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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Social Security for California on
Q: What is the next step if I am applying for disability but I am dealing with delays and discrimination?

Second time applying, advocate disappeared during initial claim filed in 2014, represented myself at hearing, was denied. Discouraged because referred lawyer was patronizing. No income since 2018. I suffer from. Chronic concussion syndrome, sub-clinical hyperthyroidism, ptsd, and several other... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 26, 2022

You haven't really provided sufficient information to enable an intelligent response. For example, you have not indicated what kind of disability benefits you are seeking, whether it is Social Security disability, Worker's Compensation benefits, or something else. And if you are seeking... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: What legal actions can be taken against a doc that removed a grievance form from my personal file

I filed request form, then grievance form, then grievance appeal form while in custody.

After release went to county clerks office to get copies of particular case copies and the grievance form was not in the system, but grievance response was present

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 18, 2022

You have provided insufficient information which would permit a reasonable response to your inquiry. I would like to see a lot more detail, for example, the who, when, where, how and why of the events so I could get an idea of what the issue is. Ideally, you should provide a chronological... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I sue for discrimination if a bank doesn’t let me apply to open a checking account to deposit claim check ?

They told the cfbd that the check wasn’t signed by lender. It was and I sent proof . My contractor left me for not paying deposit as a result

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 18, 2022

There is insufficient information to permit me to respond with any reasonable advice. Any lawyer will need more detail, in order to understand the situation, and whether or not some solutions can be suggested.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: If im 19 and want to move out to another town can my parents legally stop me
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 9, 2022

No. You are an adult now. But be careful to think through the consequences of your actions.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: If I was drinking alcohol on my property can I get charged with a drunk in public?

Was not given a breathalyzer test or sobriety test just taking straight to jail.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 7, 2022

I need a lot more information. I would need to know the exact circumstances which led up to your arrest. If you want a lawyer to help you, then prepare a statement of what happened, name all the witnesses, and copy all of the documents relating to your arrest and detention. Then take all of that to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can California cops in placer County arrest and impound a vehicle on a suspended license
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 7, 2022

Yes, they can, as you have learned.

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Consumer Law, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: My landlord took rent, said i didnt pay, then evicted lme b/c Clerk didnt accept my docs. Seek justice y or n

I have receipts of payments. Also landlady foundout i had HIV and doesnt want ‘those’ people. Said she wanted a couple (man and woman.

I didnt get my day in court becaude clerk rejected my docs on minor technical formality issues. I hired someone..a tenant lawyer i hired fleeced me for... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 31, 2022

First things first. Report the lawyer you paid to the State Bar of California. You can go to the website (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/) and click the link to file a complaint against a lawyer.

Next, you may have a claim against your landlord for discrimination in housing if you can prove she...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: sentenced to 3 years in prison concluding my sentence case was reversed,vacated,case dissmised can I get compensated?

If so who could I contact for a civil lawsuit. Thanks

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 27, 2022

You need a good civil rights lawyer or law firm to help you.

The best such firms are in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Do your research in those two markets and you will find some very good attorneys to assist you get the compensation to which you may be entitled.

Look up the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: What can I do if tow yard sold my car because the DMV incorrectly told me I could not oppose lien that was not filed.

I was unlawfully towed from private property and could not afford to pay for release and go to small claims. The DMV told me i could not oppose a lien because no lien had been filed and all i could do was a curtesy stop request that involved getting a court date and suing the DMV. I spoke to them... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 22, 2022

There is no easy solution to your problem.

You need to contact a lawyer who can advise you what to do.

Prepare a detailed chronology of the events as they happened. Name all the witnesses, and make copies of all the documents relating to what happened. Then take these materials to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Do I have the right to receive and review a new lease agreement prior to signing?

I am am over 55+, my care provider requested from our landlords to review the new lease so she could explain it to me properly. Her request was denied and we where informed to set up a day to sign or the landlords would issue an eviction notice, they had mentioned that an eviction notice would... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 20, 2022

You have the absolute right to read, review and make sure you understand fully the lease terms which you are being asked to sign. Moreover, it might be advisable to have a legal advisor accompany you to review the lease and explain its terms to you before you sign it.

You should be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is it okay to write a letter to a judge to intervene so both sides of attorneys will stop delaying the case?

I have a class action law suit. Attorneys have agreed to go to mediation. However, the employer's attorney is angry the judge did not allow an email into the case as evidence so he is intentionally delaying the settlment. My attorneys have made me aware of this, but numerous times have... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 17, 2022

It is inappropriate for you to write the judge on a class action case in which you are represented by counsel. If you have a problem with the attorney(s) who are representing you, you must take that up with the lawyers yourself. Either that or retain another attorney to take up your representation... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can the police come into a house where I do not live in and am not a resident with a search warrant in my name

This was my mother's home where I have not lived or spent so much as one night in 22 years my mother and my two sons live there I was visiting police came with a warrant in my name for the search of that premises is this legal my name was the only name on the search warrant

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 15, 2022

Although I am not expert in criminal law, I do believe that a warrant may be served by the police where the warrant describes the place to be searched and the things to be searched. It makes no difference that you don't reside at the location. But you should talk to a criminal defense lawyer... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I record myself in a nonprivate conversation with staff about unfair treatment in a recuperative care shelter I live

Discussion was about unfair treatment and frequent policy changes as retaliatory conduct against residents who complain or start grievance process. Discussion was in front of other residents, not a private conversation. I recorded my voice and responses out of concern that my words would be... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 7, 2022

You need the consent of all persons present to be able to record a conversation in the kind of circumstances you have described before you start recording. You are essentially an invited guest at the shelter, and are required to follow their rules and procedures while you are resident there.

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Q: Are inspection warrants rqd. to contain the same elements as criminal warrants , ie., Seal, clrk stamp, 2b legal?

An inspection warrant was served upon my property. The probable cause was was due to noise complaints, per fire marshal. No evidence of existing health or safety violations, or noise citations. Accused of selling alcohol, w/out evidence. Warrant looked incomplete, no Seal, no clerk stamp, and... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 7, 2022

You will need a lawyer with experience in dealing with code enforcement issues with local governments.

Inspection warrants need to be issued by a judge on a showing of some probable cause to issue the warrant. You should have been given a copy of the warrant, which you can give to whatever...
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Q: After filing writ of mandate with trial court, what do I file to get a court date?

I filed a petition, verification, and memo of points and authorities. They responded and I filed a response as well. How do I get a court date now? The court is telling me I need to file something else but will not tell me what. This is for a writ of mandate challenging a city's actions during... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Without knowing a lot more information, it would be very difficult for me to answer your question.

My experience is that when the court tells you to file an additional document, they usually tell you exactly what they want. So if you received some kind of notice from the court, I urge you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Do i still go in for booking from cite and release if theres no case or citation number entered by my court date?

I got a cite and release back in june for petty theft. it is now September and i have a court date a week from now. The box “booking is required” is checked on my citation ticket. Searching on the court website, my citation nor case number have been found. I was told that my county system is... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 13, 2022

You should show up on the date you were given.

When you appear before a judge, you will be given an opportunity to ask for a public defender to be assigned to you. Or, you can retain the services of your own attorney to appear on your behalf. Make sure you take a note pad with you, and be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I sue my current gym for discrimination?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 13, 2022

That depends on a host of factors which you've yet to explain.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Hi, I am a homeless street performer in san diego. I am being harrassed by police they have taken everything i own inclu

including my homes(two rvs) and my dog he is in the pound and i cant get hime out i dont have my tools to make money to afford it. Who can help me ive been injusred by them on multiple occasions and they just charged me with resisting arrest for asking why they broke my lock on my rv to come in... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 10, 2022

You need a good civil rights lawyer to help you with this. There are many good civil rights lawyers in San Diego.

You can do a Google search, or you can go to the San Diego County Bar Association's website and look for their Lawyers Referral Service (LRS), then ask for their help in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: Need legal advice on disabled child harassed at school by staff and students, as well as staff discrimination

Disabled child was verbally(shouted), physically (minor bruises), emotionally (threatened), psychologically (traumatized/scared), and sexually harassed (forceful inappropriate touch in private area with evil intention to cause harm) by a teacher, and bullied (injured in private area), ridiculed and... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 2, 2022

This is not the place for you to get the help you need.

You need a lawyer who is familiar with the needs of students like your child, and knows how to navigate the educational system with regard to the special needs of children like yours.

There are some very good lawyers in your...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: I was forced to resign almost 3 years ago from my Department as a Reserve Police Officer. Can I go back to them?

I made the mistake of writing down hours that I never worked and I regret it until this day. I have grown, learned my lesson and just want to have a successful career as a Reserve Police Officer. I was forced to resign but I am wanting to know if I can still ask for a spot at the department back or... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 31, 2022

Make an appointment to see the Chief. When you meet with him/her, lay it all out for him/her and make your case for being considered as a return on a probationary status for six months, and gauge the response you get.

Be prepared to explain what you've done to make amends for your...
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