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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Manager and employee. Entered my unit w/o notice and said a bottle of urine, and a knife in or on floor. Now Evicted.

Failed to present me with any paperwork. (All verbal). CA law says I must be givin 3 days notice. I go to my unit daily I'm homeless. Also was told upon 1st visit I had to purchase a (used) lock from them. The reason

I was givin for them entering my unit

Is laughable door... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jun 10, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation. Based on the information you've provided, there are a few key points regarding your legal rights as a tenant in California:

1. Proper notice for entry: Under California Civil Code Section 1954, a landlord must provide reasonable...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: IMy landlord replaced me without any notice and then proceeded t to steal, trash, ruin my belongings. What recourse do I

I lived in Sun City, AZ. I went to California for two days and was in a car accident. He immediately looked for another tenant. My rent was not due. I was not given a 3 day notice or ANY notice at all. When I went to pick up my belongings 33/4 were missing. several items ruined and damaged.

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answered on Jun 10, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation. Based on the details you provided, it sounds like your landlord may have violated several laws. Here are a few key points:

1. Illegal eviction: In California, a landlord must provide proper notice before evicting a tenant. The notice...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: got charged with evading but never knew i was being pursued or seen lights on till i looked back, and slowed down.

i caught some speed on my bike to get home and guess i ended up passing a officer somewhere along the highway, i never noticed and lights or sirens while speeding and once i slowed down after a sec is when i noticed i had officer behind me with lights on at that moment not before, now im being... View More

Michelle  Lugo
Michelle Lugo
answered on Jun 10, 2024

I'm sorry you are in this predicament, but there is a lot that can be done. It doesn't sound like you meet the "intentionally" part of the statute required for the offense. The State will try and prove their case through circumstantial evidence inferring that you knew you were... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Utah on
Q: Our lawyer advised us to wait a year to access estate funds after our mother's death and is now not answering our calls.

Step stepfather had structured settlement payments that passed to my mother when he died. Her lawyer was her payee for those payments and now she has died. He sends me the monthly checks. My sister and I do not trust him and hired an estate planning attorney. He filed probate and put a creditor ad... View More

Wesley Winsor
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Wesley Winsor
answered on Jun 10, 2024

Thank you for sharing your situation with me regarding the structured settlement payments that have passed on to your mother and are now distributed to you by her lawyer. I understand the concerns you and your sister have regarding the handling of these funds.

In terms of when you can start...
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2 Answers | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) and Intellectual Property for Texas on
Q: An error in patent inventor list was identified after 10 years of filing of the patents.

An inventor name was left out by error in 3 patents filed by an organisation. However after 10 years, the error was corrected and the inventor name was added by the organisation and patents were reissued with the inventor name included in all the 3 reissue patents, however the organisation did not... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 10, 2024

It seems highly unlikely that "emotional trauma" would be an element of damages in this context.

The correct legal terminology is "mental anguish." As an element of damages, mental anguish is usually only recoverable in suits involving physical impact and resulting...
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