Usually Courts monitor the cases that have been filed and issue Orders to Show Cause re: Dismissal of cases that have become stale and not acted upon. A case normally would not languish for 9 years without the Court doing something to close it. You should research the Court records for the Court...Read more »
I'm in california , we've referred to the digital penetration as sex , I just wanted to know if that can still cause him to be charged with statutory rape , and if so is there anything that can lessen the consequences ?
Cal. Penal Code § 289 provides: "(h) Except as provided in Section 288, any person who participates in an act of sexual penetration with another person who is under 18 years of age shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison or in a county jail for a period of not more than one...Read more »
I received a red light infraction for turning right on a camera intersection, and the initial paperwork stated that I did not qualify for night court. The second slip, which had my fine amount, has a Night Court fee. Why am I allowed to be charged for something they know I don't qualify for?
Traffic fines have a number of fees added to them based on County ordinances, and the County you are in. This is why a $20 Cell phone ticket costs $167, in OC. Most likely the fee you are mentioning is imposed on all traffic tickets within the county, to defray the cost of holding any night court...Read more »
I felt pressured into resigning my year lease with a 5% increase right when COVID-19 shut downs were happening. Two months later, my apartment building is 2/3 empty and they're offering identical size apartments for $500/month less than I am paying. Buying out of my currently lease would be... Read more »
From your facts, it certainly seems that you have a number of facts that you could use to discuss a rent reduction with your LL. There is no law that would require your LL to automatically reduce the rent when the situation you describe occurs, unless you are in rent controlled housing. If that...Read more »
Let's say a Person A files for unemployment benefits but doesn't have an address so he has them sent to Person B's address. Well then when the unemployment benefits arrive in the form of a debit card to Person B's address, Person B decides to go ahead and activate the card and... Read more »
It is against the law for an attorney to counsel someone on how to evade the law or commit a crime. Perjury is a crime as is subornation of perjury. In your scenario, A has committed a crime by falsely applying for benefits, but if he never worked then he did not amass the required quarters of...Read more »
Yes, of course, a contract formation attorney can draft you such an agreement. IMO the real question is why do they want your customer information and invoices? And a probable answer is that they want to go around you and deal direct with your clients. Steal your clients from you. And once that...Read more »
That person was still getting mail at the home with the partner in CA. That person was only gone for 6 months. The other person in the DP was suppose to eventually move to the one that was already out of state.
You posted this question here 3 times and I don't see anyone jumping to answer you, so I will give it a shot. If your DPS is memorialized in writing, you need to look at that to see how it applies to this situation. If it is not, then you need to discuss this with a family law attorney, there...Read more »
I was laid off then offered to stay with a new client, something went wrong with new client and I was told I would be transfer to another account keeping my site manager position. I accepted but when the time arrived I was told the client had decided to promote someone else instead and I was... Read more »
Your concern is justified. The EDD could disqualify you from receiving benefits up to 3 years, if they fell you falsified your claim, and the clerks that make this decision are overworked, understaffed and don't spend a lot of time on it. My first case was an Asian lady who was told by...Read more »
Clear evidence on paper of attempted murder, went thru multiple surgeries, force to self-rep. If I filed complaints every year only to be ignored.I was disabled at work CO poisoning. Force to Prose. They won with a suspended Dr, bribed lawyer & judge. Attempt murder using CO. Sheriff said they... Read more »
A statute of limitations is a law that prevents a person from filing a lawsuit over a "stale" claim. There are different statutes of limitations for different claims. They are in California Civil Code beginning around section 340. There are a few conditions that will stay or stop the...Read more »
She would bend over directly and front of my friends so they can get a good view I guess When she's gane undressed or dressing in a Room the door be partially open she does have any curtains on Her bedroom windows so and it's a real low window directly by the carport
I guess you really need to define what you mean by "trouble." If you mean as in a "girl in trouble", maybe. If you mean as "trouble with the police to go to jail.", maybe. If you mean "my friends and neighbors and my son's friends parents will ostracize...Read more »
Sorry to hear about your situation. As a renter, you have certain rights to a notice terminating your tenancy. The LL has to give you a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit, and in your situation, a 30 day notice to terminate the tenancy whether you pay in full or not. There may be limitations on...Read more »
She was told she can't break lease only sublet. Due to covid 19, all her classes are online and she has also lost her job. What recourse does she have? I have tried to talk with Apt complex but was told she can't break it. The apt is in Fullerton.
You need to take all documents and copies of all communications with the LL to an attorney for a consultation. There is no simple answer to this question in these difficult times with CV. Many cities that have universities have enacted ordinances to deal with this problem and allow tenants to...Read more »
Your brief question does not provide many facts, such as "In whose name is the rental agreement?" if it is your name and the roommate is your subtenant, you can give them a 3 day notice to pay or quit, and at the same time a 30 day notice to vacate the premises. Then you can file an...Read more »
i was asked to leave my housing because a worker who did not announce an allergy made a complaint to management who then pulled the work crew from the premises due to said allergy. there was no smoking in said workers prescience and the same worker again came back to work at the residence. due to... Read more »
Employers are prohibited from discriminatory actions against an employee based on a protected classification, such as age, race, physical disability. Smoking, whether tobacco or marijuana is not such a prohibited classification. If you have significant financial loss, you should seek the...Read more »
to be taking summer classes. But then he came home when pandemic hit. The landlord did not charge him during the summer. Now classes will start up and Berkeley is going hybrid. He is a freshman and all of his classes will be online so he wont be going back. But the landlord now says they have to... Read more »
I have not seen the Berkeley ordinance regarding the rents, but IMO the best thing you can do is to be sure that your termination letter is clear that the reason is because of the CV caused change to Berkeley's program, and to have a proof that the letter was delivered to the LL, such as a...Read more »
My superficial injury healed up from the accident, it was minor actually, impact on ankle. But I'm a hemophiliac and joint injuries never go away for us, they evolve and become chronic years from now, potentially. Should I even be settling? I really don't want to be drawn out in court but... Read more »
A pedestrian- auto encounter is never good for the pedestrian. Your question really points up the balancing between dealing with a long drawn out process in court and giving up your right to fully recover for future medical expenses that may or may not occur. Courts cannot award speculative...Read more »
I signed a lease in March before the Pandemic officially hit USA, I asked to be released in April (due to financial instability from the pandemic lay offs) and they told me no. A month later I received confirmation that my lease had just been signed and executed, I also received my copy of the... Read more »
This is a first semester Contracts law school question. A lease is a contract. To form a contract you must have an offer followed by an acceptance. The contract is formed when the offer is accepted (cause if it is rejected, there is no contract). Your sending the lease agreement was the offer. If...Read more »
Multiple leaks were discovered, from multiple neighbors. Is each neighbor legally liable to reimburse me for the damage to my home, if the leak is determined to be exclusively their pipe (drain pipe), even though it runs through a shared/fire wall?
Yes, and sometimes the HOA is also responsible, for instance , if there were a fire sprinkler leak that damaged the wall. The real danger with these leaks is that the moisture becomes a place for mold to take hold, in a hidden area behind your wall, and the mold remediation could be very expensive....Read more »
The law prohibits paying a public employee of any kind for them to provide you with personal services not available to the general public. This is called bribery. Both the person paying and the recipient are committing a crime.
Yes, you need a tax attorney to help you to sort this out. Possibly a different account can assist you. The amount of trouble you are in would only be a guess, perhaps it depends on whether the S Corp made any money and did not pay taxes.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.