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Welcome to Heidgerd & Edwards, LLP

The Heidgerd & Edwards Law Office is committed to providing quality legal services for people, their families and their businesses. We help our clients and their families by providing our legal services with a distinctly personal touch. We seek to protect our clients' legal rights by acting early with direct intervention and action in each legal matter. Through use of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration, we can often save our clients time and money before litigation. However, when required, we are ready to actively represent our clients' rights in trial.

C.D. Heidgerd

Dick Heidgerd has practiced law in Raleigh, North Carolina for more than thirty-five years. His emphasis is in protecting clients' legal rights in serious civil, administrative and family law cases. These cases include:

  • Investor Securities Claims – FINRA Arbitration and Securities, Investment or Stockbroker fraud
  • Unfair trade practices and fraud
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Constructive Fraud
  • Minority shareholder rights
  • Professional licensing board disputes
  • Education Law – Children with Disabilities, Individualized Education Plan Disputes
  • Serious Individual and Business Contract disputes
  • Serious family law & divorce cases, including complicated alimony, equitable distribution, and child custody issues
  • Catastrophic injury and wrongful death

Eric D. Edwards

Eric Edwards joined Mr. Heidgerd in his law practice in 2008. His emphasis is in protecting clients' legal rights in civil, criminal and family law cases. These cases include:

  • Family Law – including separation, divorce, equitable distribution of marital property, alimony, and child custody
  • Criminal Law – including all misdemeanors and serious felony drug charges
  • Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While License Revoked
  • Other serious traffic offenses
  • Investor Securities Claims - FINRA Arbitration and Securities, Investment or Stockbroker fraud
  • Individual and Business Contract disputes

Elijah J. Van Kuren

Elijah Van Kuren joined Heidgerd & Edwards in 2017. His emphasis is in protecting clients’ legal rights in civil, criminal, family, and estate law. These cases include:

  • Civil Litigation - Individual and Business Contract Disputes, Unfair Trade Practices and Fraud, Negligence, and Land Disputes
  • Criminal Law - Traffic Violations, Misdemeanors, Felonies, and Expungements
  • Family Law - Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Equitable Distribution, and Separation Agreements
  • Estate Planning - Simple and Complex Wills, Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, and Living Wills