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D.R. Hedlund Attorney at Law

Wrongly-Accused Man Waits 3 Years for Trial

Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | FOX 4
by Rebecca Aguilar

A Collin County grandfather waited three years to prove his innocence after he was accused of molesting a relative. When the case finally went to court even he was shocked by a surprise move from prosecutors at the trial. FOX 4’s Rebecca Aguilar explains.

D.R. Hedlund Attorney at LawNo closure in closed case
Mother, police don’t agree on son’s death

09:40 AM CST on Wednesday, January 10, 2007
By TIARA M. ELLIS / The Dallas Morning News

Tina Carr said she’s learned that justice is hard to come by. And in the case of her 14-year-old son – fatally shot at a friend’s house – she doesn’t expect to find it.

RECENT CASES

Indecency with a Child Deferred Adjudicated Probation Received
Collin County Judge gave deferred probation after Ms. Hedlund used the State’s own Licensed Therapist Witness to testify on behalf of her client
February 12, 2009

Four Felony Delivery Deferred Probation Received
Client picked up another felony case while on bond for other three – Collin County Judge gives deferred probation despite request by Prosecutor for 7 years prison
January 15, 2009

Felony Discharge of Firearm reduced to Class A Misdemeanor
Collin County: client’s State Jail Felony charge reduced despite discharging handgun in busy DART station
October 31, 2008

Not Guilty on Dallas County DWI
Jury acquits defendant in less than 5 minutes
February 16, 2009

Not Guilty on Dallas county DWI
Dallas DA dismisses on day of trial but after jury sworn in – court finds client not guilty – client’s receives expunction of all records immediately
December 19, 2008

Assault Family Violence Case Reduced to Class “C”
Charge reduced to “fine-only” charge with no probation or finding by the court that any family violence occurred
March 26, 2008

Interference with 911 Call Charge Dismissed
Collin County DA dismisses case after reducing connected assault family violence case to a class “c” ticket
April 18, 2008

Assault Family Violence Case Reduced to Class “C”
Charge reduced to “fine-only” charge with no probation or finding by the court that any family violence occurred
April 18, 2008
Assault Family Violence Case Dismissed
Dallas County case dismissed after Ms. Hedlund exposed complaining witnesses’ real motive for filing charges was to gain child-custody advantage in the pending divorce
August 2008

Assault Family Violence Not Guilty
Collin County jury finds defendant not guilty receiving expunction of all records immediately
July 2008

Client Acquitted on DWI charge in Collin County
Jury finds client not guilty
September 19, 2008

Client Found Not Guilty of DWI in Collin County
Client found not guilty by jury
July 15, 2008

Judge Throws Out Field Sobriety Tests; Client Found Not Guilty
Collin County Jury finds client not guilty after Defense Motion to Suppress Field Sobriety Tests is granted by Judge
June 9, 2008

Tarrant County Felony DWI with Child Reduced to Class “B” Misdemeanor
Felony Case reduced to lesser included Class “B” Misdemeanor despite child passenger & client’s previous conviction of another DWI
November 2007

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child No Billed
Collin County Grand Jury No Bills indictment for first degree felony based on Ms. Hedlund’s grand jury packet
November 5, 2007

Aggravated Sexual Assault of A Child Not Guilty
Collin County man wrongfully accused of sexually assaulting grandson acquitted by jury
(See news footage on case on this website)
September 21, 2007

Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon No Billed in Collin County
Collin County Grand Jury No Bills 2nd degree felony case against client based on Defense Grand Jury Packet
August 22, 2007

2nd degree Felony Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon No Billed
Collin County Grand Jury No Bills case against 17 year old whose Step-father was the complaining witness
September 2006

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Reduced to Misdemeanor
2nd degree felony reduced to Class “A” misdemeanor with a deferred adjudicated probation
March 29, 2006

3rd Degree Felony Charge of Retaliation No Billed
Collin County Grand Jury No Bills client based on Ms. Hedlund’s Grand Jury Packet
March 2006

Felony Injury to a Child Reduced to Class “A” Assault
Collin County DA reduces Felony Charge to Misdemeanor charge and offers deferred adjudicated probation
March 1, 2006