of a robbery case, it was determined that the prosecutor failed to turn over evidence that would have helped the defense prove its theory of the cases. Once a motion for a mistrial was brought, the case was resolved and the client received probation and was released from custody.
BurbankSuperior Court – Client charged with felony residential burglary.; facing 11 years in prison. After establishing unusual circumstances in the case, client able to plea and receive a probationary sentence.
Van Nuys Superior Court – Client charged with petty theft; facing a criminal record. After successful negotiations, case is reduced down to a simple trespass and client will be eligible to have the matter expunged off the record.
LAX Airport Court – Client charged with felony petty theft. Case is negotiated, restitution is paid, client receives a misdemeanor, and no jail time.